How to use the Shark Cordless Vacuum Cleaners?

How to Use Shark Cordless Vacuum Cleaners

‘How to use the Shark Cordless Vacuum?’ isn’t a hard-to-answer question as its user’s manual is well-described.

But the manual contains a lot of pages for sure. So, if you want a brief but complete user guide and some useful maintenance tips, this article is exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Although Shark Cordless Vacuums come in different models, this basic guideline is capable of giving you the proper instruction for generic use purposes. We’ll cover from unboxing a Shark Cordless vacuum to the assembling method, proper charging method, maintenance, and so on.

Let’s get to the point now.

How to Use The Shark Cordless Vacuum?

Let’s start the user guide with what’s inside a Shark Cordless vacuum:

  • Motorized floor nozzle
  • Handheld vacuum
  • Dusting brush
  • Flexology wand
  • Crevice tool
  • Upholstery tool
  • Motorized pet brush (only for specific models)
  • Lithium-Ion power back charger
  • Anti-Allergen dusting brush (only for specific models)
  • Dual-charging dock (only for specific models)
  • Lithium-Ion battery (only for 2x models)

To assemble your Shark Cordless Vacuum:

  • Identify the wand and insert it into the floor nozzle. Press the wand and make sure you hear the click which indicates that it’s in place.
  • Now, grab the handheld vacuum and insert it into the top of the wand, wait for hearing the click.

To reach anywhere:

  • Find the Flexology Lock Release button, it’s in the middle point of the wand. Just press the button, this action will lower the wand and increase your reach.

To stop anywhere:

  • Click the Flexology Lock Release button again and bend the handheld vacuum forward.
  • And, if you want to start vacuuming, elevate the handheld vacuum and make sure the wand locks in place.

How to Empty The Shark Cordless Vacuum Dust Cap

  • To start off, disconnect the handheld vacuum from the wand. Click on the Wand Release button and get it done.
  • If you want to make the dust cup empty when it’s still connected to the handheld vacuum, place the dustbin over a trash receptacle. After that, there’s a Lid Release which you need to slide forward.

How to Empty The Shark Cordless Vacuum Dust Cap

If you ask, how to remove and clean the dust cup? Here you go.

  • You’ll notice the Dust Cup Release close to the handheld vacuum nozzle. Press the button and lift off the dust cup to remove it.
  • Gently tap the dust screen and clean the debris from it. Or, you can use a dry cloth to wipe it if needed. Feel free to rinse the dust cup’s interior. But make sure you air-dry it for a minimum of 24 hours before you reinstall the cup.

How to Charge Shark Cordless Vacuum Cleaners?

The fact is, you’ll get different options to charge the battery of a Shark Cordless Vacuum cleaner. Here’s a general guideline:

  • It’s okay if you charge the battery when it’s still in the handheld vacuum. Remove your handheld vacuum from the wand first and then Go to any of your wall outlets and insert the Lithium-Ion charger into it.
  • If the battery is removable, you can get rid of the battery from the handheld vacuum before inserting the charger into the charging port of your battery.

It’s also okay to charge the battery when the MultiFlex storage mode of your vacuum is on.

Let’s clarify a common confusion- is it okay to leave a Shark Cordless Vacuum on the charger all the time?

Yes, there’s no problem in leaving it on the charger for a long time. You can remove it from the charger, clean the whole house, and re-connect it to the outlet again to make sure it’s fully charged throughout the day.

However, it’s not necessary to do so. You can monitor the charging process and unplug the cleaner after completing the charge. Still, there’s nothing to worry about if you forget to unplug.

Maintenance Tips for Shark Vacuum Owners

  • After each time you clean the filters, ensure air-drying it completely for 24 hours. It’ll prevent any damage from the remaining liquid.
  • Reserve 1 day a year to clean the HEPA filter/post-motor filter.
  • It’s a must to clean the pre-motor filters once a month(at least!).
  • Regularly check for blockages in the handheld vacuum and the wand.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to Know When Your Shark Cordless Vacuum is Fully Charged?

Notice the indicator light on the handheld vacuum, it should fade in and out. Once your cleaner is completely charged, you’ll see the indicator light turning green. After 5 seconds, the light will shut off.

Why My Shark Cordless Vacuum Stopped Working?

If the cleaner doesn’t turn on or operate properly, put it in the charger. Use a dry cloth to wipe the charging base so the battery charges correctly.

How to Reset My Shark Cordless Vacuum?

Hold the power button and wait a few seconds. After that, detach the power button and turn on the cleaner. That’s it, you’re done with the reset.