Nov 26

Note: Screen shots below are from the Android version of the D-Link mydlink app. The iOS version may vary. When asked to “tap back”, in the iOS version tap the < icon in the upper left corner.


To view videos from the mydlink cloud, follow the steps below:


Step 1: Launch the mydlink app.


Step 2: Tap the menu icon in the upper left corner. You can also tap Event & Video at the bottom.



Step 3: Tap Event & Video.



Step 4: Tap Event.



Step 5: At the top, select the day you want to view video from. The videos will be listed newest to oldest and will display if detected by motion or sound. Tap the video to watch it.



Step 6: You can perform the following on the view video screen:

  • Rotate your device to view full screen
  • Tap the Share icon to send the video via email, text, and other services installed on your device such as YouTube and Instagram
  • Tap the Favorite icon (star) in the upper right to mark the video as a favorite
  • Tap the Camera icon to save an image from the video
  • Tap the play/pause button to pause and play the video
  • Tap the down-arrow icon to save the video to your device



Step 7: Tap back to go back to the list of videos (Timeline). To delete videos, tap Edit in the upper right and then select the videos you want to remove. Tap Remove in the bottom right corner to delete.


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Nov 25

The following example is using an iPhone. The steps will be similar with Android devices. If you want to stream the live video of the camera to your TV you will need Chromecast connected to your TV.


Note: Currently only the DCS-8000LH, DCS-8010LH, DCS-8300LH, DCS-8525LH, DCS-936L, and DCS-5030L cameras are supported on Google Assistant.



Step 1: Launch the Google Assistant app.


Step 2: Tap the icon in the top right corner.



Step 3: Tap the 3 dots in the upper right corner.



Step 4: Tap Settings.



Step 5: Tap Home Control.



Step 6: Tap + in the bottom right corner to add a device.



Step 7: Find mydlink Smart in the menu and select it.



Step 8: Enter your mydlink credentials and tap Sign In.



Once done, mydlink Smart will appear in the Linked Services.


Step 9: Tap the back button.



Step 10: Tap the Devices tab and then tap on your camera.



Step 11: Tap the pencil icon to set a Nickname for the camera. Tap OK.



Step 12: Tap the back button.



Step 13: Tap Rooms.



– Tap + and select a room.



Step 14: Select the camera to add to the room and Tap Done.



You can now use voice commands to stream the live video to your TV.


Note: This requires a Chromecast connected to your TV. 


You can say: Hey Google, What”s on the “device name”

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