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Here’s How To Update Traegers to 500 Degrees 

Here’s How To Update Traegers to 500 Degrees 

If you have an older model Traeger, you may need to update it to get the temperature up to 500 degrees. This process is relatively easy and only takes a few minutes.

The new Traegers can use the app on your smartphone.

For most Traegers, you can update the app; for others, you may have to do a little extra, especially if your Traeger is old and has been cooking for several years.

This article will cover everything you need to know about getting the temperature up to 500 degrees and the updates and tips that may help you. 


How Do I Get My Traeger to 500?

The first thing you need to do is check and see if your Traeger can be updated. You can do this by going onto the app and checking for updates. If there are any, it will prompt you to update your Traeger. Once you have updated your Traeger, you will be able to use the app to preheat your grill to 500 degrees.

However, if your Traeger can’t be updated or the app isn’t working correctly, there are a few things you can try.

First, make sure that all connections are secure and plugged in correctly. Next, try resetting your Traeger by unplugging it for 30 seconds and then plugging it back in.

If neither of these work, you may need to reach out to customer service for further assistance.


Can You Get Any Old Traeger Up to 500 Degrees?

Yes, you can get any Traeger up to 500 degrees. However, it is essential to note that some models may require an update to reach this temperature. Older models may not have the ability to be updated, which means you won’t be able to use the app to preheat your grill.

In this case, you will need to preheat your grill manually. To do this, simply turn on all of the burners and set them too high.

Close the lid and wait for the grill to reach 500 degrees. This may take 15-20 minutes, depending on the model of your Traeger.

If your Traeger can’t reach 500 degrees, there are a few things you can try.

First, make sure that all connections are secure and plugged in correctly.

Next, try resetting your Traeger by unplugging it for 30 seconds and then plugging it back in.

If neither of these work, you may need to reach out to customer service for further assistance.

Keep in mind that some models of Traegers may not be able to reach 500 degrees, even with updates or manual preheating.

This is because older models may not have the ability to withstand high temperatures for extended periods. It is best to contact customer service for further troubleshooting because the excess heat may damage your Traeger.


How Do I Update My Traeger Software?

It is vital to keep the software updated to ensure that your Traeger is running at its optimal performance. Fortunately, updating your software is a quick and easy process that can be done in just a few steps.

  1. First, you will need to check what software version you are currently running. This can be done by selecting the “Info” tab on your controller and scrolling down to the “Version” section.
  2. Next, you will need to download the latest software update from the Traeger website. Be sure to select the correct update for your model of Traeger.
  3. Once the update has been downloaded, unzip the file and copy the contents onto a USB drive.
  4. Now, insert the USB drive into the controller and select the “Update” option from the menu. The update process will begin and should take just a few minutes.

Once the update is finished, your Traeger will be running at the latest software version and ready to make a perfect BBQ every time!


How Do I Reset My Traeger Pro 575?

Like most people, you probably don’t think about resetting your Traeger Pro 575 very often.

In fact, you may not even know that it’s something that you need to do regularly. However, just like any other piece of equipment, your Traeger Pro 575 can benefit from a reset every now and then. Here’s how to do it:

  1. First, ensure that your grill is turned off and unplugged from the power source.
  2. Next, remove the grates and drip pan from the grill.
  3. Take a look at the auger motor located at the bottom of the grill. You’ll see two Phillips head screws holding it in place. Loosen these screws and remove the auger motor.
  4. With the auger motor removed, you should be able to see the reset button. Simply press this button and then replace the auger motor.
  5. Once the auger motor is back in place, plug your grill back in and turn it on. You’ll notice that the display will read “500” degrees. This indicates that your grill has been successfully reset and is now ready to use!

Final Thoughts

There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to updating your Traeger smoker.

First, you’ll want to ensure that you have the most recent firmware installed.

Second, you’ll need to purchase the correct update kit for your smoker model.

Lastly, follow the instructions carefully when performing the update. Doing these things will ensure that your Traeger smoker can reach 500 degrees Fahrenheit and produce delicious food every time.