Pairing and Testing mPOP with iOS and Android

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Introduction:

This application note shows how to pair the mPOP Bluetooth printer on iOS devices and Android devices.

 

Supported Printers: mPOP (Bluetooth)

Supported Operating Systems: iOS and Android

Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth

 

Pairing mPOP on an iOS device

Perform a self-test on the printer. Turn the printer off, then slide the printer mechanism out. Hold down the red button and turn the printer on. Release the red button after the printer starts to print.

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Take note of the Dev Name. Make sure the Auto Connection is ON. If it is not ON, press and hold the RST button on the back of the printer until the printer makes a mechanical noise. Wait for a printout and then turn the printer off and on.

 

Go to the iOS device’s settings.

 

Go to the Bluetooth section.

 

Search for the Dev Name and pair.

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Make sure the pair is established.

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Go to the App Store and search for “mPOP utility”.

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Get this app.

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After the mPOP utility app is installed, open it.

 

Select “Unselected State” blinking red.

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Select the model mPOP you have.

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You will be returned back to the home screen, now with your model mPOP as the selected device.

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Tap Printer Test

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It will start to print a sample automatically.

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Congratulations! The printer is connected and working.

Pairing mPOP on an Android device

Perform a self-test on the printer. Turn the printer off, then slide the printer mechanism out. Hold down the red button and turn the printer on. Release the red button after the printer starts to print.

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Take note of the Dev Name. Make sure the Auto Connection is OFF. If it is not OFF, press and hold the RST button on the back of the printer until the printer makes a mechanical noise.

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Go to the device’s settings.

 

Go to the Bluetooth section.

 

Search for the Dev Name and pair.

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Go to the Google Play store and search for “Star Micronics” and install mPOP utility.

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After the mPOP utility app is installed, open it.

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Select “Unselected State” blinking red.

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Select the mPOP you have.

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You will be returned back to the home screen, now with your model mPOP as the selected device.

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Tap Printer Test

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It will start to print a sample automatically.

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Congratulations! The printer is paired.

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