Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home

Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-04 12:38:54 - last edited 2019-01-04 12:40:26

It must be a problem on TP-Link's side because it affects both IFTTT and Google Home. I have to ask Google Home to synchronize my devices to get back control over the lights, switches and plugs.

 

I also have to edit the IFTTT applets to reassign all the kasa devices.

 

It's been like this for over a week now. I would like to know when it will be fixed.

 

Thanks

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Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-08 09:30:23

Does the tplink still work? Can you control lights, plugs... remotely? 

 

Would there be any notification or error on Google home app?

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Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-10 10:51:03

same for me - possibly seems like if you have a schedule programmed via kasa it messes up google homes handling of the bulbs

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Re:Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-12 07:06:21

Google Home says it cannot reach that bulb or switch until I tell it to synchronize my devices.

 

IFTTT applets no longer have the target bulb/switch. I have to edit the applet and select the bulb/switch again.

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Re:Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-12 07:22:34

It never happened before. Now it's at least once a day totally random.

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Re:Re:Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-14 07:01:06

If you can control the light remotely, using other wifi or mobile data, from kasa app, then I think the problem could be on google home

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Re:Re:Re:Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2019-01-15 04:32:04 - last edited 2019-01-15 04:34:09

Kasa app works in local mode. In remote mode, there's a 10-15 second delay for the first command to take effect. The following commands react faster.

 

I will say it again: Google Home AND IFTTT are affected.  It looks like the TP-Link cloud server is too slow to respond.

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Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2021-03-07 12:32:29

@Chose 

im having the exact same problem. Did you ever figure out how to fix it?

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Re:Kasa keeps disconnecting from IFTTT and Google Home
2021-03-08 12:44:39

@seekingshare Hello,

Please make sure you could remotely control Kasa devices via Kasa app using cellular data or a non- local Wi-Fi with No problem first. 

Detailed issue description of Google/ IFTTT including the TP-Link device model as well as its hardware version will help a lot in addressing the issue, so don't hesitate to provide as more details as you can, thank you

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