How to Turn Off Smart Security Lighting™

The following article provides Lorex Home app and recorder instructions for turning off the Smart Security Lighting™ deterrence feature on your wired IP deterrence cameras.

Table of Contents:

  • Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Linked with Smart Detection (Lorex Home App)
  • Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Mode (Lorex Home App)
  • Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Settings (New Local UI)

To learn more about this feature, see the article Using Smart Security Lighting™.

Smart Security Lighting™ is compatible with certain Lorex IP cameras. For a complete list of compatible cameras, navigate to your recorder series at lorex.com/compatibility.


Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Linked with Smart Detection (Lorex Home App)

  1. Open your Lorex Home app and login.

Lorex Home App

  1. Under your recorder, swipe left and tap on the camera that you would like to disable Smart Security Lighting™ for.

Devices Screen

  1. Tap the camera's device settings icon.

Live View

  1. Tap on Motion Detection Settings.

Camera Device Settings

  1. Swipe to the bottom and tap on Light Settings.

Motion Detection Settings

  1. Tap on Smart Lighting Settings.

Light Settings

  1. Tap to disable the smart detection feature that is connected with Smart Security Lighting™.

Disable Settings

  1. Tap Save.

Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Mode (Lorex Home App)

  1. Open your Lorex Home app and login.

Lorex Home App

  1. Under your recorder, swipe left and tap on the camera that you would like to disable Smart Security Lighting™ for.

Devices Screen

  1. Tap the camera's device settings icon.

Live View

  1. Tap on Motion Detection Settings.

Camera Device Settings

  1. Swipe to the bottom and tap on Light Settings.

Motion Detection Settings

  1. Tap on Smart lighting Modes.

Motion Detection Settings

  1. Tap on the smart lighting mode to de-select it.

Disable Smart Lighting Modes

  1. Tap Set.

Note: The only way to disable Custom Mode Smart Security Lighting™, is to enable and save another mode, then disable that mode, such as Work, Party, or Panic.


Disable the Smart Security Lighting™ Settings (New Local UI)

  1. From the Live View display, right-click to open the Quick Menu, then click Main Menu.
  2. Click Events, then Event Settings. Click the Smart Security Lighting tab from the side panel.

Disable Smart Security Lighting

  1. Select the camera that you would like to disable Smart Security Lighting™ for.
  2. Click to disable Smart Security Lighting™.
  3. Set the Mode to Work, Party, or Panic.
  4. Click Apply to save changes.

Note: The only way to disable Custom Mode Smart Security Lighting™, is to disable another mode, such as Work, Party, or Panic.


For detailed instructions on configuring your system, refer to your recorder's Series Manual on the product support page. Visit help.lorextechnology.com and search your recorder's model number.