These setup guides are intended to outline the process of installing the latest software on the WiFi Pineapple. Setup may be completed from any modern operating system with Internet access and a web browser (since you're reading this, it's safe to assume you have both).

The basic setup process is to download the latest firmware, connect the WiFi Pineapple to the host device, browse to the WiFi Pineapple web interface from the host device and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware flashing process. For convenience, instructions and videos are provided for for common operating systems.

  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple NANO firmware
  2. Install the WiFi Pineapple Connector app for Android
  3. Power on the NANO using the supplied USB Y cable
  4. Connect the NANO to the Android with a USB data cable
  5. Open the WiFi Pineapple Connector Android app
  6. Tap to configure USB Tethering, then tap back to return to the connector
  7. When prompted, tap Begin Setup to launch the NANO setup page.
  8. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup
  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple NANO firmware
  2. Plug the NANO into your computer using the included USB Y cable
  3. Browse to http://172.16.42.1:1471 (Only Chrome and Firefox are officially supported)
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup
  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple NANO firmware
  2. Plug the NANO into your computer using the included USB Y cable
  3. Browse to http://172.16.42.1:1471 (Only Chrome and Firefox are officially supported)
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup
  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple TETRA firmware
  2. Install the WiFi Pineapple Connector app for Android
  3. Power on the TETRA using the supplied USB Y cables
  4. Connect the TETRA to the Android with a USB data cable
  5. Open the WiFi Pineapple Connector Android app
  6. Tap to configure USB Tethering, then tap back to return to the connector
  7. When prompted, tap Begin Setup to launch the TETRA setup page.
  8. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup
  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple TETRA firmware
  2. Plug the TETRA into your computer using the included USB Y cables
  3. Browse to http://172.16.42.1:1471 (Only Chrome and Firefox are officially supported)
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup
  1. Download the latest WiFi Pineapple TETRA firmware
  2. Plug the TETRA into your computer using the included USB Y cables
  3. Browse to http://172.16.42.1:1471 (Only Chrome and Firefox are officially supported)
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup

Community Support

The WiFi Pineapple is more than hardware or software -- it's home to a helpful community of creative penetration testers and IT professionals. Welcome!

The forums are a great place to share feedback and ideas. You'll also find community support and discussion as well as modules, tutorials and firmware releases. Be sure to use the search feature to find answers to common questions.

Answers to common questions as well as tutorial videos can be found from the FAQ page.

Find a bug? If it hasn't already been reported, you're encouraged to report it along with detailed steps to reproduce the issue at the bug tracker.

Looking for something a little more informal? The IRC channel is home to a passionate group of WiFi Pineapple enthusiasts. Join us at #pineapple on irc.hak5.org.

Please be aware that views expressed by community members are not those of Hak5 or the WiFi Pineapple team.