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View continuously recorded video using Smart View

Stream footage recorded using a Stream Video Recorder (SVR) or an Onboard Recording rule at any time using Smart View. Playback is available using the Alarm.com customer website or Alarm.com app.

To access Smart View

  1. Log into the Alarm.com app.
  2. Tap Menu.
  3. Tap Video.
  4. Tap 24/7 or SVR.
  5. Tap Video.
  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Onboard 24/7 Timeline or SVR Timeline.
  4. Using the video device dropdown menu, select the desired device to play back.
  5. Click icn-circle-play.svg to stream the device's recorded video.

Smart View timeline bar.png

Controls

Basic controls
  • Play  play footage.
  •  skip forward 30 seconds (unavailable when viewing SVR footage using the Alarm.com app).
  •  skip backward 30 seconds (unavailable when viewing SVR footage using the Alarm.com app).
  • 1x refers to the currently selected playback speed.
  • Date choose a specific playback date.
  • Use the digital zoom feature to look more closely at the playback. For more information about the digital zoom feature, see the Digital Zoom section in View live video.
Timeline scale controls
  • HOUR and DAY buttons are available to adjust the timeline scale using the Alarm.com customer website.
  • 1h (hour), 1d (day), and 1w (week) options are available for SVR footage playback using the Alarm.com app.
  • Details skip ahead by the current timeline scale.
  • Collapse skip back by the current timeline scale.

Additional features available using the Alarm.com customer website

Hotkey navigation
Timeline event filters
  1. If the Activity pane is closed, click Healthcheck.svg.
  2. Click Filter.
  3. Using the available dropdown menus, select the desired event filters.
  4. Click Apply.
Smart View activity filter.png
Expand and collapse concurrent timelines
  • Click icn-timeline-expand.svg to view only one camera's timeline bar
  • Click icn-timeline-collapse.svg to view all selected camera timelines at once. 

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