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Take a Peek-in from the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 camera

Peek-Ins allow users to take on-demand snapshots from the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 panel camera using the app or customer website.

Captured images are saved in the Images event gallery. For more information about viewing the event gallery, see View the Images Gallery


  • The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 must be connected to Wi-Fi.
  • The Qolsys IQ Panel 2 must be on firmware version 2.3.0+.

Note: If you do not see the following options, contact your service provider.

To request a Peek-In using the app:

  1. Log into the app.
  2. In Images card, tap icn-camera.svg .
    • Tap Peek-In, press the image sensor you would like to capture the image.
    • Tap Next Motion to have the image sensor upload an image the next time the image sensor detects motion.
    • Tap Now To have the image sensor upload an image immediately.

To request a Peek-In using the customer website:

  1. Log into the customer website.
  2. Click Snapshot.PNG on the Images card.
  3. Click either Peek-in next motion or Peek-in next to the panel camera.
  4. The image is uploaded to the Images Event Gallery. When the image is available for viewing, a notification is sent to all Peek-In notification recipients. 

To configure Peek-In recipients:

Note: This can only be configured using the customer website.

  1. Log into the customer website.
  2. Click Automation.
  3. Click icn-edit.svg for Peek-Ins & Manual Image Uploads.
  4. To choose notification recipients, click Add.
  5. Click to select the desired recipients from the Address book, to add an unlisted recipient click New. When a recipient has been selected, a checkmark appears next to their contact information.
    Note: When a Peek-In is requested, an image of the capture is attached to the email or SMS message.
  6. Click Close.
  7. Verify the rule is configured with the correct settings.
  8. Click Save.

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