If you change your Internet Service Provider (ISP), you should not see a change in your ability to manage your Rain Bird WiFi controller from within or from outside of your home WiFi network, as long as your router settings have not changed**. If your router has changed along with the ISP and there is […]
Most phone WiFi hotspot features can be used as the local WiFi signal to connect your WiFi controller to the internet. Note that if you use your phone as your WiFi router, you will not be able to access your controller remotely, and your carrier’s normal data charges will apply.
The Rain Bird App does not require an internet connection to talk to the controller if the controller and mobile device are on the same local WiFi network. This means the mobile device is outside of the range of the local WiFi network, then they will not connect. Also, there are features that will not work […]
Because of the way satellite internet service provider modems are configured, Rain Bird WiFi controllers are not compatible.