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When using Smart Home Security, what do entry and exit delay mean?

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Entry delay is the grace period after you've come home to switch system mode before Smart Home Security starts to sound an alarm. Typically, most people switch system mode to HOME when they arrive. If you're arriving late at night, you may want to consider switching to NIGHT mode directly so that your protection is assured while you're still free to move about inside your home.


Exit delay is the grace period for you to leave home after you've switched system mode to AWAY. Since Motion Sensors and Indoor MotionViewers remain active and monitor for activity inside your home in AWAY mode, you'll want to leave before Exit delay expires so that Smart Home Security does not sound an alarm.

During Entry and Exit delay, your Camera Base Station will flash green initially, followed by yellow and at a faster pace close to expiration, so that you can gauge how quickly you need to switch system mode or leave your home.

You can customize the duration of Entry and Exit delay using our app on your phone and choose between 15, 30, 45, and 60 seconds.

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