How to Activate a Free Trial Amcrest Smart Home Cloud Plan

Amcrest Smart Home cloud is an optional premium cloud storage option provided exclusively for Amcrest Smart Home products. Amcrest offers several cloud plan options including a free trial which will give you 1 year of 3 day motion detection storage absolutely free per activated device. 

Please note, after the 1 year trial has ended you will be automatically switched over to the $1.99/month 3 day motion detection storage subscription per device. 

Amcrest Smart Home products are not compatible with traditional Amcrest Cloud accounts and will require activation only through the Amcrest Smart Home app. For more information on how to activate an Amcrest Smart Home Cloud account, please refer to the information provided below. 

Step 1: Log into your Amcrest Smart Home app and select the device you wish to activate. 

Step 2: On the live view screen tap on Cloud Recordings


Step 3: Tap on Activate Cloud Storage


Step 4: Tap on the 3 Days Motion Detection Storage, Free 1 Year Trial option. 


A prompt indicating the agreement will be displayed. Tap on the I agree option to continue. After you have agreed to the agreement, tap Buy. Tap OK to continue. 

Step 5: Enter your billing information into the billing form. All plans will require a credit card to process the request. Tap Pay

After you have purchased your Amcrest Smart Home cloud plan you will be able to store and view your recordings all from the Cloud Recordings menu. Additionally, you can change your plan, update your payment method, as well as cancel a subscription right from the app. 


Note: Any plan changes made to your account will only take place at the end of your current billing cycle. 

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