The YoLink Water Leak Sensor and YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 are part of YoLink’s Smart Leak Detection System. There are a number of other YoLink Devices that make up the YoLink Smart Leak Detection system, but we’re going to focus on setting up the YoLink Water Leak Sensor and YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 (with attached Leak Sensor Probe) in this article.


You can read more about setting up your YoLink Temperature and Humidity Sensor here:

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YoLink Water Leak Sensor Setup

You need to have these things ready and setup first before getting started:

  • the YoLink Hub,
  • YoLink App on your mobile device,
  • WiFi connection or direct ethernet connection to the YoLink Hub

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Setup YoLink Water Leak Sensor

  1. Download the YoLink Smart App from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Create your own credentials with email and password.
  2. Open The YoLink App on your mobile device with your new YoLink login credentials.
  3. On the top of the YoLink App home screen, press the Scan QR code icon beside the bell. It should look like a square with a horizontal line through it.
  4. Scan the QR Code on the back of the YoLink Water Leak Sensor.
  5. Rename the YoLink Water Leak Sensor to whatever name you desire.
  6. Bind Device: This is YoLink’s way to assign your YoLink Water Leak Sensor to the YoLink Hub. Press “Bind Device.”
  7. Turn over the Water Leak Sensor and find the ‘Set’ button. Hold down the Set button.

Setup YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2

The YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 has a water sensor probe via cable. You will have to determine based on the length of the cable where you would like to mount your YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 and extend your Water Leak Probe to the desired surface.

  1. Plugin the Water Leak Sensor 2 Cable Probe into the bottom of the YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2. Skip steps 2 and 3 if you have already installed the YoLink Mobile App and have login credentials.
  2. Download the YoLink Smart App from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Create your own credentials with email and password.
  3. Open The YoLink App on your mobile device with your new YoLink login credentials.
  4. On the top of the YoLink App home screen, press the Scan QR code icon beside the bell. It should look like a square with a horizontal line through it.
  5. Scan the QR Code on the back of the YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2.
  6. Rename the YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 to whatever name you desire.
  7. Select the Room where the YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 will be placed.
  8. Bind Device: This is YoLink’s way to assign your YoLink Water Leak Sensor 2 to the YoLink Hub. Press “Bind Device.”
  9. Turn over the Water Leak Sensor and find the ‘Set’ button. Hold down the Set button.

YoLink Water Leak Sensor and Water Leak Sensor 2 Setup

                                                                                                                                            The YoLink Water Leak Sensor can prevent flooding in your basement for less than $20. The Yo Link Water Leak Sensor and YoLink Water Leak Sensor provide you with an easy-to-use device that requires little to no maintenance. The YoLink Water Leak Sensor and Water Leak Sensor 2 run on LoRa technology so you can place them in different quadrants of the home or office and still get a reliable signal or alert that water is present in those areas.