Video Retention & Playback

Learn about how Verkada retains recorded security video footage and archived clips

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Share History on iOS mobile app using Archives

This articles explains how to link share history on iOS mobile app using archives
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Scrub History in iOS Mobile App

This article explains how to scrub history in the iOS mobile app
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Buffering Live and Historical Footage

This article can be used to troubleshoot buffering on your cameras.
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Using Timelapse

Instructions on using Timelapse
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Offline Mode (Chrome and Firefox)

Describes using Offline Mode in Chrome and Firefox
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How long can video can be retained?

Verkada's standard option is a 30-day camera; models that store 60, 90 or 120 days of video are also available
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Is my video footage stored in the cloud?

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What if I need longer than 30 days of retained video?

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Bandwidth consumption & uplink requirements

Since Verkada cameras record video locally, they don't consume as much bandwidth as typical IP camera systems — read here for details
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What happens when storage runs out?

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What bitrates are supported?

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Using digital zoom

Here's how to zoom on live and recorded video in your Command account
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Enable Cloud Backup

Instructions on how to enable cloud backup
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