Control the power supply
Once set up, the smart plug can be connected to your home Wi-Fi and controlled using an app. This will let you control the power supply to that device from anywhere in the world, provided you have Internet connectivity and your plug is able to connect to your Wi-Fi at home. Many smart plugs can also be linked to voice assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant, and then controlled through those specific apps, or voice commands. If you have a smart speaker at home with an always-on microphone, you can simply tell it to switch on or off the plug.
The Amazon Smart Plug, I had the Realme Smart Plug set up with my four-socket power strip to control various wired and wireless chargers, and also used it to control the mosquito repellant. The ability to use it with Google Assistant and the Google Home app was a big advantage for me, but this obviously depends on your preferences and whether you already have devices geared towards either of these smart home ecosystems.
Make your home smart
Use voice to control mobile charger, lamps, kettle and other appliances, or control TV remotely from Alexa app when you’re away. Make your home smart – Use voice to control mobile charger, lamps, kettle and other appliances, or control TV remotely from Alexa app when you’re away.
Power State retention
ensures that your appliance goes back to its last state (on/off) in case of power outage and resumption. Amazon WiFi simple setup enables customers to connect smart devices to their WiFi network in a few easy steps. WiFi simple setup is another way Alexa is always getting smarter.