The NVR needs to install a hard disk drive for recording. Without hard drive, the system can show live viewing, but can’t record, playback neither.
Motion detection recording means NVR will record automatically when it is triggered by movement.
1.Go to Main Menu→Record→Record select channel, tick Schedule and Detect.
Tips: This step is necessary for setting and you can't skip it. Please don't tick Manual or stop.
2. Motion detect setting
Right click mouse go to Main Menu→Alarm→Motion Detect→Advanced
Tick “Enable”, select “Sensitivity”, “Region”, “Record Channel”, “Buzzer”, “Send Email” according to your needs and click “OK” to save. It will record if the system detected the motion.