YoLink Motion Sensor, 1/4 Mile Long Range Smart Home Indoor Wireless Motion Detector Sensor Works with Alexa, IFTTT, and Home Assistant. Movement Detector App Alerts Remote Monitor-YoLink Hub Required

(3 customer reviews)
BrandYoLink
Color1-pack without hub
Power SourceBattery Powered
Item Weight2.89 Ounces
Maximum Range0.25 Miles
Mounting TypeOptional
  • World’s Longest Wireless Range: Powered by LoRa technology, the long-range yet low-power system offers the industry’s longest receiving range in the market (1/4 mile). Our long-range coverage enables its use in areas challenging for most residential Wi-Fi systems, such as basements, outdoor porch/patio areas, sheds, free-standing garages, even remote outbuildings on your property.
  • Early-Warning Notifications – Receive real-time early-warning notifications in the form of smartphone banner alerts, limited SMS/text messages, and emails, each optional and configured per your needs, Please note: YoLink Motion Sensor does not alarm or chime, it only sends notifications, For an audible alarm, consider our Siren Alarm
  • Low-Power Means Longer Battery Life: Because of the low power consumption, device batteries may last 2 years or more (depending on application and device usage/activity), on standard AAA Alkaline batteries (lithium batteries not required)!
  • From Simple to Super-Smart: After setting up your notification preferences, keep it simple and let the YoLink system do the rest and monitor your home and property for you. Or, utilize available advanced automation features, including 3rd-party integration with Alexa and IFTTT, to interact with other YoLink and 3rd-party smart devices. Limited only by your imagination!
  • YoLink Hub Required but not included: YoLink Hub is the only central controller for YoLink devices, and it connects YoLink devices to the internet and the cloud. Without YoLink Hub, this smart sensor does not work with the YoLink app and does not support 3rd-party integration with Alexa, IFTTT and Home Assistant. YoLink Hub is not included, please search B07TQLKQLJ for the hub or try our Motion Sensors 2 Pack kit with 1 Hub B087G5Q65X
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Frequently asked question

can this device be turned on or off using the phone app?...does it work with iphone?

It works with iphone. You can disable and enable the sensor's alert from the App, but it is not fully turned off, if you disabled the alert, it will not send alert message or trigger off the alarm, you still can check the history of records through the app. Thanks!

does this come with ethernet cable? if no which is best ethernet cable to get? what are the dimensions of product?

Yes, the ethernet cable is included in the package of YoLink Hub. The dimensions of YoLink Hub is 4.33 x 4.33 x 1.06 inches, The dimensions of YoLink Motion Sensor is Φ2.44 x 1.1 inches (Dia x D)

is this a Chinese or Japanese company and app? Do I have to pay a cloud subscription for it to work?

YoSmart started in Irvine CA in 2014 and we are focusing on smart IoT technologies and products. We are a California Corporation. The cloud service is free and there is no monthly or yearly fee to connect to YoLink service with the lifetime app alert notifications and a limited amount of SMS and email notification me… see more YoSmart started in Irvine CA in 2014 and we are focusing on smart IoT technologies and products. We are a California Corporation. The cloud service is free and there is no monthly or yearly fee to connect to YoLink service with the lifetime app alert notifications and a limited amount of SMS and email notification messages. You can subscribe for unlimited SMS and calling alert messages.

Can i set it to turn off and on at certain times? Can I turn it off or on via Alexa?

Really sorry that currently YoLink Motion Sensor cannot be turned on/off at a certain time. Now you can only turn on or off the notifications for YoLink Motion Sensor within YoLink APP. But we have taken this into our road map, we will release this in several months. As for Alexa, it also does not support to enable o… see more Really sorry that currently YoLink Motion Sensor cannot be turned on/off at a certain time. Now you can only turn on or off the notifications for YoLink Motion Sensor within YoLink APP. But we have taken this into our road map, we will release this in several months. As for Alexa, it also does not support to enable or disable the alert. You can create routines for YoLink Motion Sensor within Alexa App to get voice announcements when a movement is detected.

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  • Anonymous

    great support

    great product support and flexibility of the system.

    09/26/2022
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  • Anonymous

    Highly recommend

    We have tested various devices for a few weeks. I have to say that we are very pleased.
    The first thing we noticed when unpackaging was that everything seem to be designed and made with attention to detail and care. That was a little surprising for us. Many times you get cheap packaging and apps that look like they were created in a single afternoon. Not so in this case. We had to double check to verify that this is a start up company. By all outward indications, it feels like it’s a well polished company that has been in business for quite some time. All manuals and set up information is available online. Do not expect much in the box. We had a little difficulty finding the information we needed at first but we were grateful, and still are, for the fast response from the company.
    Since we mentioned the company, we have to note that any kind of support request is answered promptly, even at odd hours of the night. That was surprising. But they have always been friendly and helpful, even when we should have checked product documentation first.
    The initial set up was a little challenging with Wi-Fi. But that is not due to product limitations. It is due to limitations on the wireless routers we used. The wireless routers we used did not allow us to separate the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks. This system uses the 2.4 GHz network, which is needed in order to have the range. In the end, which simply hooked up the network hub to the router using the provided ethernet cable. Everything has been pretty much smooth sailing. Again. The system requires a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network. If you have trouble getting it to connect wirelessly, the issue is almost certainly your wireless router failing to separate the two networks or failing to allow the device onto the 2.4 GHz only. It’s not a product limitation or defect. Our recommendation is just to hook it up with the ethernet cable since the range is very long, anyway.
    Before using the system, we recommend updating the firmware on all devices manually. Depending upon how long it has been sitting in the Amazon warehouse, you may have an older version of firmware and might experience a few bugs. That was our case. We had a few problems with erroneous notifications that were rectified as soon as the firmware updated. The update, you find the firmware version in the device and tap it. The firmware does update automatically. But if it’s your first time setting up, it’s good to manually update the devices. We would love to see a way in the app to review the firmware status of all devices on one screen and manually trigger a firmware update for all devices from that same screen with a single click. But this is merely a want, not a flaw.
    Do not forget to edit the alarm strategy before you start using the system. It appears to default in the app to multiple strategies, which can mean getting an app notification, an email notification, and or text message notification each time something is opened or motion is detected. That might be something to look into on the app development side as far as prompting you during set up to choose your desired preferences.
    We have had no difficulties with the devices maintaining contact with the network hub. The network hub has reported itself going offline once or twice overnight, but this appears to be momentary and related to a firmware update automatically applying and automatically rebooting the device.
    Battery life so far appears to be really good.
    We are surprised by the quality of the 3M self adhesive tape on each one. There is no alcohol wipes provided, but we used simple rubbing alcohol and a cloth to clean the surfaces prior to sticking the devices on. You can do similar or just make sure that it’s really clean. As a test, we applied some of the devices to a surface that was not prepared/cleaned ahead of time. those devices have no problem sticking to the surface and have not fallen down. They appear to be well secured when we try to tug on them.
    We would love to see the adhesive strips offered as a replacement item for purchase. We can see down the road people moving devices around, say if they’ve changed their minds about location or if they move. We had also thought about having an extra mount for the motion sensor so we could move the motion sensor between different locations at different times. This was because we were only able to buy a limited quantity due to inventory at that time. But that is something that others might be interested in purchasing at a later date.
    The motion sensors have been updated to include sensitivity adjustment. They can be pretty sensitive, detecting slight movement even in the dark. We have no complaints. The range and spread appear to be great.
    The door/window sensor performs equally well. it can be mounted in virtually any orientation and still function so long as the sensor portion of each piece is within about 1/2 of an inch to the other. so you could even mount one of them at a 90° angle to the other. So long as they are within that distance to each other, they still function perfectly. We found this to be necessary with one door where we had a proper clearance on the door but did not have proper clearance on the frame.
    The products integrate seamlessly with IFTTT.
    We would love if the temperature/humidity sensor had the option to show more frequently than one hour on the history graph in the app. But the graph is clean, uncluttered and easy to read.
    We will soon be testing additional products. We are adding additional door sensors and motion sensors to the system, which will then have approximately 20 devices connected. We are also going to be testing for the first time the garage door motion sensor (ordered). We were originally going to test the motion sensor/ garage door opener combo, but none of the garage door openers we have available appear to be compatible. Afterwards, we will test additional devices on our “wish list.“
    We have found zero indication of user data tracking, analytics tracking, or communication with ad servers on the app. It really does appear to be simply designed to do what it is supposed to do and nothing more. It’s refreshing.
    So to summarize, we can’t really find anything wrong. We have struggled to find anything to critique with the devices or the app. Everything works as intended and we are extremely pleased.

    08/09/2022
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  • Anonymous

    This sensor has a range which is beyond imagination

    Well there have been so many sensors. So why buy yolink?
    If you are thinking of this question then stop thinking and buy first and the read my review. I have been experimenting with smart home products since last 7 years when they were barely launched starting with smart bulbs and moving on to all different products and using Alexa to bind them and then comes these sensors.
    Frankly I have wasted tons of money on contact and motion sensors. I have tried sensors linked to hubs via zigbee and zwave which have their own problems with regards to range and going offline etc etc
    Then comes wifi sensors which require routers in every room and they have a significant lag ofcourse. And if your wifi is down then bye bye to them
    Frankly I was so fed up I stopped using any sensors. Controlled everything with voice which works atleast 99% of time
    And then I read about yolink. Their loran technology. I am from aviation and yes we have knowledge of long range technology and different wavelengths as such. So we’ll it seemed interesting.
    But I had wasted enough money and now I cannot trust anyone unless I try my hands on. For a change just ordered 2 motion sensors and one hub just to experiment knowing I will lose my money again
    I stay in part of world where we use brick and concrete walls where even drill machines give up, forget any sensors. And when nothing works it’s YOLINK which works.
    And they were flawless. I did a stress test. Kept their hub in living room and I installed motion sensors in bathroom which are inside my bedroom. There are like quite a few walls and doors between hub and sensors.
    And oh my god they just work instant. Like super instant. They are truly truly SUPER LONG RANGE
    So they can pass through walls concrete bricks doors and what all and still respond instant
    Best thing each set up literally takes 20 secs flat. I bet not more than 20 secs ever. I was so happy I order so many more sensors.
    As of now I have 12 window door sensors, 5 motion sensors, key fob and their speaker hub. To set all these sensors over all it took me like less than 5 mins. Such straight forward pairing and app is straightforward.
    Also do register for their newsletter as I ended up getting 20% coupons which saved quite an amount.
    Overall I feel nothing can beat these sensors ever in terms of simplicity reliability and range which is my fav as its superrrr looong range. Hats off for such wonderful products and technology.

    08/09/2022
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