Picture of the Microsoft Invoke Cortana smart speaker, with its AC adapter unplugged from wall and powered off, prior to rebooting.

Reconnecting to Wi-Fi on the Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker




Unfortunately, there’s currently no way to  just  reconnect to WiFi on the Harman Kardon Invoke Microsoft Cortana smart speaker.  To reconnect to Wi-Fi, but to a different Wi-Fi network, you must first completely reset the this speaker to factory default state.  Then, run through the setup procedure again, like setting up a brand new smart speaker.




We demonstrate these procedures as follows.

Picture of the Harman Kardon Invoke voice activated Cortana smart speaker, front top view, showing lights displaying Ready for Setup status.
Harman Kardon Invoke voice activated Cortana smart speaker, front top view, showing lights displaying Ready for Setup status.

 

See our   How to Reset the Harman Kardon Invoke Smart Speaker Back to Factory Default State   post.  This explains how to erase all current settings in the speaker, and restore them to factory default values.  Again, a hard reset is necessary in order to program the Invoke to reconnect to Wi-Fi on a different wireless network.

Picture of the Cortana smart speaker app on iOS, displaying its introduction screen, with the -Get Started- button circled.
Cortana smart speaker app on iOS, displaying its introduction screen, with the -Get Started- button circled.

And, you might check out our   How to Set Up New Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker  post, that details how to set up a brand new or freshly reset Invoke speaker.  During setup, you will be able to establish a connection to a new Wi-Fi network on your Invoke.




We hope that Microsoft will add an  Update Wi-Fi Network   feature to the Cortana app.  This would allow changing the wireless network without having to redo all the other Invoke settings for the speaker.

 

Qualifiers

  • Information in this post pertains to version 2.6.4 of the iOS version of the Cortana app.

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Revision History

  • 2017-03-01: Revised post title and the tags list.
  • 2017-12-09: Originally published.