The terminal will boot to the TriPOS screen regardless of connection.
If this is a first time setup, Once the terminal is connected to the wireless network this device will display an activation code.
To Connect the terminal to the wireless, power the device on and allow it to boot to the TriPOS screen, once on this screen tap 0-0-0-1
On the next screen you will use the F2 key to scroll down to WIFI Parameters:
The Next menu, we will select Scan Network, Once the list of Networks populates use the F2 key to scroll down and highlight the network we are trying to connect to, once highlighted use the green button to select that network
On the next screen the client will need to enter their password, this can be done old school texting style by repeatedly tapping the numbers for the appropriate letters or they can use the Function keys at the top to scroll around the On-Screen keyboard.
Once the password is entered (Password is case sensitive) the device will show "New Profile OK" and will kick the user back to the main screen where the wireless connection in the top left should turn green.
Once green, an activation code should populate on the screen, If not Press and hold the # and Yellow keys, the device will reboot (If plugged in, If unplugged the device will power down, power the device back on by holding the green key)
To remove a network connection from the terminal:
********Please note, the terminal will need to be out of the range of the network to be able to access the menu for this step********
Once the terminal is out of range of the network we will access the menu using the 0-0-0-1 code and select WiFi Parameters:
On the next screen we will highlight and select "My Networks"
On this last screen we will select "Delete All", a prompt will appear stating "Remove Profile Ok" indicating that the networks have been removed from the terminal:
The best way to test the network connection on these terminals will be to enter the 0-0-0-1 or 2-6-3-4 codes on the TriPOS screen,
- If the terminal does not respond, this would mean the terminal is connected to the network.
- If the terminal opens a menu this would mean that the terminal is not connected to the network.
- On the password screen the function keys will control the on screen keyboard as follows:
(F1) - Scrolls the selection to the left
- (F1) - Scrolls the selection to the left
- (F2) - Scrolls the selection up
- (F3) - Scrolls the selection down
- (F4) scrolls the Selection to the Right
- To connect a terminal to a Wireless Hotspot
We can attempt to connect the Wireless terminal to a Mobile Hotspot as long as the mobile device is receiving good service, The client will need to enable the hotspot feature on their mobile device and follow the standard wireless connection procedures above.
The client will need to locate the name of their network hotspot and choose to connect to that network.
Please note – It is important that the client understands their mobile plan – in some cases they may be charged for any data usage if they do not have an unlimited hotspot plan as the terminal will constantly use 5Mbps Minimum.