Prior to creating a rule ensure you have downloaded the Merkury Smart App, successfully created an account, and have your device paired and online.
Step 1 On the Home screen select the Rules button from the bottom menu.
Step 2 From the Rules screen, select the (+) icon in the top right corner.
Step 3 To use a preset rule select the card that reads “Record video and get notifications when
motion is detected” from the Choose a Rule to Add screen. If you want to create your
own rule, scroll down to Step 6.
Step 4 Read the “When” and “Then” cards on the New Rule Screen and select Save in the upper
Step 5 Now you should see the Name Your Rule screen where you can view/edit the default
name of your rule. Select the Save button in the upper right corner and now you will see
the rule has been created.
Step 6 If you would like to create a custom rule, select the Create your own rule from the
bottom of the screen.
Step 7 Select the Add a trigger card to begin creating a new rule.
Step 8 Select your smart camera device on the When screen.
Step 9 Select the (>) icon on the Detects card.
Step 10 The option for Any motion or sound will be pre-checked. You can choose specific
options if you like and then select Apply button to continue.
Step 11 Select the (>) icon on the Time card.
Step 12 The option for Anytime will be pre-checked. You can choose a specific
range of time or specific days and then select Apply button to continue.
Step 13 Select Add an Action card to complete creating a new rule.
Step 14 Select your smart camera device on the Then screen.
Step 15 You can select one or both of the Record Video and Send Notification options
and then select the Apply button.
Step 16 Verify your actions are correct and then select Done in the upper right corner on
the Then screen.
Step 17 Once you return to the New Rule screen the last thing to do is double check your
selections and then select the Save button in the top right corner.
Step 18 The default name is a description of the actions the camera will take. To personalize
the name of your rule, tap at the end of the default name field and then backspace to
remove. Type the new name and select Done in the upper right corner of the screen.
You’re all set! Your rule has now been created for your camera!