Step-by-Step Guide: How Do I Reconnect My Shark Robot to WiFi?

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The modern era of home cleaning has been revolutionized by the invention of robotic vacuums such as the Shark Robot. In addition to reducing the demand for manual labor, one of the most important features of the Shark Robot is its ability to connect to Wi-Fi. However, we often find that our Shark Robot disconnects from the Wi-Fi for various reasons. In this article, we discuss these common woes and provide a step-by-step guide on how to reconnect your Shark Robot to Wi-Fi.

What is a Shark Robot vacuum?

General Info and The Purpose of The Shark Robot Vacuum

The Shark Robot vacuum is a state-of-the-art cleaning device designed to autonomously clean your home. Equipped with advanced features such as automatic scheduling and smart home integration, this vacuum offers an exceptional amount of convenience and effectiveness.

How Does The Shark Robot Vacuum Use Wi-Fi?

The Shark Robot vacuum utilizes your Wi-Fi network to seamlessly integrate with the SharkClean mobile app. This allows you to manage its cleaning schedules from anywhere, receive notifications about cleanings, and access advanced features such as voice control.

The Benefits of a Wi-Fi Connection for The Shark Robot Vacuum

Through the Wi-Fi connection, the Shark Robot easily assimilates into your smart home setup, thereby ensuring an efficient and hassle-free cleaning experience. Besides, firmware updates that optimize the functionality of your device can be downloaded and installed automatically via Wi-Fi.

Common Reasons Why Your Shark Robot Might Disconnect from The Wi-Fi

While the Shark Robot is designed to provide a stable connection, there are occasions where disconnections occur due to various reasons. Understanding these reasons can facilitate an easier troubleshooting process.

Changes in Wi-Fi Password or Network Name

A change in your Wi-Fi password or network name can cause your Shark Robot to lose its connection.

Low Wi-Fi Signal or Poor Signal Strength

The Shark Robot may struggle to maintain a steady connection if it is too far from your router or there are physical obstructions between them.

Router Malfunctions and Connectivity Issues

Occasionally, issues with your router or Internet service provider might disrupt the connection.

Software Updates or Issues with The Shark Robot Vacuum

Being a smart appliance, the Shark Robot may experience software glitches that cause it to lose its Wi-Fi connection.

Step-by-Step Guide to Reconnecting Your Shark Robot to Wi-Fi

If your Shark Robot encounters problems with its Wi-Fi connection, follow these steps:

Initial Assessment and Diagnosis of The Issue

Understand whether the issue lies with the Wi-Fi network, or with the Shark Robot itself.

Restarting Both Your Router and Shark Robot Vacuum

Often, a simple interference or a software glitch can be resolved by restarting both your router and the Shark Robot.

Changing The Location of The Router or Shark Robot Vacuum

If the issue is related to poor signal strength, consider moving the router or the Shark Robot to a location where the signal is strong.

Reconnecting to The Wi-Fi Through The SharkClean Mobile Application

You can reconnect your Shark Robot to the Wi-Fi using the SharkClean mobile application. Simply follow the instructions under the Wi-Fi settings.

Getting Tech Support or Professional Help

If the previous steps have not fixed the issue, it is advisable to get professional help from the Shark Robot’s customer service.

Preventative Measures

Taking preventative measures can reduce the frequency of disconnects from your wifi.

Security Measures To Prevent Unauthorised Access On Your Wifi

Ensure your Wi-Fi network is secure to prevent unauthorized access that may disrupt the connection.

Keeping Your Shark Robot And Router In Optimal Locations For A Good Signal

Ensure the Shark Robot is within a good range of your router to maintain a consistent and strong signal.

Regularly Updating The Shark Robot Vacuum’s Software

Ensure that the software on your Shark Robot is always up-to-date. Firmware updates can fix bugs that may affect connectivity.


A stable Wi-Fi connection is crucial to your Shark Robot for many reasons. In case of any connectivity issues, follow the above-stated precautions and troubleshooting steps to successfully reconnect your device.


What Should I Do If My Shark Robot Cannot Find My Wifi?

Ensure your device is within the Wi-Fi range and the router is powered on. If it still cannot find the Wi-Fi, consider restarting the robot and the router.

Can The Shark Robot Work Without A Wi-Fi Connection?

Yes, but it won’t be able to receive updates, and you won’t be able to access advanced features such as remote control and scheduling.

I Changed My Router and Can’t Reconnect My Shark Robot to The Wi-Fi. What Now?

You may need to reset the Wi-Fi settings on your Shark Robot using the SharkClean app and connect it to your new router.

How Often Should I Update My Shark Robot Vacuum?

It is recommended to update your Shark Robot whenever an update becomes available to ensure optimal operation.

What Should I Do If My Shark Robot Keeps Disconnecting from My Wi-Fi?

Try to improve your Wi-Fi signal strength, reboot your router, check for software updates, or contact Shark Robot customer service for assistance.

How Do I Know If My Shark Robot is Properly Connected to My Wi-Fi?

The Wi-Fi indicator on the Shark Robot will light up solid blue when it’s connected to Wi-Fi. In the SharkClean app, you can also check the device’s connectivity status.