EWeLink Introduction

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Overview

eWeLink is a smart home control APP that can control all ITEAD home automation devices and cooperated products. It allows you to remote control and manage your favorite smart devices of different brands in a single App. The smart home devices connect to home appliances and electronic devices via WiFi, allowing you to remote control through the APP eWeLink. There isn't a limit to the number of devices you can add to eWeLink, although we usually say 150.

eWeLink Basic Functions:

Remote on/off

Countdown/schedule timer

Share control

Group/scene management

Scene/smart scene

By adding the smart home devices to the eWeLink account, users can control the devices by following and accessing to Coolkit's WeChat subscription account, or by adding a widget to mobile desktop later on.

Users can download latest iOS eWeLink from Apple APP Store and Android eWeLink from Google Play. Please scan below QR code. If you are using a lower version, please uninstall and then scan and download the latest version.

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Now we will explain how to use eWeLink.

Registration and Log in

eWeLink supports multiple languages. It currently includes simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, English, Danish, Russian, Italian, Polish, France, Spanish, German, Turkish, Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria, Czech, Slovenian, Portuguese(Brazil). It will support more languages in the future.

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It supports registeration by email or mobile phone number. Users from Asian countries MUST register with mobile phone number. While users outside Asian area MUST register with email address. Turkey users also need to register with phone number.


Select your country/region code, input a valid mobile phone number, then your phone will receive an SMS containing a verification code on the phone number you provided. If you do not receive the SMS, please disable SMS blocking. If registered by email address, you'll also need to select a random country code, you’ll receive an email containing a verification code. Fill in the verification code and password, confirm password and submit. For safety, the password must be more than 8 characters.

One account can only log in to one mobile phone. If you have logged in with phone A, later you log in with phone B, your device will auto-exit from phone A.

Reset Password

If you forget your password, please log out, go to the login interface. Click "Forget Password" to reset.

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WiFi Pairing and Device Addition

eWeLink obtains device status and controls devices by sending commands through the cloud server. This means all devices must first connect to the WiFi router and connect to our Amazon AWS server. So every new device must be paired with user's home WiFi and added to eWeLink account.

Before adding a device, Android phone must allow WiFi. Instructions are given below on how to pair with WiFi and add a new device:

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Step 1. Long press your device WiFi pairing button until it begins fast blinking.

Step 2. Open eWeLink. Click "+" to add the device. For Android, please select the pairing method according to how the LED blinks. Click NEXT.

For iOS, please go to phone Setting>WiFi>connect to the WiFi that begins with ITEAD-*****, enter default password 12345678. Then go back to eWeLink, select the pairing method according to how the LED blinks. Tap on NEXT.

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A reminder here: if the phone asks a similar question like "eWeLink wants to locate your position, accept or reject?" Then please always click ACCEPT. Otherwise, it may cause a failed pairing.

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Step 3. Enter your home WiFi SSID and password. You must make sure the WiFi your are entering with is the same with the one your phone connecting. If different, it will cause offline problem. If no password, keep it blank. For the present, eWeLink only supports 2.4G wifi communication protocol. 5G band Wi-Fi network is not supported. Tap on NEXT.

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Step 4. eWeLink will auto-search and connect to your device. After this process, you can name the device and submit. That's all!

Device List

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After successfully added, all devices will be seen in the device list. Users can see which devices are online which are not. Users can also see WiFi signal strength, and whether there is new firmware to update, etc. Users can directly turn on/off the device by tapping the small switch icon. Besides, users can delete devices by tapping on the delete icon. Tap on the clock icon to see all timing schedules.

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If you have too many devices, you may group them. Tap on the top "All Device" option to expand the group information. Click "Manage Group" to set up different group for your devices.

Device Details

Tap on a specified device to enter into device control interface. Different devices will have different functions and layout. Take some devices for example.

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For Sonoff TH, users can see real time temperature and humidity. It also provides the capability to set manual/auto control mode. For dimming LED, users can adjust light color and brightness. For iFan, users can adjust among natural/sleep/normal mode, and in normal mode, users can adjust the wind level from 1-3.

Although different device types will have a different interface, they still have some icons in common.

Setting: change device name, chec the firmware version, enable/disable vibration switch.

Product info.: check manufacturer and model.

Share: the owner can share the device to other eWeLink users.

Timer: add new single/repeat schedules to turn on/off the device.

Countdown: add countdown timers to turn on/off the device.

Device Settings

In the upper right corner, there's a button contains device "Setting" and "Delete". In "Setting", you can change the name of device and channel. Check firmware version and update to latest firmware. You can enable or disable touch vibration. And most importantly, you can set power on state for your device. Usually, when the electricity is cut off, when it comes again, your switch stays in off. Now by setting power on state, your device will automatically in ON, OFF or KEEP when power on. KEEP: your device will be in the same state as it is before electricity cut off.


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Update: all the 1 gang devices support to push notification message once device status change.

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After enabling the notification, the phone/tablet that you are using the App with will receive device's latest status changes messages. Click the message, you'll enter the App and see the operation records.

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And you can check for these devices' operation records.

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Share Control

Device owner can share control of the devices to others, and thus others can turn on/off the device on eWeLink. In sharing the owner can authorize timer permissions to let the other users create, modify, edit and delete timers. This functionality is great for the family as it will be great to invite them to control together.

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While sharing devices, both should stay on eWeLink. Because if the account you want to share is not online, he/she will not receive the invitation message.

How to make it? Firstly click Share, input the eWeLink account (country code, phone number or email address) you want to share, tick the timer permissions you want to give, then click OK. The other account will receive an invitation message. When he/she click Accept, the device will be shared successfully. The other user will have access to turn on/off the device and to change the timers.

Once the device has been deleted, it will disappear from others' shared list.

Timing Task

Timing task is a basic feature of all devices. The timing setting allows you to set a specified time to turn on/off the device. Please note that deal to chip capacity limit, it supports totally 8 enabled timing tasks each device(including scheduled/countdown/loop timers). Currently, we provide three timing types: scheduled timing, countdown timer and loop timing. In schedule timing, you can set single/repeat timing.

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Countdown timer allows users to turn on/off the device after a preset time.

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Loop timer can be found in the Device Setting. Loop timer can be auto-executed every preset time(say 1hr), and continue for a shorter preset time(say 20min). For example, use loop timer to control oxygen pump for the fish tank. You can use loop timer to turn on oxygen pump every hour, and keep it running for 20min and then auto-turn off each time.

The screenshot below is set the device to turn on every 10min and keep it working for 5min each time.

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Loop timer supported devices (updating):all 1 gang switch/socket(required firmware ver. 1.5.0 and higher, G1 is excluded from the list), including S20 smart socket, Sonoff Touch, Sonoff, Sonoff SV, Sonoff TH10/TH16, Sonoff RF, Slampher, Sonoff Pow (required firmware ver. 2.0.3 and higher), Motor Clockwise/ Anticlockwise Running WiFi Wireless Switch, 1 Channel Inching /Self-Locking WiFi Wireless Switch 5V/12V, S30 Smart Socket.

Scene

A scene is set up to auto-execute an action for all devices in the same scene. There are two kinds of scenes, they are different in the trigger condition. The first one is triggered by a click, the other one is triggered by some data of a device, such as temperature, humidity, light, air quality and noise level.

Click to execute

By creating a scene like this, users can turn on/off a group of devices simultaneously. For example, create a scene “Leave”, add all the devices to be set on or off to the scene, save it. Once you shut the door, take out your phone and enter into the scene, go to scene “Leave”, tap on “Run”, all devices will be turned off immediately.

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Users should select “Click to execute” in the condition, add different existing devices, name the scene and save it. The 2 channel and multi-channel devices can even set power on state: on, off or keep.

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Trigger by device

This kind of scene is usually called smart scene. It is set up to use smart scene trigger devices such as Sonoff SC, Sonoff TH to set conditions to trigger ON/OFF other devices. You may set a specified temperature/humidity/light intensity/sound level range to trigger on/off one or more smart devices under your account.

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Supported Devices(updating):

Trigger devices: Sonoff SC, Sonoff TH (old version), Sonoff TH10, Sonoff TH16, S22, Google Nest.

Execute devices: except the trigger devices, all ITEAD smart devices are included.

Works with Google Nest

eWeLink is compatible with Nest now! Check out how to use Nest to create smart scenes to control Sonoff devices here.

User Center

In user center, users can see some settings and information.

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On the top, users can see how many groups and scenes they have created.

Feedback: Users can submit your feedback on Feedback. Our IT support will follow up the feedback and reply in workdays.

Switch Language: Users can switch between different languages.

Users can change nickname and password here. Also, they can check APP version and update to the latest one.

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In "About eWeLink", you will see the QR code, which is our WeChat subscription account. By following our account, you can control your devices on WeChat page. We will post articles introducing our new smart home devices, and user guide there.

We will develop more functions for WeChat control in the future.

Desktop Widget

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eWeLink android version supports to add device widget to phone desktop. By adding the devices widget to the desktop, users can directly see device's real-time state and directly tap to turn on/off. Note: all 1 gang switches and sockets and 4 gang switches support widget.