Roborock S6 user guide

ByArleta Smigelski 2019-12-27 11436

From the launch of the crowdfunding to now, the Roborock S6 has been unveiled for some time, and as a technology editor who gets the product in advance (ostentatiously inserted in the waist), uses the Roborock S6 as the main machine for home cleaning during this period. With the end of crowdfunding and various platforms allowing users to pay the final payment one after another, the Roborock S6 will also enter thousands of households. Before that, the secretary of the house specially brought you this all-round instruction to teach you how to use the stone sweeping robot S6. I also hope that after reading this article, you can correctly use the stone sweeping robot S6, a new member of the family.

Roborock S6 APP connection

The Internet has spawned the development of smart devices, which has turned the first step in the use of most smart devices into connecting to the network and connecting to App on mobile phones. As a member of Xiaomi ecological chain, Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner is naturally taken for granted to connect to Mi's App. After a long period of iterative evolution, Mijia has become a very mature App, that is easy to operate on device connections.

When opening the connection step of the upper cover plate of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner, we must first open the upper cover to expose the WiFi indicator, and press and hold the "local cleaning key" and "recharge key" at the same time, until the voice prompt "reset WiFi" and the WiFi indicator begins to flash, then the WiFi reset is successful, and the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner enters the waiting state for connection.

After finish the previous step of the connection, we open the Mi App, and click the "+" in the upper right corner, select to add equipment, and the icon of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner will appear in the App search interface. After selecting the device, start to make the corresponding network settings, after the setting is successful, the sign "device added successfully" will appear, and then you can see the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner appear on the main interface of Mijia App, and you can click on it to carry out the corresponding operation.

After the successful connection of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner connection interface, you can turn on / off the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner in the operation interface, select area cleaning or zone cleaning, and choose whether to recharge or not. Users can also operate according to their own needs, and customize the robot in App, switch the cleaning mode, set the cleaning time and refer to the cleaning record.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner sets a restricted area

Roborock Technology also equips the Roborock floor sweeping robot S6 with map management 3.0. after the first cleaning, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner can accurately remember your home map and automatically partition the room. After starting the sweeping robot, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner starts from the charging seat, and automatically returns to the charging seat after cleaning, and then automatically saves the map and divides it.

The automatic partition of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner 

One thing you should note is that if the user manually moves the sweeping robot back to the charging seat or cleans the unfinished manual points in the process of drawing the map, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner can not achieve automatic zoning. And the artificial mobile robot appears in the cleaning process, which may lead to positioning failure and unable to partition automatically.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner sets up cleaning area

After the map is drawn successfully, the cleaning area can be customized in Mijia App. After selecting the zone, you can directly set the cleaning area, as well as the forbidden area and software virtual wall. The Roborock sweeping robot can go wherever it wants by swiping its fingers on the App. Even if the restricted area is within the planned sweeping area, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner will not invade the slightest thing.

Roborock S6 hardware installation

Software can make a product easier to use, but a good product must also have a good hardware foundation in order to set aside enough space for the later training of the software. The Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner can be said to be a model of conscience businessmen in terms of materials. The body is composed of Texas Instruments DSP, Marlboro LDS motor, in-mold thermal transfer (IMR) process, NIDEC fan, ALLwinner 4 core intelligent hardware CPU, KODENSHI wall sensor, LG/ Samsung lithium battery cell, Bosch six-axis motion sensor, Covestro tires, DuPont special nylon brushes and other components. There are 14 kinds of sensors including fan speed sensor, dust box sensor, water tank sensor, LDS laser ranging sensor, laser head omni-directional pressure sensor, drop sensor, odometer, wall sensor, collision sensor, cliff sensor, refilling sensor, gyroscope / accelerometer, dual electronic compass sensor. In terms of hardware, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner has become a leader in similar products.


 After the App setting is completed, we should install the body of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner. The secret will start with the water tank. First of all, we can adjust the amount of mop water according to the actual use, and after the adjustment is completed, we can install the mop. The mop of the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner is divided into ordinary mop and disposable mop, and there are still some differences between the installation of the two.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner ordinary mop removal

Ordinary mop installation only needs to wet the mop, then insert it along the slot of the water tank, and closely fit with the Velcro on the sink. To install the disposable mop, it is necessary to insert the disposable mop bracket from right to left along the water tank slot to the end, and after pasting firmly, the disposable mop wool surface is up, aligned with the mop bracket and pasted firmly, the multiple buckles at the top of the mop are pressed down, the disposable mop is pressed tight, and the installation and replacement of the disposable mop is completed.

After the installation of the mop, we can inject soul into the water tank of the sweeping robot, open the lid of the tank, point the interface to the outlet, plug the lid of the tank after filling the tap water, and complete the step of injecting the soul. Then push along the alignment sign on the rear of the sweeper robot and the floor mop module in parallel, and hear a "click" to indicate that the installation is in place. If you want to remove the floor mop module, press and hold the buckle on both sides with your hand, and then drag the mop module back until it is completely separated from the mainframe. Of course, installation or disassembly requires the mainframe to be carried out in a non-working state, so please let the mainframe suspend work first.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner water tank dismantling

While cleaning the home, it is difficult to avoid contamination of its own cleaning parts, so it is necessary to clean the cleaning parts on time. Among them, the main brush, dust box, filter screen, edge brush, universal wheel and host sensor are the top priorities of maintenance, which directly affect the cleaning effect.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner takes out the main brush

As the main force of cleaning, and should be extra careful when cleaning. We first flip the sweeping robot, then press the buckle to remove the main brush cover, remove the main brush upward, pull out the main brush bearing and clean it. Rotate and remove the main brush cover according to the direction of the unlocking sign, and use the matching main brush cleaning tool to clean the main brush and the main brush bearing. Then install the main brush cover and the main brush bearing according to the locking sign, and put the main brush into the robot, compacting the main brush cover and fixing the buckle to complete the cleaning of the main brush.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner dust box

Dust box as a concentration of garbage, naturally, it is also necessary to clean up frequently. We lift the top cover of the floor sweeping robot, then press the dust box buckle and pull it up to remove the dust box, open the dust box cover and dump the garbage down. After taking out the garbage, inject clean water into the dust box and close the dust box cover. Shake the dust box left and right, pour out the dirty water and complete the basic cleaning of the dust box. We can also remove the filter screen in the dust box, wash it with clean water and repeatedly tap the filter frame, gently knock out the dirt, dry and install it into the dust box.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner0 Universal Wheel

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner Edge Brush

The operation of cleaning the edge brush and other parts is relatively simple, in which the flip robot and remove the frame fixing screw with a screwdriver, remove and clean the edge brush, install and tighten the screw to complete the cleaning of the edge brush. Then we take out the universal wheel, clean the hair and dirt on the wheel body and axle with tools, reinstall the wheel body after cleaning and press it to complete the cleaning of the universal wheel. The ordinary mop only needs to be removed and cleaned, and the one-time mop can be thrown away. In addition, the filter element of the water tank needs to be replaced every 1 to 3 months, and the sensors of the host machine can be cleaned with a soft dry cloth to restore the normal working state.

Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner

Bottom line

Through disassembly and cleaning, we can understand that the overall design of Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner is very exquisite, making it very convenient for users to use and clean. In addition, the fully functional and logical App also makes the Roborock sweeping robot easier to use. As a newly launched product, the Roborock S6 robot vacuum cleaner has become very competitive at this price.

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