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How do you set up a Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostat?

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To set up a Honeywell Wi-Fi Color Touchscreen Programmable Thermostat, turn the unit on, follow the on-screen prompts, select your preferred wireless network, and register online to activate remote access. You must install the thermostat before the set up process can begin.

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When powered on, the Honeywell Wi-Fi Color Touchscreen Programmable Thermostat presents users with language and nickname options. After you make these choices, select your climate-control settings, and answer the questions on the screen. Press the red Next button to proceed through the screens. When you reach the last screen, press Done.

The next phase of setup connects the thermostat to your wireless network. Select your wireless network from the list on the thermostat screen, and enter the network password. Press Done, and wait for the thermostat to attach to the network. The screen displays a "Connection successful" message when it links to the network.

The final phase of setup is online registration, which involves linking the thermostat to your Total Connect Comfort online account. Registration is free. To complete online registration, enter the information from the device ID card included in the thermostat box. You can now control your themostat from any device with an Internet connection.

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