It's 2018 and there's still no dedicated iPad app. Is there any light at the end of the tunnel for this? I'm trying to flush mount iPads to have wall-mounted lighting control and I'm stuck using these blown up iPhone app interfaces.
I feel as though you guys are really limiting your potential here.
Please make a WiFi (no hub req.), 2-stage, plug-in (with backup battery) water leak sensor that seamlessly works with your other great Wemo products. If a leak in my basement is detected I’d like it to automatically turn on my Wayne WaterBug pump. Other products range from $20 to $100+ but none contain ALL the features stated here. Must also be IFTTT, Apple HomeKit, Alexa, Google compatible also. Thank you!
Supporting two or more locations (such as home and work or two homes) would be amazing. Just add login credentials just like ring and ever other app out there. I love the switches and the new dimmer switch. Besides bug fixes and fixing firmware issues this would make it a solid product.
It would be very helpful for WEMO to develop 3-way switches that can be used to control a single light from multiple locations. I am surprised that WEMO does not already have this type of switch in its offerings. The lack of 3- and 4-way light switches forces users including myself to other manufacturers. Leviton has this functionality in their wifi capable switches. Their switch can have up to 4 additional locations besides the main switch. The other 4 locations require companion switches that are only about $27.95 each with the main 3-way costing about $45.00. Please develop this if you are not already doing so. If need be, purchase the Leviton Model DW15S-1BZ main switch and the DD0SR-DLZ companion switch and reverse engineer your own.
Wemo maker is one of the best solutions for smart gate and garage door openers on the market, with the compatibility of wemo bridge it would be the best! Come on guys please re consider its extinction and add it back to your line up.. While addressing the KRACK issue would be perfect! please please please add it to the wemo bridge to work with homekit , some of us really love its brilliance.
I have a Wemo switch on most single pole light switches in my home. I would love to wire up my 3 and 4 easy switches, but you don't support it. Please fill this need. You could use ad-hoc wireless communication to communicate the state of each switch to the others in a group.
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.
Belkin has discontinued the production of the Wemo bulb, not sure why because they work great. Now for everyone who has a bunch of these bulbs they are left behind and to but Hue lights because the bulbs are not currently supported by the Wemo Bridge. What is the point of making a bridge if half the products are not even compatible with it?? This was a terrible business decision (to discontinue the bulbs and quit supporting them) because I’m now switching completely to Phillips Hue. I imagine most people will end up doing the same.
I for one have a number of light switches I would love to replace with WEMO's however the switches in question are 3-way. While I understand if the WEMO devices don't talk to each other, but neither do the analog switches I have today. Please consider adding 3 way switches this way your customer won't have to look at other products such as z-wave devices.
Two Wemo Smart Plug/Outlets installed and linked to Google Home. Worked originally. Then one stopped responding and the other a acouple of weeks later. Verbal commands result in "It looks like the <device name> isn't available right now.". Have unlinked Wemo from Google home and relinked it, several times (including today after the indication that all systems were patched).
Have asked Google Home to sync which does not result in anything working.
OMG... EVERY TIME I ope the Wemo app I am asked whether I want to use the Wemo Device name or the Apple Home device name...EVERY TIME! Can the app just please remember my preference or give me the option to have it stop asking?? So Annoying!
It would be a great enhancment to allow grouping on the WeMo app. I have several WeMo devices (24) and to find the one I want to switch is difficult. But, if I knew it were in a group, say "garage", then I could open that group on the app and turn on or off the switch.