Your app and LNK WiFi Module have to be connected in Hotspot mode. (see Hotspot Mode FAQ) Tap on the controller card, then tap on the settings icon in the bottom right corner. Tap on Network settings. The WiFi Name (SSID) and password can be reset here. Be sure to tap “Done” when complete.
You are able to use any of the WiFi network connections, guest or otherwise, so long as they are Internet connected and are 2.4 GHz WiFi networks. Rain Bird WiFi will not connect to 5 GHz WiFi networks. Note: Public guest networks that require the acceptance of policy and terms will not work due to […]
The industry standard for the majority of WiFi router manufacturers maintain the capability to connect to a 2.4 GHz network directly upon powering up the router. If the router has both 2.4 and 5 GHz capability, then this will be viewable for the majority of routers in the WiFi network (SSID) name. The suffix of […]
No, a Rain Bird WiFi controller should reconnect to the local WiFi connection after losing then regaining power or WiFi service. An optional notification informs the owner when a connection is restored. If re-connection is not occurring, it is possible that the LNK is getting a weak WiFi signal. If this is suspected, check the […]
If you are able to connect to your WiFi controller initially, but it occasionally loses its connection, this is likely a result of a weak WiFi signal. Check the RSSI value in the App. If it is in the range of -70 to -90, we recommend moving your wireless router closer to your irrigation controller, […]
Obstacles between the controller and the WiFi router or booster can significantly degrade WiFi signals, especially when installed outside the home. Things a WiFi signal will not pass through include: cinderblock walls, sheet metal walls, cars, brick, etc. In these cases, it is recommended to use a WiFi booster between the WiFi router and the […]
No. In order to avoid programming conflicts, only one connection is permitted at a time. Once a user exits the app, it may take a minute before another user can access it. If you exit the controller by selecting the back button from the controller main menu, another user can log into the controller immediately.
20KB ~ 150KB is typical for single session. Depending on duration of your connection and the number of setting changes, it could be higher.
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, […]
No. Rain Bird WiFi controllers are only capable of connecting to a local area network via WiFi.