How to Connect Your Maytag Appliance

The front of the Maytag smart model number MHW8630HC

Step by step instructions to connect your smart appliance

  1. Download the MaytagTM Mobile App.
  2. Create your own Account.
  3. Select Add Appliance .
  4. Scan the QR code on the appliance label or manually enter the SAID and MAC.
  5. Select your product type and model number.
  6. Press and quickly release the Wifi Connect button on the appliance. 
    1. Do NOT hold the button, this will put the appliance in the wrong mode. If your appliance says to "Hold 3 sec.", please ignore. 
  7. In the app, select your network and enter your passphrase (if your home router has a choice of frequency bands - be sure to use the 2.4GHz band router name)
  8. A screen will appear that says "Connecting". These 4 steps can take up to 2 minutes to complete.
    1. During this process, lights on the appliance will blink. This is normal. Once the appliance is connected, it will end on a solid white light.
  9. Name your appliance and start using the remote features.
    1. Remember to press the "Remote Enable" button when using these features.
Open the MaytagTM app, add your appliance and follow the guided experience to get up and running quickly.*

*Connection method not compatible with all routers. You may be prompted to try other connection methods. Appliance must be set to remote enable. WiFi & App required. Features subject to change. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the basic home router requirements?

Check your router for each of the following:

  • Frequency Band: 2.4GHz Band IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • Security: Security WiFi Protected Access WPA2
  • Network Support: IPV4 Minimum.

I can't connect my appliance. What should I do?

  1. If you are having trouble connecting, first check to see if your appliance is in the correct mode.
  2. If you see a countdown display on the appliance, it is in the wrong mode.
  3. Power the appliance off. and then turn it on again.
  4. Press and quickly release the Wifi Connect button. Do NOT hold for 3 seconds, even if the button says to do so.
  5. Return to the app to complete the connection steps.
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