How to Use Home Connect App with a Bosch Dishwasher

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Basic use of your Bosch Dishwasher with the Home Connect app
Before We Begin:
  • Have your tablet or smartphone available
  • Have the Home Connect app installed on your smartphone or tablet
  • Be near your Bosch 800-Series Dishwasher
Bosch

1 App Check

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

 Home Connect

? Do you have the Home Connect app installed?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Basic use of your Bosch Dishwasher with the Home Connect app
Before We Begin:
  • Have your tablet or smartphone available
  • Have the Home Connect app installed on your smartphone or tablet
  • Be near your Bosch 800-Series Dishwasher
Bosch

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

 Home Connect

You have many options available to control your Dishwasher using the Home Connect app.

Manual Washing Mode
Directly set the temperature and options used to wash your dishes.
Easy Washing Mode
Guided selections to help you choose the best options to wash your dishes.
Lighting Control
Change the colors of the lights on your dishwasher to match your decor.
Detergent Dispenser
Check the detergent dispenser, and set the alert when tablets run low.
  1. Open the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select your Dishwasher.
  3. Select Manual Wash at the top.
    Home Connect app with Manual highlighted
  4. Here you can adjust the washing method, options, and when the wash starts.
Manual Wash Options
Manual Wash Options
Programs
Lets you select From a series of options to provide the best clean for your dishes.Manual Wash Programs
Options
Set extra washing options, such as only doing half a load, or sanitizing your dishes.Manual Wash Options
Start Time
Set when the wash cycle will start, as well as provides an estimate of when the cycle will end.Manual Wash Start Time

You can move back and forth between each of these sections easily using the < Left and Right > arrows at the bottom.Options page controls with left and right highlighted

Once everything is set, select Done from the menus, then select Start.Options navigation with Done highlighted.Manual controls with Start highlighted

You can always discover more information, features, and options of your Bosch appliance and the Home Connect app by visiting home-connect.com with your browser.

Home Connect

Easy Mode takes care of most of the settings for you, instead just asking a few simple questions about the type of dishes you have loaded.

  1. Open the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select your Dishwasher.
  3. Select Easy Wash at the top.
    Home Connect with Easy highlighted.
  4. Select what type of dishes you have loaded, then select Right >.
    Easy mode type of dishes with each option and right arrow highlighted
  5. Select the option you want your dishwasher to focus on, and select Right >.
    Easy wash cleaning preferences with each option and the right arrow highlighted.
  6. The app will figure out the best options for you, and show the result. Select Start to start washing your dishes.
    Result with Start highlighted.

Your dishwasher has a set of lights to indicate when it's running that can be matched to your kitchen's decor.

  1. Open the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select your Dishwasher.
  3. Select the Ambient Light option on the top left.
    Ambient Light
Ambient Light
You can select between a series of named colors, or set a custom color.
Color selection
A selection of common matching and complimentary colors for most home decor.Ambient Light control with Color selection highlighted.
Custom Color
Using the color wheel, you can select any color you like to match or compliment your kitchen.Ambient Light with Custom Color highlighted
Don't forget to select OK at the bottom when you're done to make the setting take effect!

Your dishwasher stores the detergent tablets inside, and dispenses them for each load automatically, so you can't forget to put the soap in. It will notify you, as well, when it starts running low, letting you know to pick up or order more before you run out.

  1. Open the Home Connect app.
    Home Connect
  2. Select your Dishwasher.
  3. Select the Tablet Counter option on the top left.
    Tablet Counter
  4. Make sure the Tablet Counter is turned on with the switch on the top left.
    Toggle switch set to On.
  5. Here you can set the number of tablets remaining, how large each box of tablets you purchase are, and when to notify you if they're running low.
    Tablet counter with Remaining Tablets, Box size, and notification threshold highlighted.
    Don't forget to select OK at the bottom when you're done to make the setting take effect!
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