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, a heater, curling iron, 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 traveling. 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.: 722868842362
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: One-year limited
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
177 of 203 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 173 people found this useful
Nifty little switch
I have to hand it to Belkin, the WeMo Switch is a pretty nifty little device. The device itself is a little bigger than I was expe I have to hand it to Belkin, the WeMo Switch is a pretty nifty little device. The device itself is a little bigger than I was expecting, but setup was a lot simpler than expected. I had no problems getting it up and running, nor connecting it with IFTTT, which was a very nice surprise to see. Plain and simple, it's a very simple device with a fair amount of potential. That said, it /is/ a little limited in what it can do right now, hence the 4/5. Other than that, no issues with it at all. …
- Written by Stephen W from Philadelphia
122 of 144 people found this useful
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
Update has a bug
Basically they used to work fine and since the latest update they don't respond with the network. Even if you get them setup it se Basically they used to work fine and since the latest update they don't respond with the network. Even if you get them setup it seems the wifi on the plugs turns itself off after a certain amount of time and then they are undiscoverable. Belkin need to change this back quick or a lot of people are buying really expensive pieces of plastic. Revert back to the old update settings and give us that as an update or sort it out properly …
- Written by Paul F from Newbury,
14 of 14 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
- May 26, 2014
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
- Aug 27, 2014
How many amps does the Belkin WeMo switch handle?
- Asked by Terry O from Bellingham
- Nov 16, 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 25, 2012
Is this compatible with the iPad mini?
- Asked by Janice C
- Nov 9, 2012
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
- Dec 4, 2012
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
- Sep 29, 2012
It will not keep the last state. WeMo will revert to OFF.
- Answered by Erol F from Sudbury
- Oct 20, 2012
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 5, 2014
can i use We Mo from my MacBook? ( not iPhone, ipad, etc)
- Asked by Patricia G from New York
- Feb 9, 2013
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
- Feb 28, 2014