Connect with SmartLink

Activate Your Device

Click this button for step-by-step instructions to help you connect using wired LAN or WiFi.
Setup SmartLink

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After Activation - SmartLink™ Features & Solutions

Watch this video to find out how to easily access new features and capabilities
that are available once you activate your SmartLink™ device.

Tip Remember: always keep SmartLink connected - it works behind the scenes so your mailing system stays up-to-date, and much more.



SmartLink™ Benefits



  • Save cost: Eliminating the need for a dedicated analog phone line.
  • Automatic updates: Regular USPS® postal rate and software updates keep your meter up-to-date.
  • Savings on Pitney Bowes genuine ink when you sign up for the AutoInk™ program.
  • Account management: New online account features make it easier to manage your business with us, 24/7.
  • Critical alerts: Low-postage and low-ink notifications
  • Self-help tools: Proactive error notification and easy-to-follow tutorials take the “problem” out of problem solving.
  • Custom analytics: Easily track postage expenses with clear, detailed, up-to-date information on your postage activity.
  • View SmartLink Network Security Certification



Advanced Set Up Information

  • Wi-Fi standards supported: IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz networks and 802.11a/n 5GHz networks.
  • 802.1X networks are not supported.
  • Ports Used: Connects with port 31314, 993, or 443 using TCP. Gets upgrades with port 80 using TCP/HTTP.
  • URL: Connects to
  • Data Transferred via HTTPS (with TLS 1.2). Only uses outbound communications through the network to minimize the possibility of the communications getting blocked.
  • TIP: For companies with extra secure networks, we recommend using a proxy username and password. Allow outbound communications on 31314 and 80.
  • Note: There are two MAC addresses, depending if wired or wireless connection. Located on a sticker on the back of the device.