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Pairing an Android to Your Grill

In this article we provide a step-by-step walkthrough to pair a WiFIRE grill using an Android device.

  • Pre-Pairing Checklist
  • Pairing Steps
  • What to Do if Pairing Was Unsuccessful

Pre-Pairing Checklist

Before pairing, ensure your grill, home WiFi and Android device are properly set up.

  • Pairing cannot be done while cooking.
  • Connect your phone to the WiFi network you want your grill connected to
    • Make sure you are connected to the 2.4 GHz band
  • Check your Home WiFi Setup
  • Make sure your grill is within 30 ft (9 m) of your router

Pairing Instructions


  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. Review and agree to Traeger's data and privacy conditions
  5. If prompted, allow the Traeger app access to your device's camera, photos, location and media
  6. 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

Unsuccessful Pairing?

If the grill does not successfully pair, head to the appropriate troubleshooting article.