Drinking water is one of the most important daily routines that we need to follow to stay healthy. Usually, a person should drink at-least 2 liters of water every day. Here, let’s discuss Mi Smart Water Purifier Installation and Review, which may be useful if you plan to purchase this water purifier.
Mi is one of the popular companies that makes home equipments. They are well into smart home products as well. This water purifier from Mi is a smart water purifier that you can buy online.
The smart features added to this water purifier really comes handy and this is one of the few water purifier that has smart features included in it.
Main Features of the Mi Smart Water Purifier
- Mi Home App control
- Live TDS level in the APP
- Self-service (Filter Replacement).
- Easy Installation.
Mi Smart Water Purifier comes with RO, PAC and PPC filter which makes sure that the water that we drink is free from any contamination, odor or bacteria that could harm our body.
Let’s now check the uses of the above-mentioned filtration technologies.
RO: Also known as Reverse Osmosis is a process that is used to remove unwanted particles, ion’s and molecules that are unwanted in the water.
This makes the water better to drink, and also it reduces contamination in the water, which makes it healthy.
PAC: Also known as Post Activated Carbon filter remove the contaminants in the water which makes the water more pure and free from unwanted particles that make the water unhealthy to drink. This also avoids water born disease.
PPC: Polypropylene activated carbon filter is one of the vital factors for removing rust, visible particles and dust. It plays a very vital role in cleaning the water.
There are many suspended particles in water nowadays. The PPC filter makes sure that the suspended particles are removed at maximum so that we can get the best water to drink.
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Unboxing and Review
How to buy?
You can buy the Mi smart water purifier from Amazon and the Mi website. In case you are looking to buy the same, you can check out these links below so that you can get it in discount.
You can also buy the same from Mi website by clicking this link
It was delivered in the typical box with well packaging and also protection. The box had the images of the water purifier and some basic details.
When the box was opened, the following things were found.
First came out the user manual and warranty information.
Then comes the important components like the PPC, RO and PAC filters that you may need to attach to the filter when it’s installed.
Next comes the pipe attachments and the wall plugs for drilling and screws for mounting.
Next comes the water filter itself, packed in a polythene cover.
The pipe attachment inlet hose and the water outlet hose comes at last.
That’s it with the unboxing. Now let’s have a physical overview of the water filter itself
In the front we can see multiple options like the
- Filter switch button
- Filter status LED, which denotes the status of the filter and updates if the filters need replacement.
- Mi Logo
- Wifi Indicator LED
- Reset switch used to reset the filter after installing new filters
- Water outlet lever used to take water out.
- Water outlet
At the top of the filter we can see the 7 liter water storage tank covered with a gray lid which we can remove easily.
Inside the water storage tank, we can see a UV light which gets activated every 30 minutes to sterilize the water stored in the tank.
At the back we can see the power cord inside a box and also the water inlet and outlet valve.
On the front side there is a lid that we can open to install the PPC, RO and PAC filters that come in the box.
If you check the user manual, we have all the things available in the box are mentioned so that we can check if we do not miss anything.
Installation of Mi Smart Water Purifier
Let’s now begin with installation. First, we need to grab the water inlet and outlet hose and connect it to the valves at the back of the water purifier.
Each hose is labeled so that we can easily identify them easily.
For connecting the inlet hose to the water supply pipe, we need a connector which comes in the box.
Take the connector and attach it to the inlet hose.
Now grab the outlet hose and connect it to the outlet valve at the back of the purifier.
Remove the plus on the inlet and outlet valve and connect the hoses to the valves
After connecting the hoses, lock the hoses to the valves, but the red locks provided in the box. On doing this, the back of the water purifier will look like this.
Installing filters in the water purifier.
You need to uncover all the 3 types of filters available in the box and install them according to the markings in the section.
You just need to position the locks matching the filter and the slot in the unit and rotate it to lock it in place.
Similarly, you can install all the 3 filters in place.
After installing the filters in all the slots, the water filter unit will look like this.
You need to mount the water filter unit to the wall using the provided screws and plugs.
Close the section with the lid provided and you are done. The installation of water purifier is done.
Setup of Mi Smart Water Purifier
Now that we have installed the water purifier, let’s find out how to set up the water purifier and connect it to wifi.
- Turn on the water supply and then the power switch.
2. As we have installed new filters to the water purifier, it’s better to reset the filters to get the actual capacity of the filters. For that, open the filter section and press the reset button in the front to reset all the filters.
When the lid is open, the light in the top if the installed filters will glow blue after reset, which means all the added filters are reset and are ready to use.
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Close the compartment lid and now your filter is all set to connect to the mi home app.
Setting up Mi Home app.
- Install the Mi home app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
- After installing, signup with your Mi account.
- After the signup is done from the home screen of the app, press the plus button at the top right.
In the Kitchen appliances section, you will find the Mi Smart Water purifier listed. Click on that so that you can start configuring it.
Now you will be asked to reset the water purifier by pressing the switch and the reset button together. After doing that, check the operation confirmed checkbox and click next.
Next step is to add your Wi-Fi details. Select the details accordingly and click next.
After selecting Wi-Fi you need to go to your phone Wi-Fi settings and select the yummi-waterpuri SSID and connect as shown in the picture below.
This will make the water purifier to connect to the internet Wi-Fi. Complete the process, and now you will see a blue light glowing on the Wi-Fi LED in the water purifier, which denotes as the water purifier is connected to the internet.
Open the Mi home app again, and you will see the water purifier listed there.
Here you will see the TDS level and on clicking the icon we can see the filter status and how much liter of water the filter has purifier till now.
Here you will see the filter life in percentage as 97% in the above image and the TDS level of the water.
On clicking each filter type, you can order a replacement as well.
Also, you can see the amount of water purifier in specific day or week by clicking the water purified details at the bottom of the screen.
On clicking the 3 dots at the top right of the purifier home page, we can see many other options like.
Purifier name, Network info and also Firmware updates if available.
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Is it worth it?
The answer to this question is yes. Mi Smart Water Purifier is one of the best water purifiers under, 15000 Rs that you can buy in India. It provides all the features of a high-end water purifier and also is smart.
Tracking the status of the filters via an app makes the process real easy also the maintenance of this water purifier is real simple.
You do not need an annual maintenance contract as other manufacturers for maintaining the filters.
In the Mi water purifier you can replace the filters by your own will makes it a better choice than any other option available in the market.
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