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Associate a security device to a continuously recording camera

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Associate a supported security device to a continuously recording video camera to find relevant recordings quickly. Go directly from an event triggered by the security device on the Activity page to the relevant footage from the camera.

To record an on-demand clip based on sensor activity from a video device that does not have continuous recording, see Create/edit a Sensor Open/Closed recording rule.

Supported security devices

  • Sensors (e.g., intrusion, contact, or motion sensors)
  • Smart locks
  • Garage doors
  • Access Control 

To associate a security device to a camera

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Manage Devices.
  4. Click More next to the desired security device.

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  5. Click Associated Devices.
  6. Click to select up to four cameras.

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  7. Click Unselected favorite next to a camera to make it the primary camera for that security device.
  8. Click Save.

Find relevant video directly from the Activity page

  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap Health check.
  3. Tap Filter.
  4. In Filters, tap to select Recent Activity or a desired date range.
  5. Tap to select Video Clips
  6. Tap Apply.
  7. Once the video clips have been filtered, tap the desired video to view its related footage.
     
    Note: ​​​​If there is more than one clip associated with an event, tap to expand the event. Then tap the desired clip to view the related footage. 
  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Activity.
  3. Click Video on the desired event to view its related footage.
    • If the security device has more than one camera associated, select the desired camera from the dropdown list.

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