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Frequently Asked Questions - Honeywell RTH6500 User Manual

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Frequently asked questions

Q Will my thermostat still work if I lose my Wi-Fi connection?
: A Yes, the thermostat will operate your heating and/or cooling system with or without Wi-Fi.
Q How do I find the password to my router?
: A Contact the manufacturer of the router or check the router documentation.
Q Why am I not seeing my Wi-Fi setup page?
: A You are probably connected only to your router, not to your thermostat. Try connecting to the
thermostat again.
Q Why isn't my thermostat connecting to my Wi-Fi router even though it is very close to the
: A Verify that the password entered for the Wi-Fi router is correct.
Q Where can I find my MAC ID and MAC CRC codes?
: A The MAC ID and MAC CRC numbers are included on a card packed with the thermostat or on the
back of the thermostat (visible when removed from wallplate). Each thermostat has a unique MAC
Q My thermostat is unable to register to the Total Connect Comfort website.
: A Verify that the thermostat is correctly enrolled on your home Wi-Fi network. The message center
will display Wi-Fi Setup or Register at Total Connect. You might also see the Wi-Fi Signal strength
icon. Verify that the Wi-Fi router has a good internet connection. On your computer, verify that
you can open the site at
If you cannot open the site, switch off the internet modem for a few seconds, then power it
back on.
Q I registered on the Total Connect Comfort website but was unable to login using my new
: A Check your email and ensure that you received an activation email. Follow the instructions to
activate your account and then login to the website.
Q I have signed up on the Total Connect Comfort website and have not received a
confirmation email.
: A Check for the email in your Junk or Deleted folder.
Q Is there a way to extend the signal strength?
: A Most standard routers can be set up to be a repeater. You can also purchase and install a Wi-Fi
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