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Geeks on Tour: Let Alfred watch your house

From the bloggers at Geeks on Tour.

If you have a house that will be empty when you’re traveling, you’ll like Alfred!

Alfred is a free app and the only hardware it needs is an old smartphone or tablet that you’re not using anymore. Your house will also need a good, always on, Internet connection with WiFi. It started as an Android only App but recently released an iOS version. The Android version has a few more features, but both work.

The camera(s)

  1. Using an old phone or tablet, connect to WiFi and download the Alfred App from the play store. Install Alfred and log in using your Google account.
  2. Set that phone in a location where it has a good view of what you want to watch, plug it into power and turn on the Alfred app. This is your camera – just leave it on, using Alfred, all the time.

The viewer

  1. With your current Android phone, install Alfred and log in to your google account so you can view what the camera(s) are seeing – this phone is your viewer.

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