In today’s crazy fast world, we’re all about simplifying our lives and making things more convenient, am I right? That’s why I’ve been loving my smart plug and the Kasa Smart Plug app. This bad boy lets me control all my devices, like lamps, fans, and even my coffee maker, from anywhere, at any time.
You could turn on your coffee maker before you even get out of bed in the morning or turn off the lights in your living room from the comfort of your couch. It’s a game-changer, my friend. Plus, it saves you time and makes your life so much comfier.
I want to help you get in on the fun and show you how to install and set up the Kasa Smart app. I’ll also walk you through how to use it to control your devices remotely and how to troubleshoot common issues that might come up. Trust me, once you start using this app, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. I just did it myself, and I’m living the dream!
Here's what we cover:
- How to Install the Kasa Smart Plug App
- On your smartphone or tablet, go to the App Store or Google Play Store and search for “Kasa Smart.”
- Select the app from the search results and tap on the “Install” button.
- Once the app is installed, open it and tap the “Create Account” button.
- Fill in the required information to create an account, such as your email and password.
- Go to your email and verify our account.
- Tap “Allow” on the “Set Location” screen. Alternatively, you can choose “Not Now” if you do not want to allow this.
- After creating your account and scrolling through the informational pages, you will be sent to the app’s home page, where you can set up the Kasa Smart Plugs.
- Using the Kasa Smart Plug App
- Troubleshooting Common Issues
How to Install the Kasa Smart Plug App
Installing the Kasa Smart Plug app is a straightforward process that can be completed in a few easy steps. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to download and install the app on your smartphone or tablet:
On your smartphone or tablet, go to the App Store or Google Play Store and search for “Kasa Smart.”
Fill in the required information to create an account, such as your email and password.
Go to your email and verify our account.
Tap “Allow” on the “Set Location” screen. Alternatively, you can choose “Not Now” if you do not want to allow this.
After creating your account and scrolling through the informational pages, you will be sent to the app’s home page, where you can set up the Kasa Smart Plugs.
It’s important to note that the smart plug needs to be connected to a power source and to your home’s Wi-Fi network for the app to work. Also, ensure your mobile device is connected to the same network as the smart plug.
By following these steps, you can download, install and set up the Kasa Smart Plug app and connect it to your smart plug, allowing you to remotely control your link Kasa devices.
The Kasa Smart app does not offer notifications when the plug is turned on or off. Still, it does offer other types of notifications that can be useful for users, such as exclusive offers and updates on the app. Users can also customize their notification settings to suit their needs.
Using the Kasa Smart Plug App
Are you tired of juggling multiple apps to control all your smart devices at home? The Kasa Smart app is your one-stop shop for all things smart. Whether you’ve got a bunch of Kasa mini smart plugs, bulbs, switches, or even cameras, this app has got you covered. And the best part? You can control all of ’em from just one app!
But that’s not all. The app also lets you turn your devices on and off from anywhere, anytime. All you gotta do is tap the device in the list and flip the switch. So, whether you’re out of the house and want to make it look like someone’s home or turn off the coffee maker from bed, you’re good to go!
\And, to make your life even more accessible, the app has some pretty sweet widgets too. You can add a widget for your favorite devices on your home page, so you don’t even have to open the app to control ’em.
Saving money on your electricity bills? Yes, please! The app also has a scheduling feature that lets you set timers for your devices to turn on and off. For example, you can set your lamp on at sunset and turn it off at bedtime.
Last, you can create groups of devices to control multiple devices simultaneously. If you want to turn off all the lights in your house with just one tap or schedule all your lights to turn on at sunset, you can do that too! It’s the perfect solution for controlling all the devices in your home’s different rooms and areas.
Does the Kasa Smart Plug work with the Smart Life app?
No, the Kasa Smart Plug is incompatible with the Smart Life app. It is designed to only work with the Kasa Smart app or third-party services like Apple Homekit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT, or Samsung SmartThings.
Yes, you need the Kasa app to initially set up and control your smart plug. However, if you set it up with one of the voice control third-party services, you can directly control it from there.
Will the Kasa app work with the Amazon Smart Plug?
No, the Kasa app is not designed to work with the Amazon Smart Plug. The Kasa app is designed to work with TP-Link Kasa Smart Plugs and other Kasa devices. The Amazon Smart Plug is a separate device with its own application.
Troubleshooting Common Issues
App Hangs At Processing Or App Will Not Discover The Smart Plug
One of the common issues that users may encounter when using the Kasa Smart Plug app is the app hanging at processing. This can happen when the app tries connecting to the smart plug or performing specific actions, such as turning a device on or off.
In this case, start with checking the internet connection. You may need to reset your wifi router. You can also restart the app and smart plug.
If none of those options work, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the app. Check the firmware, too, to ensure you have all the updates.
Try the Kasa Smart app for yourself and experience the convenience and energy savings it can provide. With this app, you can take control of your devices and make your life more comfortable and energy-efficient.