The Instant Pot Smart WiFi is the Internet-Enabled Pressure Cooker that you can control from your mobile devices: cook, schedule, adjust and monitor the progress of your meals on the go. If you have a different model, please use the official Instant Pot recipes app.
The Remote Control for Smart Wifi App gives you access to hundreds of pre-programmed recipes from slow-cooked meats, stews, and chili, to yogurt, grains, and cake. No stirring or watching over the dish as it cooks. Simply monitor the progress of your meal from your mobile devices, and get notifications along the way.
- Pair your mobile device to an Instant Pot Smart WiFi to monitor and control your cooker from anywhere
- Instantly access an ever-growing database of over 800 recipes for the Instant Pot Smart WiFi
- Search Instant Pot recipes
- Create grocery lists based on recipe ingredients
- Save favorite recipes
- Rate, make notes, and comment on recipes
- Get help with getting started
bug fixes and updates for improved user experience
Ratings and Reviews
WiFi pairing worked fine for me on the first try, although I think there are way too many steps in the process. Instant Brands needs to simplify this.
But the real downer of a user experience comes in having to use two separate apps, one for recipes and one to control the cooker, and yet the remote control app still makes you put up with a bunch of recipes, and you have to dig through menus to find the status of your Smart WiFi cooker. WHY??? The status of your device and the control options should be the first thing you get when opening the app. There’s no excuse.
Worst App, BT IP Is Useless
Let me start by saying, don’t bother with the Bluetooth Instant Pot. The BT function is useless. It requires this app which has never worked for me. I’ve had the BT IP for years. Sometimes the app connects but there was never a functioning alarm where it would send you a notification when the IP was done. And the Bluetooth range is literally 10 whole feet, unless there’s a wall. Why bother?
And now the app is even more useless if you can believe it because it won’t even load My Devices. So I can’t even connect to the IP. I’ve tried deleting the app and reinstalling. Why charge extra for a feature you never intended to let people use, Instant Pot?!
They have a WiFi IP now but why would I ever spend the extra $$ for it when this hasn’t worked since Day One... like 6 or 7 years ago? Come on, figure it out!
Developer Response ,
Thank you for your patience while we resolved the Server Error/My Device issue with Smart WiFi. All WiFi connected appliances should be able to function again as normal. If your device is not displaying or connected, please close the Remote Control for Smart WiFi app, restart and begin the pairing process with your Smart WiFi.
This app is not compatible with the Bluetooth Smart cooker, as support for that product has ended, and the most recent iOS update is no longer compatible with the Bluetooth Smart app.
If you need additional assistance, we’ve created a Smart WiFi user guide to assist you: https://instantpot.com/smart-wifi-60-pairing/#tab-id-2. This will guide you step-by-step through the pairing process with your iOS device.
Once again, thank you for your patience. Please reach out to our support team if you have any additional difficulties or questions. We apologize for the inconvenience that this caused.
Unable to pair anything due to stupid logic errors
Useless. The app can find the WiFi module in the pot, but cannot add it to my account BECAUSE YOU DISCONNECTED THE APPS INTERNET ACCESS BY SELECTING A NETWORK THAT ISN'T CONNECTED TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD IN THE PREVIOUS STEP and didn’t restore the settings for the previous connection correctly. (seriously, why does it require an account on a outside server when the app doesn’t support remote access over the Internet?) Hate to break it to ya, guys, but that’s never gonna work...
This app is full of logic mistakes like the one above. It needs to be reengineered to think the entire process through and use Bluetooth to do initial setup for the WiFi, then WiFi for the rest.
Fortunately, the pot still works on it’s own and the time can be manually set from the panel, so this app can be ignored. Unnecessarily complex and inflexible.
Suggestions to developers: needs fixed IP address capability for IPv4 and IPv6 and NTP support as well as proper multi-band WiFi support. Prompt for initial time zone in the PROM setup, and then derive exact location. Have an option to display MAC address for WiFi interface.
If you guys need help with this, I’m reasonably priced and available. 🙂
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- 62.3 MB
- Food & Drink
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
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