Establishing a WiFi Connection With ESP8266 and Get the Local IP Address

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In this tutorial we will see how to establish a WiFi connection with ESP8266 WiFi board.We will connect that with local WiFi network.

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Step 1: Component Requird

Of course we need a WiFi board that will be ESP8266 WiFi board.

(if your PC not detecting your ESP8266 WiFi board please install the proper driver for ESP8266 in your PC)

Step 2: Connection

Just use the USB type A to USB micro B cable to connect board to the PC.

Step 3: Programming

Upload the below code in your ESP8266 board(use arduinoIDE to upload):

#include<ESP8266WiFi.h>

const char ssid[]="Repalce it with your ssid";

const char password[]="Replace it with your password";

void setup()

{

Serial.begin(115200);

Serial.print("Connecting to ");

Serial.println(ssid);

WiFi.begin(ssid, password);

while (WiFi.status() != WL_CONNECTED)

{

delay(500);

Serial.print(".");

}

Serial.println("Connected.");

Serial.println(WiFi.localIP());

}

void loop()

{

}

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