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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2017 12:28PM AEST

Setup email information

Using the mouse connected to the DVR , right-click then go to HOME icon located at the lower left.

  1. Go to NETWORK > Advanced.
  2. Click on Set for Email Settings.
  1. Decide on what email will you use for the Sender.
  2. Depending on your sender, put the rest of the information needed for the setup.
    • For Gmail:
      1. Enable SSL or TLS: should be white
      2. SMTP Server: smtp.gmail.com
      3. SMTP Port: 587
      4. Sender Address: < sender's email >
      5. Sender Password: < sender's email password >
      6. Recipient Address: < any email >
      7. Attach Picture: < white >
      8. Interval: < any from the option >
    • For Yahoo:
      1. Enable SSL or TLS: should be white
      2. SMTP Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
      3. SMTP Port: 587
      4. Sender Address: < sender's email >
      5. Sender Password: < sender's email password >
      6. Recipient Address: < any email >
      7. Attach Picture: < white >
      8. Interval: < any from the option >
  3. Click on Apply once you are done.
  4. Click Test Email and see if it will say 'Test Suceeded'.
    1. If it failed and you are using Yahoo as the Sender, go to Email Alerts: Yahoo account settings (Allow apps that use less secure sign in).
    2. If it failed and you are using Gmail as the Sender, go to Email Alerts: Gmail account setting (Less Secure Apps).
 

Enabling Send Email per channel

Since setting up the email to the DVR is done and test email was successful, we now need to enable the feature to the channels we want to receive alerts from.

  1. Go back to Menu then ALARM > Motion.
  1. Choose the channel you want to configure.
  2. Make sure Enable Motion Detection is ticked.
  3. Set the area wanted to detect motions with; click Set for Motion Detection to do that.
    1. Right-click and choose Save to save the settings.
  1. On the same page, right-click and proceed to Sensitivity then set the sensitivity that you prefer.
    1. Click on Apply to save the settings then Cancel to close.
    2. Right click and choose Exit to go back to Menu.
  1. Click Set for Schedule.
    1. Set the schedule you prefer when the DVR will send alerts.
  1. Click Set for Action.
    1. Make sure to enable Send Email by making the box white.
    2. Click on Apply to save the settings then Cancel to close.
  1. Click on Apply to save the settings.
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