Connect Roomba to wifi

How Do I Connect My Roomba To My WiFi?

If you have a Roomba vacuum that can be connected to Wi-Fi network, you will be able to control your iRobot. You can schedule cleaning sessions remotely by installing the iRobot app on your smartphone. You can even connect it to voice assistants like- Alexa or Google Assistant. If you want to set up wifi on Roomba, here’s how to do it.

How To Connect Roomba To My WiFi?

Here are some easy steps that you need to follow to connect Roomba to Wi-Fi.

Download The iRobot App

You will need to download and install the iRobot home app on your smartphone in order to control your Roomba and schedule your cleaning sessions. The app is available for both iPhones and Android phones.

Setup Roomba Home Base

In order to start the process, you need to place your home base near a power source. Make sure there are no obstacles around the home base and the Wi-Fi coverage is good at that location. Now, plug your Roomba into the power supply. Next, you need to charge your Roomba Vaccum.

Setup WiFi On Roomba

Open the iRobot app on your smartphone. Provide the necessary details such as- your country and language. Create a new account if you don’t already have one. Next, the app will automatically detect your home network. Once you confirm, the app will ask for the wifi name and password. Now, you need to proceed to the setup process on Roomba itself.

On your Roomba vacuum, you need to press the home and target button simultaneously until you hear a tone and see a flashing green network LED. Now, the vacuum will automatically connect to the app.

Now, you can personalize the settings. You can change the name, language or date of your device. Use the app to start cleaning, check the settings, or schedule a cleaning session. 

These were steps to the How do I connect my Roomba to my WiFi.

Roomba Not Connecting To WiFi

In case, you are stuck with the ‘iRobot your phone is not connected to wifi’ issue, here’s how to resolve it.
After providing the network details and joining the robot to the wifi network, your mobile device and robot must discover each other using the same SSID. If your mobile device is on a different network and iRobot on a different, you may face iRobot your phone is not connected to wifi issue.

To Resolve The Issue-

  1. Exit the iRobot app without actually closing it.
  2. Go to your device Wi-Fi settings 
  3. Join the network.
  4. Return to the app and join the Roomba to the same network.

If you want more details on how to set up wifi on Roomba, get in touch with our technical team.