Tag Archives: connection

B-hyve controllers and 2.4GHz WiFi networks

If you had any questions on why most of the B-hyve devices require a 2.4 GHz, then this article should help. Currently, all models of B-hyve timers (except for the B-hyve XR) and our WiFI hubs require a 2.4GHz WiFi to connect to the internet. This is how the devices were designed, and this cannot…Read More »

Connecting your B-hyve Device to open networks

This article will go over how to connect your B-hyve timer/WiFi hub to an open/unsecured network. (This refers to any network that does not have a password associated with it) First, you want to open your B-hyve app, and then from the “Home” Page, tap on “My B-hyve”. Then from the “My B-hyve” page, select “Devices” From here, you can see…Read More »

Resolving Connection Issues

What connection issues sound like: “I can’t connect to Wi-Fi / Bluetooth” “I’ve changed my Internet provider / Router / Modem / Network name / Password and I can’t reconnect” “My B-hyve device won’t pair with my phone” “The B-hyve app isn’t finding my B-hyve device” Good questions to ask: Has the device been connected…Read More »

How to Connect your B-hyve Timer/Hub to a New Router (Or after a change to your router settings)

In this article, we will help with reconnecting your B-hyve devices once you’ve installed a new router/made any changes to your router settings. For all of our devices except the B-hyve XR, you’ll need to make sure that your new router can broadcast a 2.4 GHz band separate from any 5 GHz network – otherwise,…Read More »

How To Resolve Frequent Disconnections With Your B-hyve Smart Timer

If your timer disconnects often, and you find yourself unplugging it to re-connect frequently, this is the article for you. There are a couple of steps you can take that may resolve the issue. First, please download and install the OrbitAssist application on your phone or tablet using the steps found here. Using the OrbitAssist application,…Read More »

B-Hyve Hose Faucet Controller – Offline

If your B-hyve hose faucet timer has gone offline, then this article will help to get it reconnected to your WiFi network. Troubleshooting Tips When your timer goes offline, this normally has to deal with the hub. Here are some steps that you can take to get your hub re-connected. Simply Update Wi-Fi Settings in…Read More »

Hose Timer Disconnects from Bluetooth Often

If your B-hyve Hose Timer is frequently disconnecting from Bluetooth, then this article should help with that. The B-hyve hose timer has a Bluetooth range up to 150 feet, but this can be lower if there are any walls, floors or anything else that might disturb the signal in between you and your hose timer. If…Read More »

My Timer is not finding any Wi-Fi Networks

Sometimes your timer may not find a Wi-Fi network. There are a few steps you can take to try to resolve this issue. Make sure your router is broadcasting a 2.4 GHz network. Most Orbit products do not communicate with 5 GHz networks (the exception to this, being our B-hyve XR model that can use…Read More »

Pairing The B-hyve Hose Faucet Timer to an Existing WiFi Hub

The following video goes over how to connect a B-hyve Hose timer to an existing B-hyve WiFi Hub on your B-hyve account. Before starting this pairing process, you should download and run the OrbitAssist application using the steps found here to make sure your WiFi network is configured to work best with the B-hyve Hub. You will then want to make…Read More »

B-Hyve Indoor Controller– Offline

If your B-hyve indoor controller has gone offline, please use the following steps to help with getting it reconnected to your WiFi. Power Cycle controller A lot of the time, a simple power cycle of the controller will reconnect your controller. To do this, unplug your controller for 3-5 seconds, and then plug your controller…Read More »