Getting Started

Welcome to the Jamstik Family!

Congratulations on your purchase, we appreciate your business and look forward to providing you with an excellent music experience for years to come; whether you're just starting out or have been playing for years. If you have a question right away, please stop by the help center.  If you are considering a Jamstik purchase or waiting for it to arrive, see this post. Otherwise, read on for an introduction to your device. 

Quick Tip: *If this is your first time powering on the device Make sure you have removed the protective tape from your battery located in the back of your device. Your jamstik will not power on without following this step. 

1. Register your product with us at the Product Registration Page
2. Download Jamstik Apps and Software
3. How to Connect your Jamstik
4. Updating Firmware
5. Additional Help and Connecting with Us.

2. Apps and Software

If you will be using your jamstik on the iPhone or iPad, you'll be connecting over wifi; so you should definitely download the following apps before connecting your jamstik.  If you plan to use a Mac, skip ahead to step 2.b.

Jamstik Connect - iOS app store - Serves as the connection between your jamstik and iOS mobile device.

jamTutor - iOS app store - Utilizes the jamstik's technology to introduce you to guitar playing methods in an intuitive, step by step manner.

GarageBand for iOS or Mac - The most popular music creation for iOS, the jamstik pairs perfectly with this excellent music suite. 

Additional Compatible Apps and Software - Explore a highly recommended list of apps and software to expand your jamstik's capabilities. 

2.b If you'll be using jamstik with your Mac, download the latest Z-Fi setup utility from the Downloads Page to connect via Wi-Fi.

3. How to Connect Your Jamstik

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iPad & iPhone via WiFi

PDF Instructions

Mac Desktop or Laptop via Z-fi (WiFi)

PDF Instructions - Z-fi PDF Instructions - RTP Midi

Mac Desktop or Laptop via USB Cable

a. Plug the mini-usb charging cable into your jamstik.

b. Connect the usb to a port on your Mac.

c. Power on your jamstik.

d. Your jamstik should instantly be recognized as a midi device.

Try it out with Garage Band, or other midi-capable music software.

5. How to Update Your Jamstik's Firmware (2.051-10-18-2014)

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Custom Settings and Control Tutorials

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5. Additonal Help and Connecting With Us.

For additional help, visit the FAQ page, or the Help Center
We hope you have a great time with our products!  We're always happy to see or hear any creations you've made.  
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Email us @ with any submissions. 
If you'd like to join an inside discussion please search for the facebook group, "Jamstik Users" and request to join. 
- Zivix and the Jamstik Team.