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Smart Plug 2 Packs TanTan WiFi Enabled Mini Smart Socket Timer Outlet Work with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant No Hub Required Remote Control Your Devices from Anywhere ETL Listed

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
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Review Summary - 840 recent, verified reviews

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Software Platform
 335
app, google home, plugs, smart life app, echo
+84%
-16%
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" ...  I hope to be using them with the phone app while we are away.  ...  "
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" ...  The initial setup, and hooking up to my Google home was simple. ... I would assume since it is a smart plug that runs through an app this would be an automatic adjustment.  ...  "
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" ...  I was so excited to get this smart plug that worked with Alexa and didn't need a hub.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, I use it with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  The work perfect with Alexa  ...  "
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" ...  I decided to try another plug and was successful at pairing the App.  ...  "
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" ...  Work well with my amazon Alexa, I love it  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with alexa.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 297
connect, echo, app, plugs, smart
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I can turn them on with the echo dot or even my cell phone and iPad .  ...  "
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" ...  Work great with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  These were really easy to set up with my Amazon Echo.  ...  "
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" ...  They connected to my wifi without a problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I am currently using it to turn my lamp off and on through Alexa and my echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought two of these and now I can control two of my lamps via Google Home.  ...  "
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" ...  "Alexa, turn on/off charger" is all it takes.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to pair with Alexa.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 236
easy to set, set, easy to use, easy to install, easy to setup
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Easy to install and can control both independently or at thr same time with easy grouping with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it - so easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and works great with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up once I installed the free app.  ...  "
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" ...  After going over the instructions the set up was pretty straight forward.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up.  ...  "
Setup
 181
set, easy, easy to install, easy to setup, easy to set
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Was easy to set up, and so far works just fine. ... Again, I found the instructions easy to use, and got it working on the first try.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was fairly easy overall. ... Cons: Long setup time, may be frustrating to setup  ...  "
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" ...  A little hard to understand how to install at first, but once got them going they are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of setup  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to setup.  ...  "
Apps
 159
alexa, smart life app, plugs, google home, connect
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The app is easy and they totally work with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to set up with the Amazon Echo and the device’s app is very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to set up once you link your account to the Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  They work great with the app.  ...  "
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" ...  It requires the Smart Life app, but I had no trouble connecting the two.  ...  "
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" ...  It was simple to set up, just plugged it in and downloaded the app. ... I have iPhone (iOS) and found that the Smart Life app was better than the Go Smart. ... For Alexa, it was not as easy, but then I found directions deep in the settings of the Smart Life app.  ...  "
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" ...  I admit the setup of the App and first time install can be tricky.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I can switch the lights on and off from anywhere at any time my cell phone is on line via the app. ... The next step was to share this control with my various Echo devices, including the cellphone app. ... The steps required to do this are part of the Smart Plug instructions and begin with a visit to the Echo app.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 83
months, stopped working, weeks, plugs, error
+46%
-54%
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" ...  However, the second started glitching after a week.  ...  "
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" ...  One out of the three-pack stopped working after three weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  Product stopped working a few months after use. ... Don’t know if I got two defective ones or the entire lineup Is faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to pair them all over again every 2-3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  After 2 hours one of the units stopped working. ... Tried everything to get it active again but it was just dead.  ...  "
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" ...  The other died after two weeks. ... UPDATE: After I posted my initial review, the company quickly got back to me and sent me a new smart plug to replace my defective one. ... UPDATE: Both plugs have stopped working after 6 months.  ...  "
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" ...  There was a bit of a struggle setting the first one up, but that turned out to be user error and the other two were much easier.  ...  "
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" ...  These don’t work consistently with Alexa , they stopped working for 2 days then worked again after I emailed the seller, then worked again and stopped again and work again and now Stopped again.  ...  "
Ports
 54
outlet, plugs, smart, smart plugs, wifi
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I unplugged it and moved it to the outlet I wanted to control - Easy peasy and it only takes up one outlet without interfering with the other!  ...  "
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" ...  these set up great but they interfere with the second switch outlet .  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  So far I am very happy with the way the Smart Plug's work and will be looking to expand my smart home system with Tan Tan's other products.  ...  "
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" ...  I am loving this plug!!  ...  "
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" ...  Do note that these have to be used in 3-prong wall sockets, not a problem in my current house.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the first smart plug I bought.  ...  "
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" ...  Note that I used another outlet form a different room in my house to try the second mini smart plug, thinking that maybe there was something wrong with the first outlet I used (although the lamp would not blink if I plugged it directly to the outlet ... so clearly the mini smart plug was creating the problem).  ...  "
Wifi
 51
connect, network, wi fi, plugs, app
+51%
-49%
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" ...  I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for an affordable wifi enabled switch.  ...  "
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" ...  can use existing lamp and bulb, without purchasing a wifi bulb.  ...  "
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" ...  They are super easy to connect to a wireless network and work perfectly with Alexa!  ...  "
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" ...  This could be a factor due to distance from my router as I was plugging these in downstairs and my WiFi router is upstairs. ... Able to operate unit away from home as long as I have access to WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  Set-up and connecting to my Wi-Fi was a breeze, it practically did all the work for me.  ...  "
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" ...  The Smart Plug TanTan Wi-Fi Enabled Wireless Mini plugs are fantastic!  ...  "
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" ...  I nearly have everything that you plus up connected to a smart plug TanTan WiFi smart switch.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll start off by saying when I first saw these, and by these I mean any WiFi plug, I will say the cost is high for just being able to turn on a lamp.  ...  "
Price
 42
money, worth, cost, waste of money, waste
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Good price for the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  And a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome quality for a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Good deal for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  There are popular plugs out their that cost way more.  ...  "
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" ...  This is not that unusual and, for the price, I'm happy to do it!  ...  "
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" ...  They both work really responsive and you really can’t beat the price. ... Specially if you’re starting out with your smart home and don’t want to spend a lot of money.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent cost-benefit.  ...  "
Capacity
 35
house, room, rooms, lights, lamp
+100%
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" ...  i use this for my bedroom lamp. ... This is perfect for me to shut it off and turn it on from my bed, or anywhere in my house!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm so happy with the purchase, and I'll probably buy some more soon for our new house.  ...  "
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" ...  This adds a nice touch to my gaming room (:  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn off the two lights I use all the time in my living room, and turn on the bedroom light so that I can see to walk down the hallway, without turning on all the hallway lights manually.  ...  "
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" ...  Bonus that I got three in the package so now I can control my living room lights as well.  ...  "
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" ...  living room, so you can turn them on and off individually or as a group.  ...  "
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" ...  Will use them for some lamps in my living room once I take my trees down.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I'm looking for other ways to use these in other rooms.  ...  "
Network
 32
router, network, 2 4ghz, connect, 5ghz
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Both devices see the two smart sockets that I placed in different rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  Our area the WiFi is sometimes sketchy—Finally got them both set and work great.  ...  "
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" ...  if you have a dual band router, you will need to split it in 2.  ...  "
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" ...  I was worried when I read these reviews, but mine are working and the WiFi range is pretty impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  Range seemed fine too.  ...  "
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" ...  Once done, I turned the 5ghz WiFi signal back on.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked perfectly until we upgraded our router/modem.  ...  "
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" ...  This could be a factor due to distance from my router as I was plugging these in downstairs and my WiFi router is upstairs. ... I could of set these up upstairs next to my router and then move downstairs later, regardless it still worked out great. ... Able to operate unit away from home as long as I have access to WiFi.  ...  "
Features
 29
light, lights, timer, turning, control
+83%
-17%
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" ...  10/30/18 - I bought a second set of two, one to control a small flourescent light in the kitchen and one for a fan in the basement.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love that there is a timer feature, so my light goes on at a certain time for my pup every weekday and my Christmas tree shuts off automatically every night!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s especially nice on late nights so I’m not stumbling to turn a light on.  ...  "
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" ...  basically just like turning the light on by the switch.  ...  "
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" ...  You can set automatic schedules to turn them on/off.  ...  "
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" ...  Great price for a couple of devices that help you turn lights on and off, with or without timer.  ...  "
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" ...  We use for outside lights, tree lights, and other Christmas lights.  ...  "
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" ...  Work very well to turn on lamps or small appliances timer also .  ...  "
Returns
 27
returning, sending, replacement, refund, past
+15%
-85%
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" ...  Unfortunately I had waited too long to try them out and then missed the amazon window to return them.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be returning.  ...  "
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" ...  We were past the authorized return time when we finally could use them so we are stuck with junk we can't use.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m sending the back and off to find a product that actually works.  ...  "
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" ...  Much frustration and time and too late to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Throwing them in the trash.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Sending for refund.  ...  "
Marketplace
 27
works as advertised, works, product, thank, exactly as described
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Works as advertised. ... Only had for a few days but will likely order more.  ...  "
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" ...  Work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these 2 after seeing how well the Amazon SmartPlugs worked.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I just ordered another set of three!  ...  "
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" ...  I will be ordering more .  ...  "
Cables
 23
extension cord, wall, plugs work great, outlet, love these plugs
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Very happy with these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the fact that a set of white lights I use,strictly for ambience, I don't have to reach for the extension cord and manually hook it up.  ...  "
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" ...  Well priced plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  These plugs are great.  ...  "
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" ...  I really enjoy these plugs!  ...  "
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" ...  I really like these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  They are set up to handle 3 prong plugs. ... They also stand out from the wall outlet and when plugging an extension cord into them they do torque on the outlet. ... These Tula plugs are the catsmeow. ... They can handle 3 prong plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  These plugs are great tried to find them could not bought some that did not work very good product  ...  "
Product As Described
 14
works, product, exactly as described, described, worked
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Works just as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This product worked exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Item was exactly as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Everything worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Work as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
delivered, arrived, quickly, package, described
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Arrived on time, works as should and as described.  ...  "
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" ...  the package arrived quickly and with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered two sets.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the product, and it worked out-of-the box!  ...  "
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" ...  Package was delivered very quickly with other products, and I could hardly wait to get home to get them up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived before the ship date.  ...  "
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" ...  Great fast shipping and well packaged ready to go right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  So farso good it shipped quickly and I recieved in 2 days .  ...  "
Size
 14
bulky, compact, works, size, set
+79%
-21%
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" ...  the only thing keeping this from being a five star is the size.  ...  "
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" ...  They're easy to set up and they're small and cute.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality is awesome, the functionality is AWESOME, the size is awesome!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Very compact and simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Not to bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  Terrific small and fast, wish all were this good  ...  "
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" ...  A small challenge to set up but works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked how compact they were  ...  "
Controls
 9
control, voice, turn, press, voice control
+78%
-22%
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" ...  These plugs have been a nice addition to our house, and a great replacement for the old fashioned timer with the little click buttons for every 15 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Then I started playing around with the Tula Sft and found that there is a timer schedule option also.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to switch things on and off at the click of a button.  ...  "
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" ...  I can control lamps by Alexia with no additional parts  ...  "
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" ...  One word with Alexa or a tap on a button on on my phone and they're ON!!  ...  "
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" ...  Love that I can control things remotely and even when I am not at home!  ...  "
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" ...  After that, I was able to control it using my voice no problem.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
set, really, weeks, super, job
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I sat next to it clicking it on and off a couple of times and have no hiccups or glitches.  ...  "
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" ...  They respond so fast.  ...  "
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" ...  work really fast  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that it does its job  ...  "
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" ...  hard to set up but once done great results.  ...  "
As Gift
 7
lamps, gifts, gift, christmas, yet
+100%
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" ...  This was bought as a gift and she loved it!  ...  "
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" ...  I have bought several sets for myself and several sets for gifts!!  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't opened it yet it's my Christmas present  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for a friend, so i tested to make sure they worked before giving them.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for the holidays to automate the Christmas Tree.  ...  "
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" ...  Super convenient I'm going to buy more for Christmas gifts  ...  "
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" ...  Have them on lamps and now on Christmas tree.  ...  "
ISP
 7
worked, perfectly, password, modem, connection
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Worked perfectly until we upgraded our router/modem.  ...  "
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" ...  That connection worked perfectly for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup as long as you do so by the router.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with my phone anywhere I have an internet connection.  ...  "
Fit
 7
plugs, fit two, fit, wall, two
+57%
-43%
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" ...  This works really well, I just wish it would allow for two plugs to fit in a normal outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  You can fit two diagonally in a double-gang.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything works well, but I would love if I was able to fit two of them in a wall socket.  ...  "
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" ...  The plugs themselves are large so you need to make sure you have the necessary "clearance" to fit your plug on top of the outlet.  ...  "
Comfort
 7
time, pain, work, select, get
+57%
-43%
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" ...  The product came on-time in good shape.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s great my phone is always in my hand it makes life so much easier I’ve got to get more which is my only downside I can only control one thing per plug at a time.  ...  "
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" ...  I have them in my girls' room to turn off there lamps when they fall asleep.  ...  "
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" ...  The vendor communicated proactively, and it was a great head start.  ...  "
Clock
 5
alarm, turning, turn, timer, morning
+100%
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" ...  Great for turning on/off that lamp out of reach at bedtime and set a timer for the lamp to come on in the morning.  ...  "
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" ...  Great to have a pot of coffee waiting when the my alarm goes off.  ...  "
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" ...  It draws power to run a mechanical clock.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it to supplement my morning alarm by turning on the lights .  ...  "
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" ...  Ha e mine set up on 2 lamps and an alarm  ...  "
Lagging
 5
google home
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I supplied the info, and waited for the response, which was "I am so sorry for my delay.  ...  "
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" ...  Tried to reset them, but nothing.  ...  "
Remote
 5
smart, hours, echo, dot, control
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  The smart sockets work flawlessly after the initial bump to make them work from a remote location . ... I have been testing them from different remote parts and they work as designed.  ...  "
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" ...  I use one for the living room light which was used with a remote control.  ...  "
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" ...  Before getting these TanTan smart plugs, I had the radio frequency (RF) plugs with remotes.  ...  "
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" ...  Love to be able to remote control the light switches--bad for items that don't auto start or auto turn on.  ...  "
User Manual
 4
read
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I read the instruction manual, and tips from other reviewers.  ...  "
For Kids
 4
daughter, fun, 2
+100%
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" ...  My 14 year old daughter set these up.  ...  "
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" ...  These are fun & amazing little gems.  ...  "
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" ...  Kids love that they can speak to Alexa and these plugs do what we say.  ...  "
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" ...  I started with 2 loved them so much I bought 2 for my daughter.  ...  "
Coffee
 4
pot, turn, makers, maker, like
+100%
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" ...  One controls my coffee pot and one for my fan in my room. ... Very cool to wake up and say "Alexa turn coffee on".  ...  "
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" ...  Great to have a pot of coffee waiting when the my alarm goes off.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like how I can turn on lights or electric blanket before bed time and It even works with my coffee pot.  ...  "
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" ...  And if you wanted to they can handle a coffee maker.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 4
sound, one, make, clicking, like
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I have one doing my Surround Sound Stereo and Subwoofer, the other plug is for the light .  ...  "
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" ...  follow by "Alex, play ___" gets me music on my home stereo.  ...  "
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" ...  But expect solid state relays inside, which make a clicking sound, unlike higher end outlets that are silent.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
defective
-100%
comment
" ...  Don’t know if I got two defective ones or the entire lineup Is faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in Damaged and does not work!  ...  "
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" ...  2 out of three defective is already enough.  ...  "
Call quality
 4
turn, use, lights, control, command
+100%
comment
" ...  nice to use voice command in those situations.  ...  "
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" ...  My wife was wowed by being able to turn her lights on an off with her voice.  ...  "
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" ...  I use them with voice command to turn lights on and off in my apartment and have never had any issues with them.  ...  "
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" ...  After that, I was able to control it using my voice no problem.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
step, set, followed, directions
+100%
comment
" ...  These are far less expensive per item but require a few extra steps to work with Echo.  ...  "
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" ...  I just followed step by step directions followed prompts and I was set!  ...  "
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" ...  They offered multiple suggestions on steps to take and genuinely seemed to want to solve this.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
videos, set
+100%
comment
" ...  There are videos on YouTube .  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was a breeze, especially after watching the video guide on YouTube first.  ...  "
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" ...  Youtube videos on set up as well.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 3
water
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It helps me saving on electricity and water bills.  ...  "
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" ...  I particularly like the small form factor of the power socket.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
feel, weeks, solid
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Just be careful on what you plug into it.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke in two weeks  ...  "

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