This section offers you guides on how to set up motion detection recording saved to the microSD card installed in your camera. Please read patiently and you will find what you need.

Applies to: All Reolink cameras with a microSD card slot.

Note: Please check the status of the microSD card and make sure the card is working before setting the motion detection recordings to the microSD card.

You may follow the steps below to set motion detection recordings to a microSD card.

For PoE and WiFi Cameras:

Step 1. Configure the motion-detecting area and sensitivity correctly.

Step 2. Configure the recording schedule.

For Battery-powered Cameras:

Method 1: The steps below are applied to battery-powered cameras that do not support smart detection, such as Argus 2, Argus Pro, Reolink Go, and Go PT.

Step 1. Enable the PIR sensor.

Step 2. Configure alarm settings such as the PIR schedule and sensitivity.

The camera will start recording according to the PIR schedule you've set.

Method 2: For battery-powered cameras with smart detection, such as Argus 3 Pro, Argus 3 2K, KEEN Ranger PT, etc. you may refer to the link below to learn how to set up motion recording to SD card: How to Set up Record Schedule for Battery-powered Cameras.