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That app on the phone seems a little slow and not as smooth or fluid as i would liek a home automation product to be. if there wa a desktop app to set rules and possible web browser access when away. That may aleeviate some of my frustration with the app.

I understand that the current app only has the ability to control one location remotely.  However, this seems to be a silly restriction and significantly limits the functionality of the product.

 

I have two properties that are several hundred kilometers away.  Right now if I want to control both properties remotely, I need two separate devices, one for each property, which is ridiculous.  If one device breaks or I lose it, I lose any ability to control one property.  And if I happed to lose the device that controls the property that is truly remote, the only way I have to reconnect a new device is to physically drive 2-3 hours just so I can connect to the wifi and restablish connection. Again, this is ridiculous.

 

Both locations go to the cloud before they go to my device.  Therefore, it should be fairly simple to be able to select different locations from within the app.  From the app on a single device, I should be able to switch back and forth between property A and property B.

 

As a point in reference, I have a wifi thermostat in each property.  I am easilty able to control each property from a single app on a single device.  In addition, there is a web interface which I can use if my device breaks.  This is not rocket science. I have had these wifi thermostats for 3 years. Please consider adding this basic funcationality to your app.

Status: Planned

3d touch wemo app

by A1 on ‎09-19-2016 05:34 PM

3D touch support for the IOS app would be useful.

Work with Stringify

by nscheetz on ‎11-15-2016 10:04 PM

IFTTT is only good for simple applets. There is far more flexibility in Stringify.  Please partner with them so that WeMo devices can be included in Stringify experiences, They are FAR more robust than IFTTT and easy to create. Thanks

SiriKit enables your iOS 10 apps to work with Siri, so users can get things done with your content and services using just their voice. Belkin WeMo...release a new version of the app with Siri integration asap!

WeMo Power Strip

Status: Under Review
by daviddshoop on ‎07-30-2014 03:55 PM

I would like to see a WeMo power strip.  I would invision the following:

 

1. 110VAC with fuse protection

2. ~6 outlets

3. Each outlet can be controlled

   a. together (on/off) e.g. master power

   b. individualy (on/off), each outlet seprately

   c. in groups (on/off), e.g. group 1 = outlet 1, 2 and 3, group 2, outlet 4, 5 and 6.  Group 3 outlet 1 and 6.  

4. Groups can have timers/rules et against them

5. Allow proper integratino with IFTTT, more than 1 product to be interfaced with IFTTT

 

Thanks.

Status: Under Review

We all have wall warts everywhere.  Enough already!  They don't look good.

 

I understand why you've gone the direction you've gone with respect to plugging into electrical outlets.  Doesn't require an electrician (I'd argue swapping a receptical doesn't require an electrician either).  For every device designed to plug into a receptical, I'd like to see an comparable wall-plate version.  For recepticals, those could be proud of the wall by as much as 1/2 inch in my opion, if package size isn't available.

 

A perfect example is the motion sensor.  If there were a decora compatible in-wall version, you could sell me at least a half dozen for integration with the Light Control Switch.  One can easily add a (2)-gang box where a 1-gang box existed (or 3-gange where 2 existed, etc.).  Then a motion sensor could be installed adjacent to the swith location OR adjacent to a wall receptical.  It's just cleaner installation overall and one could better utilize Light Control Switches elsewhere in my home.

 

While I'm on the subject, the product line could benefit from a Light Control Swith with integrated motion sensing as well.  That mimics a common switch on the market.  I'd pay as much as $20/switch more for the additional functionality.

 

Same thing with the receptical switches (of which I own 4)...I'd much rather they were integrated into the wall and didn't take up limited recepticle space.  After all...if one has children, those are probably all occupied by a transformers with a multitude of different plugs associated with an even wider variety of stuff.

 

Here's an application that's an annoyance in my home built in the 90's:  the wall wart that is the CO detector.  How about a 3-gang, WeMo enabled CO detector?  Cut some drywall and swap out a 1-gang for a 4-gang at a wall receptacle...wire into power...nice clean installation.  And besides the alarm, with WeMo and IFTTT integration, one could have bedroom lights flash or something.

 

At some point you're going to have to deal with new construction.  Dangling off an outlet isn't a great plan and other companies have more integrated options.  I'd buy integrated product for remodeling my own home.  Haven't at this point because the consumer adopted standard doesn't seem to have settled, and I don't want 10 more things dangling off my router either.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creating the web app that could access our devices through your WeMo server would eliminate the need for building apps across multiple devices and platforms. I currently have some wifi cameras from another company and they provide both apps for iPhone/iPad and the web based interface that I can use from a PC or Mac or another tablet that has a browser.

Status: Under Review

Turn off a GROUP of WeMos

by AlpharettaTom on ‎03-06-2016 08:00 PM
I would like to be able to put certain WeMos in a GROUP.
When I'm going to bed I could turn them all off at once with one click/touch of a button.

Dedicated iPad App

by mwangeman on ‎05-09-2015 01:53 PM
When will you guys make an universal WeMo App that looks good on the iPad?

Wemo Circuit Breaker

by Dingusboy on ‎05-17-2016 05:02 AM

A Wemo circuit breaker could be used to turn electric hot water heaters, electric ranges and other large appliances on/off during extended periods of non-use.

A year ago you announced products and never delivered them. Nothing happening this year. Your legagcy products are still unstable.

 

Time to move onto Insteon. They seem to be doing it right.

Garage Opener Relay

by WEMO Maker Inventor on ‎05-28-2014 08:52 PM

Something that you could add as on open/close close button for your garage would be cool.  Simple feature tells you open or closed.

IFTTT wemo lighting channel is great, but there's no toggle action. The switch has toggle, but the lighting only is on or off. So you have to make a separate recipe for on and off, which is annoying, especially for the Do app, where you only get 3 buttons

Apple watch App w/ Belkin Wemo

by allenshi on ‎03-05-2015 09:30 AM

HAs there been any word on an belkin Wemo app for the Apple Watch?

... so we could use rules to activate Wemo devices when the light turns on.  We can do that with IFTTT already but within the app could be more responsive.

Ceiling Fan Control

Status: Under Review
by pocketjacks on ‎06-02-2014 01:36 PM

It would be nice if Belkin were to partner with a manufacturer that already provides a wall plate ceiling fan control that could also tie into IFTTT.  Example such as "If the outside temp goes below 75 degrees, set the bedroom fan to low".  This way when it cools down while you're asleep, you won't be chilly because the fan is too high.

Status: Under Review

For my application, I need the momentary option of the relay switch on the WEMO Maker to stay on longer than it is set for. It would be nice if we had the option to select the amount of time the switch stays on. Like 1 second, 2 seconds, 3 seconds because sometime certain applications need a longer press of the switch.

 

For now I am using the toggle switch but pushing it twice to act as a momentary switch that stays on for 2-3 seconds. Maybe Wemo would update the program to provide that option.

Dedicated iPad App

by markstaint on ‎06-16-2014 09:03 PM

Hi there - I was directed to this site from getsatisfaction.

 

I was hoping to get some insight (excuse the pun) on when or if there is an iPad app in development. It is really frustrating to have no access to landscape mode, especially when that is exactly how the netcams want to work. I have my iPad wall mounted as a control station, and this feature would be awesome

Now that we have Harmony Elite, their remote can control Bluetooth and WiFi devices. There's even an socket HW button on the remote. But WeMo integration is sadly missing! Please try to cooperate and implement Smiley Wink

 

Many thanks!