Burgled today and its on smart things camera

yeh thanks - already sent screen shots of the video to the police

yes can do that but these are HD cameras for which i’d like to give the police the best quality footage. they are both wearing balaclava’s but you can see their nose and eyes…

Yea, but in this instance it didnt happen. I never said it wasn’t fool proof, only a way to get the data since ST doesnt do it for IOS. This is the real issue. I believe in the three fold method, so I also record to my server in a lockbox with Blue Iris, but this topic is not about how I can protect my data.

Check the battery, HAd the same issue with several of mine. ST Low battery notifications just don’t work. Mine showed 33 or 66% and the battery was at 0.

thanks… will check it. its shocking that this isn’t reported in the APP and a huge potential security breach as I’ve seen here. we are lucky the burglar tried the doors.

I use the following and have alerts set up to inform me if any device doesn’t check in within 24 hours. It’s very helpful. I did a zigbee heal last week after installing a few keen vents and it notified me that my back door contact sensor stopped checking in.


thanks - is there an easy guide how I install that - looks well handy to let me know when stuff is down

Do the following:

  1. Go to https://graph.api.smartthings.com/
  2. Login and then click on My Locations, then click on your hub name.
  3. login again
  4. Click on My Smartapps
  5. Click on New Smartapp (Green Button)
  6. Select From Code, then copy and paste the device code from here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/krlaframboise/SmartThings/master/smartapps/krlaframboise/simple-device-viewer.src/simple-device-viewer.groovy
  7. Click Create, then Click Publish For Me
  8. On your SmartThings app on your phone, go into the automations tab
  9. Then go to SmartApps, Add a SmartApp
  10. My Apps, Simple Device Viewer and continue instructions on screen

Hey @lookalikey, Did you get your video?

nope not got my video… I’ve tried installing android emulators on my pc and mac - can’t get them to work with smartthings app… and even a friend dropped round their android phone… and when I tried - the dashboard view doesn’t work…

thank you!

@lookalikey Do I have permission to see if I can get the file from your account?


Yes please

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following with great interest!

Any luck @slagle ?

Trying. We’ve never done this before so we have to see if it is possible. In theory it should be though. Also this doesn’t really fit into our realm of normalcy so it has to go through some approvals first.

You have my approval.

I have the hd plus that’s not supported by smart-things only because after a month Samsung had still not shipped me the pro that I had ordered…any was so I may not much help.
There is no SD card? or even internal memory the video is stored on the hub it self?
I have used the bluestacks emulator for android it seems to work good.
just install the ST app on bluestacks then you could use a video capture program on you PC or use another Android app.

Good luck and I hope you get them…

thanks - downloaded bluestacks … someone mentioned you can download clips with smart things on android - but i can’t get it to download… issue with using pc video capture tool is it doesn’t get very good quality…

oh i take it back - I can download with the app on android via bluestacks… i just need to find where the files go :slight_smile: