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I have been following the other threads and see everyone is optimistic that Belikn will add support for Apples Homekit.  Does anyone have a sense of weather all existing wemo products will be compatible with homekit?  I have been seeing a lot of sales and steep discounts on items in the wemo line lately that have me worried if they are trying to clear inventory for new models.  I have a good investment in wemo and want to buy more but im stalled waiting to hear more about homekit and wemo.

 

My guess is Apple would require all home kit products to have a high level of security and for wemo to be secure and not open to any device on the wifi network.  My concern or wonder is can wemo implement security with just a firmware upgrade?

 

Just my random thoughts, as I grow tired of waiting for apples homekit release and more info from belkin

PLEASE HELP

by JuST-BLeSSeD on ‎03-14-2015 07:23 PM
Is there anyone who could help me and relieve me of the last nine hours of stress I have had. I don't know the reason, but haven't used wemo link until today trying to hook up eight bulbs. I am able to connect to the link with no problem and the app says I am connected but after eight hours it is still not able to locate the bulbs what the hell am I doing wrong?

I don't remember if my wemo link was originally connected to my singleband router but regardless to that it is now hooked up to a dual band router and I believe it is on the 2.4
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It started a few weeks ago, and since then I've tried resetting, restarting. Even turning off the breaker for a few hours...
I do see the SSID, but can't join it.

Can't even turn on the lights by ppressing the button.

All it does is blink green.
Can someone shed some light ?


Anyone else

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WeMo Bulbs

by Rp1504 on ‎03-19-2015 01:34 PM

I just purchased the WeMo switch and motion control. If I now order the WeMo bulbs alone, will they work with the switch and motion control that I just purchased or do I need to order another control to work the bulbs. I am thinking they will all work, say if I get three bulbs off of the switch and motion control I will be getting tomorrow.

Thank you for your replies

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WeMo App Setup Request

by trgrassijr55 on ‎04-17-2015 12:02 PM

I have been struggling with adding the WeMo app to my Ipad and another iPhone. My iPhone 6 Plus has WeMo app and works great.

 

The iPad and other iPhone just display the setup screen.

 

The app should have the ability to select an existing setup. IE

 

1. New Setup

 

2. Existing Setup please continue

 

 

Needs to be an easy way to add WeMo app to multiple iDevices.

 

Please advise

 

 

Wemo water detector

by eddyruiz on ‎04-20-2015 10:11 AM

Wemo water detector. works when a water pipe breaks and the person is not in the home the water detector will avice before it is  too late. example (washer , dishes washer, refrigerator, sinck, toiles, water heater, etc.

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To be clear, the application is electric car charging.

 

I got a Renault Twizy, after the battery is fully charged, a noisy fan continues to run to freeze the charging board.

After full charge, power needed is much less than during charging. This should activate standby threshold.

 

I would like to minimeze the noise disturbing other people when the charge finishes.

An Auto off after standby feature shuld be great.

 

This could be greatly useful for any other type of system, where standby after activity, is unwanted, noisy, or disturbing (or maybe consuming your batteries in many charging process .....) 

 

In this way WEMO could be used to prolong lithium battery life. 

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by k9643 on ‎01-07-2016 06:28 PM

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Wemo Light Switch UK

by mikepgpsw on ‎01-29-2016 04:20 AM

We desparately need the Wemo Light Switch for the UK this will make it far easier to automate the lighting in the house and also enable the use of the lights in the normal manner for people who dont use the app.

 

It would also be good to introduce RGB bulbs to enable mood lighting.

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Making the place 'look lived in'

by codepoet on ‎02-16-2017 02:51 PM

to control Wemo switches, in the Wemo App, it would be *very* convient in the rules to say "on at 6pm +/- random 0-15 min", off at "11pm +/- random 0-15 min"

 

that way, the house would apear more 'lived in' than 'scheduled'

 

if the switches can't handle randomness, then the app could simply 'update each day with a new value as it passes'

 

so, with one setting, i could set "Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri" on @ 6:00pm +/- 0:15, off @ 11:00pm +/- 0:15

 

and I may get

M: on 6:08 off 10:55

T:  on 5:55 off 11:15

W: on 6:01 off 10:48

Th: on 6:10 off 10:58

F: on 5:49 off 11:05

M: on 5:51 off 10:52

etc.

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I have a VPN server that connects me to my home network. It seems like when I VPN in to my network the WEMO app is not able to see the device. It tells me there is No Network Connection even though I can ping the device. I also have upgraded to the latest firmware WeMo_WW_2.00.10062.PVT-OWRT-LS

 

I do not want to enable Remote Access as I want to control my switch locally on my network and not through the WEMO cloud.

 

I don't see why the app is not able to communicate to the device when on VPN. 

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IR functionality

by WEMO Maker Inventor on ‎06-04-2014 08:56 AM

I have several WeMo switches and motion sensors and whem i was playing around with them I was very sad to find out that if my A/C is disconnected from power that when using the switch it will not come back on and I was trying to find a solution to this problem when an Idea hit me. Programable IR light. My A/C like many others uses an IR remote control and if I could put an IR emitter on the WeMo app it would allow me not just on/off but full functionality of the A/C. that also led me to realize that would open up the posibility of full control of a TV as well or anything that uses a remote.

Fan/motor speed controller

by jonesturf on ‎02-07-2016 06:34 PM
Even if it's 3 speeds or something a wireless motor controller/fan controller would be nice. I use a inline exhaust fan to move heat and air conditioning throughout the house. Could also be used for exhaust fans in bathrooms, paint booths, etc or even to power box fans, Windows fans in the summer.

I believe there are multiple reasons that Belkin should provide a web interface for managing an indivisulas WeMo network. Here are some of the reasons I would like it, I am sure others have some good reasons also.

 

1)Cell phones become obsolete too quickly to be used as the only manager for a product that should be expected to be in use for many years.

 

2)I use my WeMo device in remote locations, some are hours away but accessable remotely. If I lose/break/upgrade my phone, it is unrealsitic to have to travel to all of my remote sites to get my network back on my phone. A web interface would not only allow for me to continue to control the network, but could possibly allow for me to push my network to the Belkin App on my new phone.

 

3)Phone operating systems update so frequently, requiring frequent application updates, which can only lead to issues for us users.

 

4)Belkin should have no issues with constructing a web interface considering they have been in the networking game for years.

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Auto Season time adjust

by Bentheli on ‎05-27-2016 08:42 AM
How about a function where the ON time adjusts for the longest and shortest day of the year.

WeMo timer

Status: Planned
by Community Manager on ‎12-19-2012 11:49 AM

Would love to see a timer feature. For example, if the device is turned on at the wall or via the app, set it to be on for x number of minutes before automaticly turning off.

Real world example: my iron is plugged into a wemo switch at the wall. I use the plug button to turn on my appliance. I have already preset this device to automaticly turn off after 10 minutes

Status: Planned

Wall receptacle

Status: Under Review
by Community Manager on ‎08-11-2012 12:16 AM

I would like to see WeMo as a normal recessed standard wall receptacle. Not something that sticks out.

Status: Under Review
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Insight switch Data collection

by mast3rof0 on ‎07-26-2014 03:10 PM

The one challenge that I have is that my rates are based on time of day. The insight switch is one of the few that I have found that allows for exporting of data, but appears to be limited to daily numbers. I don't have one so I cannot speak from experience, but all the resarch I have done points to daily, weekly, or monthly exports.

 

Is there a way to get more granular data exports (hourly) from the device? Obviously it has to keep a certain amount of detail data to be able to do the calculations. Would love to be able to export this...

 

 

WeMo bulbs with IFTTT

by Samich on ‎10-07-2014 09:25 AM

I bought the WeMo bulbs under the impression that I could use them with IFTTT but I can't seem to make it work. I haven't found any information about it online either. Does anyone know what's going on there?

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API - Wemo Products

by dtaylor on ‎10-22-2014 12:26 PM

Is there an API published for Wemo products? To build your own app to control Wemo over the network via TCP or HTTP?