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This review is from: Belkin Wemo Home Automation Switch for Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch and Android Devices (Accessory)
What a great little product. Does exactly what it says on the tin.
It took less than 5 minutes and was very easy to set up on my iPhone. I don't understand how some reviewers had problems. My phone took about 30 seconds to find the wemo wireless network which is created by the switch itself and is only needed for initial set up.
Yes, the unit is a little wide and will take up too much space to use all sockets on a 4 way or similar extension. It fits fine on a standard twin switched socket, slightly covering the switch which suits me fine because it is more difficult to inadvertently switch the socket off which would obviously render remote control inoperable.
When it first switched on it updated its firmware which took less than 10 minutes and was completely automatic. I did find that I needed to close and reopen the WeMo app after the upgrade.
I was impressed that there was no need to open ports or do any complicated things to my home router which I had expected. The switch itself accesses a cloud server to enable switching via the internet.