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Pairing an iPhone to Your Grill

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

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

PRE-PAIRING CHECKLIST

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

  • Pairing cannot be done while cooking.
  • Download the Traeger App
    1. Go to the App Store on the iPhone.
    2. Click on the search icon (bottom of screen) and type, “Traeger”.
    3. Click Install to begin downloading the App.
    4. Once the App is downloaded, open the Treager App and create an account or log into an existing account.
  • Check the Home WiFi Setup
    1. Walk through the checklist found in Home WiFi Setup.
  • Check the grill’s proximity to the router.
    • The grill should within 30 ft from the router. (-30 to –70 dbm)

Pairing Instructions

PAIRING STEPS

Pair with a QR Code

  1. Plug in and turn on your grill
  2. Open the Traeger App on your iOS device.
  3. Sign in using your existing Traeger account credentials, or select Sign Up to create a new account.
  4. Locate the QR code on the underside of your hopper lid.
    • If you have replaced your controller, the QR Code under the lid will not be associated with the new controller. You need to use the QR code that came with your new controller.
  5. Tap + Add New Grill.
  6. Select I Have a QR Code, and scan the code with your device.
  7. Enter your home WiFi password. If given the option, select the 2.4 GHz network option.
  8. Choose a Nickname for your grill.
  9. Start Traegering!

Pairing without a QR Code

  1. Plug in and turn on your grill
  2. Open the Traeger App on your iOS device.
  3. Sign in using your existing Traeger account credentials, or select Sign Up to create a new account.
  4. Tap + Add New Grill.
  5. Select I Don't Have a QR Code.
  6. Enter the grill's Name.
    1. On your grill's controller, navigate to Menu > WiFi Information > Grill Name. The password is the 4 characters listed after "Name: Traeger-" (e.g., 7A8E).
  7. Tap Continue.
  8. Enter the grill's Password.
    1. The password is the 4-digit number after "Password: WiFIRE-" (i.e., 2196).
  9. Tap Continue.
  10. Enter the grill's UUID. 1. On your controller, navigate to Menu > Settings > About Grill. 2. Find the UUID on the screen.
  11. Tap Continue.
  12. Enter your WiFi network password.
  13. Tap Join to connect to the grill's network.
  14. Nickname your grill.
  15. Start Traegering!

Pairing Unsuccessful?

Was your pairing attempt unsuccessful? Check out our pairing troubleshooting article to help get you connected.