Modes and rules let you tell your Arlo system what to do in different situations. For example, you can set your Arlo system to record a 30-second video when the motion sensor is activated on a specific camera and alert you via email.
Modes let you tell your Arlo cameras to respond differently at different times. For example, you probably don't want to receive an alert about motion in the living room while you're doing yoga in the living room. You might want to turn on a different mode when you're away on vacation than when you're just out at the store for an hour. Arlo modes give you complete control over how your cameras respond to motion or sound.
You can create your own modes, but certain modes are available automatically:
If you choose to create your own modes, you can do so by creating a rule or rules that tell your cameras what to do while that mode is active. You can also choose to edit an existing mode.
Each mode consists of one or more rules that provide detailed instructions for your Arlo system. For each mode, you can set the following options: