Connect a Desk Phone to the Internet

Follow these steps to connect your device to the internet. Already connected? Skip ahead to set up.

Connect an Obihai Phone

To connect your Obihai phone to the internet:

  1. Connect the included power adapter to the Obihai device. If you purchased the 300 model, take the additional step of connecting it to your existing phone’s RJ11 port.

  2. Connect the Obihai to your Internet, either by plugging an ethernet cable to the port labeled 'SW' or by using the ObiWiFi adapter. Note that you may need to enable certain ports on your router in order to make and receive calls.

Connect an ObiWiFi Adapter

You can use the ObiWiFi adapter (Obi ATA) to enable other Obihai devices to access your network wirelessly instead of through an ethernet cable. Here's how you can set this up on each device:

Obi1032 IP Phone

  1. Connect the power cord to the OBi1032

  2. Plug the OBiWiFi in the USB port 1 on the back of the phone

  3. On the phone screen, select Settings and WiFi

  4. Make sure WiFi is enabled

  5. Click on “scan” (left button under the screen)

  6. Select the WiFi network you would like to connect to

  7. Click on “connect” (left button under the screen)

  8. Enter the WiFi password if required

  9. You can verify that you are connected by making sure you get a dial tone when picking up the handset 

Obi300 Adapter (Obi ATA)

  1. Connect the power cord to your OBi300

  2. Plug the OBiWiFi in the USB port on the back of the OBi300

  3. Connect your WiFi-enabled computer, tablet or phone to the WiFi network called OBIWIFI_Setup

  4. Open a browser window and type: “http://obiconnect.com/wifi

  5. Select your existing WiFi network you normally connect to
  6. Enter “admin” as username and “qwe!@#123” as password

  7. Click Connect

  8. After a couple minutes, you can verify that you're connected by making sure you get a dial tone when picking up the handset. (you can then reconnect your laptop/tablet/phone to your usual WiFi network)

Dialpad Tip: ObiWiFi adapter only supports 2.4GHz frequency. 

Connect a SIP Phone

To connect your SIP phone to the internet:

    1. Connect the included power adapter to your SIP phone. 

    2. Connect your SIP phone to your Internet, either by plugging an Ethernet cable to the port labeled 'SW' or by using the ObiWiFI adapter. Note that you may need to enable certain ports on your router in order to make and receive calls.