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TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini

The $30 TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini works adds voice control, scheduling and remote monitoring to everyday devices. 

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The Kasa app

Within the Kasa app you can add and manage devices, and set schedules, away modes and timers. 

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Power and LED indicator

On the side of the smart plug, you'll find a manual power button and an LED light to indicate connectivity. 

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Power monitoring

While TP-Link's mini version of the Kasa smart plug doesn't include energy monitoring, it does track total runtimes and daily averages. Metrics include daily, seven-day and 30-day averages. 

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Smart size

The TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug's rectangular design keeps the plug from blocking outlets above or below it. 

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Scheduling

You can schedule the TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini to turn on or off at a specific time and day of the week. 

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Away mode

The Kasa app features an away mode you can set for a window of time and day of the week. Once the away mode is activated, the plug will turn on and off randomly to simulate someone being home. 

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Amazon Alexa

The TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini works with Amazon Alexa for voice commands and automation. Enable the TP-Link Kasa skill and log in to your Kasa account. Discover new devices and the plug will appear.

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Google Assistant

The TP-Link Kasa Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini works with Google Assistant. Link your Kasa account and your smart plug will appear in Google Assistant's list of connected devices. 

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