I am trying to figure out how to set up an alert to notify us when our washer stops. I’ve heard others mention that they have set up something similar, but I haven’t found anything explaining how they managed it. I have the washer plugged into an Eve Energy F483 plug.
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I have a Philips Hue Smart Plug connected to my washing machine, and a Hub connected to my WIFI router.
Is there any way to send an alert to my iPhone when the Smart Plug senses that the washing machine has stopped drawing power (i.e. finished its cycle)? Which technologies do I need to employ to make that work?
P.S. I’ve tried setting a Reminder on my phone based on the washing machine’s LED display, but the washing machines lies. Sometimes "1 minute left” takes …
I like to have reminders to empty the washing machine and put away the laundry, but I always forget to create both, so I created a little Workflow to help me:
It starts by getting the current date, this is assuming I’ve just pressed go on the washing machine. Our machine takes about 2 hours to run a cycle so it first adds two hours to the time. We also air dry all of our laundry so I then add a day to this new time, which is when I will empty the machine. Next I just add two reminders to my Rem…