How to Post Videos to the Forum

an alternate title:

Posting Videos from the Wyze App to the Forum

(including Captured on Wyze!)

 
A new user generally:

Creates a Wyze Account
Installs the Camera via the Wyze app
Accepts the 14-day Cam Plus trial (for longer clips)
Adjusts the settings to record Events
Accesses them via the Events tab

From the Events tab:

Select and PLAY an Event
Select either image or image from the displayed Event video

image You can’t post directly from the Wyze app to the Forum

Easiest
If you’re ok with Sharing all your stuff to Youtube (privacy, etc) file size won’t matter. Once shared, copy the link and paste it into your Topic on the Wyze Forum.

A little harder
Download the Event to the System Gallery of your device

From there you can determine the size of the file

  • Videos up to 5.86 MB can be uploaded to the forum
    Sign-in to the Forum, Create a New Topic, choose a Category, upload your video into the Topic

  • Videos of ANY SIZE can be shared to Youtube from here as well (see ‘Easiest’ above)
    A Youtube link will appear ‘inline’ as a video on the Forum - and on most other platforms!


 
Some things to know:

-You cannot post directly from the Wyze app to the Forum
-You can only post a single Event at a time
-You must select and PLAY an Event to access the needed controls
-The size of the Event determines how you can post it
-You can drag-and-drop a file directly into a post
-A new user of the Forum may need to have a moderator upgrade their initial trust level to upload
-A Youtube link will appear ‘inline’ as a video on the Forum - and on most other platforms!
-Some say Google is evil.

You cannot determine the size of an Event until you save it to the System Gallery (nowhere within the app, including the Events tab and the Album, is the file size of an Event or other saved clip discoverable.)

Videos up to 5.86 MB can be uploaded to the forum
Videos of ANY SIZE can be shared to Youtube and its link manually posted to the forum.

In Progress…

Comments, corrections, welcome…

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A depiction:

 

 

And here’s what I was able to find in Wyze Help:

 

 

I’m an atypical user so it was useful for me to walk through this.
Thanks @secondary_2g @SlabSlayer !

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Footage Recorded Locally to the SD Card
How to retrieve and post

A good demo:
 

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Bug Note/Workaround:

Footage Recorded Manually in the App
Not cloud Event files

Or…

Details: