Aldebaran documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.4.3?

Configuring NAO for the first time

When connecting for the first time NAO to a network, a step by step Getting started wizard guides you through key settings:

NAO - Getting started wizard

Language and software agreement

Step Action

Choose the language.


Click the next-button next button.

Check and validate the 2 conditions of the End-user Software License Agreement.


Click the next-button next button.

Setting WiFi connection

Specific cases

If you ... See ...
must use a hidden network WiFi connection to a hidden network
need to configure the MAC address filtering of your WiFi accesss point MAC Addresses

Otherwise, follow the process below:

Step Action

Select one of the available WiFi networks.

For further details, see: Why setting a WiFi connection.


Note: choose a Wifi network having one of the Supported personal securities.

Complete the required parameters.


Click the Connect button.


Once the WiFi is connected, a yellow star is displayed.


Tips: Do not remove the cable yet: the wizard requires the Ethernet connection.

Click the next-button next button.

Customization steps

According to the presetting of your NAO, the following setting may appears:


Choose a time zone.


Then click the next-button next button.


Define a password to secure remote access to your NAO.



Keep the password!

Robot’s password is mandatory to connect a computer to NAO and to Pepper Web page.

Then click the next-button next button.

Robot’s name

Customize the name of your NAO.

This is useful if you have more than one NAO.


Then click the next-button next button.

Aldebaran Community user account

Enter the login and password of your Aldebaran user Community Account.


You will henceforth be able to retrieve applications and services from the Apps 2.1 Store.

Then click the next-button next button.


The connection to your Aldebaran user Community Account is tested.

Diagnostic & improvement

Check and validate the automatic diagnostic report.


Then click the next-button next button.

Application update

Click the Update all button.


Then click the next-button next button.

System upgrade

Step Action

Click the Update now button.


If necessary, messages guides you in order to make sure the battery charger is plugged.


Click the Start update button.


Final step

The configuration is completed when the screen below appears:

Step Action

Click the Start! button.

The NAO Web page is displayed.

Start interaction with NAO.

For further details see: Interacting with NAO.

Switching to WiFi connection

Step Action
Remove the Ethernet cable and put back the hatch behind the head of the robot.
Follow Accessing the NAO Web page to discover more settings such as Language, Volume and Time zone.