When your Wyze Cam detects motion or sound, it records a video that is stored in the cloud.

If you have a microSD card then you have even more options for storing and recording video.
Related article: MicroSD and Continuous Recording.

To view an Event video:

  • In the Wyze app, tap Events.
    • Tap on a specific video to play the event video.
  • OR If you receive a push notification for the event, tap on the notification.
    • This will launch the Wyze app and open the video immediately.
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To filter your Event videos:

You may only want to view specific types of videos, or those from specific cameras. To do this:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap Events.
  2. Tap the funnel icon on the top right.
  3. On the Filter screen, tap the details you want to include.
    1. Under Cameras, tap each device you want to see videos from. 
      • If a camera is not selected, you will see no videos from it.
    2. Under Contains, tap the details your videos must include.
      • Note: Details like Pet and Vehicle Detection are only available with Cam Plus. Without Cam Plus, your videos cannot be filtered by these options.
    3. Under Triggered By, tap the action that triggered the event.
      1. Motion: Movement was detected.
      2. Sound: Audio noise, or an alarm sound, was detected.
  4. Tap Show Results.


An automation is an event triggered by a Rule. If you create a Rule to "Upload a short video to the cloud" at a specific time from a specific camera, an Automation event video will be created once that time has passed. Automation events cannot be filtered on the Events screen.

To share or download an Event video:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap Events.
  2. Tap on the event video you want to share or download.
  3. Tap on the video again to bring up the Share and Download icons.
    1. To download your video, tap the down arrow icon download.png.
      • The video will save to your phone or tablet's gallery.
    2. To share your video, tap right arrow icon share.jpg.
      • Choose an option in the Share menu.


Additional Notes

  • Event videos are store in the AWS cloud via end-to-end encryption.
  • Event videos can be viewed in the Wyze app. Once they expire, event videos are deleted and cannot be recovered.
  • Event videos have a 5 minute cooldown period.
    • This means that if constant motion is detected, the camera will record a short video every 5 minutes. 
    • Signed up for Cam Plus? There is no cooldown period!
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