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Create/edit a Doorbell Motion recording rule

A Doorbell Motion recording rule records video when the doorbell detects motion.

For more information about creating a Doorbell Call Recording that is triggered by someone pressing the button, see Create/edit a Doorbell Call recording rule.

To create a Doorbell Motion 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 Motion Recording Schedule.
  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 motion is detected. 
  8. In Video Clip Recipients, click Add Recipients to be notified when a new clip is uploaded. 
    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 Motion 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 Motion recording rule.

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

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