Creating a Schedule Rule on the Wemo app

The Schedule Rule is the most basic rule available for controlling your Wemo® device.  This rule will turn your Wemo ON and OFF at a time and duration of your choosing.  This article will guide you in creating a Schedule Rule for your Wemo device.

NOTE:  Wemo app images may vary depending on the device (iOS or Android™) being used.

Step 1:  Launch the Wemo User-added image app.

Step 2:  Enter your credentials and tap Log In.

Step 3:  Tap Rules.


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Step 4:  Tap Schedule.
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Step 5:   Under TURN ON/OFF, choose the device you want this rule to control.
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Step 6:  Under WHEN, tap on On/Off and set the time and day the rule will function.
  • By Time  User-added image – Choose the Clock icon to select a specific start time and days this rule will take effect.

    Set the time and tap Done.
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Tap on the days the rule should take effect.
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  • By Sunrise / Sunset User-added image – Choose the Sun icon to set the Sunset and Sunrise of your area in control of the rule.  When using this option, you can choose to have the rule trigger exactly at Sunrise/Sunset or at a time before or after Sunrise/Sunset.  Then, tap on the day to complete the rule.

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Step 7:  Tap Done.

Step 8:  Tap the current name of the rule and enter your preferred name.
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Step 9:  To save the rule name, tap done if you are using an iOS device.  For Android, tap Save.

Step 10:  Then, tap Save to add the rule.
Your new rule should now be added to the list.

NOTE:  A single Rule can be created to control multiple Wemo devices at the same time.  This means you can have a Rule to turn ON all of your Wemo devices at a certain time of the day.  For more information, click here.

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