Rachio Android App | Changelog

Rachio Android App | Changelog

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Note

Rachio 3.0 and later requires a phone or tablet running Android 4.4 or higher, or iOS 10.3.  


v3.6.0 Release Notes 

Release Date: May 30, 2018 

Updates & Improvements

  • Improved visibility for Rain Sensor status.
  • Usage reporting was improved for users with flow sensor issues.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

New Features

  • New "Garden" vegetation type.
  • New "Drip Line" nozzle type.

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v3.5.0 Release Notes 

Release Date: May 17, 2018 

Updates & Improvements

  • Help Center user interface was improved, and help articles were rearranged for easier browsing.
  • Phone number was added to user profiles.
  • Your app will now notify you if firmware is updating during onboarding.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

New Features

  • The new Zone Detail screen was introduced! See your zone's daily usage, schedules, and soil moisture levels at a glance.

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v3.4.0 Release Notes 

Release Date: May 14, 2018 

Updates & Improvements

  • Day View was improved to give you better insight into what is watering and when.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

New Features

  • Flow Sensing features were released for flow meter users. This includes things like flow calibration, system alerts for high and low flow leaks, and optional auto shutoff for problem zones.

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v3.3.1 Release Notes 

Release Date: April 19, 2018 

Updates & Improvements

  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements.

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v3.3.0 Release Notes 

Release Date: April 12, 2018 

New Features

  • New Usage Units toggle was added to allow users to view their usage in either Time or Estimated Gallons/Liters.
  • New Rachio Accessories screen was added, to prepare for the release of Rachio’s upcoming Wireless Flow Meter.
  • Weather Intelligence Plus support was added.

Updates & Improvements

  • Home screen schedule and calendar icons were changed to droplets, as well as some other small UI enhancements in this section.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements. 

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v3.2.0 Release Notes

Release Date: April 5, 2018 

New Features

  • New Run and Skip Detail Screens were added, and can be viewed by tapping an Up Next card.
  • New Delay Between Zones feature was added to help users with wells or pumps.
  • Improved user interface in zone selection during schedule creation.
  • Ability to transfer settings from previous controllers to newly onboarded controllers.

Updates & Improvements

  • Up Next cards were improved to make it easier to understand what's going on with your system at a glance.
  • Quick Run button was redesigned to make it easier to discover for users.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

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v3.1.0 Release Notes

Release Date: March 18, 2018 

Updates

  • Usage graphs have been improved to give more insight into water usage.
  • Improved user interface in zone selection during schedule creation.
  • Improved moisture graph experience for international users. 

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v3.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: March 1, 2018

Updates

  • Modern redesign with improved Home screen and tabbed layout, making the app easier to use than ever.
  • Expanded Remote control with new run, pause, and skip features. 
  • Enhanced Custom Run functionality to order, set and manage zone queue.
  • Refined Weather Intelligence, with enhanced monitoring and a new EXCLUSIVE Wind Skip feature. 
  • Optimized schedule options that allow dynamic start times to end waterings before sunrise or begin after sunset.  

New Features

  • New EXCLUSIVE Wind Skip feature. 
  • New run, pause, and skip features for Remote control. 

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v2.8-227 Release Notes

Release Date: April 6, 2017

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v2.8-226 Release Notes

Release Date: April 5, 2017

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v2.8-225 Release Notes

Release Date: March 2, 2017

New Features

  • Wifi reset help content added.

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v2.8-224 Release Notes

Release Date: October 26, 2016

New Features

  • Replacing event/push notifications with new technology

Updates

  • Fix for new controllers and water usage reporting

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v2.8-223 Release Notes

Release Date: October 26, 2016

New Features

  • Replacing event/push notifications with new technology

Updates

  • Fix for new controllers and water usage reporting

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v2.8-222 Release Notes

Release Date: September 27, 2016

New Features

  • Location services permission no longer required to show devices in the "Devices Near Me" screen.
  • Sync time on initial pairing.
  • Improved device navigation for users with less than 5 devices.

Updates

  • Drastically reduced loading times for users with multiple devices.
  • Various defect fixes.
  • Resolved flex add issue.
  • Android 7 button fix.

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v2.8-221 Release Notes

Release Date: September 26, 2016

New Features

  • Location services permission no longer required to show devices in the "Devices Near Me" screen.
  • Sync time on initial pairing.
  • Improved device navigation for users with less than 5 devices.

Updates

  • Drastically reduced loading times for users with multiple devices.
  • Various defect fixes.
  • Resolved flex add issue.
  • Android 7 button fix.

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v2.8-220 Release Notes

Release Date: September 25, 2016

New Features

  • Location services permission no longer required to show devices in the "Devices Near Me" screen.
  • Sync time on initial pairing.
  • Improved device navigation for users with less than 5 devices.

Updates

  • Drastically reduced loading times for users with multiple devices.
  • Various defect fixes.
  • Resolved flex add issue.
  • Android 7 button fix.

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v2.8-218 Release Notes

Release Date: September 20, 2016

New Features

  • Location services permission no longer required to show devices in the "Devices Near Me" screen.
  • Sync time on initial pairing.
  • Improved device navigation for users with less than 5 devices.

Updates

  • Drastically reduced loading times for users with multiple devices.
  • Various defect fixes.
  • Resolved flex add issue.
  • Android 7 button fix.

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v2.8-217 Release Notes

Release Date: September 14, 2016

New Features

  • Location services permission no longer required to show devices in the "Devices Near Me" screen.
  • Improved device navigation for users with less than 5 devices.

Updates

  • Drastically reduced loading times for users with multiple devices.

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v2.7-215 Release Notes

Release Date: August 10, 2016

New Features

  • Improved device management.
  • New sort options for shared controllers, including by distance and by name.
  • Search for controllers by owner name, device name, location, and status if over 5 shared devices.
  • Launch the location of a controller in a map.
  • Crop coefficient can now be increased to 150%

Updates

  • Various defect fixes.

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v2.6-205 Release Notes

Release Date: July 26, 2016

New Features

  • Add support for controller brownout events. A brownout will signify bad solenoid or wiring issue.

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v2.6-204 Release Notes

Release Date: July 6, 2016

Updates

  • Metric fixes related to custom nozzles.
  • Zone setup fixes.

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v2.6-203 Release Notes

Release Date: June 22, 2016

New Features

  • More information for shared devices.

Updates

  • Fix Android N crashes.
  • Fix event crashes

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v2.6-202 Release Notes

Release Date: June 21, 2016

New Features

  • More information for shared devices.

Updates

  • Fix Android N crashes.

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v2.6-201 Release Notes

Release Date: June 10, 2016

Updates

  • Increase allowed image size for zones.

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v2.6-200 Release Notes

Release Date: June 1, 2016

New Features

  • Schedule selection start screen provides easy comparison for each schedule option.
  • Schedule selection detail screen provides more detail for each schedule option.
  • Flex schedules have returned, with a new name!
  • You can now add and remove zones from Fixed Day and Fixed Interval schedules.

Updates

  • On An Interval is now called Fixed Interval.
  • Specific Days is now called Fixed Days.
  • As Needed is now called Flexible Monthly.
  • Flex is now called Flexible Daily.

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v2.6-198 Release Notes

Release Date: May 31, 2016

New Features

  • Schedule selection start screen provides easy comparison for each schedule option.
  • Schedule selection detail screen provides more detail for each schedule option.
  • Flex schedules have returned, with a new name!
  • You can now add and remove zones from Fixed Day and Fixed Interval schedules.

Updates

  • On An Interval is now called Fixed Interval.
  • Specific Days is now called Fixed Days.
  • As Needed is now called Flexible Monthly.
  • Flex is now called Flexible Daily.

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v2.6-197 Release Notes

Release Date: May 29, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed issue with not being able to save edited Flex schedule durations.
  • Fixed saving settings crashing the app.
  • Fixed issue with calendar not updating after zone characteristics were changed.
  • Various Flex Daily defect fixes such as stats refresh, correct multiplier, and double post schedules.
  • Resolved N band issues.

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v2.6-196 Release Notes

Release Date: May 25, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed issue with not being able to save edited Flex schedule durations.
  • Fixed saving settings crashing the app.
  • Fixed issue with calendar not updating after zone characteristics were changed.
  • Various Flex Daily defect fixes such as stats refresh, correct multiplier, and double post schedules.
  • Resolved N band issues.

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v2.6-195 Release Notes

Release Date: May 24, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed issue with not being able to save edited Flex schedule durations.
  • Fixed saving settings crashing the app.
  • Fixed issue with calendar not updating after zone characteristics were changed.
  • Fixed Flex Daily issue with stats refresh.

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v2.6-193 Release Notes

Release Date: May 23, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed issue with not being able to save edited Flex schedule durations.
  • Fixed saving settings crashing the app.
  • Fixed issue with calendar not updating after zone characteristics were changed.

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v2.6-191 Release Notes

Release Date: May 20, 2016

New Features

  • Flex schedules have returned, with a new name!

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v2.6-190 Release Notes

Release Date: May 18, 2016

New Features

  • Flex schedules have returned, with a new name!

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v2.5.1-177 Release Notes

Release Date: April 25, 2016

New Features

  • Added cycle and soak toggle on schedules.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.
  • Fixed display with large number of controllers in the list.
  • Fixed moisture graph for some devices and improved performance.
  • Fixed BlinkUp issue.
  • Fixed calendar caching issue.

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v2.5.1-176 Release Notes

Release Date: April 23, 2016

New Features

  • We’ve taken Flex schedules out of beta and merged them with Fixed schedules for a simpler yet more powerful way to create the perfect schedule for your yard.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.
  • Fixed display with large number of controllers in the list.
  • Fixed moisture graph for some devices and improved performance.
  • Fixed BlinkUp issue.
  • Fixed calendar caching issue.

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v2.5.1-175 Release Notes

Release Date: April 23, 2016

New Features

  • We’ve taken Flex schedules out of beta and merged them with Fixed schedules for a simpler yet more powerful way to create the perfect schedule for your yard.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.
  • Fixed display with large number of controllers in the list.
  • Fixed moisture graph for some devices and improved performance.
  • Fixed BlinkUp issue.
  • Fixed calendar caching issue.

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v2.5.1-174 Release Notes

Release Date: April 22, 2016

New Features

  • We’ve taken Flex schedules out of beta and merged them with Fixed schedules for a simpler yet more powerful way to create the perfect schedule for your yard.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.
  • Fixed display with large number of controllers in the list.
  • Fixed moisture graph for some devices and improved performance.

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v2.5.1-172 Release Notes

Release Date: April 20, 2016

New Features

  • We’ve taken Flex schedules out of beta and merged them with Fixed schedules for a simpler yet more powerful way to create the perfect schedule for your yard.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.
  • Fixed display with large number of controllers in the list.

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v2.5.1-171 Release Notes

Release Date: April 18, 2016

New Features

  • We’ve taken Flex schedules out of beta and merged them with Fixed schedules for a simpler yet more powerful way to create the perfect schedule for your yard.

Updates

  • It is now even simpler and easier to create and edit your schedules.
  • Fixed missing intervals.

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v2.3.18-168 Release Notes

Release Date: April 14, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Gen 2 8 zone controllers.

Updates

  • Fixed PubNub crashes when the device is in background.
  • Improved support for Android 6.
  • Fixed defect on remote.

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v2.3.17-167 Release Notes

Release Date: April 7, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Gen 2 8 zone controllers.

Updates

  • Fixed PubNub crashes when the device is in background.
  • Improved support for Android 6.

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v2.3.16-166 Release Notes

Release Date: April 4, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Gen 2 8 zone controllers.

Updates

  • Fixed PubNub crashes when the device is in background.

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v2.3.15-165 Release Notes

Release Date: March 8, 2016

New Features

  • Added feature that pre-populates serial number.

Updates

  • Fixed update wifi network for Gen 2.
  • Fixed race condition with standby mode.
  • Fixed 'update default values' on advanced zone settings.
  • Fixed permission issue.
  • Added support for special characters in WiFi password.

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v2.3.14-164 Release Notes

Release Date: March 1, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed update wifi network for Gen 2.
  • Fixed race condition with standby mode.
  • Fixed 'update default values' on advanced zone settings.
  • Fixed permission issue.

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v2.3.13-163 Release Notes

Release Date: February 29, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed update wifi network for Gen 2.
  • Fixed race condition with standby mode.
  • Fixed 'update default values' on advanced zone settings.

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v2.3.12-162 Release Notes

Release Date: February 27, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed update wifi network for Gen 2.
  • Fixed race condition with standby mode.

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v2.3.11-161 Release Notes

Release Date: February 22, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed provisioning issues
  • Fixed issue with reporting.
  • Fixed a typo.

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v2.3.10-160 Release Notes

Release Date: February 22, 2016

Updates

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v2.3.9-159 Release Notes

Release Date: February 17, 2016

Updates

  • Fixed Gen 1 to Gen 2 not showing for some users.
  • Fixed issue with reporting.
  • Fixed hit box for multiple devices.

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v2.3.8-158 Release Notes

Release Date: February 14, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.
  • Fixed issue with event history.
  • Fixed provisioning issues
  • Device update defect resolved.
  • Fixed issue with WPA1 routers.
  • Added missing mac address to search device.

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v2.3.7-157 Release Notes

Release Date: February 11, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.
  • Fixed issue with event history.
  • Fixed provisioning issues
  • Device update defect resolved.
  • Fixed issue with WPA1 routers.

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v2.3.5-155 Release Notes

Release Date: February 10, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.
  • Fixed issue with event history.
  • Fixed provisioning issues
  • Device update defect resolved.

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v2.3.4-154 Release Notes

Release Date: February 7, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.
  • Fixed issue with event history.
  • Fixed provisioning issues

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v2.3.3-153 Release Notes

Release Date: February 5, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.
  • Fixed provisioning issues

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v2.3.2-152 Release Notes

Release Date: January 31, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed crashes from 2.3 release.
  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.
  • Fixed issue with password reset.

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v2.3.1-151 Release Notes

Release Date: January 31, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

Updates

  • Fixed crashes from 2.3 release.
  • Fixed issue with Android 6 and weather station selector sometimes crashing.

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v2.3.0-150 Release Notes

Release Date: January 29, 2016

New Features

  • Added support for Generation 2 controllers!

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v2.2.9-124 Release Notes

Release Date: December 7, 2015

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v2.2.8-123 Release Notes

Release Date: November 30, 2015

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v2.2.7-122 Release Notes

Release Date: October 23, 2015

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v2.2.6-121 Release Notes

Release Date: October 14, 2015

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v2.2.5-120 Release Notes

Release Date: October 13, 2015

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v2.2.4-119 Release Notes

Release Date: August 31, 2015

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v2.2.3-118 Release Notes

Release Date: August 24, 2015

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v2.2.2-117 Release Notes

Release Date: August 20, 2015

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v2.2.1-116 Release Notes

Release Date: August 12, 2015

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v2.2.0-115 Release Notes

Release Date: August 10, 2015

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v2.1.1-111 Release Notes

Release Date: July 29, 2015

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v2.1.0-110 Release Notes

Release Date: July 27, 2015

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v2.0.9-109 Release Notes

Release Date: July 20, 2015

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v2.0.8-108 Release Notes

Release Date: July 10, 2015

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v2.0.7-107 Release Notes

Release Date: July 8, 2015

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v2.0.6-106 Release Notes

Release Date: July 8, 2015

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v2.0.5-105 Release Notes

Release Date: July 7, 2015

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v2.0.4-104 Release Notes

Release Date: July 6, 2015

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v2.0.3-103 Release Notes

Release Date: July 4, 2015

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v2.0.2-102 Release Notes

Release Date: July 3, 2015

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v2.0.1-101 Release Notes

Release Date: July 1, 2015

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v2.0.0-100 Release Notes

Release Date: July 1, 2015

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v1.9.3-74 Release Notes

Release Date: June 22, 2015

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v1.9.3-73 Release Notes

Release Date: May 21, 2015

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v1.9.2-72 Release Notes

Release Date: May 21, 2015

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v1.9.1-71 Release Notes

Release Date: April 24, 2015

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v1.9.0-70 Release Notes

Release Date: April 7, 2015

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v1.8.0-69 Release Notes

Release Date: March 28, 2015

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v1.8.0-68 Release Notes

Release Date: March 26, 2015

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v1.8.0-67 Release Notes

Release Date: March 8, 2015

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v1.8.0-66 Release Notes

Release Date: February 18, 2015

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v1.8.0-65 Release Notes

Release Date: January 23, 2015

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v1.8.0-64 Release Notes

Release Date: January 21, 2015

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v1.8.0-63 Release Notes

Release Date: December 9, 2014

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v1.8.0-62 Release Notes

Release Date: November 23, 2014

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v1.8.0-61 Release Notes

Release Date: November 18, 2014

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v1.8.0-60 Release Notes

Release Date: November 18, 2014

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v1.7.9-57 Release Notes

Release Date: November 11, 2014

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v1.6.0-29 Release Notes

Release Date: September 6, 2014

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