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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 74819592, Entry date: 07/23/2013

What is the range of functions of the S7-1200 App?

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SIMATIC S7-1200 App

The S7-1200 App enables you to control a SIMATIC S7-1200 controller with an Apple iPhone, Apple iPod or Apple iPad.
You can use the S7-1200 App to address SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers with firmware V3 and higher.
The requirements for operating the S7-1200 App are that the web server for the S7-1200 is enabled, the controller is connected to a WLAN access point and that the Apple iPhone, iPod or iPad has a WLAN connection to the access point.

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The function description "74819592_S7-1200 App.pdf" available for downloading in this entry describes in detail how to work with the SIMATIC S7-1200 App.
 74819592_S7-1200 App.pdf (4,0 MB) 

Note on security
The functions and solutions described in this article confine themselves predominantly to the realization of the automation task. Furthermore, please take into account that corresponding protective measures have to be taken in the context of Industrial Security when connecting your equipment to other parts of the plant, the enterprise network or the internet. More information is available in Entry ID: 50203404.

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Creation environment
The pictures in this FAQ response were created with SIMATIC S7-1200 App version V1.1.

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