How to configure the Alarm feature for the Tapo Cameras on the Tapo app

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Updated 09-13-2023 11:03:57 AM 37772
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If you want the camera alarms when detecting events, please refer to the following steps to set up the Alarm feature on the Tapo app.

Here we take Tapo C200 as an example.

Step 1. On the Home page of the Tapo app, tap your camera model card or tap the Cameras tab>click on Manage on your camera model to go to the Live View page.

Step 2. On the Live View page, tap the icon on the top right corner to enter the Device Settings page.

Step 3. Click on Alarm on the Device Settings page, and you can toggle ON/OFF this feature on the page.

Tap Alarm Type to select the alarm type; tap Alarm Sound to select the alarm sound.

Click on Alarm Schedule to select the time period to alarm when the camera detects events.

If you select Custom Schedule, you can customize the time period to alarm when the camera detects events.

Step 4. The Tapo cameras that work with a hub, such as Tapo C420, have a feature called “Trigger Hub Alarm”, and you can tap to toggle ON/OFF it and set the alarm sound for it. Then the hub will alarm when the camera detects events.

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