Are you wondering if a Roomba robot needs Wi-Fi? The answer is No, roomba vacuums don’t require a Wi-Fi connection to work. They can even work without one. However, this is possible only as long as you have configured the settings correctly. This blog will walk you through the steps you can follow to use Roomba without WiFi and a smartphone.
Roomba without the Wi-Fi connection
Roomba vacuum does not always need an active internet connection to clean your home. However, the first time that you are setting things up, you will need an active internet connection. But once you have configured the settings, you can simply follow the steps as mentioned to proceed without a wifi connection:
● Press the “CLEAN” button on the vacuum and the robot will start to work normally.
● Press the ‘SPOT CLEAN’ button on the robot if you want it to clean the specific area. Once the area is cleaned, press the ‘HOME’ button to allow the Roomba to return to the home.
● You’ll need to make sure that you start a cleaning session on a home base, else, Roomba won’t return to the charging base. In case the battery drains out, the roomba will stop at the location and you can move the same to the base for charging.
Features that will not work when Roomba not connected to Wi-Fi
As discussed above, it is not necessary to have an active Wi-Fi connection. You can program the Roomba directly. The Roomba vacuum can be run without an internet connection. The things that will not be possible are the remote capability to set up a schedule and see the reports of past runs.
Roomba without a Smartphone
If you don’t have a Wi-Fi network then it doesn’t matter whether you have a Smartphone or not. The iRobot app on your smartphone will still work. It is not necessary to have a smart mobile phone to make the Roomba vacuum work.
To use Roomba iRobot without a Smartphone, all you have to do press the ‘CLEAN’ button on iRobot. The Roomba vacuum will start to clean the floors.
Features of using Roomba with a Wi-Fi network
Reasons that justify using roomba with a Wi-Fi connection and iRobot app on your mobile are convenience and easy device management.
Using a smartphone you can schedule your cleaning sessions with the help of an iRobot app and a solid Wi-Fi connection. This allows a user to remote start the cleaning process of the Roomba vacuum. Just open the iRobot app on your Smartphone and press the clean button on the button to start the cleaning session from any remote location. Once the cleaning session is complete, the reports will become available on iRobot app to show you how iRobot works in previous session.
Roomba without Wifi
Though, using roomba with a wifi network and a smartphone has its own merits, using it without them isn’t a major issue either. You can choose any mode to operate your roomba device and it will give you an experience that’s not much different while completing the prime task- cleaning.
Hope this blog was helpful to you in understanding how to make Roomba work without a Wi-Fi connection. If you still have any doubts about the Roomba wifi setup, you can reach out to our team of experts and ask for their help.