- 1 Safety Information
- 1.1 Important Safety Instructions
- 1.1.1 GENERAL
- 1.1.2 BATTERY
- 1.1.3 AUTOMATIC DIRT DISPOSAL
- 1.1 Important Safety Instructions
- 2 About your Roomba Robot Vacuum
- 2.1 Top view
- 2.2 Bottom view
- 3 About Your Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal
- 3.1 Front view
- 3.2 Back view
- 3.3 Top view
- 3.4 Bottom view
- 4 Using your Roomba Robot Vacuum
- 4.1 Positioning the Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal
- 4.2 Download the iRobot Home App and connect to Wi-Fi
- 4.3 Charging
- 4.4 Cleaning
- 4.6 About your Automatic Dirt Disposal
- 5 Care and Maintenance
- 5.1 Care and Maintenance Instructions
- 5.2 Emptying the Bin
- 5.3 Cleaning the Filter
- 5.4 Cleaning the Full Bin Sensors
- 5.5 Washing the Bin
- 5.6 Cleaning the Edge-Sweeping Brush
- 5.7 Cleaning the Front Caster Wheel
- 5.8 Cleaning the Multi-Surface Brushes
- 5.9 Removing Debris from Blower Cover
- 5.10 Cleaning the Visual Docking Target Sensors and Charging Contacts
- 5.11 Replacing the Bag
- 6 Troubleshooting
- 7 iRobot Customer Care
- 8 Documents / Resources
- 8.1 References
- 8.2 Download manual
iRobot Roomba j6+ Robot Vacuum Manual
Important Safety Instructions
This Owner's Guide includes information for Regulatory Model(s): RVE-Y1, ADG-N1
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE
To reduce the risk of injury or damage, read and follow the safety precautions when setting up, using and maintaining your robot.
This appliance can be used by children aged 8 years and above, and by persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children should not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance should not be carried out by children without supervision.
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential physical injury hazards.
Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.
Risk of electric shock
Risk of fire
Class II equipment
For indoor use only
Class III equipment
Rated power output, d.c.
Rated power input, d.c.
Rated power input, a.c.
Read operator's manual
Keep out of reach of children
General symbol for recycling
Separate Supply Unit
Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in serious injury or death.
Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTICE: Indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, could result in property damage.
- Your robot comes with a region-approved power supply cord and is designed to be plugged into a standard household AC power outlet only. Do not use any other power supply cord. For replacement cords, please contact Customer Care to ensure proper selection of country-specific power supply cord.
- Do not open your robot or dirt disposal other than instructed in the Owner's Guide. There are no user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
- Risk of electric shock, use indoors in dry location only.
- Do not handle your robot or dirt disposal with wet hands.
- Do not use unauthorised chargers. Use of an unauthorised charger could cause the battery to generate heat, smoke, catch fire or explode.
- Your robot is not a toy. Small children and pets should be supervised when your robot is operating.
- Do not sit or stand on your robot or dirt disposal.
- Store and operate your robot in room-temperature environments only.
- If the room to be cleaned contains a balcony, a physical barrier should be used to prevent the robot access to the balcony and ensure safe operation.
- Clean cliff sensors for buildup.
- If the room to be cleaned contains equipment, such as a stove, fan, portable heater or humidifier, remove the equipment before operation. There is a risk of injury, accident or malfunction if the robot comes in contact with and pushes the equipment.
- This robot is intended for dry floor use only. Do not use this device to clean up spills. Do not allow your robot or charging station to become wet.
- Do not operate the robot in areas with exposed electrical outlets in the floor.
- Do not use this device to pick up sharp objects, glass or anything that is burning or smoking.
- Be aware that the robot moves on its own. Take care when walking in the area that the robot is operating in to avoid stepping on it.
- If the device passes over a power cord and drags it, there is a chance an object could be pulled off a table or shelf. Before using this device, pick up objects such as clothing, loose papers, pull cords for blinds or curtains, power cords and any fragile objects. Extinguish candles. Shut off portable heaters.
- Perform the required maintenance as per the Owner's Guide to ensure safe operation of the robot and dirt disposal.
- If the robot is operating on a floor with stairs, please remove any clutter from the top step.
- Do not place anything on top of your robot.
- Failure to maintain cleanliness of charger contacts could result in loss of ability for the robot to charge the battery.
- Before running your robot on hard floors, please test your robot on a small section of the hard floor to ensure that it is compatible. Using your robot on a hard floor that is not compatible could result in damage to your floor. Contact your hard floor manufacturer with questions on compatibility.
- Before running your robot on carpets or rugs, ensure that the carpets or rugs are compatible with the dual multi-surface rubber brushes on your robot, otherwise known as beater bars. Using your robot on a carpet or rug that is not compatible could result in damage to your carpet or rug. Contact your carpet or rug manufacturer with questions on compatibility.
- Do not open, crush, heat above 176°F: 80°C or incinerate Follow the Owner's Guide instructions for proper use, maintenance, handling and disposal.
- Do not short-circuit the battery by allowing metal objects to contact battery terminals or immerse in liquid. Do not subject batteries to mechanical shock.
- Lithium ion batteries and products that contain lithium ion batteries are subject to stringent transportation regulations. If you need to post this product (with the battery included) for service, travel or any other reason, you MUST refer to the Troubleshooting section of your manual or contact Customer Care for postage instructions.
- Periodically inspect the battery pack for any sign of damage or leakage. Do not charge damaged or leaking battery packs and do not allow the liquid to come in contact with skin or eyes. If contact has been made, wash the affected area with copious amounts of water and seek medical advice. Place the battery in a sealed plastic bag and recycle or dispose of safely according to local environmental regulations, or return it to your local authorised iRobot Service Centre for disposal.
- Battery usage by children should be supervised. Seek medical advice immediately if a cell or a battery has been swallowed.
- The battery pack must be removed from the robot before recycling or disposal.
- For best results, only use the Lithium Ion Battery that comes with the robot.
- Do not use non-rechargeable batteries. Use only the rechargeable battery supplied with the product. For replacement, purchase identical iRobot battery or contact iRobot Customer Care for alternative battery options.
- Always charge and remove the battery from your robot and accessories before long-term storage.
AUTOMATIC DIRT DISPOSAL
- Do not use if the cord or plug is damaged. If appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water, return it to a service centre.
- Always disconnect your robot from the dirt disposal before cleaning or maintaining it.
- Do not use the dirt disposal as a step.
- Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked; keep free of dust, lint, hair and anything that may reduce air flow.
- To properly maintain your dirt disposal, do not place foreign objects inside and ensure that it is clear of debris.
- In order to avoid a hazard due to inadvertent resetting of the thermal cut-out, this appliance must not be supplied through an external switching device, such as a timer, or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and off by the utility.
- Do not allow liquids to get on or into your dirt disposal.
- Do not pour any liquids into the device and do not immerse in water.
- Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
- Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
- Use only as described in this manual.
- To reduce the risk of electric shock, unplug your dirt disposal before cleaning it.
- Keep the dirt disposal and power cord away from heated surfaces.
- Product may not be used with any type of power converter. Use of power converters will immediately void the warranty.
- If you live in an area prone to electrical storms, it is recommended that you use additional surge protection. Your dirt disposal may be protected with a surge protector in the event of severe electrical storms.
- Do not use without dust bag and/or filters in place.
This symbol on the battery indicates that the battery must not be disposed of with unsorted common municipal waste. As the enduser, it is your responsibility to dispose of the end-of-life battery in your appliance in an environmentally sensitive manner as follows:
- returning it to the distributor/dealer from whom you purchased the product; or
- depositing it in a designated collection point
The separate collection and recycling of end-of-life batteries at the time of disposal will help to conserve natural resources and to ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information, please contact your local recycling office or the dealer from whom you originally purchased the product. Failure to properly dispose of end-of-life batteries may result in the negative potential effects on the environment and human health due to the substances in the batteries and accumulators.
Note: For battery recycling go to call2recycle.org; or call 1-800-822-8837
About your Roomba® Robot Vacuum
About Your Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal
Using your Roomba® Robot Vacuum
Positioning the Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal
Note: Do not place your Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal in direct sunlight. Ensure that the area around the dock is free of clutter to improve docking performance.
To prevent the risk of your robot falling downstairs, ensure that the charging station is placed at least 4 feet (1.2 metres) away from stairs.
Download the iRobot Home App and connect to Wi-Fi®
- Follow the step-by-step instructions to set up your Roomba.
- Set up PrecisionVision Navigation to avoid obstacles in real time.
- Set an automatic cleaning schedule and customise cleaning preferences.
- Create smart maps to tell your robot where and when to clean.
Light Ring Spiral While Charging
White Spiral: charging
Red Spiral: charging, low battery
A solid white light will indicate the battery charge percentage of your robot
- Place the robot on the charging station to activate the battery.
Note: Your robot comes with a partial charge, but we recommend that you charge the robot for 3 hours prior to starting the first cleaning job.
When your robot is fully charged, the light ring indicator will intermittently pulse white at the rear.
- The robot uses a small amount of power whenever it is on the charging station. You can put the robot in a further-reduced power state when not in use. To put your robot into Reduced Power Standby Mode, remove the dust bin and tap the clean button 5 times. To exit Reduced Power Standby Mode, place your robot on the charging station and tap the clean button. For more details on this Reduced Power Standby Mode, refer to the FAQ page on our website.
- For long-term storage, turn off the robot by removing it from the charging station and holding down the clean button for 3 seconds with one wheel off the ground. Store the robot in a cool, dry place.
Just press the clean button
Tap to Start / Pause / Resume
Hold for 2-5 seconds to end a job
- Your robot will automatically explore and clean your home in neat rows, avoiding obstacles using its front-facing camera. It will return to the charging station at the end of a cleaning job and whenever it needs to recharge.
Your robot is able to recognise and avoid objects. However, it is still recommended to remove excess clutter before cleaning.
- To end a job and send the robot back to its charging station, hold the clean button down for between 2-5 seconds. A blue light ring pattern will indicate that the robot is seeking the charging station.
- When your robot detects an especially dirty area, it will engage Dirt Detect™ mode, moving in a forwards/backwards motion to clean the area more thoroughly. The light ring indicator will flash blue.
When the robot senses its bin needs to be emptied, the light ring indicator will illuminate in a red sweeping motion toward the rear.
Battery safety & shipping
For best results, only use the Lithium Ion Battery that comes with your robot.
Lithium ion batteries and products that contain lithium ion batteries are subject to stringent transportation regulations. If you need to ship this product for service, travel or any other reason, you MUST follow the shipping instructions below.
- Battery MUST be turned off before shipping.
- Turn off the battery by removing the robot from the charging station and holding down the clean button for 3 seconds with one wheel off the ground. All indicators will turn off.
- Package the robot securely for shipping.
- If you need further assistance, contact our Customer Care team or visit global.irobot.com.
About your Automatic Dirt Disposal
While cleaning, your robot will automatically return to the dirt disposal to empty its bin and recharge as needed.
The dirt disposal's LED indicator will turn solid red when a new bag is needed. If a clog is detected, the dirt disposal will trigger additional attempts to automatically clear the clog.
Note: If you place your robot on the dirt disposal by hand, it will not empty automatically. In this case, use the iRobot Home App or hold the button down for 2-5 seconds.
- Your robot will tell you something is wrong by playing an audio alert and turning the light ring indicator red. Press the clean button or tap the bumper for details. Check the iRobot Home App for further support.
- After 90 minutes of inactivity off the charging station, the robot will automatically end its cleaning job.
- To factory reset your robot, remove the Dust Bin and hold down the clean button for seven (7) seconds. A sound will let you know when the factory reset has been completed. Press down the clean button once more to confirm.
Care and Maintenance
Care and Maintenance Instructions
To keep your robot running at peak performance, perform the procedures on the following pages. There are additional instructional videos in the 1 iRobot Home App. If you notice the robot picking up less debris from your floor, empty the bin, clean the filter and clean the brushes.
|Part||Care frequency||Replacement Frequency*|
|Bin||Wash bin as needed|
|Filter||Clean once a week (twice a week if you have a pet). Do not wash.||Every 2 months|
|Full Bin Sensor||Clean every 2 weeks|
|Front Caster Wheel||Clean every 2 weeks||Every 12 months|
|Edge-Sweeping Brush and Multi-Surface Brushes||Clean once a month (twice a month if you have a pet)||Every 12 months|
|Sensors and Charging Contacts||Clean once a month|
|Camera Window||Clean and inspect once a month|
|Bags||Bags should be replaced when prompted by the LED indicator/app.|
|Dock Charging Contacts and Visual Docking Target||Once every month|
|Blower Cover inside canister||Once every month (remove debris from blower cover)|
Note: iRobot manufactures various replacement parts and assemblies. If you think you need a replacement part, please contact iRobot Customer Care for more information.
Emptying the Bin
- Press the bin release button to remove bin.
- Open bin door to empty bin.
- Place bin back in the robot.
Cleaning the Filter
- Remove the bin. Remove the filter by grasping both ends and pulling out.
- Remove debris by tapping the filter against your trash container.
- Reinsert filter with ridged grips facing out. Place bin back in the robot.
The robot will not run if the filter is not installed correctly. Replace the filter every two months.
Cleaning the Full Bin Sensors
- Remove and empty the bin.
- Wipe the inner sensors with a clean, dry cloth.
- Wipe the bin door with a clean, dry cloth.
- Clear any debris from the vacuum path.
Washing the Bin
Do not wash the filter. Remove the filter before washing the bin.
- Release the bin, remove the filter, and open the bin door.
- Rinse the bin using warm water.
Note: Bin is not dishwasher safe.
- Make sure that bin is completely dry. Reinsert filter and place bin back in the robot.
Cleaning the Edge-Sweeping Brush
- Use a coin or small screwdriver to remove the screw holding the Edge-Sweeping Brush in place.
- Pull to remove the Edge-Sweeping Brush. Remove any hair or debris, then reinstall the brush.
Cleaning the Front Caster Wheel
- Pull firmly on the front wheel module to remove it 1 from the robot.
- Pull firmly on the wheel to remove it from its housing (see illustration below).
- Remove any debris from inside the wheel cavity.
- Reinstall all parts when finished. Make sure the wheel clicks back into place.
A front wheel clogged with hair and debris could result in damage to your floor. If the wheel is not spinning freely after you have cleaned it, please contact Customer Care.
Cleaning the Multi-Surface Brushes
- Pinch the brush-frame release tab, lift the tab and remove any obstructions.
- Remove the brushes from the robot. Remove the brush caps from the ends of the brushes. Remove any hair or debris that has collected beneath the caps. Reinstall the brush caps.
- Remove any hair or debris from the square and hexagonal pegs on the opposite side of the brushes.
- Reinstall the brushes in the robot. Match the shape of the brush pegs with the shape of the brush icons in the cleaning head module.
Removing Debris from Blower Cover
Inspect blower cover for any lint or debris build-up, and wipe with a clean dry cloth to remove.
Cleaning the Visual Docking Target Sensors and Charging Contacts
- Wipe sensors and charging contacts with a clean dry cloth. You can alternately use a pad of melamine foam to remove built up debris on the robot and CleanBase charging contacts.
- Inspect the visual docking target and charging contacts to make sure that they are clear of debris. Wipe with a clean, dry cloth.
Note: Do not spray cleaning solution directly onto sensors or into sensor openings.
Replacing the Bag
- Lift up on the canister lid to open.
- Pull up on the plastic card to remove the bag from the canister.
Note: This will seal the bag so dust and debris cannot escape.
- Discard the used bag.
- Install a new bag, sliding the plastic card into the guide rails.
- Press down on the lid making sure that it is completely closed.
Note: To achieve optimal performance with your robot and automatic dirt disposal, clean and/or replace your robot's filter as needed.
Your dirt disposal will tell you if something is wrong via an LED indicator on the front of the canister and through the iRobot Home App.
|LED indicator||Common error||How to fix|
|Solid red||Bag full or missing|| |
|Blinking red||There is a leak or a clog in the dock evacuation path|| |
This product has been equipped with a thermal protector designed to protect against damage due to overheating. If the protector operates, the motor will stop running. If this happens, unplug the unit, allow it to cool for 30 minutes, clear any obstructions from the evacuation port and evacuation tube, then plug the unit back in.
iRobot Customer Care
USA & Canada
If you have questions or comments about your Roomba® robot vacuum, please contact iRobot before contacting a retailer.
You can start by visiting global.irobot.com for support tips, frequently asked questions and information about accessories. This information can also be found in the iRobot Home App. If you need further assistance, call our Customer Care team on (877) 855 8593.
iRobot USA Customer Care Hours
- Monday to Friday, 9AM-9PM Eastern Time
- Saturday and Sunday 9AM-6PM Eastern Time
Outside USA & Canada
Visit global.irobot.com to:
- Learn more about iRobot in your country
- Get hints and tips to improve your Roomba® robot vacuum's performance
- Get answers to questions
- Contact your local support centre
Documents / Resources
Here you can download full pdf version of manual, it may contain additional safety instructions, warranty information, FCC rules, etc.
Download iRobot Roomba j6+ Robot Vacuum Manual
Roomba® j7/j7+ Combo
(Note: If there's no water or pad installed, Roomba will ask if vacuum only is ok.) Hey Google, start cleaning. Hey Google, tell (robot name) to start cleaning. Hey Google, start cleaning the (room name).
If you want your robot to learn a new area, simply bring it to a new area and press New Job +. Once your robot realizes it is in a new, unmapped area, it will create a second map at the end of the cleaning job.How do I read my Roomba cleaning map? ›
Light green indicates where the Roomba® cleaned, while white denotes areas where Roomba® did not clean, such as appliances and other obstacles. The report also tracks areas where Dirt Detect™ was activated i.e. where the robot found concentrated areas of dirt. These are designated by dark green dots on the report.Can I run my Roomba without the app? ›
While the iRobot® HOME App provides many benefits, a Wi-Fi or App connection is not required for Roomba® and Braava jet® to clean.Does Roomba continue to learn? ›
“We've turned on continuous learning, so that if you've changed things in your home, Roomba will figure it out,” CEO Colin Angle tells TechCrunch. “If you open a door that you've never opened before, the Roomba will go explore it.Can you use iRobot without Alexa? ›
A: Yes it will work without Alexa. Although the Roomba is Wi-Fi compatible and you can access most features using the iRobot Home App and also alexa, they are just options. The Roomba will perform the same by just the push of the CLEAN button on it.Does Roomba learn where to go? ›
Description. i3/i4/i5 Roombas have Smart Mapping capabilities. Your Smart Map allows your robot to remember your home so you can tailor your clean by sending your robot to clean specific areas of your home.How many times does it take for Roomba to map? ›
Roomba® can also learn your home as it cleans. It typically takes three (3) to five (5) cleaning missions or Mapping Runs to generate a fully developed Imprint™ Smart Map that you can then customize and use.Can you tell Roomba where not to go? ›
Keep-Out Zones allow you to designate areas in your home where you don't want your robot to go. Keep-Out Zones can be added in the iRobot HOME App by adding rectangular zones to your Imprint™ Smart Map.Can I pick up Roomba and move to another room? ›
Can I Move My Roomba to Another Room? Yes, you can move Roomba between rooms without training or naming it. Roomba will clean and find its docking base when done. Roomba will work effectively on already mapped floors.
The technology which allows iRobot® products to create a map is called vSLAM (visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping). Essentially, as the robot moves around, it looks for unique "landmarks" in your home and remembers where those landmarks are.What are the symbols on the Roomba map? ›
|Color / Icon||What it Means|
|Light Green||Indicates where Roomba® cleaned|
|White||Represents an area where Roomba® did not clean (e.g., appliances, clothing pile on the floor)|
|Dark Green Dots||Indicate an area where Dirt Detect™ was activated (i.e., areas where the robot found concentrated areas of dirt|
Solid white: Fully charged. Pulsing white: Charging. Pulsing red: Charging, too low to start cleaning. Solid red: Error (tap Button for details).Is it safe to leave Roomba alone? ›
Yes it's safe to leave it alone. As far as it getting stuck on things it may not be able to make some clearances on items in your home. After the first couple times you'll figure out what to change so that you can set it on a schedule and when you come home it'll be back charging so all you'll have to do is empty it.Does Roomba need the lights on? ›
iRobot Roomba vacuums can operate even with simple ambient light, but not in total darkness. What may help with either the i7 or s9 robots is to run a training mission and/or clean your floors with the closet light on until your floor plan map is complete.Do Roombas have microphones? ›
Robot vacuums don't contain microphones, but hackers could fiddle with their navigation systems remotely to pick up audio signals from inside your house, a team including a UMD computer scientist has shown.What is the little brush for on a Roomba? ›
The Roomba® side brush reaches along edges to remove dirt, dust and debris. Easy to install and remove with the use of a coin or similar household item. Compatible with Roomba® 900, 800, 700, 600, 500 Series Robots with the gray side brush module.How many times should you use a Roomba? ›
Most owners believe that running their robot vacuums four times per week is sufficient to keep the floors dust-free. However, if you have children or pets, you should use your robot vacuum more frequently. Daily vacuuming is recommended if you suffer from seasonal allergies.What are the negatives of a Roomba? ›
- Short Battery Life.
- Inefficient Cleaning.
- Extremely Noisy.
- Frequent Emptying.
If you get a more affordable model, like Roomba 675 you can expect a lifespan of up to two years. Go to the higher-end, like the iRobot j7+, and our research and testing suggest you can get five years plus of cleaning with proper maintenance.
End Job: The robot will automatically end its job once you get home*. Off: If you turn off the 'When I return home' toggle, the robot will continue its cleaning job with no interruptions.Do you need Bluetooth for Roomba? ›
Where possible, iRobot® uses Bluetooth to set up and connect your robot to your device. If Bluetooth is NOT turned on, the iRobot® HOME App will ask you to turn it on for the set-up process.How do robot vacuums work without mapping? ›
For robot vacuums that do not use VSLAM or LiDAR mapping technology, their position and navigation can be determined using dead reckoning by combining measurements from the wheel's rotations with the inertial measurements from the IMU and object detection from the ToF sensors.Do robot vacuums need Internet? ›
Yes. The robot cleaner work without Wi-Fi and can carry out full-home cleanups, spot cleanups, and return to their dock with the push of a button. Connecting to Wi-Fi enables advanced features including scheduled cleaning, suction power strength selection, and more.How do I manually connect my Roomba to Wi-Fi? ›
On the CLEAN screen of the iRobot® HOME App, select Settings ➔ Wi-Fi Settings, select your desired network, and then enter the network password (if required).Can you use a robot vacuum without Wi-Fi? ›
Yes. The robot cleaner work without Wi-Fi and can carry out full-home cleanups, spot cleanups, and return to their dock with the push of a button. Connecting to Wi-Fi enables advanced features including scheduled cleaning, suction power strength selection, and more.Can you use Roomba without docking station? ›
You can use the vacuum without the base also. It will just stop on it's own when it's done cleaning the space it is started in, or it will stop when it needs emptying or charging.Why won't my iRobot connect to my Wi-Fi? ›
Unplug your router for ten seconds, then plug it back in. Wait two minutes for the router to boot up again. Then see if the connection can be established. If you have confirmed all of the above and are still unable to connect your robot, please contact iRobot Customer Care.Does Roomba work without Internet? ›
Can I Use a Roomba Without WiFi? Yes, it will still clean your home. “The Roomba is very simple,” says Frank Rizzi, a Consumer Reports senior test technician.Why does a robot vacuum need Wi-Fi? ›
Meanwhile, keeping WiFi connected can help you understand your robot vacuum better. You will receive reports on its cleaning tasks, including cleaning modes, duration, etc. You will also get reminders to replace the brushes or make other necessary maintenance.
Keep your robot plugged in and charging on the Home Base® or Clean Base™ when not in use. If your robot will not be used for more than a few weeks, we recommend placing the robot in ship mode.How long does it take iRobot to map your house? ›
It typically takes three (3) to five (5) cleaning missions or Mapping Runs to generate a fully developed Imprint™ Smart Map that you can then customize and use. Simply select Clean All in the iRobot® HOME APP to have Roomba clean and learn an entire level of your home during the cleaning cycle.