⚠️ You must be connected to the Internet and have your phone's Bluetooth enabled when going into winter storage.
Why and how put your EcO in standby and store it during the winter.
We suggest that you to take your EcO out of the water and store it during the winter. This is intended to extend its longevity and prevent possible degradation of your monitor due to too low of temperatures. For more information on winterizing your pool, read our article on this subject.
To put your EcO in Winter Mode, as indicate and describe in the app, you need to:
Take the EcO out of the water;
Return the bottom cap and fill it with water;
Put your EcO to sleep with the iopool app;
Store your EcO vertically and freeze free.
Next, you need to:
In"My pool" menu;
open up "Devices" page;
Click on "EcO" tab;
Click on "Enter wintering mode".
Using the Active Winter mode
iopool offers an Active Winter mode. This allows you to enters test strips in the app and benefit from treatment recommendations during the winter, when your EcO is stored in a warm place.
To activate the active wintering mode:
Switch EcO to winterization in the app (see section above)
Once in wintering mode, select the "wintering active" mode on the home screen of the app
Enter a test strip once a month and adjust the water balance if needed. (more tips on active winterization)
During the step, “Switching your monitor over winter“, the iopool application switches your EcO from active mode to standby mode. This step may take a few seconds. If this screen remains stuck for more than a minute, please close your iopool application, bring your EcO near your smartphone and restart winterizing from the beginning.
After having completed all the steps of winterizing your EcO, store it carefully upright and sheltered from the cold.
Encounter a problem when winterizing your EcO? We do not winter! Contact support from the website or through the app.