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Connecting Reach to the Internet via Wi-Fi

This guide shows how to connect Reach to the Internet via your local Wi-Fi network to update the device to the latest firmware or get the corrections from your NTRIP service.

Get access to Reach in ReachView 3#

To establish the connection between your smartphone or tablet with Reach, follow the steps below:

  1. Get the app from Google Play or App Store.
  2. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your device.
  3. Connect to Reach hotspot. It appears as reach:XX:XX.
  4. Enter password emlidreach.
  5. Launch the ReachView 3 app.
  6. Choose Reach from the list of available devices.

Configure Wi-Fi connection settings in ReachView 3#

caution

Make sure that your Wi-Fi network uses 2.4 GHz band.

After connecting to the Reach hotspot in ReachView 3, set up the connection to your local Wi-Fi network:

  1. Go to the Wi-Fi tab on the Settings screen.
  2. Choose your Wi-Fi network from the list.


  1. Fill in the password for the selected network.
Double-check the password!

You can unmask the password by tapping an eye symbol at the end of the password field.


  1. Press the Connect button. The blue LED will start blinking. It means that Reach is trying to connect to your network.

  1. Check the connection status after the blue LED stops blinking:

    • The blue LED starts blinking slowly. It means that Reach is connected to your Wi-Fi network.

    • The blue LED is solid. It means that the connection to your Wi-Fi network failed. Reach returned to the hotspot mode.

Failed connection

If the connection to your Wi-Fi network failed, do the following:

  • check the entered password.
  • check that your network is configured correctly.
  • try connecting to another Wi-Fi network.

Access Reach in your Wi-Fi network#

After configuring Wi-Fi connection settings in ReachView 3, connect your smartphone or tablet to Reach:

  1. Connect your smartphone or tablet to the same Wi-Fi network as Reach.
  2. Go back to ReachView 3.
  3. Refresh the list of available devices.
  4. Choose Reach from the list.

Once Reach is connected to your Wi-Fi network, you can: