Product Review: Teckin Smart Socket Plugs – SP10(N)
Start Your Smart Life With Teckin’s Smart Socket Plugs
If you’re looking to build a smarter home I’d recommend starting with some smart plugs from Teckin. This item comes with 2 smart plugs that can be used to make any ordinary plugged in appliance “smarter.” By smarter I mean you can control them with the free Smart Life app or by using your voice with the Google Assistant or Alexa.
I have quite a few smart plugs around my house and I’m able to control the devices plugged into them with my Echo Dots and the Smart Life app. Also, the ability to set time schedules adds convenience for my busy day-to-day life.
– My cheap Mr. Coffee coffee pot is scheduled to turn on before I wake. ☕
– My basement space heater is scheduled to turn on before heading downstairs to get ready in the morning. ☀️
– Even my chicken coop’s auto door is scheduled to open just after sunrise and close just after sunset. 🐓
This is all courtesy of setting schedules in the Smart Life app for my Teckin Smart Plugs. You can of course also set schedules to turn these devices off so you don’t have to worry whether you left something on that could cause a fire, or just save some money on that electric bill.
Not convinced you’d like the convenience of smart plugs in your life? Read on to learn more about the Teckin Smart Socket Plug.
Using The Teckin Smart Socket Plug
Teckin’s Smart Socket Plugs will work with your existing home’s wifi with no additional need for a smart home hub (2.4 GHz band). Using remote access you can check into the real-time status of any device plugged in from anytime from anywhere.
Worried you left the space heater on? Open up the Smart Life app for a quick check. Want to adjust the timing of the holiday lights? Or randomize your porch light on/off schedule to make it look like you’re home? All these can be done whether you are home, at work, or on the road.
It’s easy to set schedules for appliances plugged in by using the Smart Life app. This is ideal for your daily and weekly scheduling including simple things like brewing coffee before starting the day and turning on lights before you even get home. You can also lower your electric bill by not leaving on appliances all day when they’re not in use.
Setting Up The Teckin Smart Socket Plug
Step 1). Download the Smart Life app on your phone, and sign-up for a free account.
Step 2). Plug your Teckin Smart Socket Plug into any outlet.
Step 3). In the app, click to add new device.
Step 4). The app will then guide you through a few steps to complete including entering your Wi-Fi information.
Step 5). Once configured your Teckin Smart Socket Plug will be good to go.
Want To Voice Control Your Everyday Appliances?
Once you have set up the Smart Life app Teckin Smart Socket Plug you will be able to control plugged in devices with your voice. Teckin Smart Socket Plugs work with both Alexa and the Google Assistant.
For Alexa, enable the skill on Alexa app, then link your app account. Alexa should have no problem discovering the smart plug.
It’s just as easy to configure for your Google Assistant. In the Google Home app click to ‘Add Device’. Scroll down and click on ‘Smart Life’, then link your app account.
Easy peasy! Now you can control your plugged in ordinary devices with your voice.
Final Verdict On The Teckin Smart Socket Plug
With so many great smart plugs on the market it’s hard to choose. Based on our good experience, as well as the high reviews with low costs, I’d recommend Teckin’s Smart Socket Plugs
You can purchase the Teckin Smart Socket Plug 2-Pack for less than $20 right now. Not too shabby considering all the options you’ll have to control your not-so smart devices from voice, app, and scheduling.
Thumbs Up 👍
– No hub is required
– Super easy setup
– IFTTT Compatible
– Works with Amazon Alexa
– Works with Google Assistant
– Scheduling and Routine features
Thumbs Down 👎
– Lacks power/energy monitoring
– Doesn’t work with Apple HomeKit
– Circular design can block adjacent outlet
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Reviews From Customers Just Like You
“Everything works as expected. I don’t have a Google Home or Amazon Alexa devices, but I’m sure they works fine as well. I use the iOS app, which works well. The app is very easy to use, and offers some nice features like setting timers or schedules. It also allows you to group outlets together as one. So if you wanted two lamps in the same room to turn on together, you can group both of those outlets.” – Stewart Kurt on August 25, 2019
“These plugs are solidly built! The moment you take them out of the packaging, you’ll see what quality means! They come with an app for android and IOS, and they are easily paired. Once you get them paired, you can control them from Google Home or Alexa. I think one of my favorite features is the Sunrise – Sunset feature in the app. I can set m lamps to go on at sunset , and off at sunrise, and it keeps up with the days getting shorter / longer automatically!!” – T. Elrod on August 30, 2019
“These are my third pair. Works great. Very easy to set up. Another plus point, it works with SmartLife app so no need to install another one. All my other devices are hooked up with SmartLife. Tested it with both GA & Alexa without any issues.” – Rajesh S. on August 18, 2019
FAQs On The Teckin Smart Socket Plug
Are there instructions that come with the the Teckin Smart Socket Plugs?
Yes, there is a manual instruction in each product’s package. The instruction manual shows exactly how to set up, connect, and use.
How can I use remote control and voice control?
You can voice control using Alexa and Google Assistant and remote control through the Smart Life app. There are detailed instructions in the user manual to show how.
Can the Teckin Smart Socket Plug be used to turn off an appliance for a set time and then turn it back on?
Yes, the Teckin Smart Socket Plug works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT. You plugin appliance and devices to have them turn on/off on your preferred schedule.
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