Connecting to Parent's WiFi

By: Frank Engelman.  Updated: September 17, 2021.


Problem description

I want to be sure that the device I have configured for my loved one’s Wi-Fi will connect when they receive it. I can't go and set it up myself.

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from Loida Ortiz (unverified) at November 18, 2021

I'm deaf light flashing


from faengelm (member) at November 19, 2021

Hello Loida,

What device are you seeing this flashing light on and what color is the light?

If yellow, it means your Wi-Fi isn't working. 

If green, it means you have a message


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