Wi-Fi Security Camera - Lorex Home Settings

This article applies to the following products: W281AA, W282CA, W261AS, W482CAD, and W261AQ.


Wi-Fi Security Camera - Device Settings

You can configure settings for your security camera from anywhere using the Lorex Home app.

Device Settings Overview

From the Devices screen, tap icon to configure device settings.
Note: Device settings differs between products. Your device settings may not include all the settings from the example below.

Device Overview

  1. Basic Information: Tap to change the device password, set device name, change thumbnail photo, or view device ID. For full instructions, see Basic Device Settings.

  2. Firmware: Tap to view the current and latest firmware version.

  3. Notifications: Enable/disable notifications. For full instructions, see Notification Settings.

  4. Motion Detection Settings: Enable/disable motion detection and person/vehicle detection per channel on supporting platforms. For full instructions, see Motion Detection Settings.

  5. Device Storage: Tap to view or format your device storage. For full instructions, see Device Storage.

  6. Local Storage: Tap to change the streaming quality or enable/disable General Record Storage. For full instructions, see Local Storage.

  7. Recording: Tap icon to disable recording. Tap again to enable.

  8. Deterrence Light Brightness:

    • Enable/disable to automatically activate camera's deterrence light whenever motion or person is detected.
    • Adjust the level of brightness for the warning light.
  9. Siren Settings: Enable/disable to automatically activate camera's siren whenever motion is detected.
    Note: The siren is loud and should only be activated if necessary.

  10. Auto Night Vision: Tap icon to disable Auto Night Vision. Tap again to enable.
    Note: Disabling Auto Night Vision will force the camera into color mode. Recommended in low-light conditions.

  11. Object Bounding Box: Tap icon to disable highlighting detected object with a bounding box. Tap again to enable.

  12. Privacy Mode: Tap icon to enable privacy mode. Tap again to disable.

  13. Audio Recording: Enable/disable audio recordings per channel. (audio-enabled cameras required)

  14. Shared Users: Tap to send an invitation to another Lorex Home account to access the selected device. For full instructions, see Shared Users.

  15. Wireless Network: Change the Wi-Fi network that is associated with the camera.

  16. Status LED: Tap icon to disable the status LED on the camera. Tap again to enable.

  17. Image Rotation: Tap icon to rotate the camera feed 180°.
    Note: Recommended if you are installing the camera upside down.

  18. Time Zone: Tap to change the time zone or to configure Daylight Savings Time.

  19. Device Info: View the device’s model number, device ID, IP address, and MAC address.

  20. Reboot Device: Reboot your Lorex device remotely. Wait a few minutes before connecting to the device after restarting.

  21. Remove Device: Remove device from Lorex Home app.
    Note: Removing your device will not affect recordings or snapshots on your mobile device storage.