How do I add Rachio to STEWARD?

If your Rachio is not showing up as a device in your STEWARD system, you can add it by taking the following steps:

  • First, navigate to the back end of your STEWARD system
    • On your tablet, open the web browser and navigate to find.homseer.com
    • Click search -> a row should pop up with a few numbers -> click on number below “System”
    • You are now in the back end of your STEWARD system (the HomeSeer interface)
    • Now find the “Plug-Ins” drop down menu in the menu at the top of the screen -> Click on the Rachio Irrigation Plugin
    • There is a section to enter an “API Access Token”
  • Next, get your Rachio “API Access Token”
    • Open a new window in your tablet browser and navigate to app.rach.io
    • Log into your account and go to account settings
    • You should see text that reads “GET API KEY” -> click on that and copy the API Key
    • Paste this API Key into the “API Access Token” section in the back end of your STEWARD system
  • Your Rachio should now be connected to your STEWARD system
    • You can edit device settings on the Rachio Irrigation Plugin page
    • By clicking on “Home” in the menu at the top of the screen and finding your Rachio devices, you can further refine the settings for how Rachio shows up in STEWARD