AirTouch 5 can connect to 5Ghz or 2.4Ghz WiFi networks. All other models need to be connected to 2.4Ghz WiFi. If you have AirTouch 4 or 5, the console runs on Android so just connect the Android operating system to your WiFi network in system settings and you are ready to go. There is a handy shortcut to these settings via the Quick Menu.
You can connect by scanning for your home WiFi network or inputting it manually.
- On your AirTouch panel, tap User and then WiFi to enter the WiFi Setup screen. Note: If AirTouch is currently connected to a WiFi network, its SSID name will be ticked.
- If the wireless network SSID is known, touch the SSID field to display the keyboard on screen and then input the first few characters of the SSID. Touch Enter to confirm the SSID input.
- Touch Scan to start scanning for available WiFi networks/routers or touch Other to bring up the manual WiFi SSID input.
- On completion of the scan, a list of WiFi networks will be displayed.
- Touch the desired network’s name and then go to the next step. If your desired network is not in the list, enter it manually on the WiFi setup screen (see step 3).
- Touch the password field to enter the password of the WiFi network. Touch Enter to confirm. AirTouch supports WEP, WPA, and WPA2 Wireless network encryption.
Touch Connect to join the desired WiFi network. Connecting will appear on the screen while AirTouch joins the network, and will subsequently change to Connected when successful. The Wi-Fi logo will show on the status bar whenever AirTouch is connected to WiFi.
AirTouch will stay permanently connected unless the network settings change on the home router such as the Network Name (aka SSID), password, security levels, or MAC filters for example. If something like the SSID or password is changed, just rejoin the network with the new settings. And don’t worry if there is a power failure, as the WiFi connection will automatically resume after a power off and on cycle and your home router is back up and running.