Connect one end of the cable into a PoE capable port of your network
switch, and connect the other end into the network port of the Josh
Make sure the cable clicks into position at both ends.
When Josh Core receives power via the network cable, you will see
the LEDs light up white. A few seconds later they will change to
blue, signifying that Josh Core is ready for set up.
If the unit doesn’t power on, make sure the network cable is
connected to a PoE port on your network switch, and that the
network switch is powered on.
Download and open the Josh App.
Login to the Josh iOS app to configure Josh Core.
If you don't know your login, or if you have a login but haven't
bought a license yet, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
Follow the steps outlined in the app to connect Josh Core to your
If you run into any problems while setting up Josh Core, don’t
hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
Once connected, the Status LED on Josh Core will turn white. You can
now add Josh Micros and Josh Nanos to your home.
If you're using a second Josh Core as a high availability option,
repeat these steps and then use the diagram below to correctly
connect the Voice Out options.
Voicelink is the latest and greatest improvement to our Voicecast
feature. Josh can now respond to you through more than just Sonos
In order to set up Voicelink with Josh Core, it’s important to
understand your AVR zones.
Once you understand which zones you want your Josh Core audio
routed to, it’s as simple as connecting the two Voicelink outputs
to the desired AVRs.
If you are using an HA (High Availability) configuration with Josh
Core, make sure to follow the diagram below to establish the
Voicelink connection between the two Josh Cores as well as the
connection out to your AVRs.
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Josh is a home’s best friend. And like a dog, Josh is intelligent,
responsive, and learns his owner’s commands. While other smart home
control systems only know one trick, Josh combines all aspects of
smart homes into one friendly, well-trained responder. Josh is your
companion, and always happy to see you come home.