How Do I Share a Video From My Nest Camera?

Are you looking to share a video from your Nest camera with your friends or family? Nest cameras are a popular choice for home security, and it’s understandable that you would want to share captured footage with others. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps of sharing a video from your Nest camera.

Step 1: Open the Nest app

The first step is to open the Nest app on your smartphone or tablet. If you don’t have the app yet, you can download it from the App Store or Google Play Store.

Step 2: Select the camera

Once you’re in the app, select the camera that has the recording you want to share. You can do this by tapping on the camera icon.

Step 3: Find the video

Next, find the recording that you want to share. You can do this by scrolling through your timeline or by using the search bar to look for a specific date and time.

Step 4: Share the video

Once you’ve found the recording that you want to share, tap on it to open it up. You should see a “Share” button at the bottom of your screen. Tap on this button.

Note: If you don’t see a “Share” button, it’s possible that sharing is disabled for your camera. You can enable sharing by going into your camera settings and toggling on “Share.”

Step 5: Choose how to share

After tapping on “Share,” you’ll be presented with several options for how to share your video. You can choose to send it via email, text message, social media, or even copy a link to share later.

  • Email: If you choose email, simply enter in one or more email addresses and hit send.
  • Text Message: If you choose text message, enter in one or more phone numbers and hit send. Your video will be sent as a link.
  • Social Media: If you choose social media, select the platform you want to share on and follow the prompts. You may be asked to log in to your account if you haven’t already.
  • Copy Link: If you choose to copy a link, simply tap on “Copy Link” and then paste the link into whatever messaging app or social media platform you prefer.


Sharing a video from your Nest camera is a quick and easy process. Just open the Nest app, select your camera, find the recording you want to share, tap on “Share,” and choose how you want to share it. Keep in mind that sharing may be disabled for some cameras by default, so make sure to check your settings if you don’t see a “Share” button.