Setup to Email Pictures From Sentinel Software

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Question

How do I setup my software to email me pictures?

Answer

Follow these steps to setup Sentinel software to email snapshots when motion is detected:

  • Click on the Options tab on the right-hand side. Once Options is open, select the Motion tab on the left-hand side, and you should see the screen below:


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  • Add the desired motion sensor; select its House/Unit code from the drop-down menu, and then select the camera you would like to associate with that motion sensor.
  • Click the Configure button to bring up the motion sensor configuration window as shown below:


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  • Set the desired frequency and duration for the action.
  • Click OK; then click on the Email tab and you will see the screen below:


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  • Enter the appropriate email address information, and add it to the address book; then select OK.


Repeat these steps for each additional camera you setup.

Please note that Sentinel uses SMTP to send email.

You may need to edit security settings on your PC and/or network to allow Sentinel emails to go out.