Automower®11/02/2024

How to add an Automower® robotic lawn mower to Automower® Connect

Woman with smartphone and Automower® robotic lawn mower in garden

The Automower® Connect app gives you full control of your mower right from your mobile device. The app lets you start, stop or park your mower as well as check and adjust its settings and much more.

Get started by downloading the app, creating an account and adding your robotic lawn mowers to the app.

Download the Automower® Connect app

To connect to your mower using a phone or a similar device, you need the Automower® Connect app. The Automower® Connect app is available for both iOS and Android devices.

You will find the Automower® Connect app where you normally download apps:

Google Play | App Store

Create a Husqvarna account

It is not necessary to have an account to use the Automower® Connect app to control your Automower® robotic lawn mower, but it brings a lot of benefits, so we recommend that you create one if you do not have one already.

  1. Open the Automower® Connect app.
  2. Tap Sign up to create a new account.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Add an Automower® robotic lawn mower to your Automower® Connect account

  1. Open the Automower® Connect app.
  2. Select Log in and enter your account credentials.
  3. If this is the first mower you add, select Add Automower®. Otherwise, select More > My Mowers and tap the plus (+) sign.
  4. Select your mower model.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to pair your device with your mower.

Now your Automower® robotic lawn mower is paired to Automower® Connect.

Add a Wi-Fi network

When added to the Automower® Connect app and paired using Bluetooth, some models can also be connected to one or more Wi-Fi networks.

Step-by-step instructions for adding a Wi-Fi network

Create a temporary connection to a mower (Automower® Direct)

All our Automower® robotic lawn mowers* can be connected using a temporary connection. The connection is established using Bluetooth and the Automower® Direct login option. This option requires the Automower® Connect app, but it does not require being logged in to an account. You have to enter the mower PIN code and establish a new connection every time you want to access or control the mower using your mobile device.

  1. Make sure that you have enabled access to location services and Bluetooth on your device. See Enable location services and Bluetooth access.
  2. Open the Automower® Connect app.
  3. Select Automower® Direct.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.

*Produced 2018 or later. Not applicable to Automower® model 105.

Different ways to connect

Automower® robotic lawn mowers use different technology to connect to the Automower® Connect app. Depending on model, your robotic lawn mower will support one or more of the below technologies.

Mobile connection

With a mobile connection, the robotic lawn mower can connect to the Automower® Connect app and the Husqvarna Cloud. It enables you to control the mower from anywhere at any time (when the mower has mobile coverage). Plus, you can receive push notifications, alarms and track your mower’s position in the event of theft.

Bluetooth connection

With a Bluetooth connection, the robotic lawn mower can connect to the Automower® Connect app when you are within Bluetooth range, that is <30 m (100 ft) from the mower. It enables you to control the mower when you are close to it. This option is sometimes referred to as Automower® Connect@Home.

Standard Automower® models support one active Bluetooth connection at a time, whereas NERA models support two active Bluetooth connections at a time.

Wi-Fi connection

With a Wi-Fi connection, the robotic lawn mower can connect to the Automower® Connect app and the Husqvarna Cloud. It enables you to control the mower from anywhere at any time (when the mower has Wi-Fi coverage.

Main differences

Many features are exactly the same in the Automower® Connect app, no matter how you connect to the mower. But there are some important differences. Below is an overview of the main features that differ.

FeatureMobile connectionWi-Fi connectionBluetooth connection (Connect@Home)Temporary connection (Automower® Direct)
Logged in modeYesYesYesNo
Add mower to accountYesYesYesNo
Remote controlControl from anywhere at any time when the mower has mobile coverageControl from anywhere at any time when the mower has Wi-Fi coverageControl when you are within Bluetooth range of the mower (30 m/100 ft)Control when you are within Bluetooth range of the mower (30 m/100 ft)
Satellite map viewYesYes*NoNo
Theft trackingYesNoNoNo
Push notificationsYesYesNoNo

*Does not apply to Automower® model Aspire™ R4.

Note that some exceptions apply to our professional series.

How many Automower® robotic lawn mowers can I add to Automower® Connect?

You can add any number of Automower® robotic lawn mowers to your Automower® Connect app. There is no upper limit.

Note, that if you have a whole fleet of robotic lawn mowers, you get an even better overview and control of your mowers using Husqvarna Fleet Services.

Problem connecting or adding a mower?

It is normally easy to connect to an Automower® robotic lawn mower. But sometimes, things go wrong and the connection or pairing fails — or the mower disconnects.

Troubleshoot the connection here

See also:

Which Automower® robotic lawn mowers can be controlled by Automower® Connect?

What is the difference between Automower® Connect and Husqvarna Connect?

How do I know if my Automower® robotic lawn mower has an Automower® Connect kit installed?

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