|Important: The steps in this article have been updated to reflect app version 5.8.0, 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?