Trying to flash or replace and EcoPlug 8266, I have questions.

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  • Tasmota

    Alternative firmware for ESP8266 with easy configuration using webUI, OTA updates, automation using timers or rules, expandability and entirely local control over MQTT, HTTP, Serial or KNX. Full documentation at

    You should look at the Tasmota website. They have a good guide about flashing the software and I found a template for the other switch you mentioned. If the template isn't right you might have to play around to find out which gpio pin does what but that is also explained in their documentation. It won't be easy though.

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