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I bought a Sonoff switch to understand how it connect to my wifi without predefined ssid and pass. But I couldn't understand its logic. When I want to use ESP8266 module with Arduino, how my phone and this device start to communicate with my ssid?

As I understand, Sonoff switch don't save my SSID and password. The application of the device (wWeLink) needs my ssic and password.

The point I don't understand how this software and device communicate?

Thank you

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    Getting Started for Sonoff ewelink.coolkit.cc/?p=126 – Juraj Jan 7 at 14:57
  • esp8266 WiFi Manager - How it works github.com/tzapu/WiFiManager/blob/master/README.md#how-it-works – Juraj Jan 7 at 14:58
  • I see someone has voted to close this question. Likely because it is too open ended. @ismail I would encourage you to read the links provided by Juraj, edit your question and go as far as entering your own answer (there's nothing wrong with that!). The point being to leave a good question and answer for others to find who have similar concerns. – st2000 Jan 7 at 15:08
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    BTW, you can flash the ESP chip in a Sonoff switch with explicitly defined SSID and Password values to make the process straight forward. Otherwise, I believe that the process is along the lines where the Sonoff turns into an open wifi "hot-spot" for your phone to connect to and down load the information to allow the Sonoff to later turn into a normal wifi client of your wifi router. – st2000 Jan 7 at 15:12
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    and yes, the esp8266 in Sonoff saves your ssid and password once you enter it over the application – Juraj Jan 7 at 16:23

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