How to use motion detection function on tpCamera APP?

Before we begin:

1. Run the tpCamera APP on the Android phone or iPhone

Note: tpCamera APP can only be installed in Android 4.1 or higher and iOS 9.0 or higher.

For IOS devices: download the tpCamera APP in APP store

For Android phone: download it on google play or from our website:

https://www.tplinkcloud.com/download.php

You can also scan the QR code below or on the camera’s package then an APP downloading link will come up:

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 2. Bind the camera with your cloud account

Please do this referring to the FAQ: How to bind camera with your cloud account and view the cloud camera?

Let’s begin:

Here we take NC450 as an example to set up the Motion Detection function:

1. Click, then tap “Current Settings” icon, choose camera you want to edit.


2. Enable Motion function. Tap to edit the detection area.

 

Follow the guide of “Click here to edit”. Then you will see the screenshot as below, select the area where you want to detect, click “<--” button at the top left corner to save.

At the bottom you can select the sensitivity of Low/Normal/High.

3. Regarding “When to detect”, you can enable “Always”, or select “As Scheduled” based on your requirement. Take “As schedule” for example:

  1. Click to create a schedule.

  1. Tap “Start” and “End” to select the time and then choose repeating day you want to detect.
  2. Click “” button to save configuration. You will see the schedule item you have create on the Schedule page.

 

4. Select “How to notify you”. Notification can be sent via APP or Email.

Note:

  • Via APP: when motion is detected, the tpCamera APP will push notifications on your phone.
  • Via E-mail: Notification emails will be sent to the current cloud account you have logged in, and there will be a maximum of 300 notification emails per month in order to avoid the interference caused by excessive alarm emails.

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

This Article Applies to:
TL-NC450 , TL-NC250 , NC450
Configuration Guide | Updated 01-10-2018 09:42:17 AM