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I bought a smart plug, which doesn't seem to support measuring electricity usage with its native app.

I am wondering what the chance is, that this is a pure software feature and if I would be able to measure electricity usage by simply using a different app?

If yes, what app could I try?

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No.

Measuring power usage requires dedicated hardware. If the manufactures app doesn't support that feature it is very unlikely the required hardware is present in the device.

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According to this Amazon page, the Teckin SP20 supports it.

Also according to that Amazon page, the item does not have a UL listing. They claim to be applying for an ETL listing, which would be equivalent. In the meantime

It is total safe,you do not have to worry at all.

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