Simple Home Monitor is an inexpensive home security solution that makes use of your existing home computer and webcam, or an old mobile device.

Use Simple Home Monitor to detect motion while you are asleep or away. Intrusions can be reported to your current mobile device or to your e-mail. Captured image data is securely stored in the cloud.


What would you like to convert to a motion detecting security system?

A computer running Windows or Linux
A webcam connected to the computer
A mobile device running Android OS
Get it on Google Play

Download and installation

Sign up for an account
Position your camera to point at the area you wish to detect motion
Remotely control and receive alarm notifications via the Android App or the web dashboard

Subscribe to a premium plan

Your free account will give you continuous monitoring for up to one hour and remote control through your mobile phone.
Subscribe to a premium plan to enable all features, including cloud storage and unlimited continuous monitoring, for a greater level of security.

As of February 1, 2020, long term support for Simple Home Monitor has been discontinued.

Existing users may continue to use this application and service; however, service may terminate at any time. Users are encouraged to migrate to the newer application.

Please visit the new, actively supported version of this security application at HoBuB: Home and Business Barricade.