Simultaneous Streaming (Multi-camera viewing)

just updated my Wyze app with the Camera Group feature. However, when I created a Camera Group, it unfortunately removed and replaces the current individual camera shortcuts that, were on the home screen. This let me choose an individual camera that I was interested in looking at. I want the ability to choose individual cameras or a group. How can I “add” another shortcut to the home screen to include the Camera Group for those times when I want to stream them all at the same time but still have the ability to pick individual cameras? If there isn’t away at this time then please update the Wyze App to allow having both the Individual views as well as Group view, not one or the other.

Cameras placed in groups are still accessible individually, just the method getting to them is different now. Please see the “Grouping” section on this support page.

https://support.wyzecam.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022543292-Wyze-Cam-User-s-Guide

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DreadPirateRush

Thanks for the reply, but this is not convenient at all.

Instead of having to open the group view first, THEN scroll to the camera you want to see individually, THEN tapping on the camera view you want, THEN tapping on the little arrow within a box just to get to the individual camera view makes no sense at all. The home screen view should be… ALL of the individual cameras WITH an additional shortcut for group view.

That way I can pick what I want quickly and efficiently.

Please tell the developers that there is no reason to have one view or the other.

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@gx1844 I agree that there should be individual cameras on the home screen with shortcut to groups… Does this have to be added to the wishlist?

Although it is far more important to put resources into updating the incredible number of false notifications we are getting by implementing some sort of delay in pixel changes to account for bugs, rain to shadows as well as improving the time between motion detection to an actual notification to our smartphones is first and foremost, it would be nice to have all the camera’s individual shortcut as well as a group shortcut on the home screen.

I’ve added this to the #wishlist here:

Be sure to click the VOTE button at the top.

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Is there a way to call this group name from an alexa device so I can see the camera group?

No, but a search of #wishlist and #roadmap yielded this:

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Thanks, what about, having the same camera in multiple groups?

@majoroti Add same device to multiple groups (cameras)

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All my three cameras are now working perfectly with TinyCam android and access via web server. One thing to note is that the Web server feature only available on the PRO version (not on the FREE version)

Thanks for the wonderful instructions.

Can i use the beta version for viewing multiple cameras on my samsung tablet or is the beta version only available on certain platforms?

There is no need for beta To get this function .
The Wyze Public app Android V2.2.38 Is already capable Of viewing multiple cameras, You just need to set up groups for your cameras.
As long as you have Android version 5 Or higher on your tablet the beta or public app will work
https://support.wyzecam.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022543292-Wyze-Cam-User-s-Guide

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Thanks @HDRock

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Feet, cameras are outside. Though it seems after switching everything over to the comcast router and tweaking a few settings everything is working fine now. I can stream my 3 cams on my phone without issue most of the time. 1 cam will occasionally drop out but it reconnects fast.

I do see my multiple cameras now (says updated to the latest version on my samsung tablet) but its not showing live view when I am viewing the multiple cameras. I have to click on 1 individual camera to be able to watch the live feed from each camera.

Could you clarify pls, does the beta version of wyze that others referenced above allow viewing live stream from multiple cameras simultaneously or is tinycam the only option to be able to facilitate that?

Is it normal to experience a 20 second delay between something appearing in the field of the camera and me seeing it on the app? Ie. A car pulled up on to our driveway and i timed and noticed a 20 second delay between when the car actually pulled into the drive way and when i saw the car appear on the stream i was watching from wyze app on my tablet. Is that amount of delay unusual?

Do you have Hardware Decoder (Account–>App settings–>Camera) turned on?
https://support.wyzecam.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022543292&?section=hardware-decoder

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I look at Live views With multiple Cameras everyday , one group has 4 cameras in it .
I’m using the public on 2 devices
I can even view 3 cameras that are shared with me All at once In multiview .
Could be you have a Wi-Fi problem

I get a lot of lag on my older Samsung tablet , it’s kinda pokey About everything , But I can still view A group of cameras on it.
I never timed it but It’s probably about 20 seconds
I don’t get lag on my Samsung s9 +