Do SimpliSafe cameras record all the time?
Do SimpliSafe cameras record all the time?

How do I know if my SimpliSafe camera is recording?

The lights listed below are the only colors that the camera will display….What do the different colored LED lights on the camera mean?

LED Behavior What does it mean?
Blinking Red Unable to connect to WiFi
Solid Blue Connected and shutter open, ready to record or stream
Blinking Blue Currently being viewed live, or a video recording is taking place

Where are SimpliSafe recordings stored?

SimpliSafe Cloud Storage
If you see something happening on camera (whether it be an intruder or just your dog doing something awesome) you will be able to capture that clip with the push of a button. From there, recordings are stored in SimpliSafe Cloud Storage for 30 days. You can also download and share clips across devices as you like.

Does SimpliSafe camera record audio?

You can hear the audio and it automatically records audio and video when there is motion.

What does flashing blue light on SimpliSafe camera mean?

On the SimpliCam, when the blue light flashes, that means the camera is recording. If the blue light isn't flashing, that means the camera is on stand-by. A blinking red light means the camera can't connect to Wi-Fi and a yellow flashing light means that the camera can't connect to the SimpliSafe's servers.

Does SimpliSafe camera record in home mode?

Starting March 5, 2021, recordings will no longer be triggered when arming your SimpliSafe system in either Home or Away Modes. This change will affect both SimpliCams and Video Doorbells.

Can you view SimpliSafe camera without monitoring?

Can I use SimpliSafe equipment without professional monitoring? You are not required to keep professional monitoring for your SimpliSafe system. Your hardware functions properly without the monthly service, but you're responsible for alerting the authorities yourself.

Can SimpliSafe listen to you?

Does the SimpliSafe base station listen in? No, the SimpliSafe base station can't listen in because it's not voice-activated and doesn't have a microphone.

What does a red light mean on a SimpliSafe camera?

If the camera has a flashing red light, it has incorrect WiFi credentials. If this issue arises during setup, ensure that you have entered your WiFi network and password correctly. If the camera has previously been set up successfully, the WiFi credentials may have changed.

What does solid red light mean on SimpliSafe camera?

A solid red light usually indicates that your Base Station's cellular module is not connected correctly. All-New Base Station. Potential Cause. Slow Pulsing/Flashing Red. Your system is experiencing an error (loss of power, sensor failure, etc.)

What does red light on SimpliSafe camera mean?

If the camera has a flashing red light, it has incorrect WiFi credentials. If this issue arises during setup, ensure that you have entered your WiFi network and password correctly. If the camera has previously been set up successfully, the WiFi credentials may have changed.

Can you use a SimpliSafe camera as a baby monitor?

A: Yes you can. It has, let's say, a "baby monitor" type function through your smartphone with sound, too. But it's potential is for the full SimpliSafe system with the hub. Its video quality is nice, though.

How far can a SimpliSafe camera see?

What is the range of the SimpliSafe outdoor camera? The SimpliSafe outdoor camera can detect motion up to 30 feet away.

How do you know when a camera is recording?

Log in to your security camera software Log in to your security camera software to check whether you can view the live streaming. Thus you can check if your security camera is on or working. For example, you can turn on your monitor to see whether your IP security camera is recording videotape.

What is the range of SimpliSafe camera?

For one, the camera, according to SimpliSafe, can record in full color at night with a range of up to 10 feet, thanks to a motion-activated spotlight.

What does red light mean on SimpliSafe camera?

If the camera has a flashing red light, it has incorrect WiFi credentials. If this issue arises during setup, ensure that you have entered your WiFi network and password correctly. If the camera has previously been set up successfully, the WiFi credentials may have changed.

Why is the blue light flashing on my SimpliSafe camera?

On the SimpliCam, when the blue light flashes, that means the camera is recording. If the blue light isn't flashing, that means the camera is on stand-by. A blinking red light means the camera can't connect to Wi-Fi and a yellow flashing light means that the camera can't connect to the SimpliSafe's servers.

Are SimpliSafe cameras hackable?

What is this? Their cameras and security systems are pretty safe from external attacks like brute-forcing or other direct hacking attacks, so you'll be protected from most threats. SimpliSafe keeps security first, and that is why we can expect their hardware and software to be hacker-proof, but there are no guarantees.

Why is red light on SimpliSafe camera?

If the camera has a flashing red light, it has incorrect WiFi credentials. If this issue arises during setup, ensure that you have entered your WiFi network and password correctly. If the camera has previously been set up successfully, the WiFi credentials may have changed.