How to Connect a Bosch Dishwasher to WiFi

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Connect your Bosch dishwasher to WiFi using the Home Connect app
Before We Begin:
  • Have your smartphone or tablet available
  • Be near your Bosch 800-Series Dishwasher
  • Have your home Wi-Fi network name and password
Bosch

1 Credentials

In order to connect to a wireless network, you must have the required credentials. These are:
  • Wireless Network Name (SSID)
  • Wireless Network Key (Password)

Finding Network Credentials

Most wireless routers or gateways have a label with the default credentials. If the credentials aren't there, check the documentation that came with your device.
Default Wi-Fi credentials highlighted on router / gateway sticker.

If your Internet Service Provider (ISP) installed the wireless router or gateway, they might have left you a setup sheet which may have the credentials.

? Do you know your Wireless Network name (SSID) and Key?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Connect your Bosch dishwasher to WiFi using the Home Connect app
Before We Begin:
  • Have your smartphone or tablet available
  • Be near your Bosch 800-Series Dishwasher
  • Have your home Wi-Fi network name and password
Bosch
In order to connect to a wireless network, you must have the required credentials. These are:
  • Wireless Network Name (SSID)
  • Wireless Network Key (Password)

Finding Network Credentials

Most wireless routers or gateways have a label with the default credentials. If the credentials aren't there, check the documentation that came with your device.
Default Wi-Fi credentials highlighted on router / gateway sticker.

If your Internet Service Provider (ISP) installed the wireless router or gateway, they might have left you a setup sheet which may have the credentials.

In order to connect and use your Dishwasher on Wi-Fi, you will need the Home Connect app.

 Home Connect

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen

In Home Connect App

  1. Open Home Connect.
    Home Connect
  2. Select Register.
    Select Register.
  3. Enter your Name, and make sure United States is selected for your Country. Enter your Email address twice, then create a password for your Bosch account. Finally, select Continue.
    Account creation with each field and Continue highlighted.
  4. Carefully read the Terms of Use. Once you have read, understood, and agree, place a check mark to indicate you agree, then select Continue.
    Terms of Use with Check Box and Continue highlighted
  5. Carefully read the Privacy Policy. Once you have read, understood, and agree, place a check mark to indicate you agree, then select Continue.
    Privacy Policy with check box and Continue highlighted.
  6. Confirm your information is correct, then select Send.
    Confirm information with Send highlighted
  7. You'll be asked to confirm your email address by checking your email and selecting a link.
    Confirm email prompt

In Email

  1. Open your preferred Email program.
  2. Look for an email from Home Connect and open it.
  3. In the email, select the link to confirm your email address.
    Email from Home Connect with Link highlighted.
  4. A website will open, letting you know your registration was successful.
    Conformation website.

In Home Connect App

  1. Return to the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select Login.
    Welcome screen with Login highlighted.
  3. Enter your email address and your Bosch account password, then select Login.

    You may also wish to check Stay logged in, so you don't have to log in each time you open the app.

    Account login with Email password stay logged in and Login button highlighted

On Your Smartphone

  1. Open Home Connect.
    Home Connect
  2. If necessary, sign in to your Bosch account.

    You may also wish to check Stay logged in, so you don't have to log in each time you open the app.

    Account login with Email password stay logged in and Login button highlighted
  3. Select Add appliance.
    Add appliance
  4. A reminder to have this guide or the printed one, your home Wi-Fi network name and password, and be near your installed and functional dishwasher before continuing. Once you have this information and are next to your dishwasher, select Continue.
    Readiness check with Continue highlighted
  5. This guide will focus on the Step by step method. Under Step by step, select Start.
    Connection method with Start highlighted under step by step

On Your Dishwasher

  1. Open your dishwasher, and on the control panel, push and hold Info/Setup for three seconds.
    Dishwasher control panel with Info Setup button highlighted
  2. Use the Left < and Right > buttons to scroll till the display says Wi-Fi off.
    Dishwasher control panel with Wi-Fi off displayed and left and right buttons highlighted
  3. Press Plus + to turn Wi-Fi on.
    Dishwasher control panel with Wi-Fi on displayed and Plus button highlighted.
  4. Use the Left < and Right > buttons to scroll till the display says Network login.
    Network Login on display with left and right buttons highlighted.
  5. Press Minus - for manual login.
    Dishwasher control panel with minus button highlighted.
  6. The display will read "Connect your mobile unit to the Home Connect Network".
    Display showing indicated text
Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Android devices and generations.
  1. Open Settings.
    Android Settings
  2. Select Wi-Fi.
    Wi-Fi
  3. Select the Home Connect network from the list.
    Android Wi-Fi settings with Home Connect network highlighted
    If you are asked for a password, enter "HomeConnect".

On Your Smartphone

  1. Return to the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. The app will recognize your connection. Select your Home Wi-Fi connection name and enter your Home Wi-Fi password, then select Transmit to appliance.

On Your Dishwasher

  1. The display shows Network connection successful.
    Connection Successful
  2. After a few moments, you'll be asked to confirm connecting to the app. Press Plus +.
    Connect to App with + highlighted

On Your Smartphone

  1. Select Connect appliance.
  2. Follow the instructions to confirm and complete connecting your Dishwasher to the Home Connect app.

In Home Connect App

  1. Open Home Connect.
    Home Connect
  2. Select Register.
    Select Register.
  3. Enter your Name, and make sure United States is selected for your Country. Enter your Email address twice, then create a password for your Bosch account. Finally, select Continue.
    Account creation with each field and Continue highlighted.
  4. Carefully read the Terms of Use. Once you have read, understood, and agree, place a check mark to indicate you agree, then select Continue.
    Terms of Use with Check Box and Continue highlighted
  5. Carefully read the Privacy Policy. Once you have read, understood, and agree, place a check mark to indicate you agree, then select Continue.
    Privacy Policy with check box and Continue highlighted.
  6. Confirm your information is correct, then select Send.
    Confirm information with Send highlighted
  7. You'll be asked to confirm your email address by checking your email and selecting a link.
    Confirm email prompt

In Email

  1. Open your preferred Email program.
  2. Look for an email from Home Connect and open it.
  3. In the email, select the link to confirm your email address.
    Email from Home Connect with Link highlighted.
  4. A website will open, letting you know your registration was successful.
    Conformation website.

In Home Connect App

  1. Return to the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select Login.
    Welcome screen with Login highlighted.
  3. Enter your email address and your Bosch account password, then select Login.

    You may also wish to check Stay logged in, so you don't have to log in each time you open the app.

    Account login with Email password stay logged in and Login button highlighted

On Your Smartphone

  1. Open Home Connect.
    Home Connect
  2. If necessary, sign in to your Bosch account.

    You may also wish to check Stay logged in, so you don't have to log in each time you open the app.

    Account login with Email password stay logged in and Login button highlighted
  3. Select Add appliance.
    Add appliance
  4. A reminder to have this guide or the printed one, your home Wi-Fi network name and password, and be near your installed and functional dishwasher before continuing. Once you have this information and are next to your dishwasher, select Continue.
    Readiness check with Continue highlighted
  5. This guide will focus on the Step by step method. Under Step by step, select Start.
    Connection method with Start highlighted under step by step

On Your Dishwasher

  1. Open your dishwasher, and on the control panel, push and hold Info/Setup for three seconds.
    Dishwasher control panel with Info Setup button highlighted
  2. Use the Left < and Right > buttons to scroll till the display says Wi-Fi off.
    Dishwasher control panel with Wi-Fi off displayed and left and right buttons highlighted
  3. Press Plus + to turn Wi-Fi on.
    Dishwasher control panel with Wi-Fi on displayed and Plus button highlighted.
  4. Use the Left < and Right > buttons to scroll till the display says Network login.
    Network Login on display with left and right buttons highlighted.
  5. Press Minus - for manual login.
    Dishwasher control panel with minus button highlighted.
  6. The display will read "Connect your mobile unit to the Home Connect Network".
    Display showing indicated text
Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Apple iOS devices and generations.
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Wi-Fi.
    iOS Wi-Fi
  3. Select the Home Connect network from the list.
    iOS Wi-Fi settings with Home Connect network highlighted
    If you are asked for a password, enter "HomeConnect".

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen
  1. Launch the Play Store on your smartphone.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Select the search bar at the top.
    Google Play Store with Search highlighted.
  3. Type in "Home Connect (America)", then select Home Connect (America) from the list.
    Android Play Store search with app highlighted.
  4. Select Install.
    Google Play store app page with Install highlighted
  1. Open the App Store.
    iOS App Store
  2. Select Search in the bottom right corner.
    Apple App Store navigation bar with Search highlighted.
  3. Type in "Home Connect America", and select Get next to Home Connect from the list.
    iOS app store with search and get for app highlighted
  4. Select Get for Home Connect (America).
    App store page with Get highlighted
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