SproutsIO Setup

System Setup

  1. Download the SproutsIOGrow app

  2. Sign up for an account.

  3. Add your SproutsIO to your account by selecting the “+” button in the bottom right of the screen.

  4. Open the camera app on your phone and point it at the barcode on the bottom of your SproutsIO device.

  5. When prompted by the app, enter your WiFi network information.

  6. Click the SproutsIO notification that will appear at the top of your screen.

  7. Watch the indicator light inside of the top portion of the SproutsIO lamphead - it should first flash blue, then purple, then automatically restart.

  8. Your SproutsIO device is now connected to WiFi!

Plant Your sIO

  1. Pour tap or bottled water into basin up to the third tick line of the water level window. Place the basin back on the lamphead base.

  2. Remove outer packaging from your sIO seed refill. Leave black film with barcode on top of sIO, this will help to germinate your seeds. 

  3. Place the sIO on the top of the basin facing up.

  4. Open the SproutsIOGrow app and open the individual device view.

  5. Press the “Plant sIO” button on the device page to add the sIO to your garden. Scan the barcode on the sIO with your phone to load its Growing Profile. 

  6. That’s it! Simply monitor your SproutsIOGrow app for notifications and watch your Personal Produce™ grow.

Partial/Final Harvest of Your sIO

  1. The mobile application will notify you when appropriate to harvest.

  2. When ready to harvest, clip the desired produce. You can make a partial or full harvest of produce.

  3. If partially harvesting your sIO, press the “Harvest” button. Fill in information regarding your harvest and mark as “Partial Harvest”. You can continue to grow as before.

  4. If fully harvesting your sIO, press the “Harvest” button. Fill in the information regarding your harvest and mark as “Final Harvest”. In app your device will be cleared of the previous sIO and will be ready to Plant Your sIO (following cleaning if so desired).

Cleaning

  1. Cleaning can be done at any point, but should typically done following Final Harvest.

  2. Once “Final Harvest” is complete, the mobile application walks through the cleanup process.

  3. Remove sIO and industrially compost to discard responsibly.

  4. Pour remaining water out of basin into sink.

  5. IMPORTANT: Twist sensor module out of basin, use a damp cloth to wipe away gently any residue and set aside. The sensor module should not be immersed in water or placed into the dishwasher.

  6. Disassemble basin parts and insert each into the dishwasher.

  7. All other exterior plastics on the lamp head/arm/base can be wiped down with a damp cloth but should not be immersed in water or placed into the dishwasher.

  8. Once cleaned, reassemble basin parts and twist sensor module fully back into basin. You are now ready to Plant Your sIO.