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What do you mean you had to create another account. The base station had been common knowledge for quite some time

You should not need either another router or another account. The Wyze gateway/hub or whatever you call it is not another router. But I do understand your frustration over another device to connect to your router.

There definitely is no requirement for another Wyze account. The one you use for your existing Wyze devices will work just fine.