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Take a video recording

Users can record on-demand video clips from cameras and video devices that get uploaded to their account. For more information about how to view the clip once it is recorded and uploaded, see View saved video.

Alarm.com video cameras can record video in response to motion or a system event (e.g., a door is opened or the system is disarmed etc.) using recording rules. For more information about recording rules and how to create them, see Recording video.

Note: The SkyBell Doorbell Camera cannot manually record clips.

To take a video recording using the Alarm.com app:

Note: The Alarm.com Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB770) can only take recordings using the Alarm.com app.

  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap Video.
  3. On the desired video device, tap Play .
  4. Tap Record video.

 To take a video recording using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Mouse over the desired video device view, then click Manually record clip .

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