|Important: The steps in this article have been updated to reflect app version 7.3.0, please update your app today for the best Canary experience.
Adjusting the sensitivity range of your device to a 'near range' can help conserve power, allowing your Canary Flex to record1 for even longer on a single battery charge. Adjusting the sensitivity range of your device to a 'long range' will help capture additional motion, but you sacrifice battery life.
Note: For additional information on improving battery life, visit How do I improve battery life on my Canary Flex?.
1 Please note that Video Recording is only available on Premium Service
To manage the sensitivity of a Canary Flex device:
The ranges are approximately Low 0-4ft, Medium 0-16ft, and Long 0-28ft. Height and placement of the device can have an effect on these ranges and what is captured as well.
Note: For additional context to how the Flex detects motion, and recommendations for device placement, visit How does Flex detect motion when on battery?