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The CC3000 comes with an interesting way on how to passing the information of WLAN network (SSID and password) to the CC3000 embedded WiFi device to which it shall connect to. This technology is called the SmartConfig. It basically uses another host (could be smart phones or PCs) to send out some packets to the air which are neglected by any other devices on the network (since the packets look meaningless to the other device,will show it later), but can be interpreted by the CC3000. In this guide, I will show how a step-by-step guide on how to work with SmartConfig technology using the Basic WiFi Host from my previous post and also the SmartConfig Java Applet from TI.

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