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Internet Service Provider Change

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 […]

Using a Mobile Device as a Hotspot to Connect a WiFi Controller

Most phone WiFi hotspot features can be used as the local WiFi signal to connect your WiFi controller to the internet.┬áThis is useful if there is no Local Area WiFi Network available in the range of the WiFi controller. There are some drawbacks to this configuration that should be noted: When your phone is outside […]

WiFi Controller Connection When Internet is Not Working

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.┬áThis 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 […]