Create Christmas Magic using your Brinks Home™ Mobile App

This year you can use your Brinks Home™ Mobile App to create an extra piece of Christmas magic for your family! Using your app and a compatible indoor or outdoor camera and sensor, you can prove to your kids that Santa visited your home this holiday season.

It's easy to do - read below to learn how.

Create your Santa snapshot by following the below steps:

1: Capture the scene

Open your Brinks Home Mobile App and select a live video feed from one of your indoor or outdoor cameras.

Tap the Santa icon in the video feed to get a still image from the camera.

2: Choose your Santa

Select your Santa from the menu of full color images for a daytime shot and black and white options for night. You can resize and move Santa if you need to.

3: Prove Santa came

You now have evidence that Santa came to share with your kids Christmas morning!


Create a Santa alert by following the below steps:

1: Designate a chimney sensor
On Christmas Eve, log into your Brinks Home Mobile App and click into the Sensors card on your homepage.
Pick a sensor that's easy for you to activate, like a window or the back door!
Click the sensor name and rename it "Chimney". Don't have a chimney? "Santa Sensor" or “Santa Roof Sensor” could work – get creative!

2: Set up a notification
Go to your Notifications tab, then click New Notification.
Under the Standard tab in the pop-up box, you'll see a Sensor Activity Option – click it!
Check the Chimney option, then add yourself as a recipient and save the notification.

3: Create the magic

Before you go to bed on Christmas Eve, open the window or door you previously renamed "Chimney". The sensor will trigger a timestamped alert, reporting that the chimney sensor was activated. When your children wake you up Christmas morning, show them the alert and watch their faces light up!


Want to step up the magic even more?

Make Christmas morning extra magical with a Santa footprint kit, which can be found on