My original V2 , the first one I bought is not communicating with cloud services for some reason
I have 5 cams , 4 V2’s and a V1 pan , only one of the V2’s has this issue and it has been going on for 5 months now.
I have exhausted all user troubleshooting, factory reset cam, tried manually flashing different FW’s , tried removing it and adding it back to the account several times, nothing I do helps
everything is set up correctly, ,cam is enrolled in cam plus lite and has been enrolled in cam plus an dis now in cam plus , person detection is set to on ,I have tried toggling it off/on in both the IOS an android apps, but I get no person detection, no notifications or evens anymore since about January, I spent many hors troubleshooting this and nothing helps it has to be broken on the Wyze server/cloud end ,there is nothing physically wrong with the camera
the camera stopped working with Wyze person detection and with Google and Alexa the same day , I can not view the camera in either Google or Alexa anymore , all of this worked for years
and I noticed that in the app under account>smart integrations Google is no longer showing up despite unlinking and relinking the account about 50 times , but even though it doesn’t show up all my other wyze cameras and sensors and smartplugs plugs on the same account all work with both Alexa and Google , it is just this one V2 that is the problem ( also it does seem to show up on my Google Chromecast with Google TV with the mic on the remote or the linked home mini but it will not show up on the google home hub 7"
this is the camera I have for my front door, the one we use most and the most important one too
I have contacted support and sent logs but it has been 5 months now and no fix in sight
The firs agent I spoke too said they would send a replacement or credit me to buy the black version because they said they had no more white , but I never got the e-mail
then I called back(different ticket) and they told me no RMA because it was out of warranty ,
but the camera is not broken the problem is on the Wyze servers so I feel it should be covered since they broke it on their end , this has cost me hours and hours of my time and is really very frustrating hours of troubleshooting and hours on hold with support, and nobody can correct the issues in my account after 5 months time.
My account is messed up and nobody will help me,V2 lost person detection and Alexa/Google on same day 5 months ago!
My original V2 , the first one I bought is not communicating with cloud services for some reason
Hey, are you able to view the live stream in the Wyze app? Also are you able to view recorded events in the app?
How many devices do you have on your WiFi network? (You don’t need to answer me, just think, better yet, count them. All of them. Then look up the specs on your router. How many devices does it support. There’s a chance that you have exceeded the supported count, and one of the most recent bumped that V2 off.
Everyone - worth a look at your own too, just in case. Save yourself a similar situation by keeping abreast of your count and your supported device number.
Arossetti976 - If possible, try swapping the problem camera with another camera (even temporarily) that is working properly. See if the problem stays with the camera, or whether the problem stays with the location. This would really help to diagnose the actual problem.
and post your problem in fix it Friday.
Yes both ,I just get no person detection in the Wyze app or Alexa for that one camera and no voice assistant intergration with Alexa or Google
Definitley not that I have since added devices and I even added another V2 the other day that I had bought a long time ago that I never got to set up and it works fine it is just the one camera not working with person detection or either voice assistant.
Yes that is my next step.
I added another (V2) camera already and it works.
I will set up another one and replace the one that is not working
but this camera has been where it is since 2018
and working with Alexa and Google and person detection since those features were introduced , though sometimes there were outages but it always came back to working with those features
this time nothing works and I have removed and readded the device a million times and reset the camera and tried flashing different FW’s wihthe SD card
I am certain that the problem is up in the Wyze cloud, the camera seems to be somehow disassociated with something on the server end
if only there was a way to change the MAC address on the camera I bet it would solve the problem ,I think it is the MAC address of the camera that is associated or not associated with something on the server side.
If I could remove the camera and change the MAC address to a new on and re-set it up I bet it would work , since I added a new V2 and it works and my other old V2’s all work.
Not sure then, definitely seems somethings messed up in the cloud maybe, although I think when you delete it from the app it’s MAC address (or whatever they use to identify it) is removed from the database. @WyzeJimmy may be able to help you, but the only option is probably just get a replacement.
Also null is pretty much anything computer related, not limited to js
MAC address is embedded in the device itself
it’s like an electronic serial number that identifies the device
Yea, it’s built into the networking chip. Would be weird if Wyze kept it in the database even after deleting it though…
Dunno , can’t say how it is supposed to work but I have deleted and readded the camera a bunch of times but I usually re add the cam right after removing it
maybe it needs to be deleted and then stay deleted for a given length of time before it gets deleted on their end,
like remove it ,wait a a few hours? , a day, a week? and then add it back
Yes and no… Wyze uses the boot process to assign a MAC to the cameras via software. At one point there was an issue that caused that process to fail and the camera connected to the network with the “burned-in” MAC which was totally different. Not sure if it is still a problem.
Try removing it, delete the app cache, logout, login, add the camera. What firmware version is currently on the camera and what is the app version?
I tried with the RTSP that I was using then I updated manually to stock FW then I updated that a couple times , I have tried removing and readding it on all of those FW’s the results is always the same
I think it is definitely something on the cloud end because of the different error messages I got from Alexa , especially the one that was saying “I’m having trouble reaching null”
then it stopped saying that after I made no changes but it was saying that for like a month then stopped and it also was not saying that when the camera first stopped working
that and that fact that no mater what I do I can no longer see Google listed under account> smart intergrations
I used to see both Google and Alexa in there , but now no matter how many times I unlink and relinking it never shows up in there any more, not sure if anyone else has this issue or not
but despite it not showing in the Wyz app it does show up in Google home , and everything work with Google except that one camera, all other V2’s and wyze smart plugs work
everything show up including the non working camera and even weirder still
I can get my google home mini to stream that camera to my new CC , but it doesn’t work from my Google home hub and never has since the problem started.
With Alexa it will not work from my echo show 8 or from my echo dot 3rd gens paired to 4k fire TV sticks
I had this issue and it drove me crazy for about a month. Finally resolved by going into the wyze.com page and logging into my account and going to services then CamPlus. You may see your two licenses listed separately. If you purchased both licenses from wyze directly and not through the phone app, that is your problem. Licenses purchased from wyze directly are listed in one entry. Apparently an update to the service made this change without accounting for users who had multiple licenses purchased directly from wyze. This is my assumption, but I don’t know for sure what the root cause is, I just know what fixed it for me.
Go to the license that is working and click edit and add a second license. Then go to the phone app and enter the account section then click service and CamPlus. You should see your two cameras. Click on the camera that is not working and uncheck the box to remove the old license. Go back to your account on the wyze website and cancel the license that isn’t working. At this point you may have to force close the phone app and restart it. It should show only two licenses available for CamPlus, the old working one and the new one which is unassigned. Assign that new license to the camera that was not working, restart the camera and all should be good.
That is what resolved my problem. I hope it works for you.
I only have cam plus lite , well now I have a trial
still doesn’t work after adding a new cam and getting a free trail but
it still would not explain the broken voice assistant integration because you don’t need a subscription for that
, was your problem just limited to no person detection or was voice assistant integration affected too?
My problem was with AI notifications. I didn’t try using the integration features.
Just to add to the mystery, I have a single V3 with CamPlus Lite (just like my other 12 or 14 cameras, a mix of V2s and Pans) and it isn’t doing any person detection. It’s running the RTSP firmware 126.96.36.199. It has been working fine and suddenly stopped doing Person tagging or notification. I turned off all detection and let it sit for a day or so then turned it back on. Worked correctly for a day or so but now has stopped Person detection again.
Something flaky on the Wyze servers.
I’m having this same problem, just started couple days ago on 8 out of my 24 cameras. “Hm, I’m having trouble reach null…” or An error has occurred. Please tr…" with a red dot shows on 2 of the cameras when manually selecting smart home, & looking at the cameras… while going thru the step on my alexa to type in here, I just noticed a couple of my non-wyze devices thermostat & a plug, are now displaying “An error has occurred” next to the thermostat, & “device in unresponsive” next to the plug…however the plug turned off & back on when I told Alexa to do so.
I have Pan 1 & 2, Cam 2 & 3. 4 different networks…I’m a computer tech.
I removed a camera yesterday, & won’t do that again as I am unable to get it back even with having Alexa scan for new devices. ALL Cameras show up fine on my google show! So I believe the problem is with Alexa.
I’ll continue to troubleshoot & see if I can figure it out. I’m thinking the camera is not connecting to the cloud server.