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Meet the Wemo App for Android™

The Wemo App lets you control your home appliances and electronics through your Wemo® devices using an Android™ phone or tablet.  Whether you want to turn OFF a light from bed, turn ON a fan from the couch, or make sure your lights are ON before you come home at night, the Wemo App will work for you.
 
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NOTE:  Your Wemo device must be successfully set up before you can configure it using the Wemo App.  To learn how, click here.
 

 
What can you do with it?
 
You Make The Rules
The Wemo App allows you to set rules for your Wemo devices to follow such as turning ON lights in the evening so you never come home to a dark house again.
 
Control It Remotely
Using the Wemo App, you can turn your Wemo ON from anywhere you can connect to the internet.
 
Control your Thermostat
Wemo works with Nest.  Using the Wemo App, you can control your Nest Thermostat saving you from having to switch to another app.

 

 
How can I get it?
 
You can download the Wemo App for free on Google Play™ where you can also find reviews and up-to-date information on compatibility.
 
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App Features
 
Devices
 
This is where you manage your Wemo devices.  Under this list are those devices that have been added on the network.  From here, you can turn your devices ON and OFF, make changes to the settings, and reset/restore them to factory defaults.
 
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NOTE:  Some routers have a maximum amount of devices they will support.  Therefore, some Wemo users may see other devices drop off their network, or their network may limit the number of Wemo devices they can connect.
 
The Rules List
 
Another feature of your Wemo is the ability to create rules to automate its functionality.  Using the Wemo App, you can create rules for your Wemo device to follow.  All the active and inactive rules you have created for your Wemo devices will be listed here.
 
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To learn more about Wemo rules, click here.
 
The SETTINGS page
 
Tapping on the User-added image icon in the top-right side will take you to this page of your Wemo App.  There are multiple options for you to work with for your Wemo network:

 
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  • Remote Access:  Allows you to change Remote Access settings to restrict access for other phones or tablets on your Wemo Network.
  • Settings & About:  Allows you to set up your local location for Sunrise and Sunset-based rules, find hardware and software information for your Wemo devices and the Wemo App, and also provides a listing of the Wemo App Legal documentation.
  • Connect to IFTTT:  Tapping here will generate a unique PIN that you can use to link your Wemo network with your IFTTT account. 
  • Add Wemo Link Devices:  If you use the Wemo LED and Wemo Link products, tapping here will start the discovery process to add new bulbs to your Wemo Network.
  • Connect to Nest:  Do you have a Nest Thermostat?  Wemo works with Alexa and tapping here will start the process of linking your Nest Thermostat to your Wemo App and Wemo Network.
  • Connect to Alexa:  Do you have Amazon Alexa? You can start controlling your Wemo devices with the power of your voice using Amazon Alexa.
  • Wemo Setup Instructions:  Tap here to read more on how to set up your Wemo devices.
  • Tutorials:  Tap here for troubleshooting tips in animated form.
  • Wemo Community:  Tap here to visit our Wemo Community Forums and interact with other Wemo users.
  • Support Articles:  This will take you to our support article knowledge base, the same one you are visiting now.
  • Get In Touch With Us:  Tap here for information on how to get in touch with us to provide feedback, ask a question, or get technical support.
  • Rate Wemo:  Like the App?  Tap here to leave a review on the Google Play store for other users to view.
 

 
Got questions?  We’ve got answers!
 
Q:  Do I need the Wemo App running all the time for my Wemo devices to work?
A:  No, the Wemo App is only needed when you want to make a change to the Wemo or to control a Wemo wirelessly or remotely.
 
Q:  What devices can I control with the Wemo App?
A:  For a complete list of compatible Wemo devices, click here.
 
Q:  Can I control Wemo through a web interface?
A:  No. 
 
Q:  Can I use one Wemo App to control multiple locations?
A:  Not at this time.  A single Wemo App can only control Wemo devices at a single location.
  

 
Designed to work with the Wemo family of products
 
F7C027 - Wemo® Switch Smart Plug
 
The
Wemo® Switch Smart Plug lets you turn electronic devices ON or OFF from anywhere.  The Wemo Switch uses your existing home Wi-Fi to provide wireless control of TVs, lamps, stereos, heaters, fans, and more.  Simply download the Wemo App from the Google Play™ Store or the App store
®, plug the Wemo Switch into an outlet in your home, and plug any device into the Wemo Switch.  You'll be able to turn that device ON or OFF using your smartphone or tablet (running Android™ 4.4 and later or iOS 9 or higher).  You can set schedules for your devices and control them remotely using a mobile internet connection.  You can also add additional switches to your home to control more devices.
 
F7C029 – Wemo® Insight Smart Plug
 
The
Wemo® Insight Smart Plug connects your home appliances and electronic devices to your home Wi-Fi, allowing you to turn devices ON or OFF, program customized notifications, and change device status from anywhere.  It can monitor your electronics and will send information about the device’s energy usage directly to your smartphone or tablet.  Perfect to pair with space heaters, wall A/C units, TVs, washers, dryers, fans, lights and more.
 
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F7C030 – Wemo® Wi-Fi Smart Light Switch

The Wemo® Wi-Fi Smart Light Switch allows you to turn lights ON and OFF from anywhere.  This replaces a standard light switch in your home and can be controlled remotely with an Android™ smartphone or tablet, iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch®.  It works with your existing home Wi-Fi and anywhere your smartphone or tablet has an internet connection.
 
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F7C063 – Wemo® Mini Smart Plug
 
The Wemo
® Mini Smart Plug lets you control your electronic devices right from your phone or tablet.  The Smart Plug uses your existing home Wi-Fi to provide wireless control of lamps, heaters, fans, and more (with no subscription or hub required).  Simply plug the Wemo Mini into an electrical outlet, plug a device into the Wemo Mini, and control your device using the Wemo App.  Whether you’re unwinding on the couch or vacationing in the Caribbean, you’ll be able to remotely control your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world.

 
For a complete list of compatible Wemo products, click here


Related Articles:

Meet the Wemo App for iOS
How to create or edit Rules
Getting to know the Wemo rules
How to delete a rule in the Wemo App
Creating a Schedule Rule on the Wemo App

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