How To Factory Reset The Wemo Smart Plug? Easy 2 Ways!


WeMo smart plugs are a great way to add extra functionality to your home. They allow you to turn on and off devices from anywhere, and they can even be controlled by your phone. However, sometimes you may want to reset them. This article will show you how to do that easy steps.

Reset Wemo Smart Mini Plug in two ways

After rebooting the Wemo Smart Mini Plug if the issue is not solved, then you have to reset the plug. However, you can reset the Wemo Smart Mini Plug in two ways: using the Wemo app and using the button.

So, here are explained the two ways how you can reset your Wemo Smart Plug:

Reset Via the Wemo app


First, open the Wemo app and log in with your Wemo account. To know how to log in with your Wemo account click here.


After logging in, you will see the ‘Edit’ option in the upper right-hand corner of the app. Click on the Edit option.


Click on the Wemo Mini option.


Here you will find the ‘Reset Options’ and click there.


Clicking the reset option, you will see here three types of resetting options: Clear Personalized Info, Change Wi-Fi, and Factory Restore.

  • If you want to delete all the settings back to the default settings, then you may click on the factory restore option.
  • And if you want to change your wifi name and password then you may click on the Change Wifi option.
  • When you want to troubleshoot the rule issues, then you have to click on the Clear Personalized Info option.

Reset Using the Power Button

  • Plugin the Wemo Smart Plug into an outlet
  • Press the power button and hold it for 20 seconds or till the status light rapidly starts blinking white
  • As the status light begins rapidly blinking white, it’s in the reset mode and you can now release the button.

The reset is complete. Note that resetting means it erases all the settings and stored data. So, you have to configure the app again and connect it to your smart plug.

Read also: How To Reset An Amazon Plug If It Won’t Turn On: Top 6 Steps

How to Restore a Wemo Smart Mini Plug?

If you want to change all the custom settings to the default option, then you have to restore it. You can restore your Memo smart plug in two ways: Using the app and using the plug.

Restore using the Wemo App

  1. Open the app and go to the Edit option.
  2. Click on the Wemo Mini.
  3. Click on the Reset options.
  4. Click on the Factory reset option among the three options.

Restore using the Wemo Smart Plug

  • Unplug the Wemo smart plug.
  • Press and hold the Power switch for at least 5 seconds.
  • Within the pressing time, plugin it into the power outlet.
  • When you can see the status light rapidly blinks white, release the button.

How do I factory reset my Wemo smart plug?

First, you will need to connect your WeMo smart plug to your Wi-Fi network. After it is connected, open the WeMo app on your phone and click on the Devices tab. Then, scroll down and select the plug you want to reset.

On the Plug Settings page, click on the Reset button next to the Status column. Next, you will need to enter your Wi-Fi password if prompted. Pressing Reset again will confirm your choice.

How do I reconnect my Wemo smart plug?

If you disconnect your WeMo smart plug from your Wi-Fi network and want to reconnect it, first open the WeMo app on your phone and click on the Devices tab. Then, scroll down and select the plug you want to connect to. Next, press the Connect button.

Why is my Wemo not connecting?

If you are having trouble connecting your WeMo smart plug to your Wi-Fi network, make sure that the plug is properly connected to the power outlet and that your Wi-Fi network is working correctly.


That’s it! You have now successfully reset your WeMo smart plug and restored it to its default settings.

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