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Create a button press notification for the Alarm.com Video Doorbell

You can create a button push notification using the Notifications page.

Note: The Alarm.com Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB770) supports Video Analytics. For more information about how to create a Video Analytics recording rule and notification, see Create a Video Analytics rule/notification for the Alarm.com Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB770).

To create a button press notification using the Alarm.com app:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap Doorbell Camera.
  3. Tap Configure.
  4. Tap Push Notifications.
  5. Tap Add.
  6. Tap Doorbell Call.
  7. Name the notification.
  8. In For the selected devices, tap to select the desired doorbell camera.
  9. In When the following event occurs, tap to select Button Pushed.
  10. In During this time frame, tap to select At all times or Only during the following times to choose a schedule for the doorbell camera to follow.
  11. In Notification filtering, tap to select the desired filters.
  12. In Recipients, tap Add.
  13. In the Address book, tap to select the recipients to notify, or tap New Contact to add a new Address Book recipient.
     
    Note: It is recommended to use a push notification (i.e., recipients with a phone icon next to their description) rather than an email or text notification. You can answer a doorbell call directly from the push notification.
     
  14. At the end of the page, tap Close.
  15. Verify the notification is configured with the correct settings.
  16. Tap Save.

To create a button press notification using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Notifications.
  3. Click New Notification or click Edit to edit an existing notification.
  4. Click Doorbell Call.
  5. In For the selected devices, click to select the desired device.
  6. Click to select Button Pushed.
  7. In During this time frame, click to select At all times or Only during the following times to choose a schedule for the doorbell camera to follow.
  8. In Notification filtering, click to select the desired filters.
  9. In Recipients, click Add.
  10. In the Address book, click to select the recipients to notify, or click New to add a new Address Book recipient.
     
    Note: It is recommended to use a push notification (i.e., recipients with a phone icon next to their description) rather than an email or text notification. You can answer a doorbell call directly through the push notification.
     
  11. Click Close.
  12. Verify the notification is configured with the correct settings.
  13. Click Save.

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