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Smart Alarm Wireless Indoor Security Camera Installation Guide


The SimpliSafe Smart Alarm Wireless Indoor Security Camera is a battery-operated security camera that’s designed for indoor use. It records at 1536p and has a wide field of view at 125 degrees. The battery in the Smart Alarm Indoor Camera can also last up to 3 months on a single charge.

Before Getting Started:

You’ll want to unbox your Smart Alarm Indoor Camera and plug it into power to charge it prior to installation. You also have the option to install the camera while it is plugged into an outlet; however, we recommend you fully charge the camera before placing it in its final location.

You will need the following tools before installing your Smart Alarm Indoor Camera:

  • USB Power Adapter (5V, 7.5W minimum)

  • Phillips head screwdriver

You'll also need to make sure that your Base Station and Keypad are running the latest software versions. You can check for any updates by using the Keypad and looking for a gear icon, or by going to Menu > Enter Master PIN > System Settings > Check For Updates

Watch the video below for a hands-on experience from our team of experts for the installation process

To install the Smart Alarm Indoor Camera, follow the steps outlined in the guided flow below:


Pinpoint and fix network connectivity issues to improve your SimpliSafe® experience with the RouteThis Helps app.

Download the RouteThis Helps app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.


1. Download the RouteThis Helps app

2. Open the app and enter the code SAFE

3. Stand next to your SimpliSafe® device and run a network scan

4. Follow the instructions in the app to improve your network and get connected to your SimpliSafe® devices

How to Check Your Smart Alarm Indoor Camera’s Connection Strength

If your Smart Alarm Indoor Camera is not connecting after you install it, you should check its connection strength by using the Connection Check tool within the SimpliSafe® mobile app by taking the following steps:

  1. Tap the “Cameras” icon at the bottom of the SimpliSafe® mobile app

  2. Choose the gear icon in the upper right corner

  3. Select your camera

  4. Under “Connection” select “Connection Check”

  5. Tap “Start Connection Check” to find your camera’s connection strength

Using your results, you can improve your Smart Alarm Indoor Camera’s connection with the tips below.

Camera Requirements: 

  • Upload speed needs to be above 2Mbps for 1536p video

    • If your upload speed is below 2Mbps, you may need to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to upgrade your internet package.