If there is an area where you don't want the camera to detect, here is an article to guide you to set a motion detection area for Reolink cameras via Reolink Client.

Applies to: All Reolink cameras/NVRs(except for battery-powered cameras without smart detection, such as Argus 2/Pro, Argus 2E/Eco, Reolink Go/Go PT)

Here is a video for your reference:

Step 1. Launch Reolink Client and log in to the camera, then click Camera Settings > Alarm Settings > Detection Zone.

Step 2. Click Set Up under Detection Zone to enter the motion detection zone page.

Note: For battery-powered cameras with smart detection, the setup of the detection zone is slightly different. You can refer to How to Set up Detection Zone for Battery-powered Cameras via Reoink Client.


Step 3. Choose pen.png to create a zone over the area that you don't want to receive alerts about. Please don't forget to click the Save button to save your settings.


  1. Motions in the area covered with gray grids will not be detected.
  2. For Duo PoE and Duo WiFi, you need to select a specific lens under Detection Zone and click Set Up to enter the motion detection zone page.

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