Configuring

Pepper

for the first time

Getting started wizard

When Pepper is started for the first time, a Getting started wizard appears on the tablet:

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Touch the screen to start the wizard, then go through all proposed steps:

Language and software agreement

Step Action

Choose a language.

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Then click the next-button next button.

Check and validate the 2 conditions of the End-user Software License Agreement.

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Then click the next-button next button.

WiFi connection

Specific cases

If you ... See ...
have been provided with a QR Code WiFi connection using a QR Code
must use a hidden network WiFi connection to a hidden network
need to configure the MAC address filtering of your WiFi accesss point MAC Addresses

Otherwise, follow the process below:

Step Action

Select one of the available WiFi networks.

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Note : Choose a Wifi network having one of the Supported personal securities .

Complete the required parameters.

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Click the Connect button.

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Once the WiFi is connected, a yellow star is displayed.

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Click the next-button next button.

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Customization steps

According to the presetting of your Pepper , the following setting may appears:

TimeZone

Choose a time zone.

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Then click the next-button next button.

Password

Define a password to secure remote access to your Pepper .

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Warning

Keep the password!

Robot’s password is mandatory to connect a computer to Pepper and to Pepper Web page .

Then click the next-button next button.

Robot’s name

Customize the name of your Pepper .

This is useful if you have more than one Pepper .

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Then click the next-button next button.

Aldebaran Community user account

Enter the login and password of your Aldebaran user Community Account .

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You will henceforth be able to retrieve applications and services from the Store .

Then click the next-button next button.

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The connection to your Aldebaran user Community Account is tested.

Tips :

  • if you get the message “Server ssl error”, try to reboot the robot.
  • if you get the message “Server error”, wait a few seconds and retry.

Diagnostic & improvement

Check and validate the automatic diagnostic report.

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Then click the next-button next button.

Application update

Click the Update all button.

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Then click the next-button next button.

System upgrade

Step Action

Click the Update now button.

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If necessary, messages guides you in order to make sure the battery charger is plugged.

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Click the Start update button.

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Final step

The configuration is completed when the screen below appears:

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Step Action

Click the Start! button.

After few seconds, the Settings menu appears.

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You may check and modify additional settings such as Volume or Brightness .

For further details see: Settings menu .

Touch the close_btn close button.

Start interaction with Pepper .

For further details see: Interacting with Pepper .