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.: 722868929957
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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
190 of 217 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
133 of 144 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
152 of 184 people found this useful
Wemo has tortured me for two years now
I really really wanted this Wemo Switch to work. Sometimes it does work (for short periods) but eventually (1) will lose network I really really wanted this Wemo Switch to work. Sometimes it does work (for short periods) but eventually (1) will lose network connection or (2) will require a firmware update that will hose it.
After last firmware update - I reset the WEMO again. Took a few tries - but got it back up and running.
However - and this is trully bizarre...
Every time I try to turn it on/off with IOS Iphone app - this does work - but somehow it causes iphone to indicate that the "SIM IS INVALID"!!!
Huh? Then iPhone is essentially hosed until the iPhone is power-cycled,
How is this WEMO app messing with the SIM card validity? Still scratching my head on that one - makes no sense.
I am an electronics engineer - and I really want to see this work reliably - but this product has zero value if you cannot trust it to work. …
- Written by Ed R from Minneapolis
2 of 3 people found this useful
Do not buy if you have more than one home
Very short sighted product. If you have more than one home useless you can not control switches in more than one location. For e Very short sighted product. If you have more than one home useless you can not control switches in more than one location. For example if you put a switch in at your home and want to put a switch in at the cottage it will not accept it. It accepts the devices but does not display them and even better it locks the IOS device so you can NEVER see the other lights yet they look programed on site …
- Written by Michael M from CALGARY
1 of 2 people found this useful
Waste of time
all this wemo switch does is interfere with my wifi and shuts my airplay and wifi down, as soon as i unplug it everything is back all this wemo switch does is interfere with my wifi and shuts my airplay and wifi down, as soon as i unplug it everything is back to how it was. Ive tried dozens of fixes as I'm pretty IT ok, but i can't figure this out. Worse luck i have 3 of them !!
don't waste your money …
- Written by Simon C from Christchurch
2 of 3 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can the same Wemo swiich be controlled by two different phones using the app? Ex can my wife and I both have the app & change lights?
- Asked by Russell D from Woodland Hills
- Jan 28, 2015
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
- Apr 18, 2013
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
- Aug 6, 2014
Can I have 2 WeMo switches in separate rooms on one wifi and and operated by 1 cell phone.
- Asked by Joseph L from Brantford
- Nov 27, 2014
Can this be used outdoors in the winter in Canada?
- Asked by Tim B from Waterloo
- Nov 28, 2014
How many amps does the Belkin WeMo switch handle?
- Asked by Terry O from Bellingham
- Nov 17, 2012
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
- Nov 26, 2012