Can I set up the Wyze Base Station without a router?

No, you must have a router to set up the Base Station.

Unlike other Wyze devices, the Wyze Base Station requires a wired connection to your router during setup. You will not be able to set up the Base Station without a router.

Once the Base Station is set up, can I just use WiFi?

Yes! Once Wyze Base Station is set up, switch to a WiFi connection in your settings.

  1. In the Wyze app, tap on your Wyze Base Station.
  2. Tap on the Settings gear on the top right.
  3. Tap Device Info > Change Connection. You'll see one of the following screens:
    1. Select your network.
      1. Follow the onscreen steps to connect to your WiFi network.
      2. Once connected, unplug the Base Station from your router.
      3. The status light will flash blue, then turn solid once complete. You're all set!
    2. Connect via WiFi.
      1. Unplug the Base Station from your router.
      2. The status light will flash blue, then turn solid once complete. You're all set!

I have a WiFi extender. Can I use that?

If your WiFi extender has an Ethernet port, then yes you can use that to connect to the Base Station. As long as you have that Ethernet port, you'll be able to use the Base Station.

 

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