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Certain default settings for the S220 STAR printer may cause difficulties when trying to disconnect from one iOS device to and reconnect to another device. Below are instructions when trying to connect the printer to a device that should ease your ability to connect the printer.

Connect to an iOS Device

The Auto Connection  default setting for these STAR printers is set to ON. This simplifies the connection process for iOS specific devices.

To switch the iOS device that the printer is paired to, take the following steps:

  1. Turn the printer on if not already on.
  2. Navigate to the Bluetooth settings on the currently paired iOS device.
  3. Turn the Bluetooth off.
  4. Navigate to the Bluetooth settings on the iOS device you want to pair.
  5. Tap the printer name on the Bluetooth setting screen.

If the printer is not connecting to an iOS device, do the following to ensure it is setup to pair with an iOS device:

  1. Press and hold POWER & FEED for at least 3 seconds.
  2. The current communication mode will appear. Press the POWER button until Bluetooth(iAP) is displayed.
  3. Press FEED until Auto Connect is displayed.
  4. Press POWER once to change Auto Connect to ON.
  5. Press the FEED and POWER buttons at the same time.

    The new settings will take effect and will be printed.

Connect to a non-iOS Device

The Auto Connection  default setting for these STAR printers is set to ON. This setting is specific for iOS devices.

In order to change this setting, take the following steps:

  1. Press and hold POWER & FEED for at least 3 seconds.
  2. The current communication mode will appear. Press the POWER button until Bluetooth Mode is displayed.
  3. Press FEED until Auto Connect is displayed.
  4. Press POWER once to change Auto Connect to OFF.
  5. Press the FEED and POWER button at the same time.

    The new settings will take effect and will be printed.

Connect via Serial Cable

The printer can communicate with a device with the use of the provided serial cable. When you connect the serial cable, the printer is automatically switched from Bluetooth communication to serial communication.