Manually delay watering by using "Delay Water" (formerly Rain Delay)

If you would like to set up a manual watering delay, this can be done very easily from the "More" tab of your Rachio app.


Enabling a manual Water Delay will not stop any currently-running schedules; only future schedules will be prevented from running while the delay is active.
Additionally, the manual Water Delay will SKIP the watering schedule(s) while active and does not make it up after the delay expires.

How to Set a Water Delay

  1. More tab

    At the top of the "More" tab, you will see "Delay Water". Simply click on this and a graphic will appear.

    Rachio More tab

  2. Choose length.

    Choose the number of days that you would like to delay watering.

  3. Check status.

    Once a length of time is selected, the Delay Water icon will state the date that the delay is set to expire.

  4. Check device updates.

    In the "History" tab, you will see a notification for this when a schedule has been skipped. 


Changed your mind and need to cancel a watering delay? Tap "Delay Water" in the More tab, then select "Off" to cancel the delay. Once successful, "Delay Watering OFF" will appear in your History feed.

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