Get started with Aruba Instant On

See how to easily set up and manage your Wi-Fi network. Explore the mobile and web app, choosing the best option for you. Discover our comprehensive customer support. Aruba Instant On is business Wi-Fi made simple.

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Indoor access points

An access point connects to a switch, which then enables wireless devices to connect to the internet via a Wi-Fi signal.

 

Outdoor access points

An access point connects to a switch, which then enables wireless devices to connect to the internet via a Wi-Fi signal.

 

Network switch

Network switches enable connections to wired devices within a network and are typically connected to the internet via a modem. To enable communication between different wired devices, ethernet cables are plugged into a switch.

 

Wireless devices

Types of wireless devices connected to the internet via access points include laptops, mobile devices, and thermostats.

 

Wireless devices

Types of wireless devices connected to the internet via access points include laptops, mobile devices, and thermostats.

 

Wired devices

Examples of wired devices connected to a network via a switch include servers, printers, and security cameras.

 

Wired device

Examples of wired devices connected to a network via a switch include servers, printers, and security cameras.

Detailed diagram of Aruba Instant On network components and how they communicate
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Managing your Instant On network

Get the control you need to run your business on your terms. Manage your network from your mobile device or the browser of your choice. No licensing or subscription fees required.

  • Monitor and manage up to 25 Instant On devices (access points and switches) because they manage switches as well
  • Keep tabs on who is connecting to which sites and apps
  • Block specific clients from accessing your network
  • Prioritize video and voice applications
  • Set limits to stop bandwidth hogs from slowing things down
  • Save power and enhance security by limiting Wi-Fi access hours with PoE scheduling
  • Create separate guest and employee networks

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Get down to business with an effortless network set up

In the time it takes to make a cup of coffee, you can set up a network for your small business or home office.

  • Prepare your workspace
  • Power up
  • Download the mobile app
  • Create, configure, and connect
  • You’re ready to go
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Step #1

Prepare your workspace

Whether you’re video conferencing or have multiple devices going at once, you need a reliable network. Offering the fastest connectivity available to eliminate bottlenecks, Aruba Instant On helps you and your employees stay productive.

Step #2

Power up your access point or switch

Connect your Aruba Instant On access points to the wired network that provides your internet connectivity using either Private Network Mode or Router Mode.

Step #3

Download the mobile app

To start using the Instant On mobile app, visit the Apple App or Google Play stores and search for Aruba Instant On. Then, simply install the app onto your smartphone and go!

Step #4

Create, configure, and connect

When you're ready, create an account and configure your network. Once you’re powered up and configured, you can connect.

Step #5

You’re done!

Now simply monitor and manage the rest from your phone or web app.

Aruba Instant On FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Aruba Instant On. If you can't find the information you're looking for below, please feel free to reach out to our support team or community forums at any time.

What is the Instant On community? Why do I need to create a username for my account?

The Aruba Instant On community allows members to search for information, read and post about topics of interest, and learn and help each other. In the community, you will find:

  • Boards where you can post questions and answers
  • Blogs where you can read and comment on articles
  • Idea exchanges where you can suggest ways to improve products
  • Vote for ideas that other community members have posted, and much more

Your user name appears whenever you post or send private messages on the Aruba Instant On community forums. Most people create anonymous names for the sake of privacy and to help them feel more comfortable participating. So be creative and have fun with it!

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Can I set up the Aruba Instant On access point from a desktop browser instead of my smartphone?

Yes. Open your favorite browser and use this custom URL to connect. Don’t forget to bookmark it for easy retrieval later.

portal.arubainstanton.com
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Do I need to register the equipment in order to receive the one-year warranty?

No. After you set up your account and onboard your device for the first time, your Instant On access point(s) will be automatically registered. However, should you need any additional information, you can find it in our Aruba Instant On Warranty and Support Services FAQs.

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How do I install (mount) my Instant On access points?

Where you place access points plays a crucial role in radio frequency coverage. Here are placement recommendations for Instant On access points as well as instructions on how to easily mount it around your home office or small business.

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I am an IT installer. Can I give my customers separate credentials to use the mobile app to view only their site?

Yes. Instant On currently supports up to three administrative accounts for the same site, offering an option to lock accounts to prevent them from accidental deletion. Go to the site management settings and use the options provided to add another account or replace an existing one.

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Do I need to have an existing internet connection to use Aruba Instant On?

Yes. An internet connection is required to register and onboard your Instant On device using a mobile app or the web portal. Once you have a connection, setting up is a snap.

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