How to playback recordings? Follow NOTE: This guide is for the following recorders : DVR-1590, 1600, 4575/4580/4590, 4780, 4980, NVR-7450 Searching footage Access Menu then go to Search then General. Choose the channel you want to search. Leave Type on All to get all types of recording. Set the Month and Year to your desired range. Click on Search.The calendar below will show an orange triangle on each date if there is footage found on that day. Set your Start Time and End Time – if you prefer to be more specific on the results. Click Play – to view the footage. Playback Interface You will then arrive at the Playback interface. NB: Multiple channel playback may not be available if the recorder does not have enough spare resources.In the upper left, you will see the calendar. You may choose alternative viewing dates from here.Next to it is the Playback Type followed by the list of channels that has footage on the selected date.At the bottom-left part of the interface, you will see the timeline. You can change its scale by clicking the options in the lower left. You may select 24hr, 2hr, 1hr, or 30min view scales. Related articles Where to get the model number? Playback and export recordings on Swann Security app on iOS How to playback recordings? Playback recordings on SwannCloud app DVR-4580 Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.