Connection

Deeper PRO/PRO+ WiFI Password

Please use the default WiFi password - 12345678 for connecting to Deeper. It works for both Deeper PRO and Deeper PRO+ devices, and there is no means of changing it.

Does my Deeper smart sonar need a mobile or internet connection to work?

No. All models of Deeper smart sonars will work without any mobile or internet connection, so you don’t need to worry if the location you’re fishing has a mobile signal or not. You could be fishing in the Amazon rainforest and your Deeper smart sonar will still work. However, there are few functions on the app which require an internet connection, such as weather forecast and solunar calendar. Deeper Start/PRO/PRO+ models themselves are fitted with a Wi-Fi connection which they use to transmit ...

How can I maximize connection range when using my Deeper PRO / PRO+ / Start / CHIRP+ ?

SHORT VERSION: - Reel in your Deeper device slowly. If it goes underwater, the connection will be lost. - Choose the correct phone settings: - Apple iOS - Disable "Mobile data" and "WiFi assist". To find "WiFi assist" go to "Settings" -> "Mobile/Cellular data" -> Scroll down to the very bottom - Android - Disable "Mobile data". Search "WiFi settings" for one of these settings "Smart network switch" / "WiFi+" / "Auto network switch" / "Adaptive WiFi" and, if found, disable it...

How can I maximize GPS connectivity on my PRO+ / CHIRP+?

The Deeper PRO+ and CHIRP+ models have an inbuilt GPS receiver. This means that these models do not need to be in the same location as your smartphone in order to create maps, so you can map by casting it out. When you have selected Onshore GPS mode, look for the satellite icon in the top right corner of the map. The color of the satellite icon indicates if a GPS connection has been established: - Green means your Deeper GPS location has been fixed, and you are ready to start mapping. - A ...

What is the difference between internal GPS (PRO+ / CHIRP+ model) and smartphone GPS?

The PRO+ and CHIRP+ models are fitted with an internal GPS receiver which works independently of your smartphone. This means your Deeper does not need to be in the same location as your phone when using bathymetric mapping feature, which is why you can use it for mapping waters from the shore. By contrast, the Fishfinder 3.0 and Deeper PRO models do not have internal GPS. This means they use the GPS readings from your phone for functions like bathymetric mapping and GPS ice hole marking. The im...

Will the GPS on my PRO+ or CHIRP+ work if I don’t have a mobile or internet connection?

Yes it will. The PRO+ and CHIRP+ have a built-in GPS receiver that will connect directly to Global Positioning System. Functions that use GPS (like On-shore mode or Boat mode) feature a satellite icon in the corner of the map. When the icon is green, it means your unit has a good satellite connection. However, mobile data will be needed to load a map of the area you're fishing at. If you're fishing in an area with no cellular (internet) connection, simply download an offline map (https://deeper...

How do I increase the connectivity when using Deeper with a RC bait boat?

If you are experiencing a shorter connection range, please switch off the Mobile Data on your smartphone, as it can affect the strength of your Wi-Fi signal. Furthermore, it is very important to turn off "Wi-Fi assist"(iOS) or "Smart network switch"(Android) - these smartphone features can automatically shut down connection with the Deeper. The Deeper was not specifically designed to be used with RC bait boats, and even though it is possible, we had reports of strong interference with frequenc...