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Smart Plug Meross WiFi Smart Socket Compatible with Alexa Google Home SmartThings Voice Control No Hub Required 2 Pack

Last Updated: May 1, 2020 (Refresh Now)
9.1
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/10
Total Reviews
284
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Review Summary - 265 recent, verified reviews

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Software Platform
 106
alexa, meross, plugs, set, google home
+95%
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" ...  Absolutely perfect , works great with Alexa  ...  "
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" ...  works with Google.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the smart plugs to be very reliable and easily controlled by the echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I had downloaded the meross app it was easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Twin pack, good price, used for Alexa and Google home hub nest, came next day, good service!  ...  "
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" ...  Set up timers etc and works well with the app and the added bonus is they don’t need any form of hub.  ...  "
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" ...  Dispite each manufacturer needing their own app, they all sync into a smart home such as alexa/google home.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to setup and the Meross app is very intuitive - I would encourage you to download the free app and see if you're on the fence about buying one of these plugs.  ...  "
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Ease of Use
 96
easy, app, set, easy to use, easy to install
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use via the app and setup was straight forward too.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value and very easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent items would recommend these , so easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  The one thing i was worried about is how easy they would be to link with alexa but again it was very quick and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, easy to set up, and works well  ...  "
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" ...  Linking the Smartplugs was quite straightforward (even for a Grandma!).  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and use .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and use  ...  "
Setup
 80
easy, easy to install, app, plugs, install
+100%
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" ...  Easy to use via the app and setup was straight forward too.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to install as have been all the other Meross Smart plugs ordered.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, connected easily with Alexa wnd built into my Alexa routines  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to follow instructions, work flawlessly, a great smart home addition.  ...  "
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" ...  But they work fine and installation a doddle.  ...  "
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" ...  2 plugs took about 4 minutes to install and the app is simple to set up timers etc .  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Setting up was pretty simple and straightforward.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 72
app, via, meross, smart, plugs
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Its quite big but then again it's the first smart plug I have bought so have nothing else to compare it to.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the smart plugs to be very reliable and easily controlled by the echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  You can integrate it easily with Alexa and set up routines.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with iPhone really well, and doesn't require the mobile to be connected at the time you require on/off periods.  ...  "
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" ...  Like others have said, I wanted these plugs to work alongside my Google Home and my Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked and was easy to setup, took some time to get it connecting to Alexa but it’s all now working Ok  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs were really easy to install and work seemlessly with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up routines for switching on and off or just telling Alexa to switch the lights on.  ...  "
Apps
 57
alexa, meross, set, smart, plugs
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Simple to use although you use a different App.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me just few minutes to download the app, install both plugs and set a couple of routines to automate them.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up but if set up for more than one person both have to have same sign in for the app.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use for Alexa or meros mobile app.  ...  "
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" ...  They're easy to connect and the accompanying app is intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with Alexa and the Meross App is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  Most plugs are relatively similar, only thr price and the phone apps set them apart. ... Thr Meross app is well designed. ... Overall I was surprised at how good these plugs and the app are and so I bought some more and recommended them to family also.  ...  "
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" ...  Fairly easy to set up after downloading app  ...  "
Wifi
 21
wi fi, smart, plugs, plug, connect
+81%
-19%
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" ...  difficult connecting up to Alexa followed instructions on youtube, easy to connect to wifi, happy with it so far  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and so easy to connect to my home WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  Connects well to google through bt router.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug it in, tell your wifi its there and thats it.  ...  "
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" ...  You are able to override the plugs and switch on and off via the top button which indicates plug on and off or wifi connected or disconnected.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, i'm impressed with the build quality so far and it connects really easily with your home wifi.  ...  "
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" ...  It connects via wi-fi to your home router.  ...  "
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" ...  These connect to my WiFi seamlessly, no configuration needed at the router, (like some other more expensive ones) I've now got 5 of these plus 2 smart extension sockets, will always buy Meross  ...  "
Price
 17
value for money, smart, product, plugs, getting
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Not the smallest, but for the price all is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  But on the whole, it's worthy for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  (Story of my life) there worth getting and well worth the price!!  ...  "
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" ...  Sets the bar high for others to follow, especially at this price  ...  "
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" ...  Spot on value.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality and value  ...  "
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" ...  Save money and don't bother as you'll never use the feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the quality of this product for the price paid.  ...  "
Cables
 16
smart, love, bought, well, way
+100%
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" ...  they worked so well I bought a 4 way and 4 more plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with these smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  I already have items with hive but I think they priced themselves out of the market for items like plug sockets.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with these smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  £20 for 2 x plugs (Z-wave plugs are £35-50+ each).  ...  "
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" ...  Thes plugs are fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Big recommendations on these great, well built plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  It hasn't happened often which is why I would say they are reliable plugs.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 14
months, working fine, weeks, within, one
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I've never had any issues and already after just a few months I wonder how I ever managed without them!  ...  "
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" ...  Have bought Meross products in the past and always been very reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Grouped them etc and so far after about 9 months still working fine!  ...  "
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" ...  Have it 2 months now with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Have used them for several weeks now and they've been very reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  I have bought quite a few of these now and they are all working seamlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Had both switches working within 5mins.  ...  "
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" ...  Now have 6 and they've been working work fantastically over the last few weeks.  ...  "
Ports
 14
wifi, sockets, smart plugs, second, different
+86%
-14%
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" ...  This was my second smart device and my first Meross plug.  ...  "
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" ...  Would definatly get more if they last longer than the different brand smart plug i had before these.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried a few different brands of these type of wifi plugs and these are the best in reliability and ease of set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the Meross WiFi plugs work really well and I have very few issues with them.  ...  "
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" ...  The plug looks good out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Second plug was even quicker.  ...  "
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" ...  The second plug was just as easy to set up, and there was no confusion between plug one and two.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with Ubiquiti Unfi AC HD access points.  ...  "
Capacity
 9
house, room, two, turn, living
+100%
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" ...  Now got them on living room lamps turning the on at dusk so no one knows if were in or not.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with two separate lights/lamps, will get two more for other rooms now.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect when you go out early and want to put my lamps on in the house.  ...  "
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" ...  These are great for automating lamps around the house.  ...  "
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" ...  My living room lights are now up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought a couple of these plugs a while ago and decided to get another couple to control a couple of lamps in another room.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn things on when I am away from the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I use 3 to turn on bedside lamp, and two other lamps situated around the house.  ...  "
Network
 7
works, use, router, one, via
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I use one in an outside shed which is some distance from the router and it works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I have Sky Q BB with dual channel and the same SSID but was able to connect with 2.4ghz with out any issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and so easy to connect to my home WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  It connects via wi-fi to your home router.  ...  "
Features
 6
handy, function, feature, app
+100%
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" ...  I have also used them for Christmas lights where the timer function and programmable on/off was really handy.  ...  "
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" ...  You can set timers and or daily schedules which is very handy for lamps etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is a little basic, and feature light, but it does the job perfectly. ... Save money and don't bother as you'll never use the feature.  ...  "
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" ...  all lights in the lounge).  ...  "
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" ...  Good for timing electric blankets, heaters, lamps, Christmas lights etc  ...  "
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" ...  I have three of these now and use them to control lights.  ...  "
Controls
 3
plug, button, easy, using
+100%
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" ...  Control from your phone and/or by a program.  ...  "
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" ...  Work perfectly with Alexa and two handy toggle buttons on the TOP, easy to find and press.  ...  "
Size
 3
easy to set
+100%
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" ...  Excellent however a tad too large  ...  "
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" ...  Size means it takes up a lot of space.  ...  "
Fit
 3
side, easy
+100%
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" ...  It does everything it is described to do.fit  ...  "
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" ...  Physically they are usefully small, allowing you to fit them side by side into a twin outlet socket.  ...  "

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