Amcrest Camera: How to manually record to a SD card

This article shows how to configure an Amcrest camera to record to an SD card manually. The process is straightforward and takes less than 5 minutes.

Make sure you use a micro SD card that is compatible with your camera.

Configure the SD card manual recording

Here are the steps to configure the Amcrest SD card manual recording.

  • Use a web browser to login to the camera;
  • Go to "Settings >> storage >> record control";
  • Change the recording from Auto to Manual;
  • Click the "Save" button.

And it's done.

Now you can use the Amcrest App to record your videos manually.

The pictures below show the configuration details.

Open the Storage > Record Control menu and enable the manual recording.

Amcrest Manual Recording Configuration

Use the Amcrest App and click the recording button.

Amcrest camera manual recording

As you can see, there is an indication about the manual recording.

You can check the manual recording via App or web browser.

Amcrest Manual Recording

Open the "Playback" menu and choose "Manual" as the record type.

On the right side of the screen, you can see the available recorded footage.

And that's it. Enjoy your camera recording.

==> I also recommend recordingthe video from your camera to the cloud. Read the article Videoloft Cloud Video Surveillance Review to learn more.