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Create/edit a Doorbell Call recording rule

A Doorbell Call recording rule records doorbell video whenever someone rings the doorbell.

For more information about creating a Doorbell Motion Recording, see Create/edit a Doorbell Motion recording rule.

Note: The Alarm.com Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB770) has a different procedure for creating a motion recording rule. For more information, see Create a motion recording rule/notification for the Alarm.com Video Doorbell (ADC-VDB770).

To create a Doorbell Call recording rule using the Alarm.com customer website: 

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Recording Rules.
  4. Click Add New Rule.
  5. Click Doorbell Call Recording Rule.
  6. Name the new recording rule.
  7. Using the Record a clip when dropdown menu, select which doorbell camera should trigger a clip recording when pushed or called. 
  8. In Video Clip Recipients, click Add Recipients to be notified when the recording rule is triggered. 
    1. Click the entries in the Address Book that are to be notified, or click New to add a new Address Book entry.
    2. Once all desired recipients are selected, click Close.
       
      Important: Notifications are sent to the recipients after the video clip is uploaded to the account. To create a notification that sends immediately after the doorbell camera is triggered, see Create a Doorbell Call notification.
       
  9. Verify the recording rule is configured with the correct settings.
  10. Click Save Rule.

To edit a Doorbell Call recording rule using the Alarm.com customer website:

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website. 
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Recording Rules.
  4. Click the Edit for the Doorbell Call recording rule.

If you do not see the Doorbell Call recording rule, it has not been created yet.

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