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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 the 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.

 

 
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 to 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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  • Add a Wemo:  Tap this to begin setup on a new Wemo device.
  • Firmware Update:  This option allows you to check if there is a firmware update available.
  • 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 Our Smart Home Partners:  Tap this to control your Wemos with any or all of our Smart Home Partners.
  • 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 via Wi-Fi or remote.
 
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.
 


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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