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Setting up the Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040 using your iOS device

Before you begin setting up the Wemo® WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040 with the Wemo App, make sure you have the following:
  • The default Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch's Wi-Fi name.  The Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch's Wi-Fi name is Wemo.LightV2.xxx (where xxx are the last three characters of the serial number). 
  • The Apple® HomeKit™ code.  It is located either in the Quick Start guide, at the back of the Light Switch or at the front of the Light Switch (remove the faceplate in order to see the sticker).
  • An installed Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040
  • The latest version of the Wemo App downloaded from the App Store®
  • An iOS device that's connected to your home Wi-Fi

Once the requirements above are complete, proceed with the setup instructions below.
 
Step 1:  Make sure the Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch's light indicator is blinking blue (setup mode).

NOTE:  To know the light behaviors of your Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch,
click here.

Step 2:  Launch the User-added image App.

Step 3:  Tap on Add a Wemo.

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NOTE:  You can also tap the More icon and tap on Add a Wemo from there.

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Step 4:  Select Wemo Light Switch.
 
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Step 5:  Select the first option.

NOTE:  The first option is for the Wemo Smart Light Switch 3-Way, WLS0403 and Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040.  The second option is for the Wemo F7C030. 

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Step 6:  Make sure your mobile device is connected to your home Wi-Fi and have your HomeKit code ready, then tap Continue With Setup.

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Step 7:  Tap on Yes, It's Installed.
 
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Step 8:  Check the light on your Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040 then tap on It's Blinking Blue.

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Step 9:  Connect to your default Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch's Wi-Fi name.
 
Step 10:  Once your Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch is detected, select Set Up.

NOTE:  If more than one Wemo WLS040 is detected, select one to set up.  You can only set up one Light Switch at a time. 

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Step 11:  In the Beginning Setup... screen, have your HomeKit code ready. 

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NOTE:  If you have multiple Apple Home locations, you may be prompted to select a location.  Make sure to select your current location.

Step 12:  When prompted, you can either scan the HomeKit code located in the Quick Start guide or enter the HomeKit code manually by selecting Don't Have a Code or Can't Scan? then selecting Enter code.

NOTE:  Your Apple HomeKit code is located either in the Quick Start guide or on the Light Switch.  Remove the faceplate to expose the Apple HomeKit code sticker on the Light Switch.

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Wait until the Accessory has been added.

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NOTE:  If you receive any HomeKit code error such as Couldn’t add Accessory, tap on Dismiss or Cancel and follow the instructions based on the status of the Light Switch’s light indicator.  After the Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch is connected, you can connect to the Apple Home app using the Wemo App.  To know how, click here.

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Step 13:  Give your Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch a personalized name then tap Next.

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Step 14:  If prompted, enter your email address then tap Next.

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Step 15:  Select and connect to your home Wi-Fi.

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Step 16:  Enter your Wi-Fi Password then tap Join.

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You should now have successfully set up your Wemo WiFi Smart Light Switch, WLS040.

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