Questions tagged [amazon-iot-button]

For questions about the Amazon IoT Button, a programmable variant of the Amazon Dash Button that can connect to AWS IoT.

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Dash Button indicator Light

I have some Amazon Dash buttons that I want to use for multiple different scenarios, I don't know quite what yet, but I am unable to find a good way to make the indicator light turn green after I have ...
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AWS IoT Enterprise Button setup fails during Wi-Fi configuration and can't connect

IoT button is able to connect to home Wi-Fi but not corporate Wi-Fi networks. Fails to connect to WPA2-Personal as well. What kind of Wi-Fi networks does the AWS IoT enterprise button support and can ...
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How to decrease AWS IoT button press delay before message publishing?

I am using two AWS IoT buttons to increment a scoreboard. The system works, but there is about a 5 second delay from the button being pressed to until the message from the button is actually published ...
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Error connecting AWS IoT button to Wi-Fi network

I have an AWS IoT button (2nd Gen) that I am able to successfully connect to a portable hotspot and send notifications through, but when I try to reconfigure the button to run on a Wi-Fi network, I ...
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Why can I connect to Wi-Fi with 2nd gen Amazon IoT button but not 1st gen buttons?

I have three Amazon IoT buttons. One is model JK29LP (2nd gen) and two are model JK76PL (1st gen). I had the mac addresses for all three buttons whitelisted for our local Wi-Fi network. I was able ...
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Hacking the Amazon Dash button as SmartThings Arrival sensor (Mobile Phone)

I recently acquired the SmartThings Hub and trying to see if I can add some low cost IoT devices to my home. I suspect that the way SmartThings knows that I am home is by scanning for my phone's ...
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What can I do when the AWS IoT Button runs out of charge?

The AWS IoT Button (Amazon link) is intriguing, but I saw something quite concerning in the FAQ: How long will the battery last? The battery should last for approximately 1,000 presses. When ...