Network Connectivity

Is it mandatory to use Wi-Fi network only.
It is not possible to use the mobile data network. If so, how ?
Please explain in details

Yes, you need to use WiFi, if you want to use mobile data network then simple you make a hotspot and connect your BOLTIOT module with that. The details are given below:

To connect wifi module you need two mobile phones and then follow the steps given below.
1.Download Bolt Iot app in first phone.
2.Start the wifi module by supplying power using USB cable. The blue LED starts blinking slowly which indicates wifi module is transmitting its hotspot for connection for setup.
3.Turn off internet in first phone and turn on the wifi.
4.Select the bolt hotspot.
5.When your phone got connected with wifi module’s hotspot the blue LED will blink faster.
6.Turn on hotspot in second phone.
7.Open Bolt iot app connect the wifi module with second phone’s hotspot by following the steps described in app.
8.When the setup is completed the blue LED will become stable and stop blinking.
9.If the internet connection of second phone is on along with hotspot then the green LED which indicates internet connectivity of wifi module will glow and become stable.
10.The green LED indicates that the BOLT wifi module got internet connectivity and also got connected with BOLT CLOUD.
11.If the internet connection is off in second phone then your wifi module is connected with the second phone’s hotspot but does not have internet connectivity.So turn on the internet of second phone.

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Thanks @career_niecit2008 for your wonderful explanations. So, you wnna say that for the 1st phone, only Wi-Fi should be ON and no mobile data, but for the 2nd phone, it’s just the reverse i.e., only mobile data should be ON and no Wi-Fi.

Yup absolutely. Now get going and start learning!

Thanks @abishrant.dey
Ashonkho Dhonnobad :smiley:

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