Rule Time is later and later... Anybody else?

My on/off time is getting later and later each day by a little. v2 cams supposed to come on at 10:00 pm and go off at 6:00 am, now it’s 10:30 and 6:30, like they are not synced. I have synced them several times but doesn’t make any difference.
Anyone have a fix?

Assuming you are on the Old Rules Engine using the V1 Sensors, I have found that there is some issue with scheduling things at 10pm or on the hour. I have a post which outlines my whole test and found that if you simply move the Start time back by about 5 minutes (but 1 or so should work) makes a big difference. you can do the same with the end time and see if it works.

Ultimately, what I did was create one rule to activate somethign say at 9:55pm. Then another Rule to turn it off say at 6:01am.

But rest assured that this issue is fixed with the new Rules Engine which is in testing currently. I am a beta tester and have been testing this and have found it to be resolved.


I too have noticed this. I turn off notifications at 10:00 PM and back on at 7:30 AM. They are late by almost 30 minutes now. So I
compensated by sliding them to 9:45 PM and 7:15 AM and then they no longer had the delay (were at the scheduled times). Moved back to original times and 30 minutes delayed again.

I followed spamoni4’s lead and changed mine to a few minutes before 10 and a couple minutes after 6 and that worked for me. Maybe that will do until they update the firmware on the v2’s.
Thanks for the help.

Edit: BTW, I emailed support about this, and never heard back. They must be busy with other customers.

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Glad it worked out for you.

Make sure you don’t get rid of your V1 Sensors as they will pair with the V2 Hub as well. In addition, this is a Rules Engine issue, I believe. When the time comes, everyone will be moved to the new servers and on the new Rules. At this time, the Rules will work, at least they have for me.

I noticed this problem beginning about 2 weeks ago. My Rule to turn a camera ON at 2300 has been 10 to 20 minutes late. And, the Rule to turn a camera OFF at 0601 is also about 10 to 20 minutes late.