The Roomba i8+ is not only the most advanced and powerful Roomba ever made but it’s also one of the coolest gadgets to come out in recent years. It runs on an upgraded version of the robotic technology, has a range of new features, and is easy to use right out of the box.

What does WiFi do for Roomba i8+?

iRobot Roomba i8+ Wifi

WiFi is a connectivity technology that allows devices to connect to the internet. Many Roomba i8+ models come with WiFi enabled, so you can easily connect your robot to your home’s Wi-Fi network. To set up your WiFi-connected Roomba i8+, follow these steps:

  • Make sure your robot is charged and turn it on. Open the app and go to Settings. Tap on the Connections tab and select WiFi Connected. 
  • If you have an existing Wi-Fi network at home, Roomba will automatically connect to it. Otherwise, you will need to enter the network’s SSID (Name) and password.
  • Roomba will now start scanning for available wireless networks in your area. Once it has found a network, it will begin streaming live data from its sensors back to the app. 
  • If there are any errors while connecting, Roomba will show you a message and provide instructions on how to troubleshoot the issue. 

Does iRobot Roomba i8+ need WiFi?

The iRobot Roomba i8+ is a Wi-Fi-connected robot vacuum cleaner released in November 201 It has many features that make it stand out from the competition, but does it need WiFi to function? Yes, the iRobot Roomba i8+ needs Wi-Fi to function.

The Wi-Fi connection allows the robot to communicate with the Roomba app and receive updates and maintenance instructions. It also allows you to control the robot from anywhere in the world using your smartphone or computer. To set up the Wi-Fi connection, you first need to download the Roomba app on your smartphone or computer.

On the next screen, click on “Wi-Fi” and enter your Wi-Fi password. The next screen will show you how much battery life is left on the robot. If you want to use the robot during a power outage, be sure to turn off Wi-Fi so that it won’t try to connect to any network while plugged into an outlet.

The iRobot Roomba i8+ can be connected to your home Wi-Fi network using the included Wi-Fi Connect App. However, you may also want to set up the robot’s Wi-Fi connection manually if you have trouble connecting the robot to your home network automatically.

To set up the Wi-Fi connection on your iRobot Roomba i8+, follow these steps:

Open the Wi-Fi Connect App and sign in. If you don’t have the app installed, you can download it from the App Store or Google Play store. Tap the “Settings” button at the top of the app. Under “Wi-Fi Connection Type,” select “Manual.” Enter your Roomba’s unique Wi-Fi password in the “Enter Password” field. 

Does Roomba i8+ have its own WiFi?

If your Roomba i+ is not connecting to the WiFi, please read this guide. To set up your Wi-Fi-connected I8 Plus, please follow these steps: On your Roomba robot, press and hold the power button for about two seconds until you see the red light start to flash. Then release the power button.

Press and hold the Wi-Fi Connect button on top of the robot for about three seconds until the blue light starts to flash. Press the Home button on your remote control to enter the home screen and then press the Menu button. Select Settings from the Menu screen and then select WiFi Connections from the list. Scroll down and select your Roomba robot’s name under “Wi-Fi networks” and then press OK.

Select Enable under Security and enter a password if required. Select Save under Settings and press OK to save your changes. Exit Settings by pressing the Back button on your remote control or by pressing any other option on the main menu screen. Now press the Robot icon in your App.

How do I connect my Roomba i8+ to WiFi?

If you have a Roomba i8+, you can connect it to WiFi so that you can control it from anywhere in the house. Here’s how to do it: Open the Roomba App on your mobile device. Tap “Settings.” Under “Connections,” tap “WiFi.” Tap the Roomba i8+’s name, and then tap “connect.” Enter your Wi-Fi password. The Roomba i8+ will start searching for available networks. Tap the network name, and then tap “connect.” The Roomba i8+ will start connecting to the network. Once it’s connected, you’ll see a green check mark next to the network name in the “Connections” section of the App.

Make sure that your Roomba is connected to the power outlet and has enough battery power. Next, open the app on your smartphone or computer and tap on the Roomba icon. From here, you will be able to see all of the information about your Roomba, including its current battery level and its location.

To connect your Roomba i8+ to WiFi, click on the Connect button next to the Wi-Fi name. This will take you to a screen where you will need to enter your Wi-Fi password. Once you have entered the password, your Roomba will be connected to WiFi and you can start using the app on your smartphone or computer to control it.

How do I reset my Roomba i8+ WiFi?

If you are having problems connecting your iRobot Roomba i+ to your Wi-Fi network, follow these steps:

  • Make sure that the Roomba is properly charged. The Roomba should be placed on its charging dock for at least 2 hours prior to use.
  • Ensure that your Wi-Fi router is working properly. If you are experiencing issues with your connection, it may be necessary to reset your router.
  • To do this, unplug the power cord from your router and wait 10 seconds. Plug in the power cord and wait another 5 minutes for the router to restart.
  • Make sure that your Roomba has been registered with your Wi-Fi network. Tap on the blue triangle next to WiFi connected and enter your network’s password.

If your iRobot Roomba i+ WiFi-connected robot isn’t connecting to the Roomba app or webhooks, follow these steps to troubleshoot and reset your robot: Make sure your robot is plugged into an outlet and has been cleaned and dusted as necessary. Open the Roomba app on your smartphone or computer. Tap the three lines in the top left corner of the app window. Scroll down until you see “Connections.” Tap the connection icon next to your Roomba’s name.

How to set up our Wi-Fi-connected iRobot Roomba i8 Plus?

To start, turn off your robot and unplug the power cord. Next, remove the top cover by gently pulling it down. Underneath is a battery and a Wi-Fi antenna. To connect your robot to the internet, press and hold the Wi-Fi antenna until the blue light starts blinking.

Then release it and plug in your robot’s power cord. The blue light will stay on for about 10 minutes while your robot establishes a connection. After that time has passed, your robot is ready to go! To use the App, open it and sign in using your existing Roomba account or create a new one if you don’t have one yet.

If you have already set up your Wi-Fi network and are looking for the Roomba’s connection settings, please follow these steps:

Open the App Store on your Apple device and download the iRobot HOME app. Enter your Wi-Fi network name and password. The Roomba will now start searching for networks and will connect automatically when it finds one. Once your Roomba has been connected, open the App Store on your iPhone.

Is Roomba i8+ not connecting to Wi-Fi? Here’s how to fix it

If your iRobot Roomba i8+ isn’t connecting to Wi-Fi, there may be several factors that can be causing the issue. First, make sure that your router is properly configured. If you’ve recently upgraded your router, make sure to reset all of the devices in your home (including your Roomba) to default settings.

If you’re still having trouble connecting your Roomba, consider checking your network’s range and coverage. If you’re still having trouble connecting your Roomba, consider checking your network’s range and coverage. Another possible issue is that your Roomba might not be compatible with your Wi-Fi network.

To find out if your Roomba is compatible with Wi-Fi, try running the included compatibility test on the iRobot website. If you still have problems connecting, contact customer service for assistance. If none of these solutions work, there may be a problem with the unit itself. In this case, you’ll need to take it in for repairs or replacement.


Make sure that your Wi-Fi network is up and running. Check the signal strength in your home and try connecting to different networks. If you still cannot connect, try resetting your Roomba i8+ by unplugging it for 5 minutes, then plugging it back in. If your Roomba i8+ still does not connect to your Wi-Fi network, you may need to set up a new connection.