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Manually restarting or resetting the Wemo Smart Light Switch, F7C030



Resetting or restarting your Wemo Smart Light Switch, F7C030 is easy with its dedicated Reset and Restart buttons. 
 

Perform restart if:

 
  • The Wemo Light Switch is not detected by the Wemo App.
  • The Wemo Light Switch is blinking orange after a firmware update.
  • The Wemo Light Switch has become unresponsive to both the app and manual controls.

Perform reset if:
 
  • You recently changed your Wi-Fi router or your Wi-Fi settings like the username and password.
  • You want to erase any stored settings.

NOTE:  On the Wemo Light Switch faceplate, the Reset button is also known as the Wi-Fi Reset button, while the Restart button as the Power Restart button.
 
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How to restart your Wemo Light Switch
 
To restart the Wemo Light Switch, press the Restart button for 1 second and then release.  The Wi-Fi indicator light will begin to blink green to show it is restarting.  If the Wemo Light Switch is not responding to the Restart button, turn OFF the power of the Wemo Light Switch by turning the circuit breaker OFF and then turning it back ON.
 
How to reset your Wemo Light Switch


There are two ways to reset your Wemo.  Click the links below for specific instructions:
 
Resetting using the Wemo App
Resetting using the Reset button
 
Resetting using the Wemo App

NOTE:  Images may differ depending on the operating system of your mobile device.  In the examples below, an iOS mobile device is used.
 
Step 1:  Launch the Wemo User-added image App and log in to your Wemo Account.  For instructions, click here
 
NOTE:  If you do not have an account yet, you will need to create one.  For instructions, click here.
 
Step 2:  Tap on Edit.
  
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Step 3:  Tap your Wemo Light Switch.
 
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Step 4:  Tap Reset Options.
 
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Step 5:  Choose the type of reset you wish to do:
 
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  • Clear Personalized Info - This will erase any custom name, icon or rules you have given your Wemo Light Switch.
  • Change Wi-Fi - This will erase the Wi-Fi settings saved in your Wemo device and place it back into setup mode.  This will not remove any customizations, but you will need to connect to your new home Wi-Fi and set up your Wemo Light Switch again.
  • Factory Restore - This option will erase all data from your Wemo Light Switch and restore it back to factory defaults.  This will also remove it from your Wemo Account.  Use this option when you want to remove a Wemo device from your Wemo Account and give to someone else.
 
Resetting using the Reset button
 
IMPORTANT:  This process will delete all previous settings done in the Wemo App and reset your Wemo Light Switch to factory defaults.  You will need to set up the Wemo Light Switch with the Wemo App again.
 
Step 1:  Press the Restart button for 1 second and then release.  The Wi-Fi indicator light will begin to blink green to show it is restarting. 
 
QUICK TIP:  If the Wemo Light Switch is not responding to the Restart button, turn OFF the power of the Wemo Light Switch by turning the circuit breaker OFF and then turning back ON.
 

Step 2:  Immediately press and hold the Reset button for 5 seconds.  The Wemo Light Switch Wi-Fi light will blink orange rapidly, indicating a successful restore.

The Wemo Light Switch will take about 90 seconds to perform the restore.  When ready, the Wi-Fi Indicator light will begin to alternate between green and orange to show it is ready to be set up.

For instructions on setting up your Wemo Light Switch, click
here.


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Why is the status light blinking on my Wemo device?

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