How to Map no-go ar­eas with Neato’s app

Mac Format - - APPLE HOME -

1 Fill its brain

The Bot­vac needs to know the lay­out of your room be­fore you can tell it where not to go. On the main page of the app, tap the top-left icon and then No-go Lines to be­gin cre­at­ing a floor plan – the Bot­vac will do an ex­plo­ration clean.

2 Con­firm or­di­nance

When it’s done scop­ing out your sur­round­ings (and bear in mind that this can take a long time, depend­ing on the area you’re ex­pect­ing it to cover) the Bot­vac will re­turn to its charger and present a map for your ap­proval.

3 Block it off

Ap­prove the map, re­turn to the menu, and you’ll be able to drag red lines on to the map to stop the Bot­vac travers­ing. This might be door­ways you don’t want it to go through, stairs it needs to avoid, or pre­cious ob­jects.

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