How do I add another controller or multiple controllers to my account?


Do you have a second or multiple Rachio controllers and need them to be added to the same account? In this article, you will find a few instructions on how to add additional controllers to your account.

Add your controller

Before using your Rachio, you will need to Add a Controller to your account. This can be done in just a couple of quick steps. 

Adding your first controller

If you're adding a controller to your account for the first time, login to the Rachio app and then follow the instructions to add the controller to your account. 



Need instructions on installing your Rachio controller? Visit the quick start guides to get started!

Adding additional controllers to your account

Need to add another controller to your account? Simply follow the steps below:

          1. Access Controller List
            From the Home screen, tap on the arrow next to the name of your current controller (in the upper left-hand corner of the Home screen) to access a list of your controllers;

          2. Add a Controller
            Tap "Add Controller" (at the top of the screen) which will take you to the "Add Controller" screen;

          3. Follow the instructions in the app


          4. Scan the barcode on the controller. 
            You can also add your device manually by entering the serial number when prompted.

          5. Follow the instructions to connect your controller to WiFi. 
            Once your controller is activated, you can continue by setting up your zones or select, "Finish Later" to configure your zones at another time. 


When manually entering the serial number, it must be entered in capital letters for it to work.

Switching between controllers in the Rachio app

If you have multiple controllers on your account, you can flip back and forth between controllers to access controller settings, water usage data, and more. Want to switch to another controller view? 

      1. From the Rachio app's Home screen, tap the name of your active controller (or the arrow next to it);

      2. From the list of controllers on your account, select the controller you would like to switch to by tapping the name of the desired controller;

      3. Verify your active controller by confirming the controller's name displayed in the top left-hand corner of the Home screen.

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