Updated: March 16, 2023
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by Peter Davis
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Trying to set up Cricut maker 3 machine

Hello, thank you for using Howly. I’ll be happy to help you out! May I ask your name?

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Nice to meet you, *****!
Please tell me do you try to connect the Cricut maker via Bluetooth or via USB cable?


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USB on my laptop. Bluetooth on ipad

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May I ask what type of device you want to connect?

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prefer laptop

Do you use Windows or Mac?

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I see.
Let's do it together step by step!

  1. Ensure your Cricut machine is powered on and within 10-15 feet of your computer.
  2. From your Start menu, select Settings and then open the Devices option.
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Do you need a screenshot of how to find "Settings" and "Devices option"?

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Waiting on laptop to reby

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I see 🙂
Keep me updated

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ok still waiting

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On pc settings, devices

  1. Ensure that Bluetooth is ON and click Add Bluetooth or another device.
  2. Select Bluetooth and wait for the computer to detect your Cricut machine. Select your machine from the list.
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    Your Cricut machine is now paired for Bluetooth connection!
  2. Return to Design Space and New Product Setup. Your Cricut machine should now show up as connected during setup.
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a lot of “unknown-ready to pair. Do not see a description of Cricut

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Is your Cricut is turned on?

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And near a computer?

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Thanks for details
Please can you try to restart the Cricut?

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Restarted and now see “Maker-F077

Great! Is this your device?

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now connected

Good to know!
Is there anything else I can do for you today?

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hopefully this is all

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