This article explains how to setup built-in motion detection in HIKVISION cameras.

  1. Log into the camera administration panel
  2. Click to Configuration 
  3. Navigate to Network / Advanced settings / Email
  4. Fill in required boxes - Sender's address, SMTP Server, SMTP Port and receiver's email address according to this article.  Check screenshot below.
  5. Click to Test button to verify the settings
  6. Click to Save button
  7. Navigate to Event / Basic Event
  8. Check Enable Motion Detection box
  9. Click to Linkage Method and check Send Email box
  10. Click to Area Settings  and alternatively select the area that is motion detection active
  11. Click to Save button

Now you should see events in your mobile app. Be sure you have activated Cloud Recording App.

Please note that different Hikvision model might have slightly different user interface.

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