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Installation guide.

Check below what kind of garden you have to find the right installation guide.

Installation guide: One Zone

You can find the Willow app here:
Apple store
Google store
   
When the app has been installed you can register your email in it.

Take Willlow and her charging station out of the box. 

Place the docking station:
-As close as possible to the mowing zone
-On a flat surface
-With no obstacles within 1m radius around the station
-In an area with Wi-Fi coverage

  • Plug the Charging Station into a power outlet

Do not pin down or screw on the Charging Station until the installation has been completed

Place Willow on the Charging Station.
Her back needs to be aligned with the station.

        Now wait for her eyes to light up

! Proceed to the next step only when the eyes indicate at least 50% charge (meaning eyes).

Add your network details in the app.

The name of your Wi-Fi goes into the 'SSID' section. The password below it.

Wait for the QR-code to be shown on your phone.

This QR-code needs to be read by Willow:

   - Hold your phone 20-30 cm in front of Willow in the middle of her screen. 

   - Wait for Willow to show her 'Wi-Fi-eyes'.

If you have more networks at home you can easily add them too through the 'Add a network' button. 

Make her see you
Go stand 3m in front of Willow

Wait for her eyes to 'find' you:

    The eyes will firstly go left and right (image 1)

    When she sees you her eyes will become full circles

    If she can't find you, move back and forth 1-2m.

Willow will now drive off her charging station towards you

Walk in front of Willow around the outer border of the mowing zone

    Walk slowly so she can follow you

    When taking sharp turns, give Willow the time to turn

When you are on your way back to the Charging Station

    Take a big turn so Willow can drive straight towards the charging station

    Stand above or behind the charging station

    Once Willow's ayes are full circles, step away from the charging station. This means she has seen her docking station and wants to dock
Willow will dock now

    This can take some time for her to be perfectly on her charging station again. Just leave her for a couple of minutes here, don't worry about some weird turns. She's trying to find her ideal charging position.

    When she isn't moving anymore her brain will get to work and create the map of your yard in her head. Can take up from 30 min to a couple of hours.

 

FAQ's on the walk

  • When Willow shows ‘Sad Eyes’ (image 2)
    You must lift her up, place her back on the Charging Station and repeat this process. This means she has lost you somehow.
  • When to do the walk?
    Do not do this process early after sunrise or right before sunset. There might be still enough light for your eyes, but not enough for Willow. Also avoid doing the walk when the sun is low over the horizon, or if you can't avoid this situation walk very slowly so the your robot's camera has time to adapt to changing light conditions.

 

    Video of step 3 until step 6 (Same video of step 3)

Written steps:

Go to the Willow App and select “Remote Control” 

    -The app will send you to the Willow Interface

Click on “Daredevil”

Select “Start Manual Explore”
    -Willow will drive 1-2m of the Charging Station
Click on “Controls”

Use the joystick (the purple circle) to control your Willow
Walk behind your Willow and use the joy stick to drive Willow around your garden

- Walk the outer edge of the initial walk

-  Overlap the first circle by 6m and turn Willow around (by using the joy stick)

-  Repeat the first circle in the opposite direction

-  Overlap the reverse circle again by 6m

-   Move closer to the inside of your garden and repeat the 4 previous steps.

-   Depending on the size of your garden:

        You can reduce the overlap

        You can repeat this step a few times

Drive Willow back to the Charging Station

Go to the “Live” tab

Start streaming 

Check if Willow places a green box around the Charging Station

Select “Go to Charging Station” 

Toadi will Auto Dock and create a detailed version of your garden

    - During this process Willow may drive around in your garden to gather additional data

 

Note: The duration of this process depends on the size and complexity of your garden and can take several hours. 

 

FAQ for this step:

  • What if my Wifi network does not cover my complete garden?
    In this case a very practical solutions is to use your smartphone as a Wifi hotspot. Please check your phone's manual how to do that. Once your hotspots is active, connect your robot to this Wifi netwerk the samen way as before (but now using the Wifi network created by your phone). When using an iPhone, make sure to have the hotspot settings page open while your robot tries to connect.

Installation guide: Multiple Zones

You can find the Willow app here:
Apple store
Google store
   
When the app has been installed you can register your email in it.

Take Willlow and her charging station out of the box. 

Place the docking station:
-As close as possible to the mowing zone
-On a flat surface
-With no obstacles within 1m radius around the station
-In an area with Wi-Fi coverage

  • Plug the Charging Station into a power outlet

Do not pin down or screw on the Charging Station until the installation has been completed

Place Willow on the Charging Station.
Her back needs to be aligned with the station.

        Now wait for her eyes to light up

! Proceed to the next step only when the eyes indicate at least 50% charge (meaning eyes).

Add your network details in the app.

The name of your Wi-Fi goes into the 'SSID' section. The password below it.

Wait for the QR-code to be shown on your phone.

This QR-code needs to be read by Willow:

   - Hold your phone 20-30 cm in front of Willow in the middle of her screen. 

   - Wait for Willow to show her 'Wi-Fi-eyes'.

If you have more networks at home you can easily add them too through the 'Add a network' button. 

Make her see you
Go stand 3m in front of Willow

Wait for her eyes to 'find' you:

    The eyes will firstly go left and right (image 1)

    When she sees you her eyes will become full circles

    If she can't find you, move back and forth 1-2m.

Willow will now drive off her charging station towards you

Walk in front of Willow around the outer border of the mowing zone

    Walk slowly so she can follow you

    When taking sharp turns, give Willow the time to turn

When you are on your way back to the Charging Station

    Take a big turn so Willow can drive straight towards the charging station

    Stand above or behind the charging station

    Once Willow's ayes are full circles, step away from the charging station. This means she has seen her docking station and wants to dock
Willow will dock now

    This can take some time for her to be perfectly on her charging station again. Just leave her for a couple of minutes here, don't worry about some weird turns. She's trying to find her ideal charging position.

    When she isn't moving anymore her brain will get to work and create the map of your yard in her head. Can take up from 30 min to a couple of hours.


FAQ's on the walk

    When Willow shows ‘Sad Eyes’ (image 2)

    You must lift her up, place her back on the Charging Station and repeat this process. This means she has lost you somehow.

    When to do the walk?
    Do not do this process early after sunrise or right before sunset. There might be still enough light for your eyes, but not enough for Willow

    Video of step 3 until step 6 (Same video of step 3)

Go to the Willow App and select “Remote Control” 

    -The app will send you to the Willow Interface

Click on “Daredevil”

Select “Start Manual Explore”
    -Willow will drive 1-2m of the Charging Station
Click on “Controls”

Use the joystick (the purple circle) to control your Willow
Walk behind your Willow and use the joy stick to drive Willow around your garden

- Walk the outer edge of the initial walk

-  Overlap the first circle by 6m and turn Willow around (by using the joy stick)

-  Repeat the first circle in the opposite direction

-  Overlap the reverse circle again by 6m

-   Move closer to the inside of your garden and repeat the 4 previous steps.

-   Depending on the size of your garden:

        You can reduce the overlap

        You can repeat this step a few times

Drive Willow back to the Charging Station

Go to the “Live” tab

Start streaming 

Check if Willow places a green box around the Charging Station

Select “Go to Charging Station” 

Toadi will Auto Dock and create a detailed version of your garden

    - During this process Willow may drive around in your garden to gather additional data

 

Note: The duration of this process depends on the size and complexity of your garden and can take several hours. 

When Willow starts mowing, keep an eye out for when she tries to go to the additional zones

    - When she passes the passage without any problems, do not interfere

    - When you see Willow driving back and forth on the same spot in front of the ‘safe passage’ go to the next step (auto docking)

 

Turn off multi-zone on the App

Select Reboot

When you want Toadi to mow the additional zones

   - Go to the Willow App and select “Remote Control” 

        The app will send you to a new webpage 

   - Click on “Controls”

   - In the section “Activities” click on “Start Manual Control”

   - Use the joystick (the purple circle) to control your Willow

   - Drive Willow to the second zone

    - Select “Stop Manual Control” and “Release all Emergency stops”

    - Willow will now mow this zone

    - Repeat the above steps for additional zones

 

Alternatively, you can use our Remote Control Service who will take over this process for you. Please contact support to request the Remote Control Service.

By the end of the first mowing day, keep an eye out for Willow if she is able to reach the Charging Station. 

    - When she drives to her Charging Station and auto docks, do not interfere

    - When you see Willow driving back and forth on the same spot in front of the ‘safe passage’ to go to the Charging Station, go to the next step

Turn off auto docking on the App

Select Reboot

When you want Willow to return to her Charging Station

   - Go to the Willow App and select “Remote Control” 

         The app will send you to a new webpage 

    - Click on “Controls”

    - In the section “Activities” click on “Start Manual Control”

    - Use the joystick (the purple circle) to control your Willow

    - Drive Willow to the Docking Station 

    -Select “Stop Manual Control” and “Go to Charging Station”

    - Willow will now dock 

When you want Willow to start mowing

    - Go to the Willow App and select “Remote Control” 

        The app will send you to a new webpage 

    - Click on “Controls”

    - In the section “Activities” click on “Start Manual Control”

    - Use the joystick (the purple circle) to control your Willow

    - Drive Willow to the mowing zone

    - Select “Stop Manual Control” and “Release all Emergency stops”

    - Willow will now mow this zone

 

Repeat the two steps above every day 

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