How to Reset Wemo Smart Plug?

Belkin, a renowned tech firm, recently unveiled its latest HomeKit smart plug, the Wemo Smart Plug. Despite its small price tag, the device offers unrivaled Thread connectivity that guarantees rapid response times and expansive home coverage. If you need to Reset Wemo Smart Plug for any reason, you can perform a hard reset. This feature will completely erase your personal information and data from your device and make it 100% clean.

Key Takeaways:

  • Belkin’s Wemo Smart Plug boasts advanced Thread connectivity for rapid responses and extensive coverage.
  • Resetting the Wemo Smart Plug erases personal data, providing a clean slate.
  • Two methods for resetting: through the Wemo app or a hard reset using the power button.
  • Troubleshoot issues by rebooting or restoring the Wemo Smart Plug to default settings.
  • Restoration options include using the Wemo app or a manual method via the power button.

How to Reset Wemo Smart Plug?

To reset Wemo Smart Plug, use the Wemo app: Select device, tap “Reset,” choose reset type. Alternatively, perform a hard reset: Hold power button for 20 seconds until rapid flashing. Troubleshoot by rebooting or restoring settings via app or power button.

Reset via the Wemo App

To reset your Wemo Smart Plug using the Wemo app, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Wemo app on your smartphone or tablet and log in with your Wemo account.
  2. Tap on the “Edit” option in the upper right-hand corner of the app display.
  3. Select your device (e.g. Wemo Mini).
  4. Tap on the “Reset” option.
  5. Choose the type of reset you want: “Clear Personalized Info” if you want to troubleshoot without losing your data, “Change WiFi” if you want to update your WiFi network name and password, or “Factory Reset” if you want to erase all settings and return the device to its default settings.
  6. Follow the prompts to complete the reset process.

Your Wemo Smart Plug should now be reset using the Wemo app.

Hard Reset using the Power Button

To perform a hard reset using the power button on your Wemo Mini Smart Plug, first plug it into a power socket. Then press and hold the power button for around 20 seconds until the status light starts flashing rapidly in white. This indicates that the device is in reset mode and you can release the button. After the reset is complete, all of your data on the device will be deleted, and you will need to reconfigure the Wemo app and connect it to your Wemo smart plug again.

How to Reboot a Wemo Smart Plug:

  1. Safely unplug the Wemo Smart Plug from the power socket.
  2. Wait a few seconds.
  3. Plug the smart plug back into the AC power socket.
  4. The rebooting process is complete.

How to Restore a Wemo Smart Mini Plug?

Restoring a Wemo Smart Mini Plug means erasing all customized settings and returning it to its default settings. There are two ways to restore a Wemo Smart Mini Plug:

Restore using the Wemo App

  • Open the Wemo app on your smartphone and select the Edit option.
  • Choose your device (for example, Wemo Mini).
  • Tap on the Reset options.
  • Click on the Factory reset option among the three options shown.
  • Your Wemo Smart Mini Plug is now restored to its default settings.

Restore using the Wemo Smart Plug

  • Unplug the Wemo Mini Smart Plug from the socket.
  • Press the power button and hold it for at least 5 seconds.
  • While pressing the power button, plug the Wemo Smart plug back into the power socket.
  • When the status light starts flashing white rapidly, release the hold.
  • The Restore operation is now complete.


Resetting and restoring a Wemo Smart Mini Plug can help troubleshoot any issues and bring it back to its default settings. You can reset it via the Wemo App or using the power button, while restoring can be done through the Wemo App or by unplugging and holding the power button for a few seconds. By following these simple steps, you can easily reset or restore your Wemo Smart Mini Plug and get it back to working properly.

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