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eWeLink expects to make API available to small makers around June 2021

eWeLink expects to make API available to small makers around June 2021

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ByJeroen MaathuisMay 14, 202101637 min read

In a statement of eWeLink in a discussion about eWeLink’s support for Home Assistant (which just got released as beta and received quite a bit of criticism) people saw eWeLink employee Lily Caiwen mentioning an open API. To most more advanced users an “open API” means an API that is…

eWeLink released beta version of Home Assistant support: users criticize

eWeLink released beta version of Home Assistant support: users criticize

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ByJeroen MaathuisMay 14, 202104055 min read

eWeLink Home Assistant logo mock-up by Telegram-user Mikelgalaxy eWeLink themself is completely new to Home Assistant and asked a very small userbase for some input on how to build their official Home Assistant plugin from scratch. A few days ago eWeLink released their beta version of that plugin. Instructions for…

Sonoff giveaway May 2021: DW2-RF

Sonoff giveaway May 2021: DW2-RF

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ByJeroen MaathuisMay 13, 20210531 min read

This month Sonoff is giving away a Sonoff DW2-RF door/window sensor. This device can be paired to a RF bridge (e.g. the Sonoff RF Bridge) and can be used in scenes e.g. to turn on a light when you close a door. Sonoff decided to use Gleam from now on…

eWeLink community website is back online

eWeLink community website is back online

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ByJeroen MaathuisMay 5, 202101761 min read

Aaaaaand we’re back! 🙂 While resolving an issue with emails being blocked by a vague blocklist of another email provider we ran into some other issues rendering the website unreachable. Together with some other small issues in the past the sponsor of the website (Ghiyath) and I decided to move…

[UPDATE: 10 extra testers] Sonoff is seeking testers for Micro MFG

[UPDATE: 10 extra testers] Sonoff is seeking testers for Micro MFG

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ByJeroen MaathuisApril 21, 202102432 min read

Google recently started with their Google Seamless Setup program. Google let manufacturers create products that can be linked directly with the Google Home app without the need of additional apps like eWeLink. The complete pairing process and operating of the device is done without the eWeLink app. Devices that supports…

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I need to change the WiFi credentials (SSID and key / password) on my devices. How should I do that?

I need to change the WiFi credentials (SSID and key / password) on my devices. How should I do that?

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ByJeroen MaathuisApril 19, 2020April 27, 202114717 min read

There are 4 ways to do this which depend a litte bit on your exact situation. Since eWeLink 4.6.0 you can change the WiFi credentials for power measurement devices (like the Sonoff POW and several brands SA-001) with firmware 3.5.0 or higher from within the app. Since eWeLink 4.11.0 Sonoff…

Read and interpret logs

Read and interpret logs

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ByJeroen MaathuisMarch 7, 2021March 7, 20214414 min read

When you having issues with eWeLink supported devices having their own life (like ghost switching) it can be quite a hassle to find out the exact cause. Often it is caused by badly installed wiring or induction. Sometimes it is caused by the software part of the eWeLink platform. Logs…

Using one button to toggle another device (approach 2)

Using one button to toggle another device (approach 2)

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ByJeroen MaathuisMarch 3, 2021March 4, 202157116 min read

WARNING!This article is quite long! We recommend you to read this article on a PC, laptop or tablet! OEM 433 MHz RF 3-gang mechanical switch: Front Quite often you will find yourself in a situation where you would like to have the ability where you want to want to use…

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