*Check Original Page: How to setup motion detection recording for POE camera system?

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 Record: record only when the moving object is detected.
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 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.