Before you begin using your Cloudio, you would need to connect it to a Wi-Fi network and add it to your account.
You can use this method to add multiple Cloudio boards to your account.
You can use two methods for this -
This is the default method used to connect Cloudio to your account and a Wi-Fi network. It is a one-time process that uses a USB cable to transfer the Wi-Fi credentials between the mobile device and Cloudio so that Cloudio can connect to (and stay connected to) an external Wi-Fi network.
After you have assembled the Cloudio and Raspberry Pi set-up, and powered it, you can proceed to add the board.
1.Connect your mobile device and Cloudio using a USB cable as shown below.
You will be prompted to select the USB connection type when the USB is detected on your device. Please wait till this happens.
Press Next on your app screen.
3.Confirm that you have connected the cable correctly and authorised the connection (iOS) or set the correct connection type (Android) by pressing Confirm on the 'Confirm USB Connection) alert message.
4.Now, on your board, long-press the GIO switch.
5.The OLED will display a USB logo while Cloudio attempts to connect to your mobile device and will display "Apple device found" or "Android device found" once it has successfully connected to your mobile device.
6.On your app screen, you will receive a list of networks available for Cloudio to connect to.
7.Select the network you want Cloudio to connect to.
Enter its password in the next step and press Next.
8.Wait till Cloudio connects to this network.
9.Once Cloudio has successfully connected to the network, your app screen will display the below.
10.Please proceed to disconnect the USB cable, and name your board.
1. If your app screen displays a USB Connection Error shown below,
It could be because the
To fix this, you'll need to disconnect the USB before you try again.
Additionally, if your Cloudio's OLED displays a list with Hotspot Twinkle displayed and highlighted, please long-press the SW switch to exit the current mode.
You can retry this process by re-connecting the USB and repeating the steps outlined in the instructions.
Alternately, you could try the Hotspot Twinkle method too.
2. If your app screen displays a Connection Error shown below, this indicates that Cloudio could not connect to the external Wi-Fi network.
This is most likely due to an incorrect password, or issues arising due to network restrictions, such as your router limiting new connections.
Please check and try again.
You could try either USB Twinkle again or Hotspot Twinkle to do this.