How to use Widgets to control your Kasa Devices and Kasa Scenes on iOS devices
With widgets, you can conveniently control your Kasa Devices and Kasa Scenes, and Kasa Cameras from the Today View on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This guide will help you to set the widget feature of the Kasa App.
It is mainly divided into two steps, first select the Kasa Devices and Kasa Scenes, and Kasa Cameras that you want to set as a widget on the app, and then add the Kasa Widgets in Today View.
Step 1: Log into your Kasa App. Tap on “Me” and then “Widgets”.
Step 2: Select the Devices, Scenes, or Cameras appearing in the Widget Settings by tapping on Devices, Scenes or Cameras in the available list.
Step 3: If you want to reorder your devices or scenes, touch and hold the ‘≡’ next to them and drag them in the order that you want.
Step 4: Swipe right over the Home screen or Lock screen of your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. You can see your widgets in the Today View. Scroll to the bottom and tap ‘Edit’.
Step 5: If your iOS device is iOS 14 or above, please slide the interface down to the low end, and tap ‘Customize’. If your iOS device is below iOS 14, please skip to step 8.
Step 6: Tap ‘+’ to add Kasa Devices, Kasa Cam, and Kasa Scenes widgets. To reorder your widgets, touch and hold the ‘≡’ next to the apps and drag them in the order that you want. Tap ‘Done’ to finish.
Step 9: Now you can control your Kasa Devices, Kasa Cam, and Kasa Scenes widgets from the Today View.
Tap ‘>’ and you can see all of your selected Kasa Devices, Scenes, and Cameras.
Step 10: For all Kasa devices, you can switch on/off them.
For Kasa devices with adjustable brightness and color, you can also adjust the brightness and color. Tap on the round icon next to the devices and then you can see the corresponding options.
If your devices are offline, any operation will be prompted that something went wrong, and go to Kasa for details.
With the Kasa Cam widget, you can tap on ‘Go Live’ and easily go to the Live Page. Meanwhile, you can ‘View Clips’ of activity detection.
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