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D-Link DCS IP 936L

Set up Camera ID

STEP 1: Login your D-link camera setting at https://www.mydlink.com/entrance and sign in.

STEP 2: Click “Settings” and scroll down to “Advanced settings” option

STEP 3: Click on the ‘Open the Advanced Settings’ button.

Tips: Please note that D-Link works better with Internet Explorer or Apple Safari in case of any issues. Minimize browser screens to find the login and password option as it usually pops up behind the screen of Internet Explorer or Apple Safari.

STEP 4: Name your camera device for recognition by Sentry

Under ‘MAINTENANCE’ tab,

Click ‘Admin’ in the left menu,

      In ‘DEVICE SETTING’ section,

  • IP Camera Name : <Insert your Camera ID sent from Sentry AI>
  • Check ‘Enable OSD’ and Label : <Insert camera name as you like e.g Backdoor>

Set up connection between D-link & Sentry AI

STEP 5: Configure when to send your camera-generated images for Sentry processing

Under ‘SETUP’ tab,

Click ‘Snapshot’ in the left menu,

      In ‘SNAPSHOT’ section,

  • Check ‘Snapshot’ and select ‘Trigger by Motion’
  • Click ‘Save Setting’

STEP 6: Configure what to send to Sentry AI

Under ‘SETUP’ tab,

Click ‘Event Setup’ in the left menu,

      In ‘MEDIA’ section,

  • Add and choose ‘Snapshot’ type <Your media profile>
  • Type in the target area as below 
Recipient email address:image@smarthomesentry.biz
SMTP Mail Serversmtp.gmail.com
User Name:<Your email address (the same one you used to sign up)>
Password:<Password for the above email address (user name)>
 Sender email address:cameras@smarthomesentry.com
Send next E-mail after 30        Seconds
  • Click ‘Test’ and wait until ‘Send a text mail successfully’ is shown as below
  • Click ‘Save Setting’

Set up Motion Triggers


STEP 8: Motion Detection Setup 

Under ‘SETUP’ tab,

Click ‘Motion Detection’ in the left menu,

      In ‘Live Video’ section,

  • Check ‘Enable Video Motion’ and set ‘Sensitivity’ to any number greater or equal to 85.
  • Draw the gridded motion area to full screen as below
  • Click ‘Save Setting’

Enable Gmail processing

If you use Gmail to send and receive Sentry AI Alerts. You need to allow less secure apps as following instruction:

  1. Go to https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps
  2. Click the button “Allow less secure apps” and make it “ON”
  3. If the link doesn’t go to below page, try to sign in google account first and then go to https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

4. Go back by clicking on the back arrow located at the upper left corner.

5. Click on the Sign-in and Security button from the left-hand side column and make the 2-step verification to be off.


Check the connection

Once you have completed these steps, you should start receiving notifications from Sentry AI. Try moving in front of the camera to test the setup. If you are not receiving Email/Whatsapp alerts, please contact Sentry Support.

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