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Connecting Reach to the Internet

Connect Reach to the Internet to update ReachView to the latest version or to get the corrections from your NTRIP service.

Connecting Reach to the Internet via a built-in cellular modem

Video guide

The video below covers the process of SIM card setup.

Text guide

SIM card setup

Make sure you have a nano-SIM card. You can cut your SIM сard to the format.

  • Find the SIM card slot under the black sealing

To prevent slot damage, please use it with care.

  • Slide the metallic cover to the right to unlock the slot

  • Pull the cover up to open the SIM card slot

  • Insert your SIM card into the metallic cover

  • Return the slot cover into the horizontal position and slide left to lock the slot

Configuring Mobile Data

  • Power up your receiver and connect to it via ReachView app on your device
Connecting to Reach with iOS/Android device
  1. Get the app from Google Play or Apple 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 ReachView app
  6. Choose Reach from the list
Connecting via a web browser from any device
  1. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your device
  2. Connect to Reach hotspot. It appears as reach:XX:XX
  3. Enter password emlidreach
  4. Launch a web browser (we recommend using Chrome or Mozilla)
  5. Go to 192.168.42.1
  • Wait until Reach finishes loading your SIM сard

If the SIM сard requires a PIN code, the app will ask you to type it into the pop-up field. If you don't know your PIN code, contact your cellular service provider for this information.

You will see the network bars indicating a connected SIM сard.

If everything is correct, you will see the network bars and the connection type next to the battery icon showing Mobile data is turned on.

Connecting Reach to the Internet over Wi-Fi

Connecting to ReachView

Connecting to Reach with iOS/Android device
  1. Get the app from Google Play or Apple 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 ReachView app
  6. Choose Reach from the list
Connecting via a web browser from any device
  1. Go to Wi-Fi settings on your device
  2. Connect to Reach hotspot. It appears as reach:XX:XX
  3. Enter password emlidreach
  4. Launch a web browser (we recommend using Chrome or Mozilla)
  5. Go to 192.168.42.1

Connecting to Wi-Fi

  • Go to the Wi-Fi tab

  • Choose Wi-Fi network

    • Choose the available one if it’s visible

    • If you can’t see your mobile hotspot, press Connect to a hidden network

  • Fill in the connection form

    Steps for Wi-Fi network

    For Wi-Fi network fill in a password

    Steps for mobile hotspot

    For mobile hotspot fill in Network name. Choose Security type and add a password if you have it.

    Double check the password!

    You can unmask the password by clicking on an eye symbol at the end of a password field.

  • Press the Connect button. Network LED should start blinking blue on Reach

Connecting process

Steps for Wi-Fi network

If you connecting to Wi-Fi wait until the Network LED stays solid blue.

Steps for mobile hotspot

If you connecting to mobile hotspot do the following steps:

  • Enable Wi-Fi hotspot on your mobile device
  • Check that it has the same name and password as you filled in the previous step
  • Now reboot the device with the Power button
  • Reach should connect to your hotspot during the next boot
  • If the connection is successful, you will see the Network LED stays solid blue

  • If the connection fails, you will see the Network LED stays solid white

    If the connection fails:

    • Connect to Reach hotspot again
    • Check entered password
    • Check that your network is configured correctly
    • Try another Wi-Fi network

Go back to ReachView

Connecting to Reach with iOS/Android device
  1. Connect your mobile device to the same Wi-Fi network as Reach
  2. Scan for available Reach devices
  3. Choose Reach from the list in the app
Connecting via a web browser from any device
  1. Connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network as Reach
  2. Use one of the Network Scan utility or ReachView app to determine the Reach IP address
  3. Go to IP address in a web browser

Once Reach connects to the Internet, you can: