Can I use my SimpliSafe Doorbell without subscription?
Does SimpliSafe Doorbell require a subscription? SimpliSafe's Video Doorbell Pro does not require a subscription plan in order to provide notifications when someone rings the bell or when motion is detected. However, a subscription is required to record and save videos.
Does SimpliSafe require monthly?
There's only one monthly fee associated with SimpliSafe home security systems: the professional monitoring plan. The cost depends on which monitoring plan you choose. The Self Monitoring With Camera Recording plan is a DIY option and includes extra smart home integration and camera recording perks.
Does SimpliSafe Doorbell record all the time?
With a subscription, the Video Doorbell Pro will record video when the motion detection is triggered and SimpliSafe will store the recordings for up to 30 days.
How long does SimpliSafe Doorbell battery last?
SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro versus the competition
|SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro||$169.00||30 days for $4.99/mo.|
|Nest Doorbell (Battery)||$179.99||30 days for $6.00/mo.|
|Ring Video Doorbell 4||$219.99||60 days for $3.00/mo.|
Does the SimpliSafe doorbell ring inside?
Next, take the receiver of your chime and connect it to any power outlet in your house. Once connected, you will be able to hear the chime inside your house anytime someone rings the doorbell.
Does SimpliSafe doorbell need hardwired?
The SimpliSafe Doorbell is a hardwired smart doorbell system. The unit does have batteries for backup functionality (in case of a power outage) but relies on your existing doorbell hardware for primary power. Even though the SimpliSafe Doorbell needs to be hardwired, that doesn't mean it has to be complicated to setup.
Do I have to pay for monitoring with SimpliSafe?
Yes, SimpliSafe has two self-monitoring plans. One is completely free but doesn't allow you to store video clips. With the $9.99-per-month plan, you get smart home integrations and unlimited recording for up to five SimpliSafe cameras while still self-monitoring all alarms.