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.
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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
179 of 205 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
128 of 139 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
144 of 174 people found this useful
Wemo Switches very tricky when updates are applied
I have had 4 of these Wemo Switches and a Wemo Motion detector for some months.... They have always been tricky to apply the freq I have had 4 of these Wemo Switches and a Wemo Motion detector for some months.... They have always been tricky to apply the frequent firmware update requests but somehow after some effort they accepted each update.. UNTIL NOW...
The latest update to all my devices crashed all the devices and they all became undetected by the iPhone App... I called the Wemo support number and ended up talking with the Philippines call centre.. The agent asked me what IOS software is in use and I told him "the latest of course IOS 8.0.2" .. The response was.. "Oh yes we have had a lot of problems with that".... They suggested I should use an Android phone to setup the Wemos.. somewhat amazed, I told them... "that will cost "Belkin" $800 for me to buy a Samsung Galaxy ... joke was not appreciated... I am now promised a level 2 callback in the next days...
I finally got all devices working again by restoring all Wemos to the factory default settings, deleting the iPhone Wemo app, restoring the Wemo app and one by one I had to do the original setup process again... this was still quite a hit and miss process but I got there in the end and all are working BUT with out-of-date firmware... Now I will get repetitive warnings about Firmware..
This is definitely not acceptable.. the average user would not have had my determination to get them working...
I have seen numerous complaints by users....
Notwithstanding when working the devices are a good idea but poorly executed in software and firmware. …
- Written by Allan M from Kallangur
As long as your devices meet the prerequisites (in my case my air conditioners restart after a power outage) great product and app As long as your devices meet the prerequisites (in my case my air conditioners restart after a power outage) great product and app! …
- Written by Ira M from Buchanan
WeMo app almost there
I have had an almost perfect experience with Wemo. I use the Switch for turning on table lamps around the house using the free App I have had an almost perfect experience with Wemo. I use the Switch for turning on table lamps around the house using the free App. This gives manual control, a variety of timer controls (time of day, sunrise/ sunset and off sets of sunrise/ set), there is even a random mode for when you are away from home which activates between sunset - rise using your geographical location to know when that is. They can also be automated via IFTTT.
Set up via the App is so simple it's almost child play.
If I have one complaint, it is with remote access via the app. The app states that it is continually updating firmware. This stops when i return to my home network. I get round this with IFTTT where i can send an email, text etc to remotely control the units if needed. …
- Written by Tim A from Bristol
1 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can I control the wemo socket without wi fi and away from home using phone network?
- Asked by David C
YES. If you are connected to the internet via 3G or LTE with your smart phone or iPad, then you CAN YES. If you are connected to the internet via 3G or LTE with your smart phone or iPad, then you CAN control your WeMo lights via the WeMo APP. …
- Answered by Steven Y from Indian Wells
Is this compatible with the iPad mini?
- Asked by Janice C
Yes, it is compatible with the mini. Matter of fact, I just turned my front room light on from work! Yes, it is compatible with the mini. Matter of fact, I just turned my front room light on from work! My WeMo's work with iPhone 4, 5; iPad 2, 3 and Mini. On rare occasions the app goes wonky, but fixes easily by turning iDevice WiFi off and on, or by accessing WeMo app with another device. …
- Answered by Linda V from Madison Heights
How many amps does the Belkin WeMo switch handle?
- Asked by Terry O from Bellingham
OK, just after I submitted the question, I continued to sleuth for an answer. I viewed the image of OK, just after I submitted the question, I continued to sleuth for an answer. I viewed the image of the switch and there on the plate near the power prongs was the information on amperage or current draw.
So, the answer is 15 amps. Multiplying that number by the voltage provides the number of watts which the switch can handle. …
- Answered by Terry O from Bellingham
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 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
According to the Belkin website, it cannot. I wanted to do precisely what you wanted to at work and According to the Belkin website, it cannot. I wanted to do precisely what you wanted to at work and at home.
"Can my WeMo App control WeMo devices in different homes (on multiple networks)?
No, WeMo App cannot control other WeMo devices in different homes. Currently, an Android™ or iOS device can only control WeMo devices in one (1) location. To control WeMo devices in multiple locations, you will need another iOS or Android device for each location."
I tried and it did not work. I do not have another solution at this point, but I'm also looking for one. …
- Answered by William T from La Habra
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