Knowledge Center Rain Bird App

The Rain Bird App and Enabled Locations Services

Rain Bird does not collect a user’s personally identifiable information and Rain Bird does not sell any user data to third parties. Beginning with Android 9 in 2018 and iOS 13 in 2019, Apple and Google added new privacy features that are intended to prevent apps from abusing your mobile device’s WiFi connection and location. […]

Router Change: Updating the WiFi Name and Password for the Rain Bird Controller

These instructions work when changing the router, changing to a different internet connection, or changing from a WiFi router to a WiFi range extender. Using a WiFi range extender can improve the controller connection if the controller and WiFi router are far apart. Note: Rain Bird WiFi only supports 2.4 GHz WiFi networks. For additional […]

WiFi Network ID and Password Security

Your WiFi network credentials are securely stored with encryption on the Rain Bird WiFi Module, and cannot be accessed remotely through any servers.

Controller Password – No Special Characters

The controller password is restricted to letters and numbers, 4-8 digits in length. No special characters. If a special character is entered the password is saved without it. Please try the entered password again without the special character if you need to access the controller. Please take every effort not to forget or lose the […]

WiFi Controller Password and What it Protects

During the setup of a Rain Bird WiFi controller users are asked to enter a controller password. This password is specific to the controller and protects access to the following areas of the controller: Connected Home Settings Notifications Network Info Network Settings Controller Info Settings Sharing Access with others invitations This password protection is important […]

Router Types Supported by Rain Bird WiFi Controllers

Rain Bird WiFi provided through the LNK WiFi module works with any 802.11 b/g/n wireless router networks using 2.4GHz wireless frequency bands. 5.0 GHz is not supported. Security protocols supported include: Open, WEP, WPA-TKIP, WPA-AES, WPA2-TKIP, WPA2-AES, WPA2-AES-TKIP Rain Bird WiFi through the LNK WiFi module is not compatible with satellite internet service providers.

Rain Bird WiFi Controllers Data Collection

Rain Bird WiFi does not collect personally identifiable information. Rain Bird WiFi controllers do collect the following key pieces of information that will allow it to function correctly: Event logs are stored so firmware updates can be completed. Postal code information is stored per controller for use in weather monitoring and the water-saving automatic seasonal […]