Reolink RLC-511WA is a WiFi camera that supports person/vehicle detection, time-lapse, zoom, etc. functions. 

To better learn the working principle and settings of the camera, here are some instructions for your reference.

Part 1: Smart person and vehicle detection

Part 2: Two-way Audio

Part 3: Zoom

Smart person and vehicle detection

Based on traditional motion detection, smart person/vehicle detection is a more advanced technology with further optimized algorithms to reduce false alarms and filter person/vehicle events from all movements.  

For more accurate detection and fewer unwanted alarms, you can customize the detection zone, sensitivity, object size, and camera recording schedule for the person and vehicle detection on Reolink App/Client. Take the recording schedule as an example here.

Two-way Audio

Two-way audio enables you to receive and transmit audio through the camera. Reolink cameras that support two-way audio have a built-in speaker and microphone, you could talk through the camera via Reolink App/Client when you are far away from home.

You could follow the articles below to enable two-way audio for your Reolink Cameras.

  • On Reolink App

    1. Log in to your camera and enable Record Audio in the Device Settings page.
    2. Return to the camera live view interface. Tap the loudspeakerSpeaker icon to turn on the audio and tap the Talktalk_button.pngbutton to enter the two-way audio interface.  
    3. Tap the microphoneMicrophone button to talk and tap the button again to turn it off.

      To exit the two-way audio page, please tap the cross Exit Button icon.

      For more details, please refer to:

      Enable Two-Way Audio via Reolink App

      How to Adjust Volume for Two Way Audio on Reolink App

  • On Reolink Client

      1. Launch Reolink Client and log in to the camera, then go to Device Settings > Camera > Audio and Light page to turn on the Record audio switch.
      2. Enable the audio icon at the bottom of the Live View page, then left-click the Live View Page and then click on the Microphone icon. And then click to start talking, the two-way audio function is enabled and you can talk now. To turn the microphone off, please tap on the icon again.

        For more details, please refer to: Enable Two-way Audio via Reolink Client (New Client)


You can easily control the camera via Reolink App to zoom in and out so that to view more corners and expand the surveillance coverage.

You can refer to the links below to use the Zoom feature via Reolink software.

  • On Reolink App

    1. Tap the PTZ icon to unfold the PTZ menu.
    2. Control Zoom and Focus according to your needs.

      For more details, please refer to:

      Using Pan/Tilt/Zoom via Reolink App

  • On Reolink Client

      1. Launch Reolink Client and connect to your camera, then click on the screen to call the PTZ option like the picture below.

      2. Control Zoom and Focus according to your demands.

        For more details, please refer to: Use Pan/Tilt/Zoom via Reolink Client (New Client)