Gentle drying with the Home Connect

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Do you love it, too, when your towels come out of the dryer all soft and fluffy? A washing machine and a dryer are ideal partners – one ensures cleanliness and freshness, the other guarantees the right finish: Sleek, cared-for fabrics.

How a smart dryer with Home Connect works

Smart dryers with the Home Connect function help you to select the right programme for your washing and ensure a perfect result. You simply send the dryer information on the properties of your textiles and your drying requirements using the Home Connect app. Sensors constantly measure the temperature and moisture of the textiles during the drying process. The dryer then dries your washing really gently and precisely to the required degree of dryness. This means that the appliance uses less energy and your washing comes out of the dryer without creases.

In addition, you can use the app on your smartphone or tablet to flexibly define when your Home Connect dryer from Bosch or another home appliance brand starts its work. The smart dryer adapts to your daily schedule, not the other way round.

What are you waiting for? Take a look at the possibilities that a Home Connect dryer has to offer.

Discover smart appliance functions with the Demo Appliance feature in Home Connect app.

Experience smart appliances without owning them

Have you ever thought about what makes Home Connect so smart? Well, there’s a brilliant way to find it out for yourself. The Demo Appliance feature on the Home Connect app allows you to discover all the smart appliance functions without you needing to own one. Simply download the app and add a demo appliance from one of the categories – let’s say a dishwasher – and experience the Home Connect functions first-hand.

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"Your washing is ready for drying."

Once your washing is ready to be dried, your smart Home Connect dryer steps in to finish the job. The WiFi-enabled dryer sends a push notification once it's done.

Thanks to the new Smart Dry technology, both of your appliances can tailor their programmes perfectly to each other. Via Smart Dry, the dryer receives the settings of the last washing programme and chooses the appropriate drying programme.

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Find your ideal drying programme

Not all drying programmes are created equal – each programme has its special features and benefits. With a Home Connect dryer, you can simply enter the textile type and drying requirements using the Home Connect app. Home Connect then uses the Program Assistant function to recommend the ideal programme.

You start your WiFi-enabled dryer in the usual way via the app. You can then use the app to keep an eye on the drying process.

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Added convenience thanks to intelligent settings

Do you have items of clothing that you don't like to put into the dryer? With AutoDry, your favourite clothes are safe. The sensors in your smart dryer can measure the temperature and humidity to prevent heating and the associated shrinking of clothes.

And if you don't want to iron anything, you can set up your dryer accordingly: It will dry your washing in a way that allows you to place it directly into your wardrobe.

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Control your dryer with your voice

Enjoy the advantages of smart voice control: Read about how you can control your dryer with your voice here – from the comfort of your own sofa!

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Connect your appliance with the app

You can connect your smart dryer with the Home Connect app really easily and get started straight away. In the pairing finder, we show you how to do this.

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"The intelligent dryer always picks the right programme – so even your woolly jumpers retain their shape."

Controlling your Home Connect dryer with the app

The new appliance overview in your Home Connect app means that you can keep an even closer eye on your dryer. You can quickly check its status or read up on tips for saving even more energy.

If you want to find out more about the available settings offered by your dryer, you can call up the user manual on the display or contact customer service directly.

The app allows you to keep control of your Home Connect appliances by Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau, and NEFF using your smartphone or tablet.

It helps you to choose the most efficient, gentle drying programme and it reminds you when it's time to place your freshly dried washing into the wardrobe.

The app is intuitive to operate and your dashboard is designed to be simple. You can adapt it to your needs at any time.

Use the demo appliances right now to see how you can control appliances with the Home Connect app – even if you haven't yet connected an appliance up to Home Connect.

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Analysis and service via remote diagnostics

If your dryer is not running as smoothly as it normally does, simply call the Home Connect hotline and you will be connected directly to customer service.

With your permission, the engineers can access your dryer online and start remote diagnostics. Normally, the error message can be retrieved and the problem solved in this way. If you do need on-site support, the engineer can use the remote diagnostics analysis data to prepare for maintenance tasks or repairs on your appliance. This saves you both time and money.

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Frequently asked questions

What can a smart dryer do?

All smart dryers with the Home Connect function are designed to save energy and dry your clothes gently. Technologies such as Smart Dry automatically choose the right drying programme. The autoDry function dries your washing as required, gently and precisely.

You don't have to worry about the fluff filter or about cleaning, either. The AutoClean technology means that regular fluff removal is no longer necessary. The SelfCleaning Condenser™ automatically cleans itself.

Once your dryer is connected to the Home Connect app, you can start your smart dryer, monitor its drying programme, and receive notifications to tell you it's finished – at any time and even when you are on the go.

Can I retrofit my own dryer?

Retrofitting is possible but not recommended. A solution installed later on is relatively expensive and often does not include the same features as a solution that is integrated from the start. The Home Connect appliances are tailored to each other and networked via the app. You must therefore check carefully before exchanging or adding electronics.

What technology is necessary to use the Home Connect app?

Home Connect works only with a smart dryer designed for this functionality from Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau, or NEFF. In the Smart Home Appliances area, you can find out which home appliance types work with Home Connect. The Home Connect app can be used on smartphones and tablets and requires a WiFi connection. You can also control your home appliances using multiple smart devices.

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Even smarter together: The Home Connect partners

Home Connect is compatible with lots of applications and services. For you, this means more choice and more ideas. Thanks to numerous possible combinations, you can repeatedly redesign your home and use additional functions.

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We'd be happy to help: Home Connect support

Do you have any questions about Home Connect issues? In our support area, you'll find help with the setup and functions of home appliances with Home Connect as well as help with partner services.

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