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

  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.
  2. Pull Tabs - Remove all pull tabs from the SmartBase and Water detectors. You will hear SmartBase audibly confirm the connections.
  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.
  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.

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