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Instant Pot Ultra

It’s called the Ultra for good reason—the world’s most advanced Instant Pot combines a remarkable 10 cooking functions into one easy-to-use, compact countertop appliance that’s perfect for today’s busy and health-conscious...Read More

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The endlessly adjustable, intuitive multicooker that does it all.


It’s called the Ultra for good reason—the world’s most advanced Instant Pot combines a remarkable 10 cooking functions into one easy-to-use, compact countertop appliance that’s perfect for today’s busy and health-conscious lifestyles. The Instant Pot Ultra does it all—pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, cake maker, yogurt maker, sauté, steamer, warmer and sterilizer.

The Ultra’s large, intuitive digital screen makes it easy to select from its 16 time-saving presets at the push of a button: Cook, Soup/Broth, Meat/Stew, Bean/Chili, Steam, Slow Cook, Sauté, Warm, Rice, Porridge, Egg, Sterilize, Yogurt, Multigrain and Cake presets (Multigrain and Cake presets available on 6- and 8-qt. sizes only).

Only the Ultra gives you unlimited control over all settings, allowing you to set each preset based on your favorite recipes and preferences (no matter how finicky), or turn your Instant Pot into a sous vide cooker. Delay Start and Keep Warm functions make it even easier to work everyday cooking into your busy lifestyle.

The Instant Pot Ultra comes with a stainless steel inner pot ideal for sautéing and browning. The pot is removable and dishwasher safe, so cleanup is a breeze. Included accessories—a rice spatula, ladle, measuring cup and canning rack—allow you to master a variety of techniques and recipes.

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  • The world’s most advanced Instant Pot, the Ultra is endlessly adjustable, allowing you to prepare a wide range of recipes with one easy-to-use multicooker
  • New Steam Release Reset Button locks in place for easy steam release
  • Choose from three pressure settings: none, medium or high
  • Sixteen preset options include: pressure cook, soup/broth, meat/stew, beans/chili, steam, slow cook, sauté, warm, rice, porridge, egg, sterilize, yogurt and ultra (manual). The 6-qt. and 8-qt. models also have presets for multigrain and cake
  • Intuitive digital screen is easy to read and navigate
  • Lid automatically resets to sealing position when opened or closed for no-hassle pressurization
  • Stainless steel bowl is great for browning ingredients
  • Cooking progress indicator lets you keep tabs on food as it cooks
  • Select functions let you choose from three preset temperatures: low, medium or high, or customize the temperature to suit your recipe
  • Delay cooking for up to 24 hours, so food is ready when you are
  • Automatic Keep Warm mode ensures food stays warm and fresh until it’s time to eat
  • Removable pot, lid and rack are dishwasher safe for easy cleanup

  • Exclusive Ultra mode allows you to adjust every parameter of the other 15 presets and can be used a sous vide
  • Pressure Cook preset allows up to 6 hours of cook time
  • Slow Cook preset allows 2 to 20 hours of non-pressure cooking
  • Rice preset can cook delicious white rice in under 10 minutes
  • Multigrain preset is perfect for quick, easy brown rice or wild rice
  • Sauté preset allows you to choose between 3 different temperatures for stir-frying, simmering or thickening sauce, or pan searing or browning meat
  • Soup/Broth preset is perfect for making homemade broth from bone marrow in a fraction of the time of conventional methods
  • Warm preset keeps food warm at low, medium, high or custom temperatures
  • Meat/Stew preset produces moist, tender results
  • Bean/Chili preset cooks beans faster than other methods while retaining more flavor
  • Steam preset works best with included rack to steam vegetables, seafood and more
  • Porridge preset prepares rice pudding and grains other than rice
  • Sterilize preset performs dairy pasteurization, water-boiling canning and sterilization of baby bottles and more
  • Cake preset makes moist, fluffy cakes and bread
  • Egg preset makes perfect eggs in minutes
  • Yogurt preset heats and ferments milk

Specifications Show

  • Manufacturer: Instant Pot
  • Model:
    • 3 qt.: IP-ULTRA30
    • 6 qt.: IP-ULTRA60
    • 8 qt.: IP-ULTRA8
  • Material: Stainless steel, plastic
  • Capacity, Weight and Dimensions:
    • 3 qt.: 13 lbs.; 8" x 12.8"
    • 6 qt.: 14.6 lbs.; 13" x 13"
    • 8 qt.: 21.2 lbs.; 15" x 17"
  • Watts: 1000 W
  • Warranty:1-year limited warranty
  • Made in China

Care & Usage Show

  • Pot, lid and rack are dishwasher safe
  • Hand wash other accessories
  • Follow manufacturer’s care and use instructions (included)

What's In the box? Show

  • Multicooker
  • Stainless steel pot (3, 6 or 8 qt.)
  • Plastic rice spatula
  • Plastic ladle
  • Stainless steel wire canning jar rack
  • Plastic measuring cup (1-cup)
  • Instruction booklet


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Customer Reviews

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481 Reviews
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I love my insta pot it cooks evenly and quickly. I definitely would recommend highly.
June 9, 2019
1 month ago
Instant Meals
I now have two Instant Pots - one that cooks for two and one that cooks for crowds. They are wonderful. They work just as advertised.
June 7, 2019
1 month ago
Love it!
I love this product! Love it!
June 2, 2019
1 month ago
Like this product
May 29, 2019
1 month ago
use of pot
I found pot saved time to produce cooked goods but huge learning curve causing much frustration. Good help phone contact number on literature but not open on weekends. Mine has easy to use dial but then I have to press dial and hold 5 seconds for each setting change. Suggest using phone help to learn to use dial. Pamphlet directions are not complete.

I am returning my pot. All 5 items cooked had problems. I have superb reciepe book but oatmeal burned, rice undercooked, noodles in soup turned to mush and the worst, pot bottom took 30 mins of scrubbing to clean. Yes, offered a new pot replacement but just to frustrated with pot.
I think if I cooked big chunks of meat then I would use Hot Pot for pressure cooker. Does excellent job with beef, flank steak, stew. I felt out of control at all times cause there is a mystery involved until pot cools down & you can taste. I like control. Maybe very good for young cooks who are new at the game, have 3-5 people in family and not that particular about the outcome. Recommend, if you want to try this pot that you make notes on recipes for future adjustments to suit your taste.
May 24, 2019
1 month ago
Replacement and Update
Can't live without it
Especially when doing large scale cooking
Newer version has more options and does as promised
May 23, 2019
1 month ago
Instant Pot = Great Gift!
Bought this for my daughter and husband at their request. They love it and use it several times a week.
May 21, 2019
6 months ago
Love it
I have had a stove top pressure cooker for over 220 years, buyt this instant pot takes all the babysitting out of cooking - no more watching the pot- set your program and come back when its done- great product so easy so quick
May 11, 2019
2 months ago
We Have an Instant Pot Ultra 3-Qt and 8-Qt, Both-Excellent Units!
My "Significant Other" had battled for some time to purchase both of these products. I finally relented... I certainly am glad I did! We also purchased a suite of cookbooks (designed around the Instant Pot) from various authors. We've found they make good guides because of how different this cooking process is. You'll probably alter how you spice, season and add ingredients to your taste, as you go, but the process and timing for the meals is helpful to learn this way.

More importantly, the taste and texture of food cooked in the Instant Pot is exceptional. An old cooking method brought into the 21st century.
May 9, 2019
2 months ago
Easy to use
Wonderful!! Does so many different types of cooking. Easy to use.
May 2, 2019
2 months ago

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Sur La Table Store
have one at home,buying for second home
Roger S on Jun 11, 2019
doesn't take much room, not too heavy, great for just one
glenda m on Jun 3, 2019
have one at home,buying for second home
Roger S on Jun 11, 2019
Heard great things about it
Michelle D on Jun 7, 2019
doesn't take much room, not too heavy, great for just one
glenda m on Jun 3, 2019
I purchased for my daughter and son-in-law last Christmas, they love it.
JENNIFER C on May 30, 2019
Courtland H on May 30, 2019
I chose this as a wedding gift for a close family friend who is like a daughter to me.
Sandra M on May 28, 2019
Daughter requested this for her birthday gift
Cary K D on May 28, 2019
Most features of all Instant Pots for best price today
Leslie A P on May 25, 2019
Altitude adjustment!
Melanie M on May 25, 2019
IT was the biggest option for the most settings.
Tiffany C on May 24, 2019
Dorene B on May 22, 2019
heard about it from a friend
carol w on May 20, 2019
great discount. Did research and this is the best model of their pot. Great that you guys carry the exact best model.
alex l on May 19, 2019
buying into the hype.... and I have never had a pressure cooker....figured was a good time to try this out!
Sean F on May 19, 2019
My wife saw this item in the store and she was impressed with all the features. I also enjoy cooking but I never used a product like this so I am looking forward to experimenting with different recipes.
Mitchell H on May 19, 2019
It’s something I’ve considered for some while & now I’ve done it.
Easy transition.
Mike C on May 19, 2019
Recommended by multiple online customers and reviews
William S on May 19, 2019
I love this instant pot. It has transformed our meals! This is a gift for my daughter.
Lisa Lane L on May 19, 2019
recommended by a friend
ERUM K on May 19, 2019
To use as a slow-cooker, pressure cooker and to try sous vide cooking. Additionally, I thought this would be the most flexible size.
Diane C on May 19, 2019
I grew up with my grandma and my mom making home made soup and chicken and dumplings...etc. in a pressure cooker with the toggle weight- and to this day it is a sound that is near and dear to me. However, the old pressure cookers need new seals and it is harder to find them if at all anymore...and they are not as multifunctional as this product. I am ready for the upgrade and it seems many people who used the older pressure cookers love this new one.
Amy S on May 19, 2019
Wish to make a variety of quick healthy meals ...
Terri G on May 19, 2019
We have been thinking about getting an Insta pot, but have been hesitant to purchase one. The reviews were good and the price was right, so we decided to make the purchase.
Pamela H on May 19, 2019
Sale price, been looking for a rice cooker that was a good deal
Kaysi S on May 19, 2019
Great idea and reviews AND great price.
Karen K on May 19, 2019
Love kitchen appliances and looks helpful when I need dinner in a hurry.
Judy D on May 19, 2019
want to try
Ellen Z on May 19, 2019
A friend recommended it
Mary P on May 19, 2019
Great Product at a great price on sale!
Betsy B on May 19, 2019
I have an earlier version of the instant pot and love it. I wanted more options such as low pressure and the yogurt setting
Ellen W on May 18, 2019
Reputation. Sale price.
Jeff D on May 18, 2019
Great sale price
Bobby A on May 18, 2019
Friend's recommendation
Hieu N on May 18, 2019
Heard about it from friends, and the good reviews.
Gail R on May 18, 2019
Been wanting this for a long time and could not resist any longer at this price!
LAURA O on May 18, 2019
Everyone loves them.
Alexander P on May 18, 2019
Many of my friends like it.
Mary M on May 18, 2019
This is a wedding shower gift for my niece.
LINDA P on May 18, 2019
Couldn't live without my instant pot ultra. Im purchasing this one as a gift.
Betsy R on May 18, 2019
Great product... even greater value!
Howard S on May 17, 2019
Curious to try
George R on May 17, 2019
This is my favorite kitchen appliance!
Allison F on May 17, 2019
My sister told me to!
Sandra L W on May 17, 2019
best price i could find inc amazon and bb&b
richard c on May 17, 2019
healthy cooking
Patty M on May 17, 2019
Fantastic reviews on Sur la Table and Amazon
Eric M on May 17, 2019
Sister has this item and is extremely pleased with the appliance.
Betty K on May 16, 2019
I have heard good reports about this instant pot and it was on the bridal registry for my grandson and future granddaughter.
Barbara K on May 13, 2019
Looked like a good choice for two people, had good reviews and was on sale.
Nicolette B on May 13, 2019
good item
cathy e on May 13, 2019
Heard great things about it
Michelle D on Jun 7, 2019
I purchased for my daughter and son-in-law last Christmas, they love it.
JENNIFER C on May 30, 2019
What is the difference between this and the 6qt duo, is it better?
A shopper on Mar 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Ultra is the only Instant Pot with such a large digital screen, it has more presets, longer maximum cooking time, altitude adjustment, a cooking progress bar, ability to manually adjust the temp for precise cooking or sous vide applications.. I'm sure there's more..

If you end up buying one, let us know how you like it!
What are the differences between the Fagor LUX LCD and the Instant Pot Ultra?
Lillian P on Aug 8, 2017
Instant Pot Ultra
Instant Pot Ultra
Fagor LUX™ LCD  Multicooker, 8 qt.
Fagor LUX™ LCD Multicooker, 8 qt.
BEST ANSWER: Reviewers rated the Fagor higher than the IP because it comes up to pressure a lot faster. It is sold by SurLaTable, also.
What is the biggest difference between the plus & ultra? Is 6vquarts enough for making big pots of soup or chili and 4 pound pot-roasts with carrots & potatoes.. Etc? Since you cannot really fill them it seems small. Speaking with zero knowledge.
We have a fam of 4 & like some leftovers. I saw that the Duo & Smart I believe, came in 8qt. Was thinking 8 may be better? Any suggestions?
Lastly... I like the look of this Ultra.
What is the advantages of the dial knob vs touch pad?
Does it have auto pressure or manual release?
IP had so many choices to confuse me and they have went and added 2 more! Help in deciding, is much appreciated as I have no experience with pressure cookers.
Trish K on Apr 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi Trish, we dont carry the plus, and it doesnt appear to be on the market just yet, so it's a bit hard to say what the differences are. That being said, 6 quarts is quite a bit of food, certainly large enough for a 4lb roast and potatoes. The dial is pretty helpful when scrolling through the modes/settings etc. I'd imagine using + and - buttons would be a bit tedious after awhile. There is a picture of the pressure release valve above, it's manual.
How does an Instapot differ from a crockpot?
A shopper on Apr 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Slow Cooker + Pressure Cooker = Instant Pot

(crock pots don't have pressure capabilities)
Instant Pot will not confirm that this is coming out. Can you guarantee that you will ship by April 11?
A shopper on Mar 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They probably won't/can't say much because this model is being sold exclusively at SLT right now. I can't guarantee the ship date, but my sources tell me they have no reason to believe it will change one way or another. And my sources are pretty reliable.
Please compare Instapot Duo to the Instapot Ultra? Thanks.
A shopper on Dec 15, 2018
Instant Pot Ultra
Instant Pot Ultra
Instant Pot Duo, 6 qt.
Instant Pot Duo, 6 qt.
Can you do sous vide in this pot or do you require extra equipment?
Lisa Z on Mar 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I've done extensive sous vide cooking in the ultrs and find it to be extremely accurate. But it take approx. 15-20 additional minutes to get to temp. after the machine indicates temperature has been reached. I've repeatedly tested water temp near the bottom of the pot and at the water surfsce, and it's always been within 1 degree of accuracy. I recommend putting a lid on to keep the temp even throughout the water bath
How is the Aura model different form the Ultra?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2018
Instant Pot Ultra
Instant Pot Ultra
Instant Pot Aura Pro, 8 qt.
Instant Pot Aura Pro, 8 qt.
BEST ANSWER: Although I do not own this product, I contacted Sur La Table Customer service and asked, and they said the Aura model does not function as a pressure cooker. The Ultra does--also the Ultra is available in different sizes for different prices.
does it show the current temperature inside the cooker? or it just allows you to set the temperature and beeps when it reached the set temperature?
A shopper on Apr 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I wanted to add that with the Ultra, you are able to custom set the temperature on certain settings. And although it doesn't tell you the temperature inside the pot as it builds pressure, the Ultra does have a little graph (if you will) that displays the progress of the pot; as it builds temp, is pressurized, and while it cooks.
Is this instant Pot Ultra available now (in stock) in your stores? Specifically Cincinnati Ohio? Or just available now via shipment?
Trish K on Apr 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This product is not currently available in your local store. You are welcome to purchase online and have it shipped directly to you. As this product becomes available in stores, you will be able to use the Find In Store feature on the website.
no automatic pressure release???
misty on Mar 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: From the user manual...

"Release pressure using one of the following methods:

Natural Release: Allow the cooker to cool down naturally until the float valve drops down.
This may take 10 to 40 minutes, or even more, depending on the amount of food in the
cooker. Place a wet towel on the lid to speed up cooling. After cooking is finished, the
cooker will be in Keep Warm mode if it is turned ON.

Quick Release: Press the steam release button to the Venting position to let steam out
until the float valve drops down. Never pull out the steam release handle while releasing
steam as escaping steam is extremely hot and can cause scalds. For food with large liquid
volume or starch content, use Natural Release instead as thick liquid may splatter out."
Can you do pressure canning with this pressure cooker?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would advise against it. As would that manufacturer I assume. Check out a canning website (Mason, Kerr, Anchor Hocking etc) to see what they suggest. Buying a purpose built stovetop pressure canner is probably the best way to prevent botulism and other nasty toxins.
Surlatable website shows an 8 Quart instant Pot Ultra, yet the Instant Pot website/store shows that only a 6 Quart capacity is available. Is this a typo on the Surlatable website?
Candace P on Jan 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, this is not an error. We are carrying the Instant Pot Ultra in the 3 qt., 6 qt., and 8 qt. sizes.
How do you sous vide in this pot? I understand that you use the "ultra" function and can dial in the exact temperature. However, I have this pot and there are no further instructions in the manual! Do you clip the bags containing the food to the edge of the pot or just throw them entirely in the pot? Do you leave the lid on or off?
A shopper on May 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: When you go to the ultra setting and choose pressure "none" a temperature feature will pop up, from there choose custom and set whatever temperature you would like. It looks like most people leave a large ziplock bag over the side with the lid off, but I have never actually done it.
Can anyone tell me about canning in this? I have a Ball automatic canner and an IP but would love to get something that does everything so I can have one thing that does all...
Kiersten W on Apr 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: get the instant pot max version- it's new and haven't seen it anywhere but the instant pot wesite
-for pressure canning- other than that one not sure any of the other electric pressure cookers can reach and maintain 15lbs of pressure consistently
Is it possible to turn the sound off permanently? I have turned it off but then when I go to use it again, the sound comes back on. The pitch of the beeps is making my dog crazy!
A shopper on May 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: User Manual page 14 paragraph 1 gives the instruction
Hope that helps
How does the altitude setting work?
Susan C on Apr 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: To adjust the ‘Altitude’, follow these steps:
Return the cooker to the ‘Standby’ mode by pressing ‘Cancel’;
Press and hold the central dial until the cooker beeps and enters into the system-level settings change;
Rotate the dial to ‘Alt’ and press to select and rotate to the desired altitude units in feet or meters;
When the altitude unit is selected, press the central dial to enter the ‘Altitude’ adjustment mode, rotate the central dial to make the adjustments;
Once the adjustments are made, press the ‘Start’ key to save the system-level settings changes and exit
The Altitude must only be set once for all programs. Once the altitude is adjusted, it will apply to all programs.
There is no indication the ‘Altitude’ has been set. However, the cooking time will be adjusted once the altitude has been updated. For example, a 30-minute cooking cycle will be automatically adjusted to approximately 34 minutes.
I am new to slow cooking/pressure cooking, what would be a good cookbook companion with the IP Ultra?
Julie S on Aug 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Authorized by Instant Pot: Instant Pot Miracle: From Gourmet to Everyday, 175 Must Have Recipes. Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This has good introductory information on operation of electric pressure cooking and sample foods to cook then goes on to the recipes. UNFORTUNATELY This also demonstrates the older version and not this newer one so be adaptive!
Can it cook risotto?
A shopper on Apr 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: yes, you can. if you order it from Sur La Table, the IP Ultra package comes with "exclusive- multicooker all-in-one booklet" that has a Risotto recipe, which you can use "Saute/brown mode and then pressure cook on high 6 mins. the whole step by step is on page 8. Mine came out perfect :-)
SLT will you please add some intro videos b/c most on line are not for the ultra? As others have said the instructions are lacking.
MoMo25 on Jul 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have the Ultra, I also have the Duo. Unfortunately, the instructions are seriously lacking. I can try to help answer any questions you have. Or point you to additional resources. Are you part of the Facebook IP Community? There are a lot of videos out there and instructions for using the IP. The thing I learned quickly is that you need to push the dial in when you are selecting your minutes, temperature, etc. Let me know if you have other questions.
The steam release control does not turn to a seal position as indicated in the manual on mine. Does anyone else's? It still allows pressure to build, and when presssed, the control does stay down until the pressure is released. I have used it twice and like this Instant Pot, but I'm nervous it's not fully sealed. Should I return it to Sur La Table?
Cindy H on May 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: When the button is up it is in the closed position to get it to vent press the teardrop button down and give it a little twist clockwise. The button should stay down and vent without being held down manually. I am using mine for the first time and it worked for me. I love this thing.
The Ultra is rated at 1000w of Power consumption. How does this compare to other cookers that say they use a few hundred watts? When is it using 1000w, always? Or does it overall use a much lower amount say for slow cooking? It just seems like it will add up on the electricity bill really quick. Thank you!
Evan W on Apr 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Products like this that use digitally-controlled electric heating elements are either on at full power or totally off, depending on the difference between the measured temperature and desired temperature. They constantly cycle on and off as needed to maintain the target temperature. During the initial temperature ramp-up, the heating element will most likely be on the whole time (think toaster oven heating coil glowing orange before it reaches the set temperature), but once it quickly reaches it's target, it turns off and on to just maintain that temperature, and will probably be off more than it's on.

So the power consumption averages between the on and off time of the heating element. For the amount of time you'll be using this throughout the week, even if used daily, I doubt you'd notice the slightest change in your electric bill. In most cases, I estimate it would be similar to running your hair drier an extra 15 minutes a day. Don't worry about it and enjoy!
Is this model available for US current only (120v) or is it dual-current (up to 240v)?
A shopper on Apr 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I believe it is US current only.
Can you fix hard boiled eggs in the instant pot?
A shopper on May 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, and it makes them incredibly easy to peel. Assuming you aren't too far above sea level, this is the best and simplest method. Add one cup of cold water & stack eggs on any type of trivet. Cook at high pressure for 2 minutes (or 1 min for soft boiled) and allow a natural pressure release. Cool in cold water then shake in a coffee cup to crack the shells before peeling.
Can the temperature be displayed and adjusted in Celsius?
A shopper on Apr 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes the temp can be change to Celsius for display and adjustment.
Is this the 10 n 1?
A shopper on Nov 27, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the Ultra 6 qt is also referred to as the 10 n 1 - I believe it refers to all the different settings, but it seems to have more than 10!
Will the 6-qt. stainless steel inner pot sold by Instant Pot fit inside this model?
A shopper on Apr 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It's the same size.
How does one "delay cooking up to 24 hours?" So I put my food in now and it won't start cooking for 8...16....23 hours depending on when I want it? What foods would you leave out for that long without cooking?
Karen P on Apr 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The delayed start option gives users more flexibility in planning their work. For example, you could plan to have already sterilized your pot to start making yogurt upon arrival home. This means the night before you could add water and set delayed start. Voila! The pot is ready for yogurt making saving you time in the morning and when you are ready to get the recipe started. Users should be mindful of what can and cannot be delayed for health and safety reasons.
I am new to Instant Pot cookers. Can the cooker be used as a slow cooker with the optional glass lid in place?
Susan H on Apr 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes. As I unerstand it:
Instant Pot Low setting is more like keep warm, medium is slow cooker low, and the highest setting is slow cooker high.
I am new to Instant pot I have the Instant Pot Ultra60 But the instruction book is not really now good I am having trouble setting it to Ultra or manual ?? Help
A shopper on Jan 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I would think, you simply select the function you want to perform then just adjust the cooking-time along with the other "related-attributes" as well.

For example, you want to Pressure Cook.
You turn the selector knob until it rests on the "Pressure Cook" function/selection.
You then, push in the selector knob until it centers or selects the cooking time area (it highlights it with a blue outline when you're there and flashes).
Push the selector knob again, until the time flashes/blinks.
Turn the knob (left or right) to adjust the cooking time.
Press the selector knob again to set it.

Below the Cooking Time area, there is the Pressure Cooking range adjustment area.
Turn the selector knob until it highlights the Pressure Cooking range area.
Push the selector knob to select the 2 Pressure Cooking ranges: "High" or "Low."
Once that's set, you push the Selector Knob again.

Next, you determine whether or not you want the "Delay" and "Keep Warm" functions (on or off) active/or not by virtually repeating the same above process: turn selector knob/push selector knob vice/versa.

Once you have all these functions determined/set, you simply the push start button to begin cooking or Cancel to cancel your actions and/or start over.