Tap the Settings icon on your iPad, then tap the Bluetooth menu option. You should see the Star Micronics printer in the DEVICES list. The printer's status will be Not Paired:
Find the red Pair button located at the back of the printer, and hold it down for 5 seconds. After 5 seconds, the green LED at the back will start to flash, indicating that the device is in pairing mode. Pairing mode lasts for 60 seconds.
While your printer is in pairing mode, tap the Star Micronics printer in the DEVICES list on your iPad. After a short pairing process, the printer will show as Connected, and the LED on the back of the printer will become a solid blue color.
***NOTE: Your printer must be in pairing mode or it will fail to pair with your iPad. If you see a Pairing Unsuccessful message, hold down the PAIR button on the printer for 5 seconds, and try again.***
Limitations when using the Star Micronics TSP650II BTi Bluetooth wireless receipt printer
Teesnap has an exclusive, 1-to-1 relationship with the Star Micronics TSP650II BTi Bluetooth wireless receipt printer, which means the following:
You can't connect multiple iPads to the same printer.
Teesnap won't work with multiple Bluetooth printers at the same time.
Status indicator lights
It's useful to understand the meaning of the status light at the back of the Bluetooth wireless receipt printer:
|Green (not flashing)||Not connected|
|Green flashing||In pairing mode|
|Blue (not flashing)||Connected and ready to print|
|Purple flashing||Auto-connect is on|