Using Rules with Wyze Cam

To learn all about Rules, Shortcuts, Schedules and Device Triggers, start with the article: Using Rules with the Wyze app.

How do Rules work with Wyze Cam?

Rules help automate your Wyze Cam devices (v1, v2, and Pan) making it easier to upload a video to the cloud with a single tap in the app, turn off motion detection at a scheduled time, or turn off the camera when another device is triggered.

  • Shortcuts run actions with a tap in the Wyze app.
  • Schedules control devices based on the time of day.
  • Device Triggers connect multiple Wyze devices so one can trigger another.

An example Shortcut with Wyze Cam

To create a shortcut to upload a video to the cloud with a single tap from the Home screen.

  1. Tap Home, then the + plus sign on the top left.
  2. Tap Add Rule, then select Shortcut from the list.
  3. Add a name for the shortcut in the text box under the star icon.
    • Try "Record a video"
  4. Tap the + plus sign next to Action.
    1. Tap on your Wyze Cam from the list.
    2. Tap Upload a short video to the cloud.
    3. Tap Save.
  5. When done, tap Save.

Your shortcut will display with a star icon at the top of the Home screen.

An example Schedule with Wyze Cam

To create a schedule to turn off motion detection every weekday between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM. This comes in handy when you don't want motion-triggered notifications when you're home.

  1. Tap Home, then the + plus sign on the top left.
  2. Tap Add Rule, then select Schedule from the list.
  3. Tap the Wyze Cam you want to create a schedule for.
  4. Select Turn off motion detection, then Next.
  5. Tap the + plus sign next to Name (Optional).
    1. Enter a name for the schedule. Try "Turn off motion detection"
    2. Tap Save.
  6. Tap Start Time.
    • Select 6:00 PM, then Save.
  7. Tap Add End Time.
    • Select 6:00 AM, then Save.
  8. Uncheck the box next to Sunday and Saturday.
  9. When done, tap Save

An example Device Trigger with Wyze Cam

To create a device trigger that turns on your Wyze Bulb when your Wyze Cam detects motion.

  1. Tap Home, then the + plus sign on the top left.
  2. Tap Add Rule, then select Device Trigger from the list.
  3. Tap the + plus sign next to Name (Optional).
    1. Enter a name for the schedule. Try "Cam turns on bulb"
    2. Tap Save.
  4. Tap Device Trigger.
    1. Select your Wyze Cam.
    2. Tap Detects motion, then Save.
  5. Tap the + plus sign next to Action.
    1. Select your Wyze Bulb.
    2. Tap Turn On, then Save.
  6. When done, tap Save.
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