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Setting Your Controller to Offline Mode

Offline Mode

If the controller loses its internet connection for more than 24 hours, you’ll receive a notification email. 

The controller will then go into offline mode. In offline mode, your controller won’t be able to access local weather conditions such as rainfall or evaporation. As a result, it will revert to a predefined program.

  • For Smart Watering zones, the controller will adjust each zone’s watering length based on your offline watering budget and will water at each zone’s configured peak watering frequency.
  • For Time-Based Watering zones, the controller will adjust each zone’s watering length based on your offline watering budget and will water at each zone’s configured watering frequency.
  • Note that Cycle and Soak is not supported in offline mode and each zone will water for its full watering length without pausing.
  • The controller will only water at your configured Program Start Times.

Please follow the steps bellow in order to set your controller to offline mode for manual configuration.

Step 1. From the main menu, tap on Settings.

Step 2. Tap on Offline Settings.

Step 3. Tap on Disable Wi-Fi.

Step 4. You will be presented with a warning dialogue. Please make sure you understand the warning before proceeding. If you're sure that you want to go offline, tap Go Offline.

Step 5. Now that your controller is in Offline Mode, you can configure it manually by tapping on Program Start Times.

Step 6. From this screen, you can manually configure each zone according to your desired schedule. Simply tap on Add to add a program start time. You can move between the different zones by tapping on Next and Previous.

NOTE: Each zone can have up to four program start times and an additional four start times under the All Zones section as shown below.

 

Congratulations! You have now set your controller to be in offline mode.

NOTE: To get your controller back in online mode, follow the above steps, enable Wi-Fi, reconnect to your SSID (Wi-Fi connection), and let the controller synchronize with your online Hydrawise account.
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