How to Change WiFi on Shark IQ Robot
The Shark IQ Robot is a popular and efficient robotic vacuum cleaner that offers convenience and ease of use. One of the essential features of this device is its ability to connect to your home WiFi network, allowing you to control and monitor it remotely. However, there may be instances when you need to change the WiFi network on your Shark IQ Robot. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:
1. Prepare your Shark IQ Robot: Ensure that your robot is fully charged and turned on. Keep it close to your smartphone or tablet for easy access.
2. Open the SharkClean app: Download and install the SharkClean app on your smartphone or tablet. Launch the app and log in to your Shark account. If you don’t have an account, create one by following the on-screen instructions.
3. Access the settings: Once you’re logged in, tap on the menu icon in the top left corner of the screen. From the menu, select “Robot Settings.”
4. Select WiFi Settings: Under “Robot Settings,” tap on “WiFi Settings” to access the WiFi configuration options.
5. Choose “Change WiFi”: Within the WiFi settings, select the option labeled “Change WiFi” or “Connect to a New Network.” This will initiate the process of connecting your Shark IQ Robot to a different WiFi network.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions: The app will guide you through the process of connecting your robot to the new WiFi network. Make sure to have the new network’s name (SSID) and password ready. Enter the details when prompted by the app.
7. Wait for the connection: Once you have entered the new WiFi network details, the Shark IQ Robot will attempt to establish a connection. Wait for a few seconds until the connection is successfully established.
8. Test the connection: To ensure that the new WiFi connection is working correctly, perform a quick test. Use the app to start a cleaning session or access other features remotely. If everything works as expected, then you have successfully changed the WiFi network on your Shark IQ Robot.
1. Can I change the WiFi network on my Shark IQ Robot without the app?
No, the SharkClean app is required to change the WiFi network on your Shark IQ Robot.
2. Can I connect my Shark IQ Robot to a 5GHz WiFi network?
No, the Shark IQ Robot can only connect to 2.4GHz WiFi networks.
3. Can I change the WiFi network on my Shark IQ Robot using a computer?
No, the WiFi network can only be changed using the SharkClean app on a smartphone or tablet.
4. Do I need to reset my Shark IQ Robot when changing the WiFi network?
No, resetting the robot is not required when changing the WiFi network.
5. How far can the Shark IQ Robot be from the WiFi router?
The Shark IQ Robot should be within a reasonable range of your WiFi router for a stable connection, usually within 30 feet.
6. Can I connect my Shark IQ Robot to a public WiFi network?
No, the Shark IQ Robot can only connect to private, password-protected WiFi networks.
7. Can I use multiple Shark IQ Robots on the same WiFi network?
Yes, you can connect multiple Shark IQ Robots to the same WiFi network.
8. What should I do if I encounter an error during the WiFi setup process?
If you encounter any errors, make sure you have entered the correct WiFi network details and try again. If the problem persists, contact Shark customer support for assistance.
Changing the WiFi network on your Shark IQ Robot is a straightforward process. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily connect your robot to a new WiFi network and continue enjoying the convenience of remote control and monitoring.