WiFi Sensor Configuration Guide


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No soldering or programming. Simply power it up and follow this 3 step configuration guide and you will have a wireless sensor transmitting readings to your personal dashboard that is accessible through the internet. 

You can configure the WIFI sensor using any device that supports WIFI and an internet browser. In this example we will use a desktop computer. 

Step 1 : Connect to the WIFI Sensor

The first step is to connect the desktop PC to the WIFI sensor. Power up the WIFI sensor and using your computer (or device) look for a WIFI connection tat start with PEP followed by some numbers. These numbers are the unique ID of your sensor. Connect to the sensor using the default password:

Password: PrivateEyePi

Step 2 : Configure SSID and Password

Now open up a browser  and navigate to http://192.168.4.1/. Next enter the SSID and Password of your WIFI router and click on save.

Wait a few seconds for the WIFI temperature sensor to connect to the WIFI router. Click on the "Login Details" menu option to refresh the screen. Once connected you will see the IP address has given to the WIFI sensor, as shown in the next image. In  the example below it shows 192.68.0.27, but yours will be different. Your WIFI sensor is now connected to the internet. 

Step 3 : Connect to PrivateEyePi

The next step is to connect your sensor to PrivateEyePi so you can monitor the sensor or create alerts. If you have not registered an account with PrivateEyePi, go to http://www.privateeyepi.com and click on "Create User". This is a free online service.

Now enter your PrivateEyePi token. You can obtain your token from the User menu on www.privateeyepi.com website. 



Copy and paste the token into the token field as shown in the below diagram.



Click "Save" and again wait for a few seconds for the WIFI sensor to connect, clicking on the "Login Details" menu option to refresh the screen. Once connected you will see "PEP: Connected" as shown by the red circle in the image above. 



You can now connect your computer or device back to your WIFI router so that you can access the internet. My network is called WLAN1 (shown below) but you will connect to your network name.





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