More robust options for moving/deleting/merging smartplug data & setup

Ok guys, I love the smartplug integration. I have quite a few now throughout the house monitoring groups of devices that would never be captured independently, or some larger loads that Sense struggled with and I wanted 100% accuracy for.

But recently, I had an HS110 die on me. It was at that moment that the current inability to manage how HS110’s are integrated with Sense after that initial setup really hit home.

The HS110 that failed now has 10.5 months of very valuable data that I was working towards having a full one year tally of for statistical purposes. I replaced the unit with another HS110 to get things back “online” so far as recording, but it’s a separate device and I’m now more or less starting all over again so far as a second set of stats.

I also have a few HS110’s that are no longer going to be used for the winter months - one on our plug and play spa, and another on our pool pump. I’d like to repurpose them elsewhere for the winter but be able to keep the historical data they gathered, and perhaps even swap them back in come the spring picking up where they left off. To simply let them sit and do nothing for 7+ months now because I don’t want to muddy my data is a bit frustrating.

I’m guessing the HS110’s are binded to our Sense accounts using their MAC addresses…so why can we not just get an “Advanced” tab or something under the individual device setups in the Sense app that would allow us to modify this data?

FWIW I did make a support request and asked if even just migrating the data on Sense’s end was possible (OK, if we can’t do it…why can’t support?) and I got this back:

*Hi there,

Thanks for getting in touch.

Unfortunately, it is not currently possible to transfer data associated with one smart plug to another. We apologize for any inconvenience here.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

Thanks,*

I’m left a bit deflated.

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We do agree that deeper smart plug management is needed. Implementation is actually a bit more complicated than it might sound, which is why it was not originally addressed. We are hoping to slot it in soon however, as this integration has only gotten more popular.

As always, be sure to like the original post if you’d like to see this built out. I’d also love to hear what others think and if this has been a major pain point for anyone else.

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