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A Holman Smart Tap Timer irrigation timer on display, next to a Holman product box, in front of a lawn sprinkler in action on a lawn

Overview

When you need an easy way to keep your garden thriving and save on water use, a Bluetooth irrigation timer can give you total control and help you become water efficient. It connects to an app on your smartphone and enables you to program multi zones around your garden, even when you’re away from home.

Steps

1Install a 9-volt alkaline battery

Start by installing a 9-volt alkaline battery into your new tap timer.

A 9V battery being inserted into an irrigation timer

2Download the Holman Water app

Download the free Holmam Water app from the App store or Google Play.

The Holman Water smartphone app as shown on the Apple App Store

3Turn phone Bluetooth on

Now check your phone's Bluetooth is turned on.

4Set the dial and zone on your phone

In the app, set the days you'd like to water your garden, the watering run times, and the start times in 24-hour format, up to three starts a day.

A smartphone app being used to program an irrigation timer

5Select your watering times

In the app, set the days you'd like to water your garden, the watering run times, and the start times in 24-hour format, up to three starts a day.

A smartphone app being used to program an irrigation timer

6Send your program to the timer

To send your program to the timer, press connect. Wait for the new screen to load, then hit download. Watering will start at the time you selected.

For multiple timers, just repeat the process!

A smartphone app displaying that programming of an irrigation timer is complete with a green tick

7Start smart watering today

Take a look at our full range of smart watering products online or at your local store.

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Health & Safety

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