Parking Mode

Your Nexar dash cam is designed to go into a state of hibernation for utilizing its sensors when your vehicle is parked and detect impact while you are not nearby, to provide around-the-clock protection.

About Parking Mode

Nexar dash cams have sensors that detect movement and impact when your car is parked. Nexar utilizes the dashcam’s sensors to wake up in case your vehicle was involved in a hit and run while parked or if someone vandalizes or tries to steal your car. Your Nexar dash cam will automatically turn on and capture a 30-second clip of the incident, to make sure you have the evidence you need.


 

Set up Parking Mode

The Parking Mode feature will be activated automatically, as soon as your dashcam was paired successfully with the Nexar app. When the Nexar app detects a drop in voltage by the end of each drive, your dashcam will enter the Parking Mode state and be on alert for movement or motion. In case you are not interested in this feature, go to More > Settings and toggle off Parking Mode.


 

Parking location detection

Enter the Drive tab, to view the last saved parking location on the map. A single tap on the dash cam’s location pin triggers the Last Seen tooltip that indicates the last known location and the timestamp detected by the Nexar app. For viewing the most up-to-date location of your dashcam, make sure the Bluetooth is enabled regularly during your drives. On iOS, an additional tap will open the Last saved parking spot screen that triggers footage of the last 10 seconds of your drive to remind you where did you park. This feature is coming soon on Android. 

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Parking incident alerts

You will be notified about a parking incident that occurred overnight as soon as you will connect to your Nexar dashcam over Bluetooth. Following the notification, your Nexar app will start to transfer the video file of the parking incident from your dashcam to the phone. The video file transfer is done over WiFi and Bluetooth, therefore it requires you to stay nearby the dashcam for a couple of minutes, so you can view the parking incident by the end of the process. 

If you are a Nexar One user that has the +Connectivity add-on with an active Nexar Connect subscription,  you will get real-time parking incidents alert via SMS. The Parking incident will be uploaded automatically to the cloud and available for remote view. 

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Viewing parking incidents

Parking incidents will be saved directly to your Videos timeline and labeled with Parking label. After the clip was transferred and uploaded you will be able to view it. 

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Frequently asked questions

Would you recommend connecting my camera to a continuous power port? 

We recommend connecting the Nexar One model to a continuous power source to enjoy an optimal parking mode and remote streaming experience. Initiating remote stream sessions relying on the dashcam’s battery only could result in battery drainage within a couple of hours. 

We do not recommend connecting all other models to a continuous power source because they are not configured to support it. The dashcam detects when there is a drop in voltage and turn on when it detects an impact.

 

How can I get a real-time parking incident notification?

This feature is exclusive to Nexar One users who purchased the +Connectivity add-on and subscribed to Nexar Connect for $9.99/mo. Click here to learn more about +Connectivity

 

How can I test if my dash cam enters Parking Mode successfully? 

  • Disconnect your dashcam from power
  • Shake your dashcam gently, and wait for the dashcam to turn on 

 

In case the dashcam hasn’t turned on, it might indicate that the battery drained. Connect it to power overnight and try again. If the issue persists, contact support at support@getnexar.com



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