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The Doorbell Cam has to be hard-wired, but the installation is fairly straightforward.
A major downside is that doorbells are often installed on narrow door frames and August is square, so it didn't exactly fit.
The Doorbell Cam will only work with wired systems that use a traditional mechanical doorbell chime -- no digital chimes or intercom systems with this Wi-Fi gadget.
When someone rings your doorbell, you should get a push notificaiton.
Click on the notification and you'll be able to view a live feed of the person standing at your front door.
You can also pull up a live feed on demand, a nice benefit of having a wired doorbell -- advanced features that would quickly drain a battery-powered model.
And August Smart Lock customers can lock/unlock their deadbolts from the live feed screen in the Android or iOS app.