D-Link DSP-W215 WiFi Smart Plug

The D-Link DSP-W215 WiFi Smart Plug as the name suggests is a plug that is connected to your wireless network and that makes it “smart”.

It runs on 802.11n wireless network and is currently retailing for S$69.

Using the mydlink Home app (iOS | Android) on your mobile phone, you can use it to turn on and off the device that is connected to the plug. The smart plug also monitors the power usage of the device that is plugged in.

Unboxing

DSP-W215 - Box Front
DSP-W215 – Box Front

DSP-W215 - Box Back
DSP-W215 – Box Back

DSP-W215 - Box
DSP-W215 – Box

DSP-W215 - Box Contents
DSP-W215 – Box Contents

DSP-W215 - Front
DSP-W215 – Front

DSP-W215 - Back
DSP-W215 – Back

DSP-W215 - Right
DSP-W215 – Right

DSP-W215 - Top
DSP-W215 – Top

DSP-W215
DSP-W215

DSP-W215 - Plugged In
DSP-W215 – Plugged In

Setup
Setting up the smart plug is pretty straight forward, you just need to install the mydlink Home app for iOS or Android) on your mobile phone and follow the on screen instructions as shown in the screenshots below.

mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #1mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #2
mydlink Home iOS App – Setup

mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #3mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #4
mydlink Home iOS App – Setup

There is an option for manual Wi-Fi setup if you are not using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) like me.

mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #5mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #6
mydlink Home iOS App – Setup Step

mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #7mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Step #8
mydlink Home iOS App – Setup

mydlink Home iOS App - Setup Donemydlink Home iOS App - Menu
mydlink Home iOS App – Setup Done

Devices that are plugged into the plug are monitored for energy usage and there is a thermal sensor inside the plug that will automatically turn off overheating devices.

mydlink Home iOS App - My Devicesmydlink Home iOS App - Light Information
mydlink Home iOS App – My Devices

mydlink Home iOS App - My Placesmydlink Home iOS App - Room
mydlink Home iOS App – My Places

You can also schedule it to turn on or off at a fix timing.

I wish there is geofencing built into the app, so when I reached home, the device can be switched on automatically. Philips Hue does that pretty well for its’ lights.

Judging by the app is not yet iPhone 6/6 Plus optimized after almost a year, I think the chances of such new features are slim.

mydlink Home iOS App - Schedule
mydlink Home iOS App – Schedule

mydlink Home iOS App - Basic Schedulemydlink Home iOS App - Advanced Schedule
mydlink Home iOS App – Schedule

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