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How do I set up my AILA Sit & Play?

The set up is very simple. AILA Sit & Play comes preloaded with the virtual preschool program. Simply power on and start playing content in the default Broadcast Mode or visit the AILA Control screen to start a Learning Session, which does require a Wi-Fi connection.

We recommend regularly connecting your AILA Sit & Play to your home Wi-Fi for updates, new content and for starting a Learning Session. AILA Sit & Play can play content anywhere on the go without Wi-Fi, so learning and educational content can travel with your little one and you.

Step 1: Charge AILA Sit & Play

It will take 2 to 3 hours to fully charge. Once fully charged the device has up to 4 hours of battery life.

Step 2:  Power on the device 

Hold the Power Button for 3 seconds to power on the device. To power off, hold the Power button for 3 seconds.

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Step 3: Connect Device to Wi-Fi

Select your Wi-Fi network and enter your network password. Tap to continue. 

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Step 4:  Data & Privacy

After reviewing our Data & Privacy policy, tap the orange arrow at the bottom right of the screen to proceed. 

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Step 5:  Download the AILA Parent app

The AILA For Parents mobile app is available via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store 

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Step 6:  Pair the device with the AILA For Parents mobile app 

To pair the AILA For Parents mobile app with your AILA Sit & Play device, both devices need to be connected to the Internet. We recommend that they are on the same Wi-Fi network.


Tap the scan icon to scan the QR code as displayed on the device.
QR Code and Device Serial Number can be found in Settings. Press the Home Button followed by the AILA Control icon and then the Settings icon.


Home Button → AILA Control Icon → Settings → About Device → QR Code

Note: Don't see the QR code but instead see a four digit device code? Your device may be on an older firmware version. Skip this step and press the next arrow until you reach the main screen where you'll be prompted to update the device

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Step 7:  Start enjoying Animal Island Learning Adventure (AILA) 

Broadcast mode is the default mode for AILA Sit & Play. In this mode, educational content follows the scope and sequence of the early preschool curriculum without personalization.
While the default mode is broadcast, when your toddler is ready to learn, start a learning session with the mobile app or by visiting the Control screen. The learning session will start once the current video finishes. During learning sessions, our algorithm customizes future sessions based on your toddler’s level of engagement as determined by physical, emotional, and auditory reactions. Along with offering a sound introduction to learning concepts, the learning sessions offer focused learning that builds a child’s ability to pay attention. Each learning session, a stand-alone instructional unit designed to run approximately 15 minutes, follows our scope and sequence while our solution personalizes subsequent learning sessions by delivering the right content at the right time.