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User Guide: Setting up the Hik-Connect iPhone App

Setting up the Hikvision iPhone App

To set up the Hik-Connect app via IP/domain, follow these steps:

  1. Download and Install the App:
  2. Skip “Create an Account:”
    • Once you the Hik-Connect app it will ask you to create an account. We can skip this step because you will be accessing your account directly.
  3. Add Device:
    • After logging in, tap on the “+” icon or the “Add Device” option.
    • Choose “Manual Adding” or “Add by IP/Domain” option.
  4. Enter the following fields
    • Enter a name for your device to help you identify it.
      • Alias: [Name of your business or location]
    • Input the IP address or domain name of your Hikvision camera system.
      • Address: ######.dyndns.org / XX.XX.XX.XX
    • Input the port number (default is 8000).
      • Port: 8000
    • Enter your device’s username and password.
      • Username: [USERNAME]
      • Password: [PASSWORD]
    • Then click the floppy save icon 
  5. Set Up Connection:
    • Tap on “Add” or “OK” to save the device information.
    • The app will attempt to connect to your device using the provided information.
  6. Verify Connection:
    • Once the connection is established, you should see your device listed in the app’s device list.
  7. View Live Video:
    • Tap on your device to view live video streams from your Hikvision cameras.
  8. Optional: Configure Additional Settings:
    • Explore the app’s settings to customize notifications, recording schedules, and other features based on your preferences.

By following these steps, you should be able to set up the Hik-Connect app to access your Hikvision camera system via IP/domain.

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