Tp-link Tapo RV10 Lite Robot Vacuum User Manual

Tp-link Tapo RV10 Lite Robot Vacuum User Manual

User Manual
Robot Vacuum

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©2023 TP-Link 7106509946 REV1.1.0


WARNING – To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
• Do not leave appliance when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before servicing.
• Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
• Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
• Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
• Do not use with damaged cord or plug. If appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped
into water, return it to a service center.
• Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
• Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
• Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked; keep free of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce
air flow.
• When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from other metal objects, like paper clips, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal
objects, that can make a connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
• Do not charge the battery at ambient temperature below 39°F (4°C) or above 104 °F (40°C). Also keeping the temperature range of
between 39-104°F when storing unit or during use.
• To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug will fit in a
polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified
electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
• Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of body away from openings and moving parts.
• Turn off all controls before unplugging.
• Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
• Do not use without dust bag and/or filters in place.
• Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in the off-position before connecting to battery pack, picking up or carrying the
appliance. Carrying the appliance with your finger on the switch or energizing appliance that have the switch on invites accidents.
• Recharge only with the charger specified by the manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one type of battery pack may create a risk
of fire when used with another battery pack.

• Use appliances only with specifically designated battery packs. Use of any other battery packs may create a risk of injury and fire.
• Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from the battery; avoid contact. If contact accidentally occurs, flush with water. If
liquid contacts eyes, additionally seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the battery may cause irritation or burns.
• Do not use a battery pack or appliance that is damaged or modified. Damaged or modified batteries may exhibit unpredictable
behavior resulting in fire, explosion or risk of injury.
• Do not expose a battery pack or appliance to fire or excessive temperature. Exposure to fire or temperature above 130°C may cause
• Follow all charging instructions and do not charge the battery pack or appliance outside of the temperature range specified in the
instructions. Charging improperly or at temperatures outside of the specified range may damage the battery and increase the risk of
• Have servicing performed by a qualified repair person using only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the
product is maintained.
• Do not modify or attempt to repair the appliance except as indicated in the instructions for use and care.
• Place the cords from other appliances out of the area to be cleaned.
• Do not operate the vacuum in a room where an infant or child is sleeping.
• Do not operate the vacuum in an area where there are lit candles or fragile objects on the floor to be cleaned.
• Do not operate the vacuum in a room that has lit candles on furniture that the vacuum may accidentally hit or bump into.
• Do not allow children to sit on the vacuum.
• Do not use the vacuum on a wet surface.
• Household use only


TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of directives
2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC, 2011 /65/EU and (EU) 2015/863.The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at
TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Radio
Equipment Regulations 2017.
The original UK declaration of conformity may be found at
Safety Information
Keep the device away from water, fire, humidity or hot environments.

This appliance contains batteries that are only replaceable by skilled persons.
Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device. If you need service, please contact us.
Avoid replacement of a battery with an incorrect type that can defeat a safeguard.
Avoid disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of a battery, that can result in an explosion.
Do not leave a battery in an extremely high temperature surrounding environment that can result in an explosion or the leakage of
flammable liquid or gas; Do not leave a battery subjected to extremely low air pressure that may result in an explosion or the
leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
The instructions shall state the substance of the following:
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of
experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
The appliance is only to be used with the power supply unit provided with the appliance.
WARNING: For the purposes of recharging the battery, only use the detachable supply unit provided with this appliance.
The appliance contains a 2600mAh lithium-ion battery.
This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in
a safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be
made by children without supervision.
For EU/UK Region
Operating Frequency:
2400MHz~2483.5MHz / 20dBm
2402~2480MHz / 10dBm

Package Contents

Robot Vacuum*

*One side brush and HEPA filter installed

Charging Dock ×1 + Power Adapter x1

HEPA Filter ×1

User Manual

Side Brush ×1

User Manual ×1


Cleaning Brush ×1



Robot Vacuum

• Press once: Start/pause cleaning.

• Press and hold for 5 seconds: Turn on/off the robot vacuum.
*For the first use, slide the power switch from OFF to ON to turn on.


• Return to the dock to charge.

Spot Cleaning/Child Lock

• Press once: Start spot cleaning.

• Press and hold for 5 seconds: Turn on/off the child lock.

Combination Button

• Press and hold simultaneously for 5 seconds:
Enter setup mode to configure network.

• Press and hold simultaneously for 10 seconds:
Restore to factory default settings.


• Red: Battery level < 20%; Error
• Orange: Battery level between 20% and 80%
• Green: Battery level > 80%

& LEDs





Filter Latch


Power Switch


Cliff Sensors

Side Brush

Dustbin Latch



Caster Wheel

Open Dustbin

Charging Contacts
LED Indicator


Main Brush
Main Brush Cover Latch

Charging Contacts
Charging Dock


1 Position the Dock

2 Remove Protective Strip

1. Remove the bottom cover of the dock, connect the
power cord to the dock, and then replace the cover.

Before use, remove the protective strips on
both sides of the front bumper.



2. Place the dock on a level surface, flat against a wall,
without obstacles within 1.5m (4.9ft) in front and
0.5m (1.6ft) on left and right.



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3 Remove Protective Film

Remove the protective film on the front bumper.


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• To ensure a better user experience, make sure the area is with good Wi-Fi signals.
• Do not place it in direct sunlight. Ensure the area around the dock is free of clutter to
improve docking performance.
• To prevent the risk of your robot vacuum falling downstairs, ensure that the dock is
placed at least 1.2m (4 ft) away from stairs.
• Always keep the dock powered on, otherwise the robot vacuum will not automatically
return. And do not move the dock frequently.


4 Power On and Charge
Slide the power switch from OFF to ON to turn on
your robot vacuum.

Place the robot vacuum on the charging dock
or tap to send it back to the dock to charge.
It will return to the dock at the end of a cleaning
job and whenever it needs to recharge.


• If the power switch is in the ON position, you can also press and hold the button
for 5 seconds to turn on/off your robot vacuum.
• If the power switch is in the OFF position, the robot vacuum will automatically turn
on when it is charged on the dock, and turn off when it leaves the charging dock.








• When the LED of the charging dock flashes 3 times and then goes out, the
charging will begin.
• We recommend that you charge the robot vacuum fully for about 4 hours prior
to starting the first cleaning job.


5 Download the Tapo App and Connect to Wi-Fi
1. Download the Tapo app from the App
Store or Google Play, then log in.

In the Tapo app, you can enjoy the following
• Cleaning Modes & Preferences
Customize vacuum power, cleaning times, and
other advanced settings.


• Scheduled Cleaning
Set an automatic cleaning schedule, then the
robot vacuum will clean automatically at the set
time and return to the dock after cleaning.

2. Open the Tapo app, tap + icon, and select
your model. Follow the step-by-step
instructions to easily set up your robot


6 Cleaning
The robot vacuum will automatically explore and clean
your home in neat rows. It will return to the charging
station at the end of a cleaning job and whenever it
needs to recharge.

Press Once

Start/pause cleaning.

Press Once

In Spot Cleaning mode, it will sweep the circular area
with a diameter of 1.5m (4.9ft) calculated from its own

Start spot cleaning.

• Cleaning cannot start if the battery is too low. Charge your robot vacuum first.
• Pick up obstacles like wires, clothing, and plastic bags. Loose wires and objects
may get caught in the robot vacuum, resulting in disconnection or damage to
wires and property.
• Put away high pile carpeting before cleaning.
• Do not pick up the robot vacuum during cleaning.
• If the cleaning area is too small, the area may be cleaned twice.
• If the robot vacuum is paused for 10 minutes, it will automatically enter sleep
mode and the cleaning job will be canceled.

1.5m (4.9ft)


7 Care and Maintenance
To maintain optimal performance, maintain the robot vacuum according to the following guidelines.

Maintenance Frequency

Replacement Frequency*


Clean/wash as needed



Once a week

3-6 months

Main Brush

Every 2 weeks

6-12 months

Side Brush

Once a month

3-6 months

Caster Wheel

Clean as needed


Main Wheels

Once a month



Once a month


Charging Contacts

Once a month


*Replacement frequency may vary depending on the actual situation. Parts should be replaced if visible wear appears.


Empty the Bin

Clean the Filter

1. Remove the dustbin.

1. Remove the dustbin and
open the lid.


2. Remove the filter.


2. Open the dustbin to empty the dustbin.

3. Clean the filter with a
cleaning brush.

4. Wash the dustbin and filter.
Do not wash with hot water or detergents.

3. Place the dustbin back inside the robot vacuum.


5. Air-dry the dustbin and filter
thoroughly, then install the filter
in the previous orientation.



Clean the Main Brush

Clean the Side Brush

1. Turn the robot vacuum
over, then unlatch and
remove the main
brush cover.

1. Pull firmly to remove the side brush and remove any entangled
debris. Wipe with a damp cloth if needed.
2. Re-install the side brush and press it tightly to ensure it is
installed in place.

2. Remove the brush and
its end cap.

3. Remove any hair or
debris with the
cleaning brush.

4. Re-install the cap and
main brush. Press on
the main brush cover to
lock it in place.

Clean the Caster Wheel

Clean Main Wheels

1. Pull firmly to remove the caster wheel and remove hair or dirt.

Wipe main wheels with a clean, dry cloth.

2. Re-install the caster wheel and press it firmly in place.

Main Wheels


Clean the Sensors

Clean the Charging Contacts

Wipe the sensors with a clean, dry cloth.

Wipe charging contacts with a clean, dry cloth.


Charging Contacts
Charging Contacts

Cliff Sensors


8 Troubleshooting


Setup failure

1. Check if the power switch on the left side of the robot vacuum is toggled to “ON”.
2. The battery level is low. Please place the robot vacuum on the dock to charge and it will start automatically when it is
3. Check your internet connection or check if you have configured Allow List or Firewall settings on your router.

Charging failure

1. Please remove the robot vacuum and check whether the indicator light of the dock is on, and make sure that both ends of
the power adapter of the dock are plugged in.
2. Poor contact. Please clean up the spring contacts on the dock and the charging contacts on the robot vacuum.

Recharge failure

1. There are many obstacles near the dock. Please place the dock in an open area and try again.
2. The robot vacuum is far from the dock. Please place the robot vacuum near the dock and try again.
3. Please clean up the spring contacts on the dock and the recharge sensor/charging contacts on the robot vacuum.

Abnormal operation

Shut down and try again.

Abnormal noise during

There may be foreign matter entangled in the main brush, side brush or wheels. Please clean up after shutdown.

Decreased cleaning ability
or dust leakage

1. The dustbin is full. Please clean the dustbin.
2. The filter is clogged. Please clean or replace the filter.
3. The main brush is entangled by foreign matter. Please clean the main brush.




Failure to connect to Wi-Fi

1. The Wi-Fi signal is poor. Please make sure the robot vacuum is in an area with good Wi-Fi signals.
2. Wi-Fi connection is abnormal. Please reset the Wi-Fi and download the latest app and try again.
3. The password is entered incorrectly. Please check.
4. The robot vacuum only supports the 2.4 GHz frequency band. Please connect to a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi.

Scheduled cleaning
doesn’t work

1. The battery level is low. The scheduled cleaning will work when the battery level is above 20%.
2. The cleaning is already in progress when the schedule starts.
3. Do Not Disturb is set in the app. Make sure the schedule is not within the set Do Not Disturb period.
4. There is no internet access for your Wi-Fi network and your robot vacuum has restarted.

Whether the robot vacuum
consumes power when it is
placed on the dock

The power consumption is very low when the robot vacuum is placed on the dock, which helps the battery to
maintain optimal performance.

Whether the robot vacuum
needs to be charged for 16
hours for the first three

Lithium battery has no memory effect when in use, and there is no need to wait when it is fully charged.

If the corresponding issues cannot be solved by referring to the above methods, please contact our Technical Support.


Energy Saving Mode
When the robot vacuum is docked, press and hold the Power button
and the Dock button
until you hear an alert sound. It will also enter the Energy Saving mode when it is fully charged.

for about 15 seconds

In this mode, only the charging feature will work. Other functions will not work, such as LEDs will be off, sensors will not
work, and Wi-Fi will be disconnected.
To exit the Energy Saving mode, press any button on the robot vacuum.



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