So I installed Meross mini switches, thanks for the help of everyone who answered in my other thread. They work great with the Apple Home Kit, but when you set them up with the Meross app, you can access them from outside your network, which means they can restart your main Mac if needed.
One challenge is to use an automatic switch to do something that, unfortunately, I have to do once a week or so, turn it off, then turn on my wifi router. I can do this at work because the system has a wifi router other than the one I want to restart and / or wired hardware. But at home, if I turn off the plug for my local home router (which connects to work because the office and house are about 100 meters away), there seems to be no way for my phone to turn on that plug again. I have to get up and go do it.
Any advice? I thought / hoped that there would be a Bluetooth backup or something, so if wifi existed, there would be another way for the Home app to plug in and start up again. But it seems that when the internet turns off at home (because I turned off the router). A "stop then start 3 seconds later" command would be useful.
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