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auto connect to the wifi using intel edison

Hi Guys, I would like to check whether intel Edison is it possible for the intel Edison to automatically connect to the wifi when it is power on. I am currently using SparkFun Arduino Block and Base Block together with intel Edison

I would like to check whether intel Edison is it possible for the intel Edison to automatically connect to the wifi when it is power on. I am currently using SparkFun Arduino Block and Base Block together with intel Edison

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Hi chaos39,

 

 

This feature is available in the latest image and some of the previous ones as well. In my case, I'm using the latest one, where cat /etc/version outputs 201606061707 and the Arduino expansion board. Once I connect to a network, every time I use the Edison, the connection to that same network remains. You can download the latest image here https://software.intel.com/en-us/iot/hardware/edison/downloads https://software.intel.com/en-us/iot/hardware/edison/downloads .

 

 

Let us know if this works for you.

 

 

-Sergio

 

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Hi Mr. Sergio, I do like to apologize for the late reply. I was wondering if there is any website link that I can refer to, it will help me to understand better

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To flash the latest image to your board you can use the Flash Tool Lite. There are instructions on how to download and install the flash tool lite here https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/flash-tool-lite-user-manual https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/flash-tool-lite-user-manual . Follow these steps to flash the latest image to your board. The latest image can be found here https://software.intel.com/en-us/iot/hardware/edison/downloads https://software.intel.com/en-us/iot/hardware/edison/downloads .

 

 

Let us know if you're able to auto connect to WiFi after having flashed the latest image.

 

 

-Sergio

 

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Do you still need assistance with this thread, were you able to flash the board?

 

 

-Sergio

 

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thanks for the reply, it helps a lot

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Thank you for letting us know our previous suggestion worked. If you have any other questions don't hesitate to open a new thread to get help from the community.

 

 

-Sergio

 

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