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Use a SmartThings Cam cloud service

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Your SmartThings Cam comes with two tiers of subscription service: the “Basic plan” and “Premium plan.” Depending on your subscription service, the SmartThings Cam will have different features. Use this guide to determine the best plan for you.

Basic plan

Here are some of the key features of the Basic plan:

  • Is included for free with the camera.

  • Provides 24 hours of cloud storage.

  • Allows you to connect up to two SmartThings Cams for recording. Additional SmartThings Cams are available for live streaming only.

  • Enables person detection.

  • Has customized motion detection zones.

  • Records clips up to 10 seconds long.

  • Can use SmartThings Home Monitor and Automations with other compatible SmartThings.

Premium plan

Check out the advantages of the Premium plan:

  • Provides 30 days of cloud storage.

  • Allows you to connect up to 8 SmartThings Cams for recording with additional SmartThings Cams limited to live streaming.

  • Enables person detection.

  • Has customized motion detection zones.

  • Records clips up to 60 seconds long.

  • Can use SmartThings Home Monitor and Automations with other compatible SmartThings.

  • Saves up to 100 clips permanently in the cloud.

Subscribe

If you want the upgraded benefits of the Premium plan, you can subscribe right from the SmartThings app.

Navigate to the SmartThings app. Tap Menu, tap the Location drop-down menu, and then select the location of the SmartThings Cam. Tap Menu, tap Devices, and then tap SmartThings Cam. Tap More Options, and then tap My info. Select the type of plan you want to subscribe to. Fill out the payment options, and then tap BUY.

SmartThings Smart Cam subscription plan settings page

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