Manything App Turns Your Old iPhone Into a Home Surveillance System

Written by | Updated July 10, 2013

If you live in a mobile home and want to use surveillance apps to keep an eye on things while you’re away, most companies will require you have a current security system installed. While these are great, it can be expensive to install one.

Manything, set to launch in the U.S. next week, combines the fun of video creation and home surveillance. Simply leave your iOS gadget in your home while you’re out, and the free app will record everything that happens while you’re gone. The setup is simple.

Getting Started With Manything

1. Download the free app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

2. Enter your email address.

3. Start recording.

4. Check the monitors that record when sound or movement is detected.

Manything provides home surveillance at a much lower price than the typical home security system. It can also be used as an alternative to expensive CCTV systems for businesses. Manything even knows when to turn on the flash when recording in the dark.

Manything App for Home SecurityDifferent plan options are provided for users. The free plan receives 3.5 GB of storage; to receive more storage space, you’ll need to pay a subscription fee, which ranges based on storage amounts. Live monitoring, sound and movement detection, and clip sharing are included with every plan, as well as the ability to use multiple devices.

Along with home and business surveillance, Manything users have found more uses for the app including nature watching, extreme sports films and really any kind of video possible!

Check out Manything as a home surveillance alternative, or just to film videos, and see if it’s right for you.

Written by Elli Bishop

Elli is a safety and security expert for the Safewise team. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends and family. Learn more

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