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Setting up the WiFi Pineapple over WiFi
This guide instructs you on how to connect to the WiFi Pineapple's Open AP during setup.
When possible, we recommend performing the initial setup of your WiFi Pineapple via the USB-C Ethernet connection.
The WiFi Pineapple serves an Open AP for you to connect to for the purposes of completing device setup. The SSID of the AP is
Pineapple_XXXX, where the 'XXXX' is the last 4 characters of the devices MAC address.
Connect to this network as you would normally from your computer or phone.
After connecting to the AP, you will receive an IP via DHCP from the WiFi Pineapple.
To protect your device from being configured by someone else in range of the WiFi setup network, you must confirm that you are physically at the device by pressing the button when prompted by the setup wizard.
Sometimes pressing the button can be difficult if the plastic is stiff - if you are having trouble, we recommend pressing the button with something solid like a pen cap.
After setup is complete, the WiFi Pineapple will remove the setup networks and configure the networks you created during setup.
You will need to connect to the management network you created, then navigate to http://172.16.42.1:1471 to use your new, configured, WiFi Pineapple!
Remember - if you set up over WiFi, you'll need to connect to your new management network to use your device! The Pineapple_XXXX network will disappear after setup is complete!
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