Here’s a quick rundown of how to use Range:

Stick Range's steel probe in your food, and plug the other end into your iOS device's headphone port. When you're removing Range from your food, make sure you use the handle, gripping near the probe if possible.

If you're roasting something in the oven, thread the cable out the oven door. If you're grilling, thread it through any hole in the side of the grill—if the cable is clamped under a heavy/hot cover, it may get damaged. After positioning the probe and cable, plug Range into your iPhone.

After a second, you should see the temperature on your device's screen.

Range app

Most of the time you’ll be using Range's instant-read view (portrait mode). This is where you’ll set alerts — just drag up or down anywhere, and let go to set the alert at that temperature. Or easier, use presets (those icons at the bottom for different kinds of meat, and candy stages if you swipe to the left). Tap the icon of the preset you want to use, and Range will set the right alerts for you.

Once you set an alert, a line will appear to mark it. Drag the line to adjust the temperature. A long press will cycle between alerting for rising temperatures, falling temperatures, or both. Swipe the alert either left or right to remove it, or shake your device to remove all alerts. When an alert goes off, it will alert all other devices that your Range has been connected to before.

Turn your iOS device to landscape to for visual view, and watch the graph of your food’s temperature over time. You can tap on the share button to email a CSV file that can be opened in a spreadsheet, or a PDF that anyone can view.

The gear icon in the top right corner is for settings: Fahrenheit or Celsius, USDA recommended or ‘gourmet’ preset temperatures, and access to customer support. But you probably already know that if you're here.

Give us your feedback or let us know what you’re making with Range at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, email or send us a message here in customer support.