What is a Smart Plug and How Does it Work?

By Naila Syifa
Updated November 2023

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What is a Smart Plug and How Does it Work?

If you want to make your home smarter, you may consider investing in smart plugs. Smart plugs are a simple and affordable way to automate and control your household electronics. Not only do they make your life easier, but they can also help you save on your energy bills.

In the infographic above, you can learn more about the benefits of smart plugs and how they work.

In simple terms, smart plugs allow you to turn your devices on and off remotely, set schedules for when they turn on and off, and monitor their energy usage. Smart plugs can also be voice-controlled through virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, making them even more convenient to use. In addition, most smart plugs can also be connected to IFTTT (If This Then That) applets, allowing you to create custom automation and integrate them with other smart home devices.

With smart plugs, you can virtually turn almost any electronic device or appliance into a smart one. From lamps and fans to coffee makers and air purifiers, smart plugs can make your household electronics work smarter, not harder.

Overall, smart plugs are a great investment for anyone looking to make their home smarter and more energy-efficient.

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