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Pan Scan and Waypoints on Wyze Cam Pan

Want to check the front door, but also the stairway and the living room? Set up your Wyze Cam Pan to automatically scan an area and pause at waypoints for customized coverage.


This feature is only available on Wyze Cam Pan. It is not available on Wyze Cam v1/v2/v3.

To turn on Pan Scan:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap on your Wyze Cam Pan.
  2. Tap More, then Pan Scan. If prompted to disable your Detection Zone, tap Continue.
    • When green, Pan Scan is On.
    • When black, Pan Scan is Off.

Custom Waypoints

By default, Wyze Cam Pan has 4 equally-spaced waypoints for Pan Scan. When your camera reaches a waypoint during Pan Scan, it will pause for 10 seconds before moving to the next. 

You can set your own waypoints if you have specific areas you want to check.

To set a custom Waypoint:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap on your Wyze Cam Pan.
  2. Tap the Settings gear on the top right.
  3. Tap Advanced Settings > Motor Controls > Pan Scan Settings.
  4. Tap Set your own waypoints.
  5. Use the directional control pad to move your Wyze Cam Pan.
  6. Tap Set to set a waypoint, when the camera is at your desired position.
    • Repeat until all desired waypoints are set.
  7. Tap Save.

Note: To return to the default Pan Scan settings, tap Revert to default.

Additional Notes

  • With Pan Scan turned on, the camera will continue to pan and pause at waypoints until you turn it off.
  • When Pan Scan and Motion Tagging are both turned on, any motion detected will be framed by a green box.
  • When Pan Scan and Motion Tracking are both turned on, the camera will deviate from the Pan Scan waypoints to follow motion detected at any waypoint. It will continue to follow the motion as long as motion is detected. Once motion is no longer detected, it will return to the Pan Scan mode.
  • If you have set up a Detection Zone, it will be disabled when Pan Scan is turned on. Your Wyze Cam Pan will detect motion within the full screen at each waypoint. You will need to turn the Detection Zone back on after you turn off the Pan Scan feature.
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