By Belkin International, Inc.
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With the WeMo app, you can control all of your WeMo products from anywhere on your iPhone or iPad.
Be at home even when you’re not
WeMo is a family of products that you can use to control just about anything in your home – from anywhere. Adjust the temperature on your Crock-Pot® Smart Slow Cooker when you are running late at work, make sure the kids’ TV turns off at bedtime, and light up a dark room before you walk in. WeMo is designed to make your life a whole lot easier.
Set it, forget it, and get notifications
Don’t ever worry that you left your porch light on by setting a rule to turn off at sunrise, set alerts to let you know when your dryer cycle is done so your clothes won’t get wrinkled, and have your lights and electronics deter intruders by simulating occupancy while you are lying on a beach in Hawaii.
These are just some of the things you can do with the WeMo app.
Integrate WeMo with IFTTT
With IFTTT (if this then that), you can connect your home to the web for endless possibilities. Set your sprinklers to stay off when rain is in the forecast or have the lights come on when you approach your front door. You can even have the lights flash when your favorite team scores.
If you can think of it, you can probably WeMo That.
Check out what else you can do with WeMo at:
What's New in Version 1.12
• Always set the mood. Control color and temperature of OSRAM LIGHTIFY LED bulbs (Flex RGBW, Gardenspot Mini RGB, Tunable White 60).
• Go beyond automation. Create your own IFTTT recipes for OSRAM LIGHTIFY and WeMo LED bulbs. Use texts, tweets, even touchdowns to turn lights on or off.
• Join the community. See how others are using WeMo to make their lives a little better. Directly access from the app so you can learn and contribute to WeMo culture.
• Speed and reliability of discovery of WeMo products.
• A bunch of annoying bugs.
Get in touch:
• Send us feedback at email@example.com . If you love WeMo don't forget to rate us in the app store
This app and the device firmware are both buggy. Since I first started using it, it asked me to do multiple firmware updates, which I did, but it asked me to do more firmware updates, even though I just did it! This repeated for a few times and finally it stopped asking me. But now the timer function does not seem to work any more, even though the app says my timer rules are active at the right times. I end up manually turning things on and off, which is a little annoying. Also, I thought the rules would be stored on the device so that no matter which phone or iPad I use I would get the same rules but I can't seem to be able to see the rules anywhere else but on the original iPhone I set it up with. The feedback or bug reporting function in the app also doesn't work. It says device cannot send email!?
Privacy Invading, Quirky, Time Waster
Edit: Since writing this review I have been doing almost nothing other than work on trying to solve the issues with this hoax of a product. Whether any particular device is accessible at any given moment is completely random, but usually a substantial portion of the devices are AWOL.
Just between you and I, I am starting to have fantasies where all of those who have WeMo devices gather them up, converge on Belkin, and stone the management and engineers with this worthless plastic junk until they have been pelted into submission and agree to fix this mess.😛(End edit)
I have been using WeMo devices for a long time. When they work, they are great.
But their smartphone apps access things they have no legitimate need to access, like your contact info, phone number, etc.,.
Add to that the frequently lost connections with your devices, the frustrating firmware updates, the history of serious security flaws and lax approach to same, the generally quirky behavior of the WeMo ecosystem; well, what more could any masochist wish for ?
Thinking of buying WeMo products ? Run away as quickly as you can.
Dear god, why is it so hard to get this right?
I have two wall switches and two plug switches… I’ve been using them for three years and this app is constantly trouble… the current update now will not even open on the iPhone without immediately crashing even with resets of the phone. The only recourse is probably to remove and reinstall the app which means going through the whole setup process for the devices all over again which can only be done from home… which is not where i am. Horrible, horrible, horrible, horrible, horrible. Dropping this mess and using open source and x-10 units in the future. All this time to get it right and Belkin has failed to solve the nagging and constant issues with their technology.
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: May 04, 2015
- Version: 1.12
- Size: 24.6 MB
- Languages: English, Czech, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Belkin
- © 2012
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.