This article presents you with all the ways to make your camera record videos. 

Applies to: All Reolink cameras

  1. Record to a Micro SD card:
    Most of the Reolink IP cameras come with an SD card slot. You can insert a Micro SD card to save recordings.
    Reolink IP cameras with previous hardware version IPC_3816M do not have a Micro SD card slot and do not support records to a Micro SD card.
  2. Record to a PoE NVR:
    All Reolink PoE cameras and WiFi cameras can work with Reolink PoE NVR.
    To add cameras to the PoE NVR, refer to How to Add Reolink IP Cameras to Reolink PoE NVR (New UI)
    And to set up recording to the NVR, go and visit: How to Configure Record Setting via Reolink PoE NVR (New UI)
  3. Record to Cloud Storage:
    Among Reolink IP cameras, Reolink Lumus, E1, E1 Pro, E1 Zoom, E1 Outdoor, and Video Doorbell WiFi can support Cloud storage. 
    Note: The models supported by Reolink Cloud in some countries may be different. Please take the information on cloud subscription page for reference.

    To set up Cloud recording for the camera, refer to How to Upload Recordings to Reolink Cloud Server
  4. Record to a Computer:
    All Reolink IP cameras can record locally to the computer, see: How to Set Local Record Schedule via Reolink Client (New Client)
  5. Record to an FTP server (except E1, E1 pro, Reolink Lumus and battery-powered cameras):
    Most of the Reolink IP cameras can support FTP upload.

    First of all, you need to Build FTP Sever on Your PC (Cerberus FTP Server).
    Then you can follow this article to set up FTP upload for your camera: How to Set up FTP via Reolink Client (New Client)
  6. Record to a Phone:
    Please kindly note that only videos that are recorded manually can be saved to your phone, refer to How to Manually Record to Phone via Reolink App
  7. Reolink Drive:

For Reolink Go with nano sim card slot, Go PT, Go Plus, Go PT Plus, the recordings can also be saved to Reolink drive: 

How To Bind Reolink Go PT to Reolink Drive