Picture of the Smart WiFi Instant Pot front panel controls.

Instant Pot Buttons, Smart WiFi, By Column

This piece describes button locations on Smart WiFi Instant Pot.  So we list each button location by column.

Note that this post covers only button locations.  Thus it does not describe what each button does, nor how to use it.  So for that, please see our   Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker Buttons Guide   that covers the whats and hows of each button on the Instant Pot Smart WiFi electric pressure cooker.





Smart WiFi Instant Pot Buttons Summary

The front panel on the Instant Pot smart WiFi electric cooker has eighteen membrane style raised buttons.

Complete List of Controls and Buttons on this Smart WiFi Instant Pot (by Column)

  • Soup Broth Button
  • Meat / Stew Button
  • Bean / Chili Button
  • Cake Button
  • Slow Cook Button
  • Saute’ Button
  • Pressure Level Button
  • DOWN (-) Button
  • Delay Start Button
  • Keep Warm Button
  • UP (+) Button
  • Cancel Button
  • Rice Button
  • Multigrain Button
  • Porridge Button
  • Steam Button
  • Yogurt Button
  • Pressure Cook Button
  • Steam Release Valve
  • Float Pressure Button

Smart WiFi Instant Pot Buttons Described

In this section, we give the location of each button and control on the WiFi instant Pot pressure cooker.

First Column Button Locations (Far Left on Panel)

We find this column on the far left edge of the control and display panel. Furthermore, the LCD display is to the right of the top three buttons in this column.

Soup / Broth  Button Location

Picture of the WiFi Instant Pot front panel, with the -Broth Soup- button circled.
WiFi Instant Pot front panel, with the -Broth Soup- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Firstly, the Soup Broth button is the topmost one in the first column of six buttons. It’s to the right of the upper left corner of the control panel, above the Meat / Stew button, and to the left of the LCD screen.  Note that there are no buttons above this one, and none to its left.





Meat / Stew  Button Location

Picture of the the -Stew, Meat- button, circled.
Instant Pot WiFi pressure cooker front panel, showing the -Stew, Meat- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Next, we find the  Meat / Stew  button to the left of the LCD screen, near the left edge of the buttons panel, just above the  Bean / Chili  button, and just below the  Soup / Broth  button.  Note that no buttons are to the left of this Meat / Stew button.  But the  Multigrain  button is to the right, on the other side of the LCD display.

Bean / Chili  Button Location

Picture of the -Chili, Bean- button, circled.
Instant Pot smart WiFi pressure cooker button panel, showing the -Chili, Bean- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Then we see the  Bean / Chili  button is just to the left of the display, again near the left edge of the control panel.  We find it just above the  Cake  button, and just below the  Meat / Stew  button.  Again, no buttons are to the left of this Bean / Chili button.  But the  Porridge  button is to the right, on the other side of the display screen.

Cake  Button Location

Picture of the Instant Pot WiFi electric pressure cooker control panel, showing the -Cake- button circled.
Instant Pot WiFi electric pressure cooker control panel, showing the -Cake- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Next, find the  Cake  button to the left of the LCD screen and one row below. It’s also near the left edge of the control panel, just above the  Slow Cook  button, and just below the  Bean / Chili  button.  Once again, no buttons are to the left of this  Cake  button, and the  Steam  button is to the right, on the other side of the display screen.

Slow Cook  Button Location

Picture of the -Slow Cook- button, circled.
Instant Pot pressure cooker smart WiFi front panel, showing the -Slow Cook- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Find the   Slow Cook   button is just to the left of the  Down (-)  button. Once more, it’s near the left edge of the control panel, two rows below the LCD display.  It’s also found just above the  Saute’  button, and just below the  Cake   button.





Saute’  Button Location

Picture of the Smart Instant Pot electric WiFi pressure cooker front panel, showing the -Saute- button circled.
Smart Instant Pot electric WiFi pressure cooker front panel, showing the -Saute- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Finally, for the last button in the first column, find the  Saute’   button to the left of the  Delay Start  button, near the left edge of the control panel. It’s just above the bottom of the buttons panel, and just below the  Slow Cook   control.  No buttons are to the left.  In fact, Saute’  is in the lower left hand corner of the control panel.

Second Column Button Locations

We find this column of three buttons one column to the right of the first column, underneath the left corner of the LCD screen.  This column has no buttons above the display screen.

Pressure Level / WiFi ON OFF  Button Location

Picture of the -Pressure Level, WiFi On Off- button, circled.
Electric Instant Pot WiFi pressure cooker front buttons panel, showing the -Pressure Level, WiFi On Off- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Firstly, this button is the top one in this second column of three buttons, just under the LCD screen. It’s also one to the right of the Cake button, and just above the  Down (-)  button. Note that no buttons are above this button, and the  Keep Warm  button is one position to the right.

Down (-)  Button Location

Picture of the Smart WiFi Instant Pot front view, showing the -Down- button circled.
Smart WiFi Instant Pot front view, showing the -Down- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Next, find the  Down  button just to the right of the  Slow Cook  button, and just to the left of the  Up  button.  Furthermore, it’s just above  Delay Start, and just below  Pressure Level.

Delay Start  Button Location

Picture of the Instant Pot smart electric WiFi pressure cooker buttons panel, showing the -Delay Start- button circled.
Instant Pot smart electric WiFi pressure cooker buttons panel, showing the -Delay Start- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Lastly for this column, this button is the third one down, just under the  Down (-)  adjustment, and three rows underneath the LCD display. Moreover, it’s one to the right of the  Saute’  button, and just above bottom edge of the control panel. Note that no buttons are below it, and the  Cancel  button is one position to the right.





Third Column Button Locations

This three button column is, again, one column to the right of the second column, underneath the right corner of the LCD display.  Additionally, this column has no buttons above the display.

Keep Warm Button Location

Picture of the Electric Instant Pot smart pressure cooker front panel, with the -Keep Warm- button circled.
Electric Instant Pot smart pressure cooker front panel, with the -Keep Warm- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

First, this button is just under the LCD screen. It’s also one to the right of the  Pressure Level   button, and just above the  Up  control. Again, note that no buttons are above this  Keep Warm   button. Also, the  Steam  button is one spot to the right.

Up (+)  Button Location

Picture of the Smart WiFi Instant Pot, view of front panel, showing the -Up- button circled.
Smart WiFi Instant Pot, view of front panel, showing the -Up- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

Find the  Up (+)  button just to the right of the  Down (-)  button.  Keep Warm  is above it, and  Cancel  is under it. Finally, the  Yogurt  button is one position to the right.

Cancel  Button Location

Picture of the Instant Pot electric smart WiFi pressure cooker front view, showing the -Cancel- button circled.
Instant Pot electric smart WiFi pressure cooker front view, showing the -Cancel- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

And lastly, this button is the farthest one down in its column, under the  Up (+)  adjustment, and again, three rows plum below the screen. It’s one position to the right of the  Delay Start  button, and just above bottom edge of the front panel. Again note that no buttons are under it, and the   Pressure Cook   control is one button to the right.





Fourth Column Button Locations

This six button column is the last one on the control panel, one column to the right of the third column.  No more columns to its right. It covers the entire right edge of the control panel.

Rice Button Location

Picture of the Instant Pot WiFi cooker front panel, with the -Rice- button circled.
Instant Pot WiFi cooker front panel, with the -Rice- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

The  Rice  button is to the left of the upper right corner of the control panel, above the  Multigrain  button, and to the right of the display. Again, no buttons above this button, and none to the right.

Multigrain  Button Location

Picture of the Instant Pot smart pressure cooker front panel, showing the -Multigrain- button circled.
Instant Pot smart pressure cooker front panel, showing the -Multigrain- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

The  Multigrain  button is the right of the LCD screen, near the right edge of the buttons panel.  Find it in the column to the right of the display, and just beneath the  Rice  button.  No buttons to the right, and the Meat / Stew button is to the left, on the other side of the display.

Porridge  Button Location

Picture of the -Porridge- button circled.
Instant Pot WiFi smart pressure cooker front control panel, showing the -Porridge- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

The  Porridge  button is again just right of the screen, nearest to the right edge of the panel.  It’s just above the  Steam  button, and just below the  Multigrain  button.  No buttons to its right, and the Bean / Chili button is on the other side of the status screen from it.





Steam  Button Location

Picture of the WiFi Instant Pot pressure cooker, front view, with the -Steam- button circled.
WiFi Instant Pot pressure cooker, front view, with the -Steam- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

The  Steam  button, is one column right of the   Keep Warm   button, again, near to the right side of the control panel, one spot above the  Yogurt  button, and one spot below the  Porridge  button.

Yogurt  Button Location

Picture of the -Yogurt- button, circled.
WiFi Instant Pot smart pressure cooker front buttons panel, showing the -Yogurt- button circled. Instant Pot buttons.

The  Yogurt  button is near the right edge of the buttons panel, just above the  Pressure Cook  button, and just below the  Steam  button.  The Up button is one position to the left.

Pressure Cook  Button Location

This button, in the rightmost buttons column, is close to the right edge of the control panel, just below the  Yogurt  button.  No buttons are under this one, and the  Cancel  control is just to its left. This control is nearest to the bottom right hand corner of the panel.





Buttons and Controls on Lid

Steam Release  Valve Location

Picture of the WiFi Instant Pot, top view, showing the Steam Release valve highlighted.
WiFi Instant Pot, top view, showing the Steam Release valve highlighted. Instant Pot buttons.

This control is on the Instant Pot lid, near the rear, on the top, to the left of the steam pressure float button, behind the lid handle, at roughly the eleven o’clock position,

Float Valve  Button Location

Picture of the Float Valve highlighted.
WiFi Instant Pot top view, showing the Float Valve highlighted. Instant Pot buttons.

Finally, this valve is, again, found on the Instant Pot lid, near the back, on the top, to the right of the steam pressure release valve.  It’s also behind the lid handle, at about the one o’clock position.

At last, that about covers all the buttons.  More later.

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References for Smart WiFi Instant Pot Buttons

  1. Instant Pot Official Web Site

Change History

  • 2019-07-16: Added more tags.
  • 2019-05-17: Tuned the targeting for ‘Instant Pot Buttons’ and added tags.
  • 2019-02-14: First posted.
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