Instant VORTEXTM PLUS
6 Quart Air Fryer

VORTEXTM PLUS

Getting Started Guide

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Initial Setup

  • Remove all packaging material from in and around the Air Fryer, as well as all accessories from inside the cooking chamber.
  • Follow Care & Cleaning instructions in the Safety, Maintenance & Warranty booklet to clean the air fryer before first use.
  • Place the Air Fryer on a stable, level surface, away from combustible material and external heat sources. Leave at least 5” of space around the air fryer.
  • Do not place anything on top of the air fryer and do not block the air vents.
  • Never use the Air Fryer on a stovetop.
  • Read all Important Safeguards in the Safety, Maintenance & Warranty booklet before use. Failure to do so may result in property damage and/or personal injury.

Product Overview

Product Overview 1

Product Overview 2

The models listed here may not be representative of all models in the Vortex, Vortex Plus and Vortex Pro series. 

For a complete list of colors and patterns, visit instantappliances.com.

Initial Test Run

(approximate time: 25 minutes)

  1. Connect the power cord to a 2 120V power source.
    Air fryer is in Standby and display indicates “OFF”.
    Connect the power cord
    Note: To wake the air fryer, press the dial button or touch the screen.
  2. Remove the air fry basket from the cooking chamber.
    Remove the air fry basket
  3. Place the cooking tray on the bottom 4 of the air fry basket.
    Place the cooking tray on the bottom
    Note: Ensure the indicator arrows point towards the back or the front of the air fryer.
  4. Insert the air fry basket back into the cooking chamber.
    Insert the air fry basket
  5. Select Smart Program: Air Fry.
    Air Fry
  6. Touch Temp, then use the dial to adjust the cooking temperature to 205 ºC/400 ºF.
    Touch Time, then use the dial to adjust the cook time to 20 minutes.*
    Touch Temp
    *Note: Smart Programs automatically save your last temperature and time settings.
  7. Touch Start to begin cooking.
    The display indicates “On” while the air fryer Preheats.
    On
    Touch the Time or Temp key to select the desired setting, then use the dial to adjust the cook time and temperature at any time during cooking.
    Time or Temp
  8. When the air fryer reaches the target temperature, the display indicates “Add Food”.
    For this initial test, do not add food to the air fry basket.*
    * Note: Some food items do not require a preheat time. Whether you remove the basket or not, cooking will proceed after 10 seconds.
    Add Food
    When cooking, food may be added before or after preheating, as you desire.
  9. Carefully remove and re-insert the 10 air fryer basket.
    Display changes from “Add Food” to indicate cook time and temperature.
    Display also indicates “Cook”.
     remove and re-insert
  10. Part way through the Smart Program, the air fryer beeps and displays “turn Food” to remind you to flip or shake your food items.*
    turn Food
    Remove the air fry basket to pause the Smart Program and insert it into the cooking chamber to resume.
    * Note: Notice only appears on Air Fry and Roast. Some food items do not require attention. Cooking will proceed after 10 seconds whether food has been turned or not.
  11. When 1 minute remains, the cook time counts down in seconds.
    When the Smart Program completes, the display indicates “End” and the fan conitnues to blow to cool the air fryer.
    Note: If the door is not opened, the Air Fryer will remind you that food is ready after 5, 30, and 60 minutes.
    End
    For further operation instructions, refer to the full User Manual online at instantappliances.com.
    Caution Yellow
    The air fryer and air fry basket will be hot during and after cooking. Do not touch hot surfaces. Allow the air fryer to cool to room temperature, then clean the air fry basket according to “Care & Cleaning” instructions in the included Safety, Maintenance & Warranty booklet.

More Controls

More Controls

Smart Programs

Smart Programs

* Broil & Dehydrate Smart Programs are only available on Vortex Plus 6 models. 

For further information on controls and Smart Programs, refer to the full User Manual online at instantappliances.com.

Cooking Timetable

Cooking Timetable

*Note: Cook times and temperatures are recommendations only

All oven safe cookware is safe to use in the Air Fryer

For a complete cooking timetable, visit instantappliances.com

Instant VORTEX PLUS 6 Quart Air Fryer User Guide – Optimized PDF
Instant VORTEX PLUS 6 Quart Air Fryer User Guide – Original PDF

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