Gear Guard

This page shows every update released by Rivian where Gear Guard was featured or mentioned. The latest update is shown first.

2023.06.00, 2023.06.02

  • Fixed a rare issue with Gear Guard videos not being properly saved to USB external storage drives.

2023.02.00, 2023.02.03

  • Gear Guard improvements
    • Reduced the number of extraneous videos by up to 30% by improving the accuracy of the Gear Guard video algorithms and handling stationary objects, such as a mailbox, traffic cone, sign board, fence, and adverse weather, such as rain and snow
    • Gear Guard video recordings will include footage recorded from all cameras before the triggering event was detected.

2022.47.00, 2022.47.02

  • When Gear Guard video is disabled, overnight range loss can be reduced by up to 20%

2022.43.00, 2022.43.02

  • Fixed an issue in which the Gear Guard app didn’t load correctly during fast app switching
  • Fixed an issue in with Gear Guard didn’t appear in the foreground after an alarm event

2022.39.01, 2022.39.03

  • When you view an event in the Gear Guard app, the first video that plays is the one whose camera first detected motion. The app displays a vehicle image showing the different camera views available via thumbnails. Select a thumbnail and the video automatically plays in the video player. Choose Gear Guard from the menu on the center display and then choose an event to view.
  • We’ve also improved the user experience as follows:
    • We’ve reduced the number of extraneous videos by up to 50% by improving the accuracy of Gear Guard video algorithms and handling of stationary objects, such as poles and trees.
    • When you enter the vehicle, the Gear Guard app now appears on the center display only if the alarm was triggered.
    • If the Gear Guard app detects motion and then records videos, the notifications appear in the notification panel on the center display.
    • We’ve resolved rare cases in which the Gear Guard app didn’t record videos.


  • Camp courtesy: You can turn off exterior lights, vehicle sounds, proximity locking or unlocking, and the Gear Guard alarm sound. This also enables quiet cooling or heating.
  • Displays now can’t be accessed if the Gear Guard alarm is triggered.


  • Reduced the number of redundant Gear Guard videos captured
  • Added Gear Guard Video functionality to automatically delete videos after 10 days
  • Addressed issues with loss of Gear Guard videos post OTA update, and instability of “motion detection” tab


  • Improved Gear Guard detection in low light and snow conditions
  • Improved Gear Guard activation at Home


  • Added the capability of the Gear Guard app


  • The Videos app is now named the Gear Guard app and uses a new icon. While the vehicle is parked, you can access Gear Guard video by choosing Gear Guard from the menu on the center display. This release also includes multiple improvements for the accuracy of Gear Guard motion detection.