Set up tutorial

1. Precautions

  • The uGW800 gateway is designed according to the IP65 standard, but the device cannot be immersed in water
  • The installation process must be safe and careful, especially when installing outdoors, pay attention to the installation wall to be strong enough to prevent collision and fall
  • Try to place it close to a window or balcony, preferably outdoors. The host can receive GPS signals, and the sub-GHz antenna has a wide coverage.

2. Installation Guide


  • Put the gateway on the table.
  • Connect the antenna or antenna extension cable to the gateway, and place the antenna as close to the window as possible.
  • Requires an Ethernet cable.
  • Connect to 12V-DC power supply or USB Type-C cable.

Wall Mounted (Outdoor):

  • Please contact uGWAN sales team for a wall mount kit (not included in the package)
  • Follow the guide to firmly fix the gateway and FRP antenna together
  • Power the gateway via 12V-DC or PoE over Ethernet (using a PoE converter)

3. Setup Hotspot guideline

Step 1: Download APP

Download uGWAN Hotspot APP from the Apple or Google Play store. User can download APP from website directly:

Step 2: Setup uGW800 hotspot

Open the package, take out the device, power adapter and antenna.

Insert the SMA male connector of the antenna feeder

Connect Ethernet cable if needed

Connect to 12V-DC power adapter or power the device by USB Type-C adapter.

At this time, you can enter the webpage to check the device status through the CMD command “ping -4 ugw800-pro. local”:

Connect App with hotspot

  • Open the uGWAN Hotspot App on your phone, register and select “Add Hotspot”.
  • Select “uGW800-serier hotspot”, read the network configuration instructions first, or”Skip” to operate step by step according to the prompts on the page.
  • Power on hotspot and insert a pin into the configuration button, press and hold it for 5 seconds, the hotspot’s LED turn to blue.
  • If you use Wi-Fi connection, select and enter password of Wi-Fi network in APP, then APP will send the configuration to the device.
  • If you use Ethernet connection, select “Use Ethernet”, make sure the network cable has connected with the device.
  • Enable ‘remote control’ feature if user wants to check hotspot’s status and control it remotely.
  • LED changes from blue to yellow or greenwhen the network configuration is completed.
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