Amcrest Smart Home Cloud Plans Explained

Amcrest Smart Home Cloud Plans Explained

Amcrest offers a wide range of options for cloud users who wish to have secure cloud based options for their recordings. These include our free 1 year cloud plan which offers 3 days of motion detection storage with a 12 second record time and 7 minute cool down to a 30 day motion detection storage plan that offers unlimited recorded as well as no cool down. 

All cloud plans are available for purchase in the Amcrest Smart Home app once an account and device has been properly setup. An Amcrest Smart Home cloud subscription will be active for exactly 30 days starting from the minute you subscribed. To keep a cloud subscription active it is recommended to select "Auto Renewal" when checking out. For more information on the Amcrest Smart Home cloud plans and how to activate one please click here

What is Cloud Storage Time? 

Every Amcrest Smart Home cloud subscription is based on a 30 day cycle. Different plan times (7 day, 14 days, etc.) represent how long new recordings are stored and accessed from the cloud. For example, if you select a 7 day storage plan, you will only have access to the last 7 days of recordings. Any recordings from 8 days ago will have been automatically over-written and therefore in accessible. 

How Does the 1 Year Free Cloud Plan Works

Amcrest Smart Home offers a 1 year free trial plan which allows you to try the Amcrest Smart Home cloud free for 1 year. The free trial plan offers, 3 days of motion detection storage with 12 seconds of record time per event as well as a 7 minute cool down in between events. A credit card is still required for the free trial plan as after 1 year the plan will expire which will default your account to a paid, 3 day motion detection storage plan. The 3 day motion recording plan cost is $1.99 per month and offers the same 12 second record time and 7 second cool down.

Other Amcrest Smart Home Cloud Storage Options

On top of the 1 year free trial plan, Amcrest Smart Home also offers several paid storage options as well. 

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3 Days Motion Detection Storage - This is the default plan that is placed on your account if you have signed up for a free 1 year cloud storage plan and it has expired. It is $1.99/month and offers 3 days of cloud storage with a 12 second record time and 7 minute cool down in between recordings. 

7 Days Motion Detection Storage - This is a cloud storage plan that will store motion recordings for 7 days. It is $4.99/month and offers no recording limits or cool down periods. 

14 Days Motion Detection Storage - This is a cloud storage plan that will store motion recordings for 14 days. It is $7.99/month and offers no recording limits or cool down periods. 

30 Days Motion Detection Storage - This is a cloud storage plan that will store motion recordings for 30 days. It is $12.99/month and offers no recording limits or cool down periods. 

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