Wemo smart plug is connected to your account when you set it up, so you have to reset the wemo smart plug when you change the account it is tied to.
You need a plug reset if plug setup fails, or when router settings changes, also when Wemo device blinking blue after a firmware update.
Resetting the plug also clears up errors, or when you move the plug to a new room/location you have to do a new reset.
How to reset Wemo Plug with app
- Open the Wemo app
- Tap Edit
- Select the Wemo smart plug you want to reset
- Tap Reset Options
- Select the Reset options you desire.
The reset options on Wemo are;
Step #1. Clear personalized information
This reset option will clear information like your plug’s name and rules, from the plug without doing a whole reset. If you want to move the plug to a new location or connect with a new device, this reset option is useful.
Step #2. Change Wi-Fi
This reset options removes Wi-Fi settings, letting you move the plug to a different Wi-fi network. This is useful if you are switching WiFi routers.
Step #3. Factory reset
Factory Reset returns the plug to a new condition. This option is useful if you want to reset the plug from scratch, or if you want to sell the plug or give to someone else.
How to reset Wemo Plug without the app
Without the app you need to physically reset the plug. Reset Wemo Plug to factory settings by holding the power button while connecting it to power. The plug’s LED will flash white severally after a short time. The LED will alternate between white and orange light flash, the plug is ready to set up at this point.
How to reconnect Wemo Plug
Reconnect by manually performing a factory reset. A Wemo Plug that has host connection to your Wi-Fi network can be reset without the app. Set up the plug as if it’s a new one to reconnect
What to do if Wemo is not connected
If your normal set up process is interrupted or the display losses it’s ability to connect to your Wi-Fi network, factory Reset will resolve this. If reset fails, set up wemo device again and uninstall and reinstall Wemo App.
How do I connect Wemo Plug to Alexa?
Simply find the Wemo skill in the Alexa app, after adding the skill, connect the both accounts and let Alexa discover the device.
Can I use a Wemo Smart plug outside?
Yes. But only if you have a Wemo outdoor smart plug designed to be weather resistant. These devices are good to control exterior lights decorations and other outdoor electronics.
How do I delete a Wemo Smart Plug from my Google Home?
To remove a device from Google home, Go to Google Home app > Settings > Remove Device > Remove.
Should my Wemo Plug be hot?
No, it should be warm when it’s not hot. Overheating will damage the device, if you notice such, unplug and let it cools down.
How many amps does a Wemo Smart Plug have?
A maximum capacity of 15amps,1800watts with 120 Volts (American standard). Check to ensure your Wemo can handle it before plugging to a device.
This article was first published on November 12, 2022 11:55 p.m. WAT
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