Software Update for Botvac Connected Robots

Step 1

Download the zipped RobotData folder onto your computer.

Step 2

Unzip / extract the RobotData folder (Extract folder on Windows or double click to unzip on Mac).

Mac PC



Step 3

Plug the USB Flash Drive into your computer and copy the unzipped / extracted RobotData folder onto your USB Flash Drive.

Mac PC



Step 4

Unplug the USB flash drive, plug it into the Upgrade Cable and plug the Upgrade Cable into your Neato robot.

Step 5


  1. The robot first updates to version 2.1.1, shuts down, and then
  2. Automatically updates to robot software 2.2.0.

This entire update process can take up to 3 minutes. During this period, do not remove the USB flash drive from the Neato robot.

Go to the robot LCD screen and select MAIN MENU/SETTINGS/SOFTWARE UPDATE and press the SELECT button to start the software update process. The robot will first update to 2.1.1 and then to 2.2.0 automatically. Then the robot will reboot again. This process will take up to 3 minutes.

Upon completion, the Neato robot will play the start-up chime and then show the main screen on its LCD. To verify, go to MAIN MENU/ABOUT/VERSION INFO and confirm that you have version 2.2.0 robot software.

Main menu About menu Version info
Main menu About menu Version info Version detail

Step 6

Go to the App Store or Google Play to get the latest release of the Neato app and access to the new features.