Enhancing Home Safety with eWeLink App V5.1’s Camera Live View

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The latest update of the eWeLink app, version 5.1, takes smart home security and convenience to new heights by introducing a camera live view section, along with room names displayed on device settings and “Device Control 2×2” Android widgets.
eWeLink App V5.1

Updated Insight: Add Camera Live View

The eWeLink app’s most recent update elevates home security with the introduction of the camera live view within the Insight tab. This camera  live view  keeps users constantly informed about their home environment, providing an unmatched sense of home safety and security.

The eWeLink app conveniently presents live feeds from up to 3 security cameras all in one position, eliminating the need to locate them on the home page. Switching between live streams is seamless, making it easier than ever to keep an eye on various areas of your home. Whether you’re checking on your sleeping baby, ensuring your pets are comfortable, or verifying the security of your front door, this section offers a wide range of practical applications.

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Practical Uses of Camera Live View:

Home Security: Camera live view is useful for safeguarding your home. Set up cameras at entry points, such as the front door, back door, and garage, to monitor any suspicious activity or unexpected visitors.

Baby Monitoring: For parents, camera live view is helpful. You can now keep a close eye on your baby in real-time, ensuring their safety even when you’re not in the same room.

Elderly Monitoring: Caring for elderly family members becomes more manageable as you can remotely track their activities and promptly respond to emergencies like falls or fainting episodes.

Pet Room Monitoring: Pet owners can rest easy knowing that their furry friends are safe and sound. Keep an eye on your pets while you’re at work or traveling easily.

Kitchen Monitoring: Check your kitchen quickly with camera live view when you’re not around and ensure the stove is off or monitor cooking progress.

Pool/Patio Monitoring: Backyards with swimming pools and outdoor lounge areas require vigilant monitoring, especially for households with children or pets. Ensure the safety of your backyard and pool areas by easily checking in on them via live streams.

Display Room Name on Device Settings

eWeLink App V5.1 now conveniently displays the room name of each connected device on the Device Settings page. This simplifies device management, allowing you to identify each device’s location within your home quickly.
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Enhanced Android Widgets: Introducing ”Device Control 2x2“ Widget

Your choice of widget size will depend on your preferences and available screen space. Prior to eWeLink App V5.1, the Android widgets were available in these sizing options:

● “Device Control 1×1” for displaying a single device.

● “Device Control 4×2” for displaying multiple devices.

● “Manual Scene 2×2” for displaying manual scenes.

With the latest update, eWeLink App V5.1 introduces the “Device Control 2×2” size option. This allows users to view devices or perform simple on/off actions conveniently via home screen widgets on their home screen.

What’s more, eWeLink App V5.2 will enhance the functionality of the Android widgets, such as improving the “Device Control 2×2” option to display temperature and humidity information. Stay tuned for more updates.

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In Conclusion

As smart home technology evolves, eWeLink smart home‘s camera live view section emerges as a valuable addition, enhancing safety, convenience, and peace of mind. Whether you’re parents, pet owners, or anyone who values the security of your home, eWeLink App V5.1 offers a comprehensive smart home solution. eWeLink App version 5.1 has been submitted to the Google Play Store and it will be accessible gradually. iOS users can expect the rollout at the end of November.


Q: What Exactly is a Live Streaming Video?

A: When a video stream is delivered over the Internet in real-time without being recorded and saved beforehand, it’s known as live streaming.

Q: My supported device is online, but why is its consumption not being recorded?

A: For Android

1. Long Press and Access Widgets

2. Choose a Widget Type 

3. Select Devices or Scenes

4. Confirm and Display

For iOS

1. Access Widgets in the eWeLink App

2. Add Your Devices

3. Navigate to Today View

4. Add “eWeLink-Device Shortcuts”

Please click here for a detailed tutorial.

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