TOSHIBA Air Purifier CAF-W36USW Owner’s Manual

TOSHIBA Air Purifier CAF-W36USW Owner’s Manual



This product meets the relevant requirements of ETL and CETL.With the technological innovation and improvement of the product, the product manual contents of the same model as this product may be changed, and the updated part will not further notify.All the illustrations shown in this manual are based on the appearance of the standard model purifier. They are for illustrative purposes only. The actual appearance of the purifier is subject to the purchased product.Due to product improvement, some of the parameters may be changed. The changed parameters have no retroactive effect on this product. Please refer to the product nameplate parameters.If there is any change in the content of this manual, our company will make announcement through the official website of the company without further notice one by one, and unless otherwise stated in the notice of announcement, the content of the change shall not be retroactive to this product in principle.


CautionRead Rules for Safe Operation and Instructions Carefully.


  • This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other).To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this safety feature.
  • To Reduce The Risk Of Fire Or Electric Shock, Do Not Use This Air Purifier With Any Solid-State Speed Control Device.
  • Skin or eye damage may result from directly viewing the light produced by the lamp in this apparatus. Always disconnect power before relamping or servicing. Never replace the UV lamp without authorized technician!
  1. Read all safety instructions before using the unit.
  2. Use only a 120 volt outlet.
  3. Please place the unit on the ground when using.
  4. Do not use the unit if the power cord or plug is damaged or the connection to the wall outlet is loosened.
  5. Periodically remove dust from the plug.
  6. Do not insert fingers or foreign objects into the air intake or air outlet.
  7. When removing the power plug, always hold the plug and never pull on the cord. Electrical shock and/or fire from a short circuit may occur as a result.
  8. Do not remove the plug when your hands are wet.
  9. Do not use this unit near gas appliances or fireplaces.
  10. When cleaning theunit, or when the unit is not in use, be sure to unplug the unit. Electrical shock and/or fire from a short circuit may occur as a result.
  11. If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent, a Toshiba Service Center or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
  12. Do not operate when using aerosol insecticides or in rooms where there is oily residue, incense, sparks from lit cigarettes, chemical fumes in the air, or in locations where the unit may get wet, such as a bathroom.
  13. Be cautious when cleaning the unit. Strong corrosive cleansers may damage the exterior
  14. Only a Toshiba Authorized Service Center should service this air purifier. Contact the nearest Service Center for any problems, adjustments, or repairs.
  15. When carrying or removing the unit, hold the unit by handle.
  16. If this air purifier should cause interference to radio or television reception, try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
    • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna of radio or TV
    • Increase the separation distance between the unit and radio/TV receiver.
    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected
    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.



Remove the back cover

  • Grasp the position of wedging block and pull outwards to remove the backcover

Install the Filter

  • Hold the drawstring at both of Filter assembly and remove the Filter assembly.
  • Disassemble the packaging bag of the Filter.
  • Install the Filter assembly.The activated carbon Filter is on the outside

Please make sure that the front side of filter elements installed correctly.

Install the back cover

  • Simultaneously slide the two left and right buckles at the bottom of the back cover into the machine body with both hands
  • Press the top with both hands simultaneously and insert the top two buckles into the machine body. At this time, the installation is in place.


Purification volume button

  • Press this button to adjust the volume of purification, with low, medium and high grades
  • The status of the purification volume can be intuitively indicated by three indicators: LOW, MED, and HIGH.

UV button

  • Press this button to turn on the UV lamp when the switch is on, then press to off.

On/off button

  • Press this button to start.
  • Press again, it will shut down.
  • Press 3 seconds until you hear two beeps, it will enter user guided setup mode.

This product will default to the last working gear each time you turn on the machine.

Control and Status Display Panel

This product uses a certain algorithm to calculate the life of the Filter with the opening time accumulated as a reference value.When the filter life is reached, the UV indicator will flash, at this time to remind the user to replace the filter;After the filter replacement is completed, long press the UV button for 3 seconds to reset the filter status; after reset, the UV indicator will no longer flash.

Correct placement

In order to achieve better cleaning effect and avoid the influence of metal shielding effect on communication, please ensure that the air purifier is more than 30cm away from the wall and other obstructions when using it, and maintain a distance of more than 50cm from the metal/appliance.


WARNING: RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCKThese servicing instructions are for use by qualified personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so!

Filter cleaning/replacement


  1. When the UV light on the display panel flashes, it prompts you to replace the filter
  2. Please select a filter that matches the model of the machine for replacement. Please purchase from your local authorized dealer.
  3. For more details on the installation of the filter, please see the “installation” section.
  4. Press the UV button for 3 seconds, the filter resets and restarts the timer
  • It is recommended to clean the filter twice a week and replace the filter half a year (adjust the cleaning and replacement cycle according to the use environ- ment);
  • Can not wash the filter;
  • Smaller soft brushes or household vacuum cleaners are recommended for filtercleaning.
  • When using the brush to clean, it should be brushed horizontally along the filter to avoid vertical brush, so as not to damage the filter;
  • When cleaning with a vacuum cleaner, keep the suction outlet 5-10mm awayfrom the surface of the filter so as not to damage the filter.
  • When used under the strong odor produced by cigarettes, barbecues, etc., the filter may have an odor in a matter of weeks or months. Please clean and dry filter (2-5 days). If you still cannot eliminate the odor, replace the filter.


  1. The performance parameters in the table are measured before delivery and arefor reference only.
  2. Due to product improvement, the following parameters may be changed andshall refer to the product nameplate parameters.
  3. The applicable area is according to the theoretical value calculated by (0.07 ~ 0.12) x CADR particulate matter; with the use of different environments or outdoor pollution and other factors, the applicable area will also change.
  4. Purifying principle: The air purifier blows air into the machine and filters the airthrough the built-in filter core. It can mainly play the role of filtering dust (such as PM2.5), formaldehyde, odor, sterilization and others.



High-grade CADRparticles (CFM)


Rated voltage (V-)

Rated frequency (Hz)


Rated power (W)

Noise [dB]



Before you ask for maintenance, please check according to the table below.

Problems encountered Reasons Solutions
Purifier cannot run
  • It is possible that the power cord is not plugged or poor contact with power cord
  • May not turn on the power switch
  • It is possible that the filter is not installed in place and safety switch is not triggered
  • Please connect power and make good contact
  • Please turn on the power switch
  • Please properly install the filter and buckle the back cover
The effect is bad to eliminate smoke and odor
  • It is possible that the filter assembly is not installed well
  • It is possible that the filter assembly has reached the end of life
  • It is possible that the air inlet is blocked by foreign matter
  • Please properly install the filter assembly
  • Please replace the new filter assembly
  • Please remove foreign matter from the air inlet
Filter cleaning light does not extinguish It may be that the “UV” button is not long pressed for 3 seconds after the filter assembly is replaced. After cleaning the filter assembly, long press the “UV” button for 3 seconds
It is hard to eliminate the odor and smoke It may be that the filter assembly is also wrapped in a packaging bag Please remove the packaging bag outside the filter assembly

Please send it to repair in case of the following:

  1. If the operation is abnormal or the machine does not operate, and the above method is invalid;
  2. Substances or water from the outside have entered and abnormal operation has occurred.


Your air purifier can be controlled with Alexa by using any Alexa-enabled device such as Echo or Echo Dot. To control your air purifier using Alexa, you’ll need to set up your air purifier and connect to Alexa.

  1. Download the Alexa App. Go to the app store or scan the QR code to download the Alexa app
  2. Open the App .If you have an existing account ,tap Log In.To create a new account,tap Sign Up.
  3. Make sure you have a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi access point.
  4. Turn on the air purifier.Press and hold for more than 3 seconds until you hear two beeps.
  5. Follow the in-app instructions to add your air purifier in 5 minutes.
  6. Now you can use your air purifier with the Alexa app.


Here you will find the complete list of Alexa commands to use with your smart air purifier.Check back here regularly to see if any additional commands or functionality may become available from Amazon!

  • Turn on your air purifier“Alexa, turn on Toshiba air purifier.”
  • Turn off your air purifier“Alexa, turn off Toshiba air purifier.”
  • Adjust the volume of purification“Alexa,set Toshiba air purifier speed to low”“Alexa,set Toshiba air purifier speed to medium”“Alexa,set Toshiba air purifier speed to high”
  • Set Ultraviolet mode“Alexa,turn on Ultraviolet mode on Toshiba air purifier ”“Alexa,turn off Ultraviolet mode on Toshiba air purifier “
  • Ask about the volume of purification“Alexa,what is speed set to on Toshiba air purifier “
  • Find out if Ultraviolet mode is on or off“Alexa,what is ultraviolet mode set to on Toshiba air purifier ”Note : You can also update the device name in the Alexa app


What can I do with the Alexa APP?

By operating the Alexa APP, you can achieve the following functions:

  • Alexa Command & Control (Power On/Off, Fan Strenghth, UV Toggle);
  • Dash Replenishment Service (Filter Replenishment);
  • Device Setup & Operation (User Guided Setup).

Why can’t I connect my air purifier to my Wi-Fi network?

  • During the setup process, you must be on a secure 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network.
  • Make sure the Wi-Fi password you entered is correct.

How do I change my Wi-Fi network to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network?

  • Most dual-band routers support both 2.4G and 5G networks.Select the Wi-Fi name that does not end in “_5G”.
  • If your phone is attempting to connect to the 5G network, try “forgetting” or temporarily disabling the 5G network.
  • If you are unsure, or if the 2.4G and 5G networks do not have separate names, please contact your internet service provider.

My air purifier won’t connect to the Alexa app.

  • Close and relaunch the Alexa app.
  • Reset the air purifier by pressing and holding the Purification volume button and UV button for 3 seconds. Your air purifier will automatically be in factory reset mode and ready for setup

My air purifier is offline.

  • The air purifier will appear offline in the app if it is unplugged, or if it is plugged into an outlet that does not have power.
  • Make sure the air purifier is on, then refresh the Alexa menu by swiping down on the screen.
  • Make sure your router is connected to the internet, and your phone’s network connection is working.

Reset the air purifier:

  1. Delete the air purifier from the Alexa app. Click the setting button to enter the SETTINGS mode, and then click the dustbin icon in the upper right corner to delete the device.
  2. Reset the air purifier. Press and hold the Purification volume button and UV button for 3 seconds.
  3. Reconfigure your air purifier with the Alexa app.

Note: Power outages, internet outages, or changing Wi-Fi routers may cause your air purifier to go offline.


In the event of a warranty claim or if service is required for this product,please contact us at the following: Toll Free:1-855-204-5313

For questions or comments ,please write to:

Midea America Corporation Customer Care Center

11411 NW 107th Street, Suite 12 Miami,FL 33178

For your records,staple your sales receipt to this manual and record the following:

DATE OF PURCHASE:_______________________________________PLACE OF PURCHASE:______________________________________


Please read all instructions before attempting to use this product.

Midea America Corporation warrants as limited herein to the original purchaser of retail thateach new Air purifier,shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for aperiod of one(1)year from the date of original purchase.This one(1)year warranty is limited to the Motor and Electric Element.In the event of malfunctions or failure of your Air purifier,simply deliver or send the Air purifier,postage prepaid along with PROOF OF PURCHASE,within the warranty period of one(1)year,to Midea America Corporation.Midea America Corporation reserves the right to inspect the claimed defective part or parts to determine if the defect or malfunction complaint is covered by this warranty.Midea America Corporation shall,within sixty(60)days after receipt of the product,at its option,repair and/or replace the defective part or parts free of charge.This warranty shall only cover defect arising from normal usage.Midea America Corporation assumes no responsibility whatsoever if the Air purifier should fail during the warranty period by reason of:

  • Misuse,negligence,physical damage or accidents.
  • Lack of maintenance(see instructions for proper maintenance).
  • Repair by any unauthorized party during the warranty period.
  • Damage caused by connection to an improper input voltage(see specification label on your Air purifier).

Midea America Corporation makes no further warranties or representations,express or implied except those contained herein. No representative or dealer is authorized to assume any other liability regarding the Fan.The duration of the implied warranty granted under State law,including warranties of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose are limited in duration should the duration of the express warranty grant it hereunder.Midea America Corporation shall in no event be liable for direct,indirect,special or consequential damages.Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts,and/or the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you.This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state.


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