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Smart Plug Works with Alexa Google Assistant IFTTT for Voice Control Teckin Mini Smart Outlet Wifi plug with Timer Function No Hub Required White FCC ETL Certified smart plug

Last Updated: September 28, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.8
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Software Platform
 378
app, smart life app, google home, smart, google
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Also works with Google home!  ...  "
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" ...  I love being able to tell alexa to turn lights on and off, and being able to control them from my app when traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  This plug also works via the Alexa app, so it’s a particularly good choice for those who already have a few Amazon devices.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the product works as intended- it works with the smart life app and IFTTT.  ...  "
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" ...  They come with instructions and a recommended app to operate them with, along with that apps integration to Alexa/Google.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to setup, once setup I don't need to use their app, just control the outlets from Alexa or the Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with alexa!!  ...  "
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" ...  I use these with my Google Home and it makes it so easy to control light switches even when I’m not at home.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 327
app, connect, echo, plugs, smart
+88%
-12%
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" ...  paired easily once I downloaded the application.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought these so he can use the Alexa voice control to turn the lamps, TV, and Xbox on/off and  ...  "
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" ...  At this price, it's a great option for adding a little smart home functionality without spending a fortune.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to link to the Smart Life app and Alexa found the device as soon as the skills was enabled. ... The off/on functions and timer works great from the app if you are not connecting it to Alexa or Google Assistant.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with Alexa.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the second device setup to connect easier.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as expected connected via wifi thru Google mini device.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to control with Alexa or mobile phone app.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 322
setup, set, easy to install, easy to use, easy
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Simple to hook up.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very easy to set up through the free app and it works very well. ... Simple and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to install and can be timed the way you want.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and good build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were simple and easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and operate.  ...  "
Setup
 302
easy to install, set, instructions, alexa, easy to setup
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Setup is easy and control and scheduling via the app is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  This was super easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup!  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn it back on when your initial setup is complete.  ...  "
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" ...  Installation and setup is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  The setup procedure of each plug can be accomplished in just 5 minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy.  ...  "
Apps
 175
alexa, smart life app, google home, download, plugs
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Just download an app and connect it to your network.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that they can be controlled by Alexa as well as the phone app!  ...  "
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" ...  The app works with Alexa too which is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  worked like a charm, the app an the google home app intergrated with the new smart plug.  ...  "
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" ...  in any case i am following all the instructions, first get smart life app . ... then add devices to smart life app .  ...  "
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" ...  The app support is also very good, the unit works instantly from the phone. ... Consider adding an AM/PM option for setting the time in the IOS app.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up once you install their app and connect that with Alexa  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise works well with Smart Life app and easy to pair.  ...  "
Ports
 68
smart, plugs, outlet, outlets, teckin
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I have a lamp in the living room connected to the Smart Plug Mini Outlet and when I go on vacation I have it turn on at night and turn off in early morning, so that any bad-intentions person may get deterred when they see a light inside the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Would be nice if each plug was labeled.  ...  "
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" ...  I absolutely love the look of the plug it does not interfere with any other outlets.  ...  "
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" ...  Seeming superior quality and small size does leave second plug outlet usable.  ...  "
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" ...  The plug I bought that was a Alexia plug work with no problem  ...  "
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" ...  6th smart plug I have purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and go.  ...  "
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" ...  I asked them to separate it, and suddenly I was able to connect the smart plug!  ...  "
Price
 64
money, waste, worth the money, well worth, value
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Also, the price was great  ...  "
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" ...  Overall an excellent value at $7.50 ea.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good product and the purchase price makes them a great value.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well, and great price.  ...  "
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" ...  With the low price-line and nice functionality, I would definitely recommend and I will be getting more in the future.  ...  "
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" ...  The cost is very reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, you cannot go wrong!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 63
working, plugs, worked, stopped working, weeks
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is my second order, my first being in May of this year.  ...  "
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" ...  had a defective one and they solved it pronto!  ...  "
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" ...  Other 2 took a little longer but work fine now.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had these plugs now for about a year and they’re still working excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, they appear to be working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Zero problems once set up is complete.  ...  "
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" ...  Have used for 6 months and have no issues  ...  "
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" ...  It has been very reliable overall.  ...  "
Capacity
 60
living room, lamps, room, bedroom, smart
+100%
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" ...  I have 5 of these now in-use in our house and they work great.  ...  "
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" ...  THe other brands I own work fine and are just as high quality but these are small and not obnoxious in a dark room with a bright blue LED.  ...  "
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" ...  Have two for the living room and one each in the family room and master bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  I added these to the group, almost 200, in a barn and tool shed area.  ...  "
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" ...  Is this a product that you need, of course not, but we sure do have fun building our houses into smart houses!!  ...  "
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" ...  I use these smart outlets for lamps throughout my house.  ...  "
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" ...  We're using these on some lights in our house.  ...  "
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" ...  We have used these timers for different lamps around the house.  ...  "
Features
 48
lights, turn, turning, timers, timer function
+100%
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" ...  I bought it as a replacement for an older style timer. ... I figured I'd try something else out that might be used for its other features another time.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a lamp timer and after a hiccup setting up, this has been working great!  ...  "
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" ...  Now we don’t have to worry about turning on/off the fish’s light it’s automatic and silent compared to conventional outlet timers.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this for some aquariums and reptile enclosures to control turning on/off the light for a day/night function and it works well for that application.  ...  "
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" ...  The ability to randomize on off cycles is a pretty cool feature to use as a security light.  ...  "
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" ...  The control these offers is much better than bulbs for your lights.  ...  "
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" ...  How to set up the different features like "circulate" were not obvious but with a little patience and perserverence, these plugs were exactly what I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  And the timer function has been perfect for turning on lights on a schedule or when I travel - which is frequently.  ...  "
Cables
 39
work, love these plugs, smart, love, plugs work great
+100%
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" ...  These plugs work just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  I love these smart plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  This plugs work good .  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second pack of these plugs.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome plugs works like a charm, very happy with it  ...  "
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" ...  These plugs are the bomb!  ...  "
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" ...  The plug I bought that was a Alexia plug work with no problem  ...  "
Wifi
 38
network, connect, router, wi fi, 5g
+61%
-39%
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" ...  5G WiFi is shared as not supported, but still connected in a snap.  ...  "
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" ...  I use wifi sockets with Alexa and Google Home.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to download Smart Life app to connect plugs to WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as expected connected via wifi thru Google mini device.  ...  "
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" ...  The security of these is questionable and I wish I didn't have to provide my wifi credentials, but I guess that goes with the territory.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it easy to add this plug as a device to my wifi network.  ...  "
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" ...  The Amazon Smart Plug connects via Wi-Fi and allows you to remotely control the power to whatever appliance or device is plugged into it.  ...  "
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" ...  They work very reliably, all different distances from the wireless router.  ...  "
Network
 32
network, connect, 2 4ghz, 5ghz, wifi
+59%
-41%
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" ...  They work very reliably, all different distances from the wireless router.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought 4 of the switches on a whim - they are turning out to be the most useful item in my home network.  ...  "
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" ...  I have several of these as part of my smart home network.  ...  "
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" ...  I have integrated smart switches throughout my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I have AT&T internet with the modem/router they have provided. ... I had to disable the 5GHz band internet band and then connect the device.  ...  "
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" ...  so yes most networks that are 5ghz are dual band, but the issue is that you need to have set up two different network names for the 5g and 2.4ghz networks and connect your cell phone to the 2.4ghz in order to pair it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had installed for a few months now, and no dropping connection, always work, no issues whatever.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted my provider to find out what I had and they told me it was dual 2.4g and 5g combined into one network name.  ...  "
Marketplace
 29
exactly, works, seller, thank, teckin
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Thank you for fast shipping!  ...  "
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" ...  I would absolutely purchase these again from this seller!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought these on a prime deal day and they do not disappoint.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what it is in picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Product works well as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second order.  ...  "
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" ...  Got these on sale.  ...  "
Controls
 19
control, timer, alexa, voice control, voice
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Quick response to voice control.  ...  "
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" ...  Use: Push button on the side works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Enable Smart Life skill on Alexa and then you can assign names to use voice control.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very easy to install, got remove control & timer and link to google home for voice control.  ...  "
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" ...  I hear the relay kick in when we toggle the switch.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it mainly for the timer function but also nice to use voice or control remotely.  ...  "
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" ...  Give voice control to items.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for those out of the way places where you do not have switch controls.  ...  "
Size
 19
size, plugs, bulky, travel, outlet
+100%
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" ...  Like the size - small enough to use the other half of the outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  They are a compact size and easy to program!  ...  "
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" ...  Small and unobtrusive.  ...  "
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" ...  Small form factor.  ...  "
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" ...  The small size makes it more elegant.  ...  "
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" ...  Although the value of the product is not high, but the quality is not bad, very strong, travel with very convenient  ...  "
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" ...  Small compact outlet, I love that I can use it on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Handy to use  ...  "
Returns
 14
returning, replacement, sent, received, never
+7%
-93%
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" ...  I almost never send anything back - this item went back.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be returning, don’t waste your time  ...  "
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" ...  I'll be returning this one day after I have received it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's past the return point but these never worked for us. ... I just didn't have time to follow up with seller prior to the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  It did not contacted with Alexa, I had to return it!  ...  "
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" ...  Can I return?  ...  "
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" ...  sent them back  ...  "
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" ...  However if I could, I would give Amazon 5 stars for their return process.  ...  "
Delivery
 12
arrived on time, arrived, two, package, delivery
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Product arrived on time and was packaged very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived quickly and set-up was a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  The packaging was perfect and the product arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Got my order when promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered quickly, does what it’s supposed to and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Thes arrived in a very good protected package and all worked right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was on time.  ...  "
Build Quality
 12
quality, build quality, product, plastic, package
+100%
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" ...  Easy to set up and good build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure if it is durable.  ...  "
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" ...  $30 for four individual power sockets was the best deal I could find, and I was impressed by the build quality & ease-of-use of them.  ...  "
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" ...  Product comes in sturdy package.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like good build quality too.  ...  "
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" ...  The box is a bit tough to open but that is better than it being easy and the item falling out.  ...  "
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" ...  They are constructed of durable plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a premium product in terms of material.  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
exactly, works, described, advertised
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what it is in picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Product works well as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works exactly as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Call quality
 10
one, call, work, voice control, smart
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I love that they have timers as well as the voice command.  ...  "
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" ...  Love turning lights on and off by voice command.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't used the voice commands but they work great.  ...  "
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" ...  Give voice control to items.  ...  "
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" ...  voice control from the smart phone works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  I have setup one via WhatsApp call to someone who had never even seen a SmartPlug before, and they had no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Great little add on for controlling on/off items with voice thru alexa  ...  "
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" ...  I have this one chandelier in the dining room that is now awesome voice activated.  ...  "
ISP
 9
internet, modem, xfinity, trouble, set
+56%
-44%
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" ...  I have AT&T internet with the modem/router they have provided.  ...  "
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" ...  While my service provider threw in some difficulty into the set up once I got thru that the connection and set up was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Have worked flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Same is true for modem and router systems.  ...  "
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" ...  The other setup modes require you to be on top of your modem.  ...  "
Fit
 7
outlet, two, plug, standard, prong
+57%
-43%
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" ...  This one fits the bill!  ...  "
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" ...  Since I have installed so many devices, I have learned some "tricks of the trade" and these fit right in.  ...  "
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" ...  The box is a bit tough to open but that is better than it being easy and the item falling out.  ...  "
For Travel
 6
lamps, wanted, use, turn, travel
+100%
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" ...  Bought a set of plugs to use around the house while I was away on vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this for our camera system, for when we're away on vacation and there's a power outage, so we can reboot our cameras/DVR remotely.  ...  "
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" ...  We travel a lot and to be able to control lights remotely is a treat.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel better knowing lamps will turn on using the timer feature while I am away on vacation.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted these to connect to my lamps for when we travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Wanted something to use with lamps for when we travel extended times to control remotely.  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
fast, reliable, job, easy
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It has been very reliable overall.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast connection time.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast response-time.  ...  "
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" ...  These little guys really did the job.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
comfortable, item, easy
+100%
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" ...  No that's not lazy, I have dogs and they get comfortable and you don't want to move.  ...  "
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" ...  I am 66 years old and although I am reasonably comfortable with today's technical gadgets I do not consider myself a "techie" by any means.  ...  "
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" ...  If you're wanting a smart plug, get these hands down.  ...  "
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" ...  The box is a bit tough to open but that is better than it being easy and the item falling out.  ...  "
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" ...  I will buy more of these in the future as needed because they fit nicely and hide easily in over head lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  These are hands down the best little smart plugs I have found!  ...  "
Wash Programs
 5
timer feature, like
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I love the timer feature!  ...  "
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" ...  Setting the timer is simple.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the timer feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Really like the leave on timer.  ...  "
For Running
 5
took, minutes, get, still
+100%
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" ...  The programs have run great so far with no problems!  ...  "
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" ...  running easily and in practically no time.  ...  "
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" ...  But once it's up and running, it's pretty awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Very excited to get these up and running.  ...  "
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" ...  Still 5 stars, I was still up and running in under 10 minutes.  ...  "
For Kids
 5
using, kids, alexa
+100%
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" ...  My 15 year old son recently became a quadriplegic.  ...  "
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" ...  After using for a couple of hours it hit me i could also use it for electronics for my kids when they've been using them for to long.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally found an easy way to make sure the lights upstairs are off when the kids aren't in their bedrooms!  ...  "
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" ...  Lol my neighbors think I have a child name Alexa haha  ...  "
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" ...  he loves them!  ...  "
As Gift
 5
gifts
+100%
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" ...  This was a gift for my husband.  ...  "
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" ...  And with a free gift.  ...  "
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" ...  The company is trading a good review for the promise of a gift, which is morally problematic, but their product seems fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Love these for the holidays for all the Christmas decorations!  ...  "
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" ...  I've purchased multiples and gave some as gifts.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 5
electricity, product, items, like
+100%
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" ...  I needed to add a power strip in order to accomplish.  ...  "
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" ...  I looked for a product like this to help me save money on electricity and also to make sure nothing is left on like my wax melt light.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought one of the power strips by the same company because I was so satisfied with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  If you do need multiple things plugged in a power strip would be required.  ...  "
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" ...  I have these connected to items that I know use a lot of electricity. ... So when I am away from my apartment, these items are off saving me money on my electricity bill.  ...  "
Remote
 5
control, tv, timer, switch, set
+100%
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" ...  Use this for remote switch for bedroom light, and to switch on/off USB charger for smartphone overnight.  ...  "
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" ...  Its the most dependable remote electrical switch I've found.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have an Amazon control but other two functions, remote control and timer, worked very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and the basic features like the automatic timer and remote/alexa control is great.  ...  "
Cooling
 5
bedroom
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It's cool.  ...  "
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" ...  I love having the space heater in my office pre-warm it a few minutes before I arrive in the morning.  ...  "
Design
 5
looks, design, small, size, quality
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The quality looks decent.  ...  "
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" ...  The small size makes it more elegant.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like good build quality too.  ...  "
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" ...  Great round design, too!  ...  "
Coffee
 4
set, pot, plug, maker, use
+100%
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" ...  No more fussing with old fashioned timers, we've set up several of these on coffee plus various lamps around the house and everything works flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  I connected this to my percolator so I can set a timer to have coffee ready at the perfect time.  ...  "
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" ...  We use it for coffee in the morning and our lava lamp.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a great product only it did not work with my coffee pot, the plug works but the way the coffee pot is wired it will not turn on. ... In short it’s the coffee pot not the plug.  ...  "
For Fun
 3
use, much, google
+100%
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" ...  So much fun to tell Google to "Open the Drapes, ".  ...  "
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" ...  It's fun to use once set up!  ...  "
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" ...  Fun to play with and there are thousands of uses for them.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
sound, mechanical, make, use, control
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I love this, we use to use the mechanical timers that make noise and are unreliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with sound control successfully.  ...  "
Clock
 3
alarm, turn, timer feature, time, lamp
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Able to use through the home alarm app.  ...  "
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" ...  The timer feature came in handy during Christmas time.  ...  "
Packing
 3
product, arrived on time
+100%
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" ...  The packaging was perfect and the product arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was quick and packaging was good.  ...  "
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" ...  The item was received in perfect factory packaging.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 3
trying, pair, bluetooth, alexa, plugs
+100%
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" ...  The pair with Alexa was painless.  ...  "
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" ...  I gave it a 4 star review because the plugs are perfect other than the Alexa pairing.  ...  "
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" ...  It works the same way as pairing bluetooth.  ...  "
Night Photography
 3
+100%
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" ...  Perfect for night light/holiday decoration  ...  "
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" ...  Using all eight for my reptiles and fishes that need reliable light exposure.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for aquarium lighting.  ...  "

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