Does WYZE record all the time?

Before purchasing my first Wyze camera, I was looking for an answer to the question, "Does Wyze record all the time?".

Insert the micro SD Card into the Wyze Cam

If I had such a question before getting my Wyze cam, I'm sure other people are looking for that answer as well, so I decided to write this article.

Here's the quick answer.

Yes, Wyze camera can record all the time as long as the continuous recording option is enabled and there's enough storage to keep the video clips.

The simple way to keep the Wyze Cam recording 24/7 is by using a micro SD card. Just insert it into the camera, and you will have the storage you need for local recording.

How to enable continuous recording on a Wyze Cam

Make sure you are using the best SD card for your camera before enabling the continuous recording mode. 

Open the Wyze Cam App on your smartphone and click on the "Gear" icon.

Wyze Cam Settings button

In the next screen click on Advanced settings to load the following screen.

Click the toggle button to enable the SD card recording and select the  the "Continuous" button as shown in the picture below.

Wyze Cam Continuous recording button

Now your Wyze camera is ready to record 24/7 no matter if there's motion or not.

That's is pretty simple, right?

How long does the Wyze Cam record on the SD card?

The recoding time varies according to the SD card size and video quality.

The table below shows a quick estimation for your reference.

Card size

SD video

HD video

8 GB

2 to 3 Days

0.5 to 1 Day

16 GB

4 to 5 Days

1 to 2 Days

32 GB

7 to 8 Days

2 to 3 Days

I recommend you to purchase a card with at 32 GB of storage.

You can record in the cloud as well for extra data protection.

>> To learn more, read the article:  How long does the Wyze Cam record.

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