1. Q:
    2. How do I set up Automation using the mydlink app?
    1. A:
    2. Automation allows you to trigger an entire chain of device actions with customized automations. (e.g., You can set the an automation to Record, and send notifications when motion or sound is detection).


      Note: This Automation example will show you how to setup Recording by Motion.


      Step 1: Launch the mydlink app and sign into your account.


      Step 2: Tap the menu icon on the top left.



      Step 3: Tap Settings.



      Step 4: Tap Automation.



      Step 5: Tap the + sign.



      Step 6: Tap the + sign to add a new rule.



      Step 7: Tap the icon next to the trigger type you want (motion or sound detection), then tap Next. In this example, the DCS-8000LH motion detection is selected.


      Note: You can select multiple events. 



      Step 8: Tap the icon next to the event action you want, then tap Next. In this example, Recording (records video to the cloud) and Push Notification (sends a push notification to the device with the mydlink app) are selected.


      Note: you can select multiple actions.



      Step 9: Tap Save.



      Step 10: Tap Go Ahead.



      Step 11: Your new automation will appear. Tap on the circle icon under Rule 1 to edit any events and/or actions. Tap the trash can icon in the upper right corner to delete the entire Automation.  You can create multiple rules for each Automation. Click the + in the lower right corner and repeat steps 7-10).


      Next to the automation name, tap the > to rename and select a different icon (shown next to Automation 1 in the example).


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