Particle cli serial wifi command not working

xenon
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#1

Hey guys so,

My xenon over heated and the data matrix is jet black. I still can read the code on the front.

I am trying to setup the device via usb with the “setup” command OR the “serial wifi” command.

The setup asks to use my logged in account so i say YES.
but then it just exits leaving back in the terminal.

so i try and use “particle serial wifi” and it either
a) freezes after i say NO to scan for wifi networks.
b) freezes after i say YES and select the network.
c) freezes after i use “–file …/file.json”

so i feel i’m stuck. any help?

PS C:\Users\John\Documents\Particle\projects\relay_board\bins> particle setup
 _ __             _   _      _        
| '_ \  __ _ _ __| |_(_) ___| | ___ 
| |_) |/ _` | '__| __| |/ __| |/ _ \
|  __/| (_| | |  | |_| | (__| |  __/
|_|    \__,_|_|   \__|_|\___|_|\___|
                 https://particle.io

> Setup is easy! Let's get started...
> It appears as though you are already logged in as ********@gmail.com
? Would you like to use this account? Yes

! PROTIP: Hold the MODE/SETUP button on your device until it blinks blue!
! PROTIP: Please make sure you are connected to the internet.

PS C:\Users\John\Documents\Particle\projects\relay_board\bins>

PS C:\Users\John\Documents\Particle\projects\relay_board\bins> particle serial wifi
? Should I scan for nearby Wi-Fi networks? Yes
? Select the Wi-Fi network with which you wish to connect your device: ******

#2

The Xenon has no WiFi module so particle serial wifi is not expected to work.
particle setup is also not supported for Mesh devices yet.

You may rather want to use a serial terminal program and send i to the Xenon in Listening Mode to obtain the device ID, serial number and secret to build a new data matrix.
There are other threads with links how to do that - search for data matrix