How To Connect Motorola Baby Monitor To Phone (DIY Steps w/ Videos)

Do you have a Motorola Baby Monitor at home?

Are you trying to connect it to your phone?

Do you want some easy to follow and simple instructions that can help you connect the baby monitor to your Apple or Android phone?

If you are looking for some information that can guide you in connecting the baby monitor to your phone, this article can help you with the exact information. We are talking about why connecting the Motorola baby monitor to your phone can be helpful and are also sharing detailed and step by step instructions that will help you do the same. Also, if you are worried if this can eat into your phone’s memory or can affect your phone’s battery life, we can give you some of that information as well in this article, so do read on.

Why connect a Motorola baby monitor to your phone? 

The Motorola baby monitor is a great way to stay connected with your baby even when you may not be around your baby in person. Here are a few reasons that connecting a Motorola baby monitor to your phone can help you.

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  • The Motorola baby monitors have high definition cameras that work on Wi-Fi. These can help you keep an eye on your little one even if you are not directly in front of your baby.
  • Connecting the baby monitor to your phone also means that no matter where you are, as long as the device is under the range as mentioned, you can track your baby’s movement and know whether your baby is safe and comfortable or needs any assistance.
  • This is also very useful if you have to place your baby under the care of a caregiver, nanny or in a day care centre, and want to know how your baby is doing.

Can this make the device work better for you?

Connecting the device to your phone increases its range of function and you can easily track into your baby’s activity through the day or night from whatever place you are in.

How to connect a Motorola baby monitor to Apple or Android phone (STEP-BY-STEP)

how to connect motorola baby monitor to phone

Here are some detailed step by step instructions that will make it easier for you to connect your Motorola baby monitor to your Apple or Android phone:

Before you start with the pairing process, you will have to go to your phone’s app store and download an app called Monitor Everywhere, which is compatible with both the Apple as well as the Android devices. Also, this is a free app and you can easily find it in your app store.

How to set up the video option

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    At first, locate the + sign button on the top right hand of your screen once you are in the Click to Add Camera section.
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    Next, select the ‘New Camera’ option.
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    You may get a few instructions on the screen that can ask you to follow a few pointers mentioned in the next points.
  • 4
    You will have to plug in and switch on the camera first.
  • 5
    Once you do that, you may have to wait for a minute to let the camera warm up and get ready.
  • 6
    Once the time is up and the camera is ready, you will notice an LED light blinking. When you notice that the LED light is blinking, you can then click on Continue.
  • 7
    You will now be directed to a screen that tells you that the device is trying to detect any cameras nearby. For this, you will have to also check that the Bluetooth option on the device is switched on, so that it can pair with the nearby camera device. Once you have done that, you will have to hold and press on the button that is marked as PAIR on the camera for 3 seconds to activate it.
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    You will notice that the phone gives you a message that says it is connecting to a camera.
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    In case your phone is not able to detect the camera with the help of the Bluetooth, you may have to check the WiFi setup instructions.
  • 10
    Once the phone detects the camera, you will see a message on your screen which says that the camera has been detected. It will also give you an option to add a specific name to the location of the camera, so that you are able to easily identify any notifications or messages associated with the same.
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    You can then change the name of the camera location to whatever you prefer. Once that is done, you will have to click on the Continue button.
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    For the next step, you will have to select a WiFi network with which you want to pair or connect your camera. Once you have selected that, press on the button that says Continue.
  • 13
    After you have put in the right password, it will direct you to a screen that says that the device is now connecting to the camera. It may take up a few minutes for the connection to get in place.
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    Once the pairing is successful, you will get a message saying that the camera is now connected and you will have an option of viewing the live camera feed.

Connecting the baby monitor to your phone

  • Once you have downloaded the Monitor Everywhere app on your phone, the next step is to register your camera to the network.
  • Open the WiFi settings in your phone and click on the WiFi button which will show you all the available WiFi options.
  • In this list, you will be able to see the camera with its specific address.
  • You have to click on it so that the phone now starts connecting to the camera instead of only connecting to your home network.
  • Once you have completed this step, you have to go back to the Monitor Everywhere app that you downloaded earlier on your phone.
  • Once you click on the app, you will see a wizard that says Connect Camera to WiFi. You have to go ahead with the same and it will give you an option to connect to WiFi.
  • Click on the button and a list will pop up with all the WiFi options that you can see, including your home WiFi.
  • Click on the home WiFi and log into your account.
  • You will have to add a new account name and add a password, so that it becomes easier for you to access it later.
  • Once you do the setup, you can access the Monitor Everywhere from any of your chosen devices that is attached to the same network.

Does this app consme a lot of your phone’s memory or battery life?

While a lot of users are raving about using to stay connected to their baby’s activity from a distance, there are a lot of instances where people are extremely dissatisfied with the way the app actually functions. A lot of users feel that the app hangs up a lot, and most of the time can stop working, as it is not able to properly connect to the WiFi. It does not take up too much of your phone’s memory or battery.

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