How to Hide a Security Camera (Indoors or Outside)

  • Published: 23 May 2018
  • Here are 7 unique ideas on how to hide a security camera in your home. Hiding a security camera can help prevent the camera from being stolen or smashed by a burglar.

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Comments • 218

  • Smart Home Solver
    Smart Home Solver   1 years back

    Who was able to spot one of our hidden cameras before we showed where it was? ✋
    Thanks for watching! Comment below if you have another idea for hiding a security camera.

    • Karlo Santos
      Karlo Santos  9 months back

      Where to buy that mini cam tia

    • Ersula Williams
      Ersula Williams  10 months back

      Smart Home Solver how do I hide the cord?

    • Angel Figueroa
      Angel Figueroa  11 months back

      Cool video man , thanks for the advice.

    • Isabelle BANGOURA
      Isabelle BANGOURA  1 years back

      I thought in the tree, but in a different spot🙂

    • Smart Home Solver
      Smart Home Solver   1 years back

      +Lewis Kelly sorry about that. It's difficult to know how much time to give but maybe next time I will give a chance to pause the video so you can take as much time to think about it as you like. Thanks for the feedback!

  • Carla Mannon
    Carla Mannon  21 hours back

    so that small camera can you work it without the wifi? so it just records onto the card only and then review footage on a laptop?

    • Lily Val
      Lily Val  6 days back

      Old stuffed animal. but I don't hace nor want to spend allot. The one Amazon from Chinanot magnetic cheap. No skin. No app, etc I think. Yours is big, mines, a mini no screws, etc. No idea hoe to mount hide etc in my messy of my place.

      • one happy
        one happy  3 weeks back

        My house got robbed 2x. I'm out of options what to do next.

        • Lee Vardy
          Lee Vardy  2 days back

          one happy look at ways to stop them getting in

      • seriouslyscrapping
        seriouslyscrapping  1 months back

        Hi bro...what's the best spy cam for a car....??

        • Tijl Gyssels
          Tijl Gyssels  2 months back

          I want to buy some wyze sensors but You need the camera but I don't know what to do with the camera do you have any ideas and what is the range of the hub ?

          • rgb83
            rgb83  2 months back

            Congratulation for the video!

            • Why Me
              Why Me  2 months back

              The tissue box is ok till your wife's single friend comes over crying about her bf leaving her.

              • Why Me
                Why Me  2 months back

                The commerical for bear tooth is funny it's like the mister microphone in the 80's "Hey baby we`ll be back to pick you up later". The first question I would have if everyone has bear tooth then who am I going to be talking to.

                • Apex
                  Apex  2 months back

                  I have a question: How can I mask my red light in the centre of the camera? It has only 1Lux but I want to ger rid of it for all.Is there any method that dont affect the camera recording process?

                  • Lankku :P
                    Lankku :P  2 months back

                    Why do you need to hide it comment

                    • Rolan Rivera
                      Rolan Rivera  2 months back

                      Maganda ung orasan

                      • Rolan Rivera
                        Rolan Rivera  2 months back

                        Maganda s bahay yan

                        • don90
                          don90  2 months back

                          My camera needs charger always.
                          How do you charge it at those places?

                          • DreamTwister
                            DreamTwister  3 months back

                            Indoor hidden Wi-Fi cameras... You’re basically asking to guess star in Big Brother: Darkweb Edition. 😂

                            Don’t do it.

                            • peggy chezik
                              peggy chezik  3 months back

                              Looking for a camera to put in fathers room at nursing home bought a clock camera but could not connect it to their WiFi. It worked at my home and my 3 siblings could all see the camera from their home but when we took it to his nursing home did not work. Does anyone have suggestions we are at a loss he had dementia

                              • Alien Churro scarce
                                Alien Churro scarce  3 months back

                                Just get a Polaroid cube, act 2, plus

                                • Mojo
                                  Mojo  3 months back

                                  how do you power a camera in a tree????

                                  • Mark Davis
                                    Mark Davis  3 months back

                                    Arlo cameras are battery operated

                                • Pompom Mania
                                  Pompom Mania  3 months back

                                  My wyze camera caught my neighbor trespassing more than once. After many complaints, I was able to go to the cops with proof. Next time she is in my yard, she gets arrested.

                                  • Susan Appleby
                                    Susan Appleby  3 months back

                                    Good ideas here I love the one in the bear and tissue box.

                                    • Working Class Talking Head 1790-05-29

                                      What about security of WiFi enables cameras you use? Can someone hack them to use your security cameras to spy on you?

                                      • Working Class Talking Head 1790-05-29
                                        Working Class Talking Head 1790-05-29  3 months back

                                        @Muhammad Iqbal , ah, that will work great for security. But placing a plain ordinary rock on the table to video record any intruders would be a lot cheaper than that.

                                      • Muhammad Iqbal
                                        Muhammad Iqbal  3 months back

                                        Simple cut electricity

                                    • T-Rex Hunter
                                      T-Rex Hunter  3 months back

                                      Make it oblivious outside to scare buglers. But hide them inside so the robbers do not destroy them or take them. This may sound evil but the goal of security is to make your house look harder to break in to and have less valuables then the other houses in your neighborhood.

                                      • Susan Appleby
                                        Susan Appleby  3 months back

                                        That doesnt sound evil to me lol I just purchased a blink set with 3 cameras and trying to think of where to put them. Front porch, back garden and....maybe the haunted room downstairs lol.

                                    • brentonius
                                      brentonius  3 months back

                                      I would be worried about the heat generated when storing a camera in a stuffed animal.

                                      • First Last
                                        First Last  4 months back

                                        Not as functional, but I watched a video of someone using USB cameras from old laptops. He had white ceilings and either used white cables or white putty to disguise it. Bit of a hack but interesting

                                        • Punky Bratster
                                          Punky Bratster  4 months back

                                          Don’t tell or show burglars where these cams are hidden this
                                          Video will help them
                                          If you are not using
                                          Your baby cams they
                                          Can help too👍🏼
                                          Be aware your security
                                          Cams can be stolen
                                          And hacked.
                                          Make sure your security
                                          Cams have built in
                                          Recorders and night
                                          Vision too.
                                          Make sure your security
                                          Cams have sound on
                                          Them as well..
                                          When installing your
                                          Cameras cover the name of your camera

                                          • Got_nuffin_on_me
                                            Got_nuffin_on_me  4 months back

                                            I had a covert camera looking out over my driveway. It caught one of the neighbours putting an ANONYMOUS threatening letter through our letterbox. I did confront him about the letter some days later, he is a very angry man, plus by confronting him I probably just caused more hostility!! 🙄 Now I've installed a PROPER cctv system around the outside of my home as a visual deterrent too!

                                            • Ferbeldeyberb
                                              Ferbeldeyberb  4 months back

                                              Creepy, very creepy indeed.

                                              • REB Bal
                                                REB Bal  4 months back

                                                Is that lady at beginning of video Ms Annie Laurie? Looks like her.

                                                • Cripple guy
                                                  Cripple guy  4 months back

                                                  My dog shit on the floor. Nobody's going to look in that pile for a camera . 😂👍🏻

                                                  • michael madrid
                                                    michael madrid  5 months back

                                                    pointless video... the most obvious is the least obvious...

                                                    • Neil Hamersly
                                                      Neil Hamersly  5 months back

                                                      just use 2 camera in the teddy bear, then it's look normal?

                                                      • thetomatowoman
                                                        thetomatowoman  5 months back

                                                        How to hide a camera in an area outside without any places to hide anything...!!!
                                                        Someone has been stealing things off a very private patio area somewhat hidden from walkways & streets.
                                                        So it has to be someone who knows the patio is there.
                                                        It is not anyone living in the area, because it is a small building in an upscale area.
                                                        None of the neighbors in our building would take anything.
                                                        They have no use for 2 small tables & a chaise lounge chair cushion.
                                                        The chaise cushion was taken in the middle of the daytime!!!
                                                        The tables were taken several mos. apart. I have no idea when they were taken... It isn't easy to see the patio area unless you go around to see it. So in day to day going & coming I didn't notice anything gone because I can't see the area normally.
                                                        So how can I catch this person.??
                                                        I also don't think it is a homeless person because they would have no place to keep the tables. the cushion maybe they might take it to sleep on, but I found it in a trash can in the alley where anyone could see it or take it for free!
                                                        I was washing & drying it for a chair I wanted to use it with.
                                                        Don't have to have it, but it would make the chair comfier. It is a chaise lounge chair...
                                                        Also if U know a small better wifi camera for outdoors I would like to hear your opinion.
                                                        I will research of course but would like to know what U think...

                                                        • x2xtreme360
                                                          x2xtreme360  5 months back

                                                          I hide them to monitor the bastard kids misbehaving when we leave them home. Old enough to stay home, but they're boys, and we need to know when they're doing something stupid. If the camera is out in the open, they'll change their behavior.

                                                          • Gino vaffanculo
                                                            Gino vaffanculo  5 months back

                                                            the problem I find is the battery life is not longer than 1 hour unless connected to a USB charge
                                                            which makes the wireless WIRED

                                                            • Kim Jong-un
                                                              Kim Jong-un  5 months back

                                                              Most cameras you have to pay a service fee every month ,are there any cameras that dont have a service fee?

                                                              Kind of like how a home security have a service fee.
                                                              I want to get a home security camera but they all come with a monthly service fee.

                                                              • Ron Smith
                                                                Ron Smith  5 months back

                                                                @Jessica Walton Or 32g microsd with push notice thru app
                                                                ~$60 all in 1 cam 2 open door sensor 1 ir motion sensor. Wired not battery powered. uses wifi & www

                                                              • Jessica Walton
                                                                Jessica Walton  5 months back

                                                                Wyze cam is free with free cloud storage.

                                                            • Arnaldo Motita
                                                              Arnaldo Motita  6 months back

                                                              what is the name brand of the cam?

                                                            • daniyal sheikh
                                                              daniyal sheikh  6 months back

                                                              PEER MOLLA ALI SARKAR .......

                                                              • Jason Wilson
                                                                Jason Wilson  6 months back

                                                                mini cam.... Currently unavailable.

                                                              • pmarie2003
                                                                pmarie2003  6 months back

                                                                Good video! I got some ideas for the indoor cameras I'll be setting up. I have an Arlo Pro, with a dark brown skin, mounted in an oak, by my driveway. Some stranger pulled up one morning, set off my notification, and I came around the garage, phone in hand. The guy was out of his truck, and said, "Are you taking pictures of me?" (Hey idiot, it's MY driveway.) I told him no, he just tripped the alarm. The camera was recording him the moment he drove in, and he had no clue. I don't even want the jokers getting to my front door.

                                                                • yashdeep srivastava
                                                                  yashdeep srivastava  6 months back

                                                                  How to hide in bathroom

                                                                  • 11 11
                                                                    11 11  6 months back

                                                                    Why do you want the cameras to be hidden? You want them in the face of the burglar or home intruder. Out of reach yes, but not out of sight.
                                                                    Most of the time just seeing a camera is enough to make most criminals move on, but if they don't think there been recorded then the will come right in. This method would only work if your trying to capture people and you want them to get in.
                                                                    I always think of each security measure as a layer and the more layers you have the more secure your home is. The first layer should be a garden fence or secure lighting. Keeping people as far away from your home as posable.

                                                                    • Xtylish B
                                                                      Xtylish B  2 months back

                                                                      He want to spy girls 😈😈😈

                                                                  • Shivu MG
                                                                    Shivu MG  7 months back

                                                                    Plz guide me am TV reporter so sting operation vedious caughts so plz which one Best Buy??? Audio vedio booth recording in one touch

                                                                    • Xuseen caydiid
                                                                      Xuseen caydiid  7 months back

                                                                      2:46 😃😂😁😀😁😂😃

                                                                      • Andy Villa
                                                                        Andy Villa  7 months back

                                                                        Now thats smart

                                                                        • scottishmale1970
                                                                          scottishmale1970  7 months back


                                                                          • R.I.P RP
                                                                            R.I.P RP  8 months back

                                                                            My phone is my camera 😂

                                                                            • ANTHONY BOOTH
                                                                              ANTHONY BOOTH  8 months back

                                                                              my cams Were spitting out ftp; - one of them that runs via PoE is momentarily Down until I repair the PoE module on my (old Catalyst c3560 PoE Multi- Layer beast)...
                                                                              - I have now a Second c3560 PoE but in a Twat location relative to the Cam which needs (inline ) PoE...

                                                                              • Jen Gable
                                                                                Jen Gable  8 months back

                                                                                I will have to watch this later, however, I need to install a few devices because my belongings are getting destroyed again, food is being tampered with, etc ! All true, all insane !