Introduction

In situations where you do not have internet access or do not want to use available Wi-Fi, you can enable Atakama to use Bluetooth instead. 


What you'll need

  • A computer with support for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) with Atakama already set up on it
  • A mobile device with support for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) that has already been added to your Atakama profile


Instructions

  1. Begin on your mobile device:
    1. Ensure that Bluetooth on your mobile device is enabled and turned on through iOS or Android.
    2. Open Atakama Mobile
    3. On the dashboard of Atakama Mobile, enable Bluetooth using the toggle in the lower-right corner of the screen 
  2. Continue on your computer:
    1. Make sure Atakama is running, then click on the Atakama icon in the system tray (Windows) or menu bar (macOS), then click on the gear icon, and pick Control Center
    2. Click on the Keys tab at the top of the Control Center window
    3. Look for the Bluetooth toggle in the upper-right corner of the window to enable Bluetooth for Atakama on your computer, then click on the toggle to enable Bluetooth:


    4. To connect by Bluetooth to your mobile device, click on the Connect button with the Bluetooth logo next to your device in the list
    5.  The green status icon for your mobile device will change to blue and the status will show "Connected by BT" when the device is successfully connected by Bluetooth.