What is OctoApp?
OctoApp simplifies remote 3D printer management, connecting Android and iOS devices to printers through OctoPrint.
OctoApp boasts features like real-time monitoring, file management, support for multiple printers, and integration with OctoPrint servers. Users can track print progress, temperatures, and manage print files on the go. Notifications keep users updated, making OctoApp an efficient tool for 3D printing enthusiasts and professionals.
Lets Get Started: OctoApp Remote Access
Create An Obico for OctoPrint Account
Start by visiting the Obico website and sign up for a free account. The great news is that no credit card information is required for the free tier, making it accessible to all 3D printing enthusiasts.
Install the Obico Plugin on OctoPrint
To get started, open your OctoPrint web interface and head over to the "Settings" section. Within the settings, choose "Plugin Manager." Search for the "Obico" plugin, click on "Install", and then patiently wait for the installation process to complete.
Restart OctoPrint after installation.View Plugin Listing
Link OctoPrint to Obico
After restarting, you'll come across the Obico setup screen where you should select "Setup" and then choose the "Web Setup" option. This will lead to the generation of a unique six-digit verification code. To link OctoPrint to Obico, head back to the Obico website and click on "Link OctoPrint." Simply input the six-digit verification code you received and confirm the link to establish the connection between the two platforms.
Don't forget to give your printer a fun new name!
Link Obico Account to OctoApp
If you're using OctoApp version 1.12 or higher, start by accessing the OctoPrint menu within the app. Towards the bottom of the menu, you'll find the option to "Config Remote Access." Select "Obico" from the available choices and click "Connect." This action will lead you to the Obico webpage. Here, you'll need to sign in using your Obico account credentials to establish the connection.Get Started With Obico
It's essential to plan for the future. While the OctoApp provides remote access, it may come with data limitations.