LifePod Setup for Android

To set up your iHome Powered by LifePod smart speaker using an Android device:

Before setting up your smart speaker, create your LifePod account in the Caregiver Portal using your LifePod invitation email.

  • Connect the power adapter to the bottom of the smart speaker
  • Plug into an appropriate outlet. You will hear the smart speaker say, “Wi-Fi mode“ followed by “Welcome! Please download the iHome Powered by LifePod app…”

  • Connect your Android mobile device to the Wi-Fi network you will be using to connect the smart speaker (only 2.4GHz networks are supported)
  • Open the Google Play Store and search “iHome Powered by LifePod” OR open this link in a web browser on your Android device: lifepodv2.wpengine.com/android
  • Click the iHome Powered by LifePod app
  • Click “Install
  • Once installed, click “Open
  • Open the LifePod app and click “Let’s Get Started
  • Press and hold the “talk” button on the smart speaker until you hear “Entering setup mode…”
  • Click “Next” in the app
  • Click “Next” again. You will be redirected to your Wi-Fi settings.
  • Select “Allow” in order to access your Wi-Fi settings (LifePod does not collect your actual location)
  • Choose the network beginning with “iHome iLP14 XXXX”. (A notification may pop up stating “Internet is unavailable.” Click OK or Dismiss.)
  • Return to the LifePod companion app and click “Next
  • Select the Wi-Fi network you would like to connect the speaker to, enter the Password and click “Continue
    • Set your care recipient’s time zone. Click “Save”
  • Click here if you enter an incorrect password
  • Click “Assign Care Recipient
  • Enter your LifePod email address and password. Click “Log in
  • Confirm or select your care recipient and click “Next
  • After successfully assigning your care recipient, click “Next
  • Click “Close