Setting up the 1st gen Wemo Mini Smart Plug, F7C063 using an iOS mobile device

The Wemo® Mini Smart Plug, F7C063 lets you turn electronic devices ON or OFF from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet.  This home automation device uses your existing home Wi-Fi to provide wireless control of lamps, heaters, fans, and more.  You can even set schedules for your devices and control them remotely with an active mobile internet connection.  
This article will guide you through the steps in setting up your 1st gen Wemo Mini.  If your Wemo Mini has an Apple® HomeKit™ code (2nd gen) and you want to set it up with the Apple Home app, click here for instructions.
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Before you begin: 
  • Know your default Wemo Wi-Fi name which is located on the product label at the back of the Wemo Mini.  The name will appear as, where xxx is the last three digits of the serial number. 
  • Know the settings of your existing Wi-Fi (name and password).
  • Make sure to have the latest Wemo App available on the App Store®.
Step 1:  Plug your Wemo Mini into the power outlet.
Step 2:  Wait for the status light to alternately blink orange and white.  This signifies that the Wemo Mini is ready for setup. 

Step 3:  Go to Settings on your iOS device and connect to the Wemo Wi-Fi.  The name will appear as, where xxx is the last three digits of the serial number.   

In the example below, Wemo.Mini.4A2 is the Wemo network.

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QUICK TIP:  If you are unable to locate your Wemo Mini on the Wi-Fi list, you may need to restore it to factory defaults.  To learn how, click here.

Step 4:  Launch the User-added image App.
Step 5:  The Personalize screen will allow you to modify the name and image of your Wemo Mini.  You can either make the changes at this point or just tap Next and make the changes later. 

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Step 6:  If prompted, enter a valid email address and tap Next.  

NOTE:  Unless the Wemo App has been uninstalled then reinstalled on your mobile device, your email address will only be verified once.

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Step 7:  Select your home Wi-Fi and enter your password.
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QUICK TIP:  If your Wemo device is not connecting to your router's Wi-Fi, click here for troubleshooting tips. 
Step 8:  Wait while your Wemo Mini connects to your home Wi-Fi.  Once this is complete, you will receive a Remote Access Enabled message.  Remote Access allows you to control your device when you are away from home.  
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NOTE:  If Remote Access fails, you can continue without it being enabled.  You can enable it after setup by going to More > Remote Access and tap Enable.

The Wemo Mini is now successfully set up. 
NOTE:  If you want to manage your Wemo Mini with the Apple Home app, you can now connect it to the Apple Home app.  For instructions, click here.

Related Article:

Setting up the Wemo Mini using an Android device

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