The mobile device is no longer connected to the Rain Bird network. Return to the WiFi mobile device settings and reconnect to the Rain Bird network. Then return to the Rain Bird app and verify the WiFi name and Password and tap “NEXT.”
Double check the password is entered with the correct capitalization and there are no extra spaces or characters. There is a switch to see the entered password that can be used to verify this.
Temporarily turn off the smart networking feature on your phone, or simply turn Airplane Mode on, then turn WiFi on (while Airplane Mode is still active) Reconnect to the Rain Bird WiFi network (RAINBIRDXXXXX) and follow the on-screen setup instructions as normal. Some 2018 phones using Android operating systems (typically version 7.X) have introduced ‘smart networking’ […]
The Rain Bird mobile app is capable of managing and monitoring all available zones that are programmed into your existing controller. ST8-WIFI – maximum of 8 zones availableESP-TM2 – maximum of 12 zones availableESP-Me and ESP-ME3 – maximum of 22 zones availableESP-RZXe (international only) – maximum of 8 zones available All controller zone count availability […]
The App is designed to check that your WiFi module is successfully connected to your selected WiFi network by connecting your phone to the same network. It is possible that your phone automatically reconnected to a different WiFi network than what you set up your WiFi module. Try the following: When receiving a ‘setup unsuccessful’ message, […]
Make sure you are within range of the controller itself. If you are standing next to the controller and still do not see the controller’s wireless network, ensure the WiFi Module’s status indicator is alternating between Red and Green. If it is not, briefly press the button on the WiFi Module. Once the WiFi Module […]
No. At this time Rain Bird WiFi controllers can only be accessed via the controller’s front panel and via the Rain Bird mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
Hotspot Mode is a simple remote access mode to your controller with the Rain Bird mobile app. To use this product in Hotspot Mode without programming the LNK WiFi Module to a local WiFi network, complete the following steps:
As of Oct. 2019, the LNK WiFi Module is supported in the following countries. If the LNK WiFi Module and Rain Bird App is installed in a country not on this list, then weather data, Automatic Seasonal Adjustment, and other features may not be available. Additional countries will be available in the future.
Apple iOS version 8 or greater, Android devices 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later. *Updated as of September 17, 2019