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Using a Wi-Fi network

Advance Preparation

  • Check that your audio device is compatible with Music Center / SongPal.
     Compatible models
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network with a smartphone that has Music Center / SongPal installed.
    For details about connecting to a Wi-Fi network, refer to the operating instructions of the wireless router.
    Make a note of the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and password of the wireless router for future reference.
  • Turn on your smartphone’s Location and BLUETOOTH settings.
  • To find out whether the devices support the NFC function, refer to operating instructions of each device.
  • If your audio device and smartphone are connected via a BLUETOOTH connection, disconnect the BLUETOOTH connection on the smartphone.

Outline of connection

  1. Connect the smartphone and audio device via a BLUETOOTH connection
  2. Connect the audio device to the Wi-Fi network
    Note

    Even if connecting with a Wi-Fi network, a BLUETOOTH connection is required.
    If you want to connect your audio device to a Wi-Fi network using Music Center / SongPal, make the Wi-Fi network settings via BLUETOOTH communications.

    If you are using iOS 13.0 or later, permit access to the Bluetooth from [Settings] - [Music Center] on the iPhone.

    If you are using iOS 14.0 or later, permit access to the Local Network from [Settings] - [Music Center] on the iPhone.

How to connect

  • For Android devices

    First, establish a BLUETOOTH connection.

    Launch Music Center / SongPal, tap add device, and select [Connect manually through Bluetooth settings].

    Set the audio device to BLUETOOTH pairing mode.
    (For details about the pairing operation of the audio device, refer to the operating instructions of the device.)

    Follow the instructions on the Music Center / SongPal screen and select the audio device from the smartphone’s BLUETOOTH settings menu to establish a BLUETOOTH connection.

    Next, connect to a Wi-Fi network.

    If a password is required, enter the password that you recorded.

    Connecting the audio device to a Wi-Fi network disconnects Music Center / SongPal from the BLUETOOTH connection. The screen then switches to the following.

    If you have established a BLUETOOTH connection with the audio device and another device (such as a smartphone), disconnect any BLUETOOTH connections other than that for the device to which you want to connect.

    Start Music Center, select the audio device to which you want to connect, and then do the operations according to Music Center’s screen.

    If a password is required, enter the password that you recorded.

    When the connection is complete, the screen switches to the following.

    First, establish a BLUETOOTH connection.

    Turn on your smartphone’s NFC setting.

    Launch Music Center / SongPal, tap add device, and select [Connect by NFC].

    When you touch your smartphone’s NFC mark to the audio device’s NFC mark, a BLUETOOTH connection is established.

    Next, connect to a Wi-Fi network.

    If a password is required, enter the password that you recorded.

    Connecting the audio device to a Wi-Fi network disconnects Music Center / SongPal from the BLUETOOTH connection. The screen then switches to the following.

  • For iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

    First, establish a BLUETOOTH connection.

    Launch Music Center / SongPal, tap add device, and follow the instructions on the screen.

    Note
    If there already is an audio device with an established BLUETOOTH connection, disconnect the audio device’s BLUETOOTH connection from the iPhone’s settings screen.

    Set the audio device to BLUETOOTH pairing mode.
    (For details about the pairing operation of the audio device, refer to the operating instructions of the device.)

    From the setting screen of the iPhone, select [Bluetooth] and select the audio device.

    Restart Music Center / SongPal on your iPhone and connect to a Wi-Fi network.

    If a password is required, enter the password that you recorded.

    When the connection is complete, the following screen appears.

    If you have established a BLUETOOTH connection with the audio device and another device (such as an iPhone), disconnect any BLUETOOTH connections other than that for the device to which you want to connect.

    Start Music Center, select the audio device to which you want to connect, and then do the operations according to Music Center’s screen.

    If a password is required, enter the password that you recorded.

    When the connection is complete, the screen switches to the following.

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