How to Use the Traeger App

What's in This Article?

Your one-stop shop to find out how to navigate and get the most out of your Traeger app.

Download the Traeger App

The Traeger app is available on both the Apple App Store and on the Google Play Store. To find the app, search using the keyword, Traeger. Or follow the links below to download the app:

Current App Version & Device Compatibility

APP VERSION
Device Type Android iOS (Apple)
Current App Version 3.1.8 3.1.8
OS Compatibility

Android 10 & Newer

Android 14 is a BETA version and may not allow the Traeger app to function properly. See Known Issues.

iOS 14 & Newer
How to Find Your Phone's OS Version
How to check & update your Android OS version How to check your iPhone's iOS version
*Older mobile devices may not support newer operating systems. In these cases, customers will need to use a newer device to use the Traeger app.

What Can/Can't I Do in the Traeger App?

CAN DO CANNOT DO

Access to the Traeger community

  • The Traeger recipe database with over 1500 recipes
  • View saved and recommended recipes from content creators
  • Shop Traeger.com

Control multiple grills from the comfort of your device

  • Switch between multiple grills paired to the same device
  • Control and view grill temperature
  • Control and view meat probe goal and real-time temperature
  • Control and view a timer
  • Receive grill related notifications
  • Activate Keep Warm setting
  • Shut down grill

Use 'Make Now' function

  • Send recipes instructions and cook details from the app to the grill. (ex: grill will go from 350°F to 225°F on the one hour mark, as directed in the recipe)

Check maintenance and get support

  • View grill's scheduled maintenance
  • View grill's manual
  • View grill's warranty

Ignite

  • As a safety feature, the grill ignition must be done in person using the grill's controller.

 

App & Grill Settings Pages in the Traeger App

The Traeger app has two Settings pages: one containing your app's settings and one with your grill's settings.

Grill Settings

The grill settings page contains the following information:

  • Grill Name: The nickname you gave your grill during pairing.
  • Firmware Version: Your grill's current firmware version
  • Config Version: Your grill's config version is specific to your model.
  • WiFi SSID/Network: The WiFi network your grill is connected to. 
  • Signal Strength: How strong your WiFi signal is.  Optimal strength is between –30 and –70 dBm. Check out Home WiFi Setup to see ways to improve signal strength. 
  • UUID: The UUID is the grill's unique network name. 

To get to your grill's settings page in the app:

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  1. Tap on the grill icon at the bottom of the app's home page. 
  2. Tap, Settings.

App Settings

The app settings page contains your account information, notification settings, and app information. To get to the app's settings page:

  1. Tap the profile icon at the top-right corner of the page.
  2. Tap the settings gear icon.


Changing Your Grill's Temperature from the Traeger App

Change your grill's temp on the fly right from your phone.

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Your grill must be on and already ignited to change your grill's temperature.

  1. Go to the grill's dashboard by tapping the grill icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap on Temperature.
  3. Scroll to desired temperature, click the Confirm button on the bottom of the screen.
  4. The new temperature is reflected above Goal within the Grill temperature box.

Setting a Timer in the Traeger App

Set a timer in the Traeger app without ever having to leave your couch.

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  1. Open the Traeger App.
  2. Tap on the grill banner on the bottom of the screen.
    • Timers can only be set on active grills.
  3. Within the grill controller page, tap on Timer.
  4. Scroll to desired time, press Confirm.
  5. The set timer will now show on the grill control page, on the grill banner at the bottom of the app, and on the connected WiFIRE grill.

Managing Your Push Notifications

Getting too many notifications or not getting enough? Set your preferences here. 

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  1. Open the Traeger app.
  2. Tap on your profile in the top-left corner of the app.
  3. Tap the Settings gear icon in the top-right corner.
  4. Find the Notifications setting and tap, PUSH NOTIFICATIONS.
  5. Tap, GO TO SETTINGS. This will open your device's notification settings.
  6. Set your notifications based on your device type.

Push Notifications not Working

For optimal use of the Traeger App, the app must be updated to the latest version. Users on older version will no longer receive push notifications in the app. To solve this problem, update the app in the app store. 

Some devices may be too old to update to the new app. Users are free to continue to use the old app or connect to the grill on another device.

Using the Traeger App with Multiple Users & Grills

Adding an Additional User to Your Traeger App

You can monitor your grill from multiple devices, so long each instance of the app is signed into the same account.

Adding Additional Grills 

Follow our instructions below to add a second, third, or even fourth grill.

  1. Open the Traeger App on your mobile device. Make sure you are connected to your WiFi network.
  2. Open your existing grill's dashboard.
  3. Tap on your grill's name.
  4. Select, Add Grill.
  5. Turn on the new grill and follow the pairing process: 
  6. Start Traegering!

Switching between Grills

  1. On the Traeger App, you can control multiple grills at the same time.
  2. Within the app, go to the grill's homepage by tapping the banner at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap the grill's name at the top of the page to access your grills.
  4. Tap the grill you'd like to control.
  5. Traeger on!

Removing a Grill from the Traeger App

  1. Tap the grill icon to open your grill's dashboard.
  2. Tap on your grill's name.
  3. Tap the three dots on the right side of your grill's name.
  4. Tap, Remove Grill.

Changing Your Grill's Name

Have some fun naming your grill! 

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  1. Open your Traeger app. 
  2. Go to your grill's homepage by tapping the grill icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of your grill's homepage and tap, Settings.
  4. Tap Grill Name.
  5. Enter your grill's new nickname.
  6. Click Save at the top right corner of your screen.
  7. Congratulations! You've successfully renamed your grill.

Using Traeger App Recipes

If you want to learn about using the Make Now feature in a Traeger app recipe, check out, Using Make Now in the Traeger App.

Adjusting Serving Sizes & Measurements

You can change a meal's serving size on the Traeger app, which automatically adjusts the ingredient measurements. 

  1. Find the recipe of your choice.
  2. Tap Ingredients.
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  3. To change the serving size, tap a number under SERVING SIZE.
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  4. Tap GOT IT.
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  5. To change the system of measurement, tap under MEASUREMENT.
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  6. You have adjusted the recipe's ingredient measurements based on serving size.
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