YoLink Water Leak Sensor Review


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9.4/10 (Expert Score)
Product is rated as #2 in category Smart Water Leak Detectors
The YoLink water leak sensor out on whether the long-range LoRa will become a major smart home standard, but YoLink’s hub makes the first steps toward a compelling case for it.
  • Long range LoRa connection works anywhere in the house
  • 5 year battery life
  • Real Time notification
  • Easy to install
  • No power connection required
  • Connects to Alexa, IFTTT an YoLink app
  • Powered by 2 AAA batteries instead of Lithium which have a longer lifetime

What is YoLink Water Leak Sensor?

The YoLink is one of the most popular smart home water management and the water sensors are a must-have if you have a basement, or crawl space or are worried about home flooding. It does not take long for water damage to set in after a leak so you can get notifications directly on your phone the moment a leak is detected.

Design and Features

  • Latest LoRa Wireless Technology: Low-power consumption (5+ year battery life) and “Longest Range, by Far!” (1/4 mile, open-air)
  • Whole house smart home solution: The YoLink water leak detection system is part of a complete smart home water management system, including smart wireless automatic water shut-off and a full smart home solution.
  • Wi-Fi Performance: While many smart home devices rely on the home Wi-Fi system and may crowd your network or harm your Wi-Fi performance, the YoLink devices communicate with the Hub via LoRa at the 923.3 MHz frequency.
  • Smart Control: Use the YoLink app to always know the status of YoLink devices in your home or property.
  • Real-Time Notifications: Be informed immediately with Realtime phone app notifications, emails, SMS messages, and automation of off-normal environmental conditions, such as water from leaks or flooding, in your home and property.
  • Battery Power: YoLink Water Leak Sensor uses standard alkaline batteries; No power connection is required.
  • Easy to install.  Full installation and setup in less than 10 minutes is an extremely easy and fast installation using the YoLink app with Scan & Play.
  • Control D2D: Unique features that allow for pairing two or more devices together, for example, a water leak sensor can be paired to a smart water valve controller One they are paired when a leak is detected the water will shut off automatically.

What’s in The Box

  • (1) YoLink Hub, with Quick Start Guide
  • (4) Water Leak Sensor, with Quick Start Guide
  • (1) USB cable
  • (1) Ethernet patch cable
  • (1) AC/DC plug-in power supply
  • (1) Quick start guide

Setup and Installation

Requirements: Android or iOS smartphone, WiFi connection, or wired ethernet port.

YoLink Application

YoLink Water Leak Sensor Review

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‎1.32 pounds

Product Dimensions

‎8 x 2 x 4 inches

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‎8 AAA batteries required. (included)


‎4 Leak Sensors with Hub

Power Source

‎Corded Electric, Battery Powered

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Batteries Required


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