Yes. Here are the different ways: To stop automatic watering: Select the controller that is running from the main menu. Press on the water drop icon in the bottom bar. Press stop. Different controller models may have the stop button in a different location. To stop manual program watering: After starting a program manual run, […]
There are a few ways to turn on your sprinklers when they are not scheduled to run, called “manual” watering. 1. You can manually run a zone by selecting the “water drop” icon on the controller card in the Rain Bird App home screen. 2. You can manually run each zone by pressing the controller […]
After completing the setup process in the Rain Bird app with a WiFi controller a “Controller Card” will appear in the app. You will need to “tap” on the controller card in order to access the controller. Tap the pencil icons on the respective programs or zones to edit your controller’s irrigation schedules. You can […]
If a user leaves an app open, the App will disconnect from the controller after several minutes. To reconnect go back to the primary screen and select the controller again.
Yes. Your controller and App synchronize automatically when your phone has cell or WiFi service to reflect the same settings and schedules. Don’t forget to press “Done” when making any schedule changes to ensure they sync properly.
No. You can always program the controller via the controller’s front panel. Refer to the programming instructions for each model provided in the documents section of the controller product page. The automatic seasonal adjustment feature is only available for programming from the Rain Bird App.
You may have programmed multiple start times and/or multiple programs scheduled close together. Double check all of your start times and run times. If you have run times that amount to more watering time than the time between the start times, the watering program may begin again immediately after finishing. You can see how your […]
This issue is likely caused by the seasonal adjust setting. Double check the setting in the App or at the controller. If the seasonal adjust is less than nominal, the run times will be shortened accordingly. Nominal is 100% for ESP-TM2, ESP-Me controllers, 0% for ST8, ESP-RZXe controllers. In the Rain Bird app you can […]
Turn on the “Automatic Seasonal Adjust” switch in the Rain Bird App to save as much as 30% of your scheduled watering per year. In the simplified monthly watering use chart above the dark blue section represents the actual watering needs for a landscape, and the light blue represents watering that happens if you run […]