This is an update on my prior questions to the Forum regarding V3 going offline. My posted questions were;
How to get mV3 back online if it goes Offline while I’m away from home and can’t back to unplug and plug it back in to get it to reconnect. SlabSlayer and others indicated that plugging the cam into a Smart Plug would allow me to turn the smart plug off then back on using the app to recover the camera. That works very well thank you.
After getting the above resolved I was then concerned about getting the Smart Plug back online if I were away from home and couldn’t get to it to unplug then replug it in to bring it back. What I then realized is that my router can be Rebooted remotely. That solves issue number 2.
Therefore if away from home (especially for an extended period) and my cam which is plugged into a smart plug goes offline I only need to go to the app and reset the smart plug.
If on the other hand the smart plug goes offline while I’m away I can reboot the router remotely to get it back online.
This information may not be BIG news to many of you guys on the Forum but it was and is to me.
Thanks to everyone, especially SlabSlayer for helping me get to where I am now on these issues… tlhutch4