How To Reset Wemo Smart Plug

Now that you have your Wemo Wi-Fi smart plug up and running, you may be wondering how exactly you can reset your Wemo smart plug? Below, we will walk you through the steps to reset, reboot, and restore your Wemo smart plug.

How To Reset Wemo Smart Plug?

Resetting your Wemo Smart Plug will remove any customizations you have made to the settings. This can be done via the Wemo app or manually via the device button.

Resetting Wemo Smart Plug using Wemo App to change Wi-Fi settings.

  1. Choose the pencil icon in the upper right of the app
  2. Choose your Wemo smart plug
  3. Choose reset options
  4. Select the type of reset you would like to complete:
    1. Select “Clear Product Info” (Android devices) or “Reset Name, Rules & Data” (iOS devices) to reset custom icons, stored rules, and custom names. This is especially helpful when troubleshooting issues with rules.
    2. Select “Reset Wi-Fi” (Android devices) or “Reset Wi-Fi settings” (iOS devices) if you need to change your Wi-Fi router name and password or perform a full restore of your router.

Doing a manually reset of the Wemo Smart Plug using the button.

  1. While your Wemo is plugged in, press and hold the power button
  2. Continue to hold the power button down until the status light flashes white rapidly
  3. Release the power button and the Wi-Fi settings on your Wemo smart plug will be reset

How To Reboot Wemo Smart Plug?

Occasionally your Wemo smart plug may become unresponsive. Typically, these issues can easily be solved via a simple reboot. To reboot your Wemo smart plug, follow these steps:

  1. Unplug Wemo smart plug from power outlet
  2. Wait a minimum of 5 seconds
  3. Plug Wemo smart plug back into power outlet

How To Restore Wemo Smart Plug?

Restoring you Wemo smart plug can be accomplished via the Wemo app (recommended method) or manually via the button.

Using the Wemo app to restore your smart plug:

  1. Choose the pencil icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose your Wemo smart plug
  3. Choose “Reset Options”
  4. Select “Erase All Content and Settings”

Completing a factory restore with the Wemo smart plug button:

  1. While your Wemo is plugged in, press and hold the power button
  2. Continue to hold the power button down until the status light begins slowly flashing white
  3. Release the button and your Wemo smart plug will be restored to factory settings

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