LifePod Setup for iOS

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

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

  1. Power on your iHome Powered by LifePod smart speaker:
    • 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…”

 

  1. Download the iHome Powered by LifePod app
    • Connect your iOS mobile device to the Wi-Fi network that you will be using to connect the smart speaker (only 2.4GHz networks are supported)
    • Open the App Store on your iOS mobile device and search “iHome Powered by LifePod” OR open this link in a web browser on your iOS device: lifepod.com/ios
    • Click the “Get” button or the download symbol (cloud with downward arrow)
    • Once downloaded, click “Open

 

  1. iOS appConnect the smart speaker to your Wi-Fi
    • 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
    • Go to your phone’s Wi-FI settings and select the network starting with iHome iLP14 XXXX . The speaker will say, “Great! Please reopen the app…”
    • Return to the LifePod app and click “Next
    • Select the appropriate Wi-Fi network, enter the Password and click “Continue
    • Select “Allow While Using App” to access the Wi-Fi (LifePod does not collect your actual location). When iOS appcomplete, the speaker will say, “Wi-Fi connection successful”
    • Set your care recipient’s time zone and click “Save

 

  1. Assign a LifePod care recipient to the speaker
    • Click “Assign Care Recipient
    • Enter your LifePod email address and password. Click “Log in
    • Select or confirm your care recipient and click “Next
    • After successfully connecting your speaker, click “Close