Rain Bird 4+

Rain Bird Corporation

Designed for iPad

    • 4.7 • 49.8K Ratings
    • Free



Smart Watering Made Simple. Connect your Rain Bird controller to your mobile device to turn on sprinklers, set up customized watering schedules, and automate weather adjustments, saving you water and money.

Compatible with the following Rain Bird controller models:

For more information:

What’s New

Version 2.19.1

* Miscellaneous bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
49.8K Ratings

49.8K Ratings

Russ T. Bolt ,

Auto Seasonal Adjustment is applied twice

I have had the WiFi LNK for about two weeks now and I thought I was nuts when the seasonal adjustment was being applied to the programmed time and then applied again to get he adjustment. So a zone with a summer run time (100%) of 10 minutes with an auto seasonal adjustment of 50% gets moved down to a runtime of 2 minutes....this repeats each night until the programmed time is eventually down to zero. I had to turn off the auto adjust. I called Rain Bird support and had three calls with them. I had the impression this was a new problem, but I come to the app reviews and see comments that this same behavior was happening in July of 2020 and here it is November and it still doesn’t work. This is seemingly a simple math problem with the fix being that y’all need to program it so that it doesn’t change the programmed time at all and only changes the adjusted time. The user sets the program time...don’t change that! Adjusted time equals program time multiplied by seasonal adjustment. The program time should stay the same. It’s that simple!

Edit 1: Dec 2, 2020 As of release version 2.16, my ESP-TM2 controller now appears to be functioning correctly with respect to the automatic seasonal adjustments pushed out by Rain Bird. I’ve changed my rating accordingly. I’m not certain, but I believe it also pushed a firmware update to the LNK WiFi module.

Nanaplayer1 ,

For the price good App

I use thus App for several customers. It has easy to use features and many of my elderly clients can use it more conveniently than the actual controller on the wall.
My favorite feature is the rain delay I am not sure why it was moved in the recent update not that’s ok.
Regarding set up, If you are having problems it is easier to buy a20-50 WiFi booster and set to 2Ghz to get it to link. Sometimes if you have a high end security system with complicated fire walks, then all bets are off and you need the customers tech to assist in set up.
I would give this app 5 stars except for the poor attitude of the customer service. ALL other issue I have called RainBird about I have been treated with professionals but for some reason the folks that work the App customer service A. sound like they are reading from a script and have no clue what they are doing. B. 2x I have explained the problem and because they take sooo long (and I am standing in a hat garage in Houston Tx) I have asked them to email suggestions or call me back they say “No I need you to wait”. I would like it them to either come stand in the garage with me while they continue knowing nothing or realize they need to figure it out later and call back.
Once it was a bad door another time it was the clients WiFi had been changed and she did not know it.

Topinclass ,

ESP-ME3 Works, app respects privacy

Seems like Rainbird has already made some improvements I noticed recently and probably more in the future. My favorite thing is that the app is not invasive, respecting of privacy, no special accounts requiring personal info, ad free, simple. High marks for that.

There is room for improvement on connection speed and reliability however my system is at the limit of my routers range with slow internet and it still works 95% of the time.
The manual station option could be improved to adjust the run times and add stations while manually watering.
The rain delay change notification at midnight would be better to say what the new delay was instead of saying it changed which is more useful when it was changed manually.
Notification of program success, each station is too many for me.
Universal seasonal adjustment that acts on all programs.

I have bought and continue to buy many Rainbird products because of the high quality parts. I still have some brass Rainbird sprinklers that are 30+ years old and many over 10 years old. Don’t decrease quality to try and make a buck. Keep making reliable parts and I’ll keep buying more and more and telling others to do the same.

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The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
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