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How to create or edit Rules


Creating rules to control your Wemo® devices is easy with the Wemo App.  You can set rules with different devices, allowing you to turn them ON or OFF at a given time.

Before creating or editing rules, make sure to do the following:
  • Set up your Wemo device properly
  • Download and install the latest Wemo App from the Google Play™ store in your Android™ device or from the App Store® in your iOS device and associate it with your Wemo device.

NOTE:  Wemo App images may vary depending on the device (iOS or Android) being used.  Also, the Wemo Light Switch is used as an example below.
 
Step 1:  Launch the User-added image App.
 
Step 2:  Tap Rules.
 
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Step 3:  Tap the + sign at the upper right corner to add a Rule.
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Step 4:  Under CONTROL A DEVICE, choose a Rule.  Schedule is used in this example.
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Step 5:  Under TURN ON/OFF, s
elect which of your Wemo devices you want this rule to control.

NOTE:  Make sure to choose the correct device to associate the rule with.  It is recommended to change the device's name for easy identification.  For more information, click here

 
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Step 6:  Select among On until time, On or Off.  Refer below for the time Rules:
  • On until time – Turns ON and OFF at a specified time.
  • On – Turns ON at a specified time.  The Wemo device will stay ON until manually turned OFF or until a new Rule begins to activate.
  • Off – Turns OFF at a specified time.  The Wemo device will stay OFF until manually turned ON or until a new Rule begins to activate.
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Step 7:  Under WHEN, tap On / Off to set the time of the Rule.

NOTE:  In this example, On is used.
 
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Step 8:  Set the time and days you want the Wemo device to turn ON

 
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NOTE:  Days that are highlighted in bright green mean that the Rule is activated on those days.
 
Step 9:  
 Tap Done.

Step 10:  Under the Rule Name, tap the New Rule Name if you want to change the name of the Rule.  Tap Save to keep the changes made.
 
Step 11:  Tap Save to save the new Rule.
 
You have now successfully created a Rule for your Wemo device.
 
Step 1:  Launch the User-added image App.
 
Step 2:  Tap Rules at the bottom.
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Step 3:  Tap on the existing Rule that you want to edit.  My Rule is used in this example.
 
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Step 4:  Tap Edit.
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Step 5:  Tap your Wemo device and select which will be your new time Rule.

NOTE:  On until time is used in this example.

 
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Step 6:  Under WHEN, tap On/Off.
 
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Step 7:  Set the new time and day(s) that you want the Wemo device to turn ON and OFF.
 
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 NOTE:  Days that are highlighted in bright green mean that the Rule is activated on those days.
 

Step 8:  Once finished, tap Done.
 

Step 9:  You may also change the name of the Rule.  Tap the field under RULE NAME and enter your preferred name.  Tap Save.
 
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Step 10:  Tap Save.
 
You have now successfully edited a Rule for your Wemo device.

 

Related Article:

Getting to know the Wemo rules

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