There are many possibilities; but the most common cause is the 5-minute cooldown feature. Once a type of event occurs (say, motion event) then in the next 5 minutes, similar events get ignored. Do a search here for “cooldown” for more explanation. This is a way to save on online storage.
However, “local event” recording (Wyze calls it “View Playback”) does not have this limitation. If you invest in a suitable SD card, you won’t miss this type of “events”.
Sorry if I didnt make my question clear: motion event recording seems to only work when the movement is very blatant, large, and strong.
Not related to cooldown. Not related to local recording. I do have sd cards and I can review them as needed, But I’d like motion to show up as events. Used to work fine before person-detection came along
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