The recorder should install an internal hard disk drive. Without the hard drive, the system can only show live viewing, but can’t record or playback.
At first, Please go to "main menu"-"advanced"-"storage" to check if hard drive status shows normal.
Motion detection recording means DVR will record automatically when the recorder detected movement.
Please refer to these steps below.
1. Please go to Record Conf, select Channel, check Schedule and Detect.
2. Please go to Motion Detect setting, Check 'Enable' Select 'Sensitivity','Region', 'Record Channel', 'Buzzer', 'Send Email' according to your needs and click “OK” to save.
NOTICE: Channel 1 is the default , Please do not forget another channel you want.
Click 'Set' to set region, default is all chosen. The red color representative be chosen. You can change the region by right click your mouse, drag the mouse and draw the area.
Right click to save and quit, and after you set up, it will record if the system detects the motion signal.
3. Please go to play back to check if it takes motion detection recording.