If you install a camera to monitor around your house, but you are worried that you might get in trouble with your neighbor over privacy issues. How could this risk be avoided? Drawing a privacy mask area will help.

Applies to: All Reolink cameras.

In this section, we've gathered all the instructions on how to set up privacy masks for Reolink cameras on different platforms. You can choose one according to your needs.

Note: Once set, the masked area will be shown in the live view and recordings.

1. Set up Privacy Mask via Reolink App

If you'd like to use your phone to draw privacy masks for your camera, check below:

2. Set up Privacy Mask via Reolink Client

If you prefer to launch your Reolink Client on the PC to set it up, refer below for instruction:

3. Set up Privacy Mask via Reolink NVRs

If your camera is connected to an NVR, you can refer to the guide below to set it up for your camera by operating on the NVR monitor:

Note: This operation cannot be applied to Reolink battery-powered cameras.

4. Set up Privacy Mask via a Web Browser

Drawing privacy masks for your camera on a web browser is also a viable option if you don't have any Reolink software installed. Check below:

Note: Reolink battery-powered cameras, E1, E1 Pro, Lumus, and added-on cameras couldn't be accessed via a web browser.