1--Pour hot water over the dripper to preheat it 2--Remove the water; fill with grounded coffee 3--Set unit over the designated cup or pot. 4--Pour 10% of water across the cones. 5--Add rest of water slowly in a circular motion, keeping the water level consistent. 6--Wait for the water to brew. 7--Remove the filter from the cup or pot. 8--Dump the grounds, scrub the filter and enjoy your coffee.