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Friday, July 12th, 2019 7:59 PM


Reorder/rearrange cameras in app and browser

Is there a way in the iPhone app and/or PC browser to reorder or rearrange the cameras other than uninstalling and reinstalling in a different order? If not, please add this ability.



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4 years ago

@ leenmel5496, unfortunately, at this time, there is no practical way of doing this other than what you already described.  It has been requested before, years ago and maybe someday SS will get around to it.  There are many other things I would like SS to do first, however, like 2FA and the CRC implementation.

@captain11​ Did they maybe someday get around to it?  ...I cannot figure it out, if they did, and am keen to do so.

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@michaeljamesmichaelmurphy​ currently this feature request is Submitted, but we can't yet confirm that it's being worked on.

For all ideas in the Product Requests and Suggestions section, you'll see the current status on the top right of the post.

225 Messages

4 years ago

Me too.                             
The cameras show up in the app in the order they are installed, and there is no way to rearrange them.  That is a big miss.  I'm going to have to uninstall and reinstall the camera I want on top.  Pain in the butt.  And like 2FA, CRC, and so many other useful requested features, manual rearrangement will never be implemented.

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4 years ago

Agree.  This would be nice for the new door locks as well as the cameras.

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3 years ago

The cameras arrange in alphabetical order. I just titled mine using a number first (1,2,3, etc) then the camera name and the app arranged them in the order of the numbers. Much easier than re-installing.

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I tried adding number in front and it didn't change anything except having a number in front. Is there anything else you did?

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In the app, it's indoor cameras first in alphabetical order, then outdoor cameras.

On the desktop, it's still in the order you added them.

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3 years ago

It would be nice to be able to shuffle or organize the cameras once they are installed. For convenience, we just had a baby and using this like a monitor. It's listed below all my others. It would just be nice to be able to move it to the top.


Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Rearrange Cameras in-app

2 months ago

I reposted this question @ https://support.simplisafe.com/conversations/cameras/how-does-one-reorder-camera-views-in-iphone-app/641e33d56256c01104962a12

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