Connecting Roost Commercial Devices

Follow the step by step instructions below to set up your Roost SmartBase and Water Detectors.

Step 1 Plug In

  • Connect the power cord (#1) to SmartBase and then plug it into a wall power outlet. Make sure this is not a switched outlet.
  • When the SmartBase begins blinking green, proceed to Step 2.

Step 2 Pull Tabs

  • Remove all pull tabs from the SmartBase and Water detectors.
  • You will hear SmartBase audibly confirm the connections.

Step 3 Activate System

  • On your smartphone, click the link you received via text message and follow the instructions or, go to and follow the instructions.

Step 4 Download Roost Commercial App/Add Emergency Contacts

  • Download the Roost Commercial app from the app store on your smartphone.
  • Open the app and sign in. Tap on ‘My Devices’, then tap on the person icon on the next screen.
  • You are the primary emergency contact. Add at least one other emergency contact.

For further help on how to set up your devices, please see our help center article Commercial Set Up Video.


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