WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

The Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) router has 300mbps WiFi, ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

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User Manuals


WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: 32 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt
Connectivity
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: None
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

If your WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) in the following way(s):

The 30-30-30 reset

There are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
  1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
  2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.

Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.


Default factory settings for Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

If you have performed a reset of your WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): WeMo.XXX
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

User Manuals for WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027).

Name Type Size Date
User Manual (click to download) pdf 1.03 MB Dec. 26, 2011

WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) Firmwares

Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly increase the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027):

Flashing OpenWrt on the Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

The Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of Hardware. So flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
We couldn't find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the Belkin WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027), but since it's listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can head over to the OpenWrt install instructions and read on there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you're on own risk. Make sure to read OpenWrt's wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes wrong.

Belkin stock firmware for the WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027)

Stock firmwares for the WeMo Smart Switch (F7C027) are available under the download section on the modem's support page. You can also refer to the router's manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.




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