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How to Connect Your Traeger To Wifi


Take your Traegering to the next level with access to our entire recipe archive, the Traeger community, and the ability to shop online at your fingertips through WiFIRE. By connecting your Traeger to WiFi, not only will you achieve delicious results, but you'll be able to do it from the comfort of your couch.

This how-to guide will also walk you through connecting your iPhone to your WiFIRE enabled Traeger pellet grill with ease. WiFIRE-enabled grill users can also use WiFIRE control, send recipes to their grill, and cook with alerts and temperature control.

How to Connect Your Traeger to Wifi


Before you try to pair your grill, check the following:

  • If you are on iOS 15, turn off iCloud Privacy Relay in your phone's settings
  • Make sure your grill is within 30 ft (9 m) of your router
  • Connect your phone to the WiFi network you want your grill connected to
    • Make sure you are connected to the 2.4 GHz band


  1. Open the Traeger app and select, + Add WiFIRE Grill
  2. Select the controller that matches the one on your grill
  3. Select your grill model
  4. Choose to pair with a QR Code or without a QR Code

Pair with a QR Code

  1. Scan the QR Code under the hopper lid
  2. Enter your WiFi network password
  3. Allow Suggested WiFi Networks
  4. You have successfully paired your grill

Pair without a QR Code

  1. Enter your Grill Name
    1. On your controller, press the menu button
    2. Select WiFi information
    3. Your Grill Name is the four digits after, Name: Traeger-
  2. Enter your Grill Password
    1. On the same screen, enter the 4 digits after, Password: wifire
  3. Enter the grill's UUID
    1. On the controller, navigate to Menu > Settings > About Grill > Grill UUID
  4. Enter your WiFi network password
  5. Your phone will say, "Checking WiFi Connection"
  6. Allow Suggested WiFi Networks
  7. You have successfully paired your grill

Guide Guides & Recipes

Once you have learned how to connect your Traeger to WiFi, all the Traeger tips, tricks, and recipes will be at your fingertips.

Explore some of our top guides to keep you grilling all year-round:

  • Safe Internal Temperatures for Meat: Learn the safe internal temperatures for all types of meat from chicken to steak and more.
  • Tips for Winter Grilling: Who said grilling was only for the summer? Learn how to protect your grill and use it even in the coldest of weather.
  • Best Pellets for Smoking: Learn the best pellets for smoking brisket, chicken, ribs, pork, steak, etc. with this expert guide.
  • What is Brisket?: Beef brisket is one of the most delicious cuts of meat and deserves the best preparation. Read this guide to learn how to cook it the way it deserves.
  • Steak Cooking Times & Temps: Whether you want your steak with a little pink or none, you'll learn how to cook the perfect steak to your preferred doneness with this guide.

Make sure to use your Traeger app to access more of these expert guides while you explore your grill.

By connecting your Traeger to WiFi you also have access to hundreds of recipes to match any food mood you're in. Explore some of our top recipes below to get you started.


While you're cooking these delicious recipes, make sure to shop our WiFi Compatible Grills and MEATER.

WiFi Compatible Grills & MEATER


To ensure that your grill is WiFi compatible, make sure to shop one of the following grills, and take a look at our MEATER Thermometers so you can have a perfect cook every time.

Now that you have all the essentials, make sure to get some of that wood-fired flavor with your food.

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