Congratulations! Now that you have your 7000 series camera, continue reading to learn what you will need to get started, or watch our short video below!
You should mount your camera in an area with good AT&T or Verizon cellular coverage, depending on which carrier your camera is associated with. Don’t worry – it doesn’t matter who your personal cellphone provider is. To check AT&T or Verizon coverage in your area, click here.
Please be aware that some roaming agreements allow carriers to use towers they don’t own to provide coverage in rural areas. In these cases, connected devices – like cellular trail cameras – are not covered. This is why your phone may have a good signal in some rural areas, but your cellular camera may not.
While having good coverage is important, you’ve got to have a strong signal, too. Keep your camera clear of dense shrubs and trees, low-lying areas, and other natural obstructions that can block a signal to your modem.
3. SD Card
Be sure to always use a recommended SD card for your camera.
4. Activate Camera & Select a Plan
Log in to your Moultrie Mobile account through the app. Tap the Profile Icon on the top left, then tap Activate Device and follow the on-screen instructions to choose your plan and activate your device.
5. Install Batteries & SD Card
6. Power Camera On
Switch camera ON, then the LED lights will illuminate (about 3 seconds). There will be a 15 second delay to allow time to format the SD Card (see next step). Then, your camera will connect to Moultrie Mobile and the LED lights will indicate the camera's status.
7. Format SD Card
This will permanently erase all pictures on the SD Card. During the 15 second delay after powering your camera on, press and hold the Format SD card button until the SD card LED light blinks yellow, then release. The SD Card light will turn green once the process is complete.
You should see the light sequence begin after the 15 second delay and/or when formatting the SD Card is complete. Once the light cycle is complete, the camera will indicate the it's current status. If you see any yellow or red lights, use the chart below to identify the status.
|LIGHTS||GREEN LED||YELLOW LED||RED LED|
|Signal||Good Signal||Weak Signal||No Signal (move cam)|
|SD Card||Good Card||Card Full/Locked||Bad Card/No Card|
8. Force the Camera to Connect
Press and hold the Connect/Status button for at least 5 seconds The Status LED light will remain lit while the camera is connecting and uploading anything that is on the card. Refresh your app or website to verify the connection date and time.
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