How can I use energy monitoring of the TP-Link plug in SmartThings

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Updated 12-01-2023 09:37:28 AM 5158
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With a TP-Link energy monitoring plug, it’s feasible for you to experience energy monitoring both in Kasa/Tapo and SmartThings. This article will show you how to reach this.

Before getting energy monitoring started in SmartThings:

1. Please ensure your TP-Link smart plug supports energy monitoring.

2. Set up the plug with Tapo/Kasa.

How to set up Tapo smart plugs with Tapo:

How to set up Kasa smart Plugs with Kasa:

3. Link the Tapo/Kasa service to SmartThings.

How to link Tapo service to SmartThings:

How to link Kasa service to SmartThings:

Note: If you’ve set up your Matter energy monitoring plug with SmartThings via Matter, please reset the plug first and set it up with Tapo/Kasa, then link the Tapo/Kasa service to SmartThins and you can follow the steps below to start energy monitoring in SmartThings.

Here are the steps to enable energy monitoring in SmartThings:

Step 1 Launch the SmartThings App and Tap ‘Life’.

Step 2 After you come to the ‘Life’ Page, please Tap ‘Energy’.

Step 3 Once the Energy is enabled, you’ll be able to use the energy monitoring of the TP-Link plugs in SmartThings.

The Monthly Bill, Energy Usage, and the Carbon Intensity and Emissions of all the energy monitoring plugs will be displayed as below. You can Tap the arrows to check more details and scroll down to check the energy usage of each plug separately.

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