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How to Rename a SimpliSafe® Camera

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There may be a point where you need to rename a camera for your SimpliSafe® System. Renaming a camera can be done easily through the SimpliSafe® Mobile App, but you can also rename a camera using your Web App. The following article will walk you through these steps for each platform so you can pick whichever one is easiest for you.

SimpliSafe® Mobile App:

  1. Open the SimpliSafe® Mobile App on your phone or tablet

  2. Navigate to the Cameras tab

  3. Click on the Gear Icon in the upper right corner for Camera Settings

  4. Tap on the Camera you wish to edit

  5. Press the pencil icon next to your Camera to enter the editor

  6. Choose from the list of preset names or select Custom Name to type in your own name

    1. Depending on your device, you may also need to tap SAVE before exiting to save your selections

Web App:

  1. Log in to the Web App using the browser of your choice on a computer

    1. Select your property from the list on the Account Overview page, if applicable

  2. Choose Devices from the left-hand navigation menu

  3. Click on the Camera you wish to edit

  4. A pop-up will appear to the right of your browser

  5. Select the pencil icon next to your Camera’s name

  6. Enter the new name you wish to use in the field

  7. Select the check mark when done

  8. Be sure to click on Save Changes from the bottom of the pop-up before exiting to save your selection