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.: 722868897195
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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: http://community.wemo.is …
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Ratings & Reviews
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
Brilliant product. So useful and simple to set up and use. Better than those light timers when your away. I even use it to switch Brilliant product. So useful and simple to set up and use. Better than those light timers when your away. I even use it to switch lights off when the wife is home to make her jump. Worth getting one for that! …
- Written by Andy M from Narberth
97 of 103 people found this useful
Simple and superb
This white plug-in-plug adapter is a very simple gadget to set up. Previous experience with these WiFi enabled things has been pa This white plug-in-plug adapter is a very simple gadget to set up. Previous experience with these WiFi enabled things has been patchy, but this was incredibly easy. Plug it in, press the button and then configure the WeMo through the easy to use App. Simple. I was expecting a tricky part, but there wasn't one.
If you are keen to explore further, you can set rules from the App itself and activate, or deactivate them remotely, simply switch it on and off remotely, or if you are really adventurous, you can register for "If This Then That" which is a web-based system which enables you to link the WeMo to external "Actions", like a website reporting that the sun is setting in your area, or that the temperature will be below zero that day...
Unbelievably simple, and the possibilities are almost endless.
Get one. Then see how long it takes before you are thinking about getting another... …
- Written by Simon C from Maulden
79 of 86 people found this useful
Won't connect to my wifi
This device refuses to connect to my wifi network because there's spaces in the password. Thoroughly useless.
- Written by Jeffrey C from CEDAR RAPIDS
I found these cumbersome to set up initially (i have 4 switches).
also suffers from flaky connectivity through the app; sometimes I found these cumbersome to set up initially (i have 4 switches).
also suffers from flaky connectivity through the app; sometimes they grey out, sometimes they don't show up on the list, sometimes they are unresponsive... and sometimes they work!
I have 4 airport extremes dotted around the house to ensure full coverage. all my other wifi devices work perfectly. As an example- we have 22 philips hue bulbs... never a problem!
If, like me, you buy things and expect them to 'just work'; well in my experience- these don't :-( …
- Written by Prithvi S from Harwich
Poor quality device - regular reboots required
Let's start with the good bits. Easy set up. iPhone app is good. Works well (to start with). So far so good... but it just sto Let's start with the good bits. Easy set up. iPhone app is good. Works well (to start with). So far so good... but it just stops working after a few days. I get it working nicely one weekend and by the following weekend it just isn't picked up by the iPhone app any more. I've applied all the firmware patches and it just drives me nuts. I bought it so I could wake on a Saturday and turn on a heater in a shed allowing it to get nice and warm before going out. I've had it now for 3 months and not once after a week's work have I been able to do that. Every time I have to go into a cold shed and reboot it. I've had enough. I'm going to try alternatives. …
- Written by Richard L from Ewell
1 of 2 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
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
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
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
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