Project Linking

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What products can Linking be used with?
Linking can be used with the following products (as of May 2018):
■Smartphone
 Android : OS4.4 or newer
 iOS : iOS9 or newer

For the smartphone application provided by ProjectLinking, you can check the list of tested devices from here.

■Wi-Fi STATION
 Wi-Fi STATION N-01J

■Kids' PHONE
 Kids' PHONE F-03J
Where can I buy the Linking devices?
It depends on the distributor of each device, so please see the Devices page for more details. Some devices are available from Docomo Select (https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/docomo_select/).
What is Linking?
Linking is a function for using various applications and Linking-compatible devices in combination. A large number of applications have been released, which can be used conveniently in various spheres of daily life. We encourage you to make use of them!
Is there a fee for use of Linking?
Users need to buy a Linking-compatible device. The charge for using compatible applications depends on the application, so please ask the application provider for more details.
What kind of services are available with Linking?
A large number of applications have been released, which can be used conveniently in various spheres of daily life. Please see the Application page for more details.
I don’t know how to use the Linking app. What settings should I use?
You can find the configuration settings for the Linking app here.
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How to Use Linking App

Android users: install the app for your service then configure the Linking app as shown below.
* iPhone and iPad users: there is no need to configure the Linking app.
* For information specific to Linking devices (such as battery installation procedure), consult the device manufacturer.

1.Install the Linking app on your smartphone or other device.


2.Launch the app and tap the checkbox at the bottom of the Terms and Conditions, then tap “I Agree”.


3.Read through How to Use Linking, then tap “Start Using”.


4.Enable “Beacon reception settings” by toggling ON.

*If Location Information and/or Bluetooth are disabled, the following dialog box will appear. To use the Linking app, tap “OK” on the dialog box to enable.

*If Location Information and/or Bluetooth are disabled, the following dialog box will appear. To use the Linking app, tap “OK” on the dialog box to enable.


5.Go to “Beacon reception settings” > “Receive beacons” and check that beacons are enabled for the service app you wish to use by toggling ON.

*Service apps that use beacons appear in the following screen. If your service app is not listed, it needs to be paired with a Linking device first. Proceed to Step 6.

  • Note: If the service app uses beacons, the configuration process is now complete.

6.Tap “Search for devices.”

7.Nearby devices are displayed. Tap the device you wish to pair.


8.Tap “OK” to initiate the pairing process. Once the device is successfully paired, tap “OK” again.

* If pairing is unsuccessful, the following error message will be displayed. Retry the pairing process. If pairing is still unsuccessful, consult the FAQ under Help for the Linking app.


9.oggle the linked apps setting for the device ON to enable.

  • Note:If the linked app you wish to use does not appear, it may be that the app uses beacons instead of device pairing to function.
  • Note:Enabling a paired device automatically disables beacons for the device. If you wish to use beacons, you will need to toggle OFF in the device settings to disable pairing.

10.The Linking app is now configured for use. For more information about settings and configuration, refer to the Help section for the Linking app.

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