I also read all the forum material I could find and nothing has worked. To me this means I am not having a wireless issues so thinking it is something with the plugs. It saves a lot of time, since you won't need to toggle back and forth between apps and Wi-Fi networks to get things up and running. I must admit Amazon should not release items until problems like this are resolved! Please: 1 Retry the setup 2 If that doesn't work, change the 12 hour time format to a 24 hour format and re-setup! I did leave the other one plugged in. I tested this plug with the new , and made the process as easy as asking Alexa to discover devices. I tried a second plug today and I received the same issue as the first one: server is unresponsive.
Still, we can't help feeling that this leak through doesn't quite tell the whole story at the moment. As soon as we have all the details, we'll be sure to update you. The Amazon Smart Plug can do what nearly any smart plug can these days in terms of scheduling, routines and remote control. Space-saving design keeps adjacent outlets free. Perhaps I am not understanding something. What's more, since the Smart Plugs operate entirely through the Alexa App, you won't have to connect yet another hub to your beleaguered router. At its press conference in Seattle on Thursday, Amazon unveiled its latest connected home product, Smart Plugs.
In fact, you get a lot of nice perks like power monitoring and away modes from other smart plugs without spending much more money if any. In addition to scheduling and routines, you can control the plug remotely via the to turn the plug on or off while you're away. If the problem persists, please do not hesitate to contact our for further assistance. Add the plug to an Alexa Routine or set a schedule for that plug individually from the Alexa app. Typically, you'll use an accompanying app to control them -- they're too small and cheap for touch screens -- but Amazon's Alexa technology offers the additional choice of a voice interface.
I have since purchased 2 Echo Dots and my amazement continues. The unannounced Amazon Smart Plug will work with Alexa and according to the details we found on Amazon. Like all Alexa devices, all you'll have to do is plug it in, head into the Alexa app and add your new Smart Plug. If you're using Alexa in your home and looking for an affordable, reliable smart plug, this one will get the job done. So, yeah, for less than the price of a single Amazon Smart Plug, you can get as many as four -- and use them with any Google Home devices you might have now or add later.
As more information becomes available I will post here! Mindy : Every time I attempt to connect my Amazon smart plug to my network it gives me an error message, and it is undiscoverable. Pocket-lint What's not so clear is the price. I go through all the actions press continue and then everything just sits there until the plug starts to blink red. At the event, designed to carry its voice-controlled technology into our , , and even. I also read all the forum material I could find and nothing has worked.
Hi Dexter and thank you for using the forum to share this issue. All of the other third-party options listed above will require you to sign up through the respective manufacturer, and install their various apps. After the devices reset, you can complete setup in the Alexa app. But Amazon has good reason to be hopeful of success given how widespread its is already. How long is a few hours? The Amazon Smart Plug will be available from 11 October. I put the Alexa app on my phone and started using the outlet with one of my lights. I thought maybe it was just first day issues but this has continued into today.
I uninstalled and reinstalled Alexa app. Having received my plug today I find I am having the same problem. I have attempted the set up with the Alexa App on two different phones; when I use my Eco to discover devices it does not see the plug. Keep me updated on the lastest developments. Hi Dexter :- At this point I would suggest you, if you have the possibility, to try your Smart Plugs on another Wi-Fi network, checking if the problem occurs again in the same way. The company's are particularly popular and designed to help control smart-home products. After you restart your mobile device, go to the app store on your device and reinstall the app.
I really wanted them to work so I could start using them instead of the Wemo. As if having access to Alexa on your phone and in your speakers or even car weren't enough, Amazon now has a way to put its digital assistant in literally every room of your house. The thing that perhaps makes it unique is that you'll be able to control it via the Alexa app on your phone. You can now set up the smart plug again, if the issue continues you can find additional troubleshooting on our help page here: Let me know if this works, and welcome to the Amazon forums! Australian pricing and availability are yet to be announced. Similarly, the is a double-wide, turning one dumb outlet into two smart ones. I have moved your messages in this thread, as we have already discussed similar problems.