- Last update: 27 Jul 2020
- Version: 1.7
- Compatibility: 4.3 and up
- Author: iRobot
- Content rating: PEGI 3
- Package name: com.irobot.home
iRobot HOME Review
iRobot HOME is the official control hub for iRobot Corp robot-cleaners. It allows you to connect to your iRobot from anywhere you are, schedule its cycles, customize cleaning preferences, and activate cleaning via the voice assistant. It’s compatible with all WiFi connected models. You can download iRobot HOME on App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.
Functionality – 5/5
iRobot HOME app provides you with remote control over floor cleaning in your house with Imprint Smart Mapping technology. It enables the robot to differentiate rooms and set priorities. As soon as the work is done, you will receive a detailed report.
Design – 5/5
iRobot HOME latest version has an original minimalistic user interface. All features are split into 5 tabs so that you could navigate between features as fast as possible. It’s convenient enough for controlling several robots in a big house due to smart, scalable mapping.
Usability – 5/5
Several years ago, iRobot HOME revolutionized vacuum cleaning, and today, you can finally control it from any place in the world. The Smart Mapping feature makes scheduling for specific rooms incredibly simple. It can even work with multi-floor buildings and detect which floor it’s on. Using Clean Map Reports, you can view cleaning coverage, cleaning time, robot charging time, and the history of cleanups. If you leave for a vacation and forget to set up your iRobot, you can easily reprogram it by just pausing the current cycle, changing cleanup days, and set other cleaning preferences. If you’re not sure that everything works right, monitor the daily activity of the device.
Cross-platform use – 5/5
You can install iRobot HOME on Android 6.0, iOS 11.0, and later versions. A support update for the new iOS 13 and Android Pie is already available. The list of compatible devices also matters. It’s compatible with the latest Roomba i Series (900, 980, 600, 800), and Braava Jet 240. Make sure that your WiFi network and demands are compatible with the vacuum cleaner model.
You’re not required to pay for anything within the app. The free iRobot HOME bundle is provided as a part of the iRobot kit. It doesn’t include any advertisements for the same reason. However, maintenance procedures and Internet access are paid separately. Software updates are automatic by default, and you shouldn’t worry about low-quality updates because there were no incidents judging by the iRobot HOME review sections on App Store and Google Play.
The Bottom Line
iRobot HOME is designed to make your smart cleaning companion even smarter. Now you can communicate on any distance and tell each other what is done and what must be done soon. There’s nothing to worry about due to the reporting system that shows clean areas on the map of your house or apartment.Collapse
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Pros : Smart cleaning mapping;
Detailed reports with maps;
Floor and room detection technology;
Compatible with voice assistants;
iOS 13 and Android Pie support.
Cons : It bumps pets sometimes;
Old OS versions support expired.
Cross-platform use 5