Belkin WeMo Switch
Belkin WeMo Switch
The Belkin WeMo Switch and the free WeMo app work together to let you turn electronics on or off from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch wherever you are. No matter if it's a lamp, a fan, or a stereo, you can activate it or put it on a schedule. WeMo uses your home Wi-Fi network, and also operates over mobile Internet – so you can control things even when you're travelling. WeMo is completely modular, allowing you to control as much or as little of your house as you like. All it requires is that your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is running iOS 5 or later.
- Works with your existing Wi-Fi router and any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 5 or later
- Modular system – easily add additional WeMo Switches and WeMo Motion sensors at any time
- Control as much or as little of your home as you want
- Operates over Wi-Fi and mobile Internet, whether you're at home or away
- Intuitive, easy setup and use
- Put your home electronics on a schedule, telling them when to come on and when to turn off
- Free WeMo app
Did you notice?The free WeMo app adds remote home control functionality to your iOS devices.
Apple Recommends ForTurn your electronics on or off – from anywhere – using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and your home Wi-Fi network.
What's in the Box?
- Belkin WeMo Switch
- User manual
- Mfr. Part Number: F7C027fcAPL
- UPC or EAN No.: 722868900857
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App controls the WeMo Switch and WeMo Motion.
The iPhone home remote. Control stuff in your home – from anywhere.
Belkin’s new WeMo system is a family of simple, ingenious products that use your iPhone and your home Wi-Fi® network to connect you to the things and people you love. WeMo is your home at your fingertips.
WeMo can control just about anything.
With WeMo you can turn on a light from another room, or turn it off from across town. You can put your home on a schedule—living room lights go on in the evening, kids’ TV goes off at bedtime. You can check to make sure you turned the iron off, after you’ve already left. WeMo Switch is the iPhone home remote.
The Complete WeMo System.
The WeMo App runs on your iPhone and controls any electronic device you plug into a WeMo Switch—if you can plug it in, you can turn it on or off with WeMo. And WeMo Motion lets you control the devices when motion is detected. Have the floor lamp go on when you enter the living room, and turn off when you leave.
WeMo Switch and WeMo Motion are available at major retailers.
The WeMo family of products is great at automating repetitive tasks, and at allowing you to control your household in ways you’d never thought possible.
The beauty of WeMo is it’s completely modular. You can control as much or as little of your home as you like. Control one light, one room, or the whole house. There’s no limit to what WeMo can do. If you can think of it, you can probably do it with WeMo. WeMo is your home at your fingertips.
Check out the WeMo community at: https://getsatisfaction.com/belkinwemo …
Ratings & Reviews
Simple app controlled outlet
This is a simple way to control a power outlet via an app. Take the switch out of the box, plug it into a power outlet, set your This is a simple way to control a power outlet via an app. Take the switch out of the box, plug it into a power outlet, set your wifi to the WeMo, configure it in the app, hit the "done" button after the app finds it, and then you can turn the outlet on/off or make timer rules for it to go on and/or off. I'm using it to control an air conditioner, so I can turn it on about an hour before I get home, so it'll be nice and cool. Additional security features would be an improvement ... anyone on the same SSID with the WeMo app can control any outlet on that network. …
- Written by Chi L from Mineola
166 of 187 people found this useful
I'm not sure who answers the questions on these products but I can only assume they haven't bought one and are purely speculating. I'm not sure who answers the questions on these products but I can only assume they haven't bought one and are purely speculating. Let's clear up the UK 220V issue straight off. It IS 220V and works perfectly in the UK. Any mention of 110V is for the US plugs and is nothing to do with the UK plug. If you walk into an Apple Store and take a look at the bottom of the box it makes it quite clear that the plug is a 220V version.
Unfortunately Apple are using the US photos which doesn't help the confusing but trust me, it's the UK plug and will work fine.
Onto the device. It's a fairly bulky thing and very similar to the old plugs you'll have seen for turning your lights on and off when on holiday. Well this of course does exactly that but it works remotely so you can be switching your lights on and off from anywhere in the world. The other very useful feature is the ability to set times for the switch to come on and off and at set times including picking specific days. As you add more switches you just give them custom names and before you know it you've got home automation in the palm of your hands.
This really is a great device that does exactly what it says on the tin. …
- Written by Jeff N from HARTLEPOOL
121 of 131 people found this useful
Great Product. Wanting more now...
I just got home with my new WeMo switch. Easy to hook up. Secure once married to your wireless network. I wasn't sure it would wor I just got home with my new WeMo switch. Easy to hook up. Secure once married to your wireless network. I wasn't sure it would work away from home, but it works awesome over 3G / 4G with my VPN to home. It is like I am just there at home.
Wish it was a little cheaper in price, but works as advertised. The rules work good. I was worried the app would have to stay open to make it turn on and off with a rule. It looks like the switch has some smarts and knows what time it is.
Now I want about 10 more for the house. …
- Written by Jared C from Ontario
135 of 160 people found this useful
Like most people who've written a review, I had nothing but trouble from these since I bought them. I bought 2 and they wouldn't j Like most people who've written a review, I had nothing but trouble from these since I bought them. I bought 2 and they wouldn't join my network, constantly disconnected and generally caused me angst. Resetting does nothing helpful. Since buying them I've moved house so I lost receipts etc so no chance to return them. The only pleasure they gave me was when I destroyed them with a hammer!
Apple need to look at this product and decide if it meets Steve Jobs's credo of "it just works". In this case, it doesn't. …
- Written by Simon R from Williamtown
First WeMo Switch
This is hands down one of the best first impressions that I have had of a product. There are very few pieces of technology where y This is hands down one of the best first impressions that I have had of a product. There are very few pieces of technology where you open the box, download and app, power the product, and you're basically set. I haven't tried all of the other products yet but the switch is definitely a must purchase. Thanks Belkin for making getting out of the shower in the morning far more enjoyable! (I use the switch to power a space heater in my washroom 15 minutes before my alarm goes off in the mornings). …
- Written by Mackenzie A from caledon
Great idea, half baked execution.
I love the concept of the WeMo line of products, however this product feels entirely half-baked. It's full of bugs and is quite f I love the concept of the WeMo line of products, however this product feels entirely half-baked. It's full of bugs and is quite frankly a nightmare to use. Once set up, it works as advertised, but getting there is a nightmare. The simple three step setup instructions advertised in the box work, after about the 6th or 7th try. Oh, and if you want to add a second WeMo device to your network, you're out of luck. The second will just destroy all of the settings and configuration of the first.
All in all, Belkin is marketing to the home automation network with great ambition but needs to spend a little more time working out the bugs before releasing these things to market. I wish Nest made a WiFi light switch... …
- Written by Michael B from Niagara On The Lake
3 of 7 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can I connect multiple wemo switches from 2 different Wifi at 2 different sites using the same Wemo App on the same iphone?
- Asked by Boon T from Bulleen
can i use We Mo from my MacBook? ( not iPhone, ipad, etc)
- Asked by Patricia G from New York
To my knowledge it is only accessible from iphone, android, or ipad. There is no web portal or web To my knowledge it is only accessible from iphone, android, or ipad. There is no web portal or web page to control the devices from a Mac or PC. …
- Answered by Chad L from Wilton Manors
Do you need a Static IP Address to operate this app remotely away from the Home?
- Asked by Richard H from Perth
No you do not need a static IP.
the way the wemo works is with a external server that handles all No you do not need a static IP.
the way the wemo works is with a external server that handles all comms. …
- Answered by Charlie B from Raleigh
In case of a power outage will the WeMo keep the last state it was in. I.E if it was on will it stay on after the power outage is over.
- Asked by Charlie B from Raleigh
It will not keep the last state. WeMo will revert to OFF.
- Answered by Erol F from Sudbury
Can I connect this to 2 iPhones at the same time? Mine and Wife for example?
- Asked by Martin F from Plano
Yes, you just have to install the app on each device. We currently have it running on two iphones a Yes, you just have to install the app on each device. We currently have it running on two iphones and 1 ipod touch. …
- Answered by Abcd A from Rockville
How many of these plugs....
- Asked by Nick D
You will need one WeMo light switch for every light switch you wish to WiFi enable.
- Answered by Matthew S from Madison