Using Rules with Wyze Cam Outdoor

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 the Wyze Sense?

Rules help automate your Wyze Sense devices, making it easier to turn off notifications with a single tap in the app or at a scheduled time, or upload a video to the cloud when the sensor opens. 

  • 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 Outdoor

To create a shortcut to turn off notifications 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 "Turn off notifications"
  4. Tap the + plus sign next to Action.
    1. Tap on your Wyze Cam Outdoor from the list.
    2. Tap Turn off notifications.
    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 Outdoor

To create a schedule to turn off motion detection every day between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM. This comes in handy when you don't want motion-triggered events 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 Outdoor 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. When done, tap Save

An example Device Trigger with Wyze Cam Outdoor

To create a device trigger that uploads a video to the cloud from your Wyze Cam when the sensor opens. 

  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 "Upload video when sensor opens"
    2. Tap Save.
  4. Tap Device Trigger.
    1. Select your Contact Sensor.
    2. Tap Opens, then Save.
  5. Tap the + plus sign next to Action.
    1. Select your Wyze Cam Outdoor.
    2. Tap Upload a short video to the cloud, then Save.
  6. When done, tap Save.
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