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  • Step 1: Install Foscam Viewer

    Search Foscam Viewer in the App Store, download and install it on your iOS devices. Then you will see the shortcut icon on the device screen. Note: The publisher of the app should be ShenZhen Foscam Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.

    Step 2: Add Cameras in Foscam Viewer

    There is a help guide to walk you through when you logining it at the first time, please click Enjoy to enter the app. There are four ways to add cameras in IPC tab:

    1. Add Cameras in LAN
    2. Add Cameras by QR Code
      (We are going to introduce this method in this article)
    3. Add Cameras Manually
    4. Add the online dome

    Step 3:Tap the icon, your phone will go into QR code scanning mode. Scan the QR code on the bottom of your camera.

    Step 4: When you finish the QR code scanning, the app will pop-up device information page automatically. Please input the Device Name (used to distinguish the camera on your phone), the Username and Password (the default username: admin, no password by default), then click OK.

    Step 5: Click Back, it will be back to the IPC list page. Tap the camera you want to connect.

    Step 6: Modify the Username and Password. If you have already modified the Username and Password, you can do not perform this step.

    Step 7: Click OK, then click Video, you’ll be able to view the living video of your camera.

    Congratulations!

  • Step 1: Install Foscam Viewer

    Search Foscam Viewer in the App Store, download and install it on your iOS devices. Then you will see the shortcut icon on the device screen. Note: The publisher of the app should be ShenZhen Foscam Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.

    Step 2: Add Cameras in Foscam Viewer

    There is a help guide to walk you through when you logining it at the first time, please click Enjoy to enter the app. There are four ways to add cameras in IPC tab:

    1. Add Cameras in LAN-- We are going to introduce this method in this article
    2. Add Cameras by QR Code
    3. Add Cameras Manually
    4. Add the online dome

    Step 3: Tap Search Button to scan all cameras in LAN. Choose the camera and click "Add" to add to the IPC list. It will prompt you the message “Add successfully” if it succeed.

    Step 4: Click IPC back to the IPC list page, tap the camera you want to connect.

    Step 5: Input the Username and Password (the default username: admin, no password), then click save.

    Step 6: Modify the Username and Password. If you have already modified the Username and Password, you can do not perform this step.

    Step 7: Click OK, then click Video, you’ll be able to view the living video of your camera.

    Congratulations!

  • Step1: Install Foscam Viewer

    Search Foscam Viewer in the App Store, download and install it on your iOS devices. Then you will see the shortcut icon on the device screen. Note: The publisher of the app should be ShenZhen Foscam Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd.

    Step2: Add Cameras in Foscam Viewer

    There is a help guide to walk you through when you logining it at the first time, please click Enjoy to enter the app. There are four ways to add cameras in IPC tab:

    1. Add Cameras in LAN
    2. Add Cameras by QR Code
    3. Add Cameras Manually
      (We are going to introduce this method in this article)
    4. Add the online dome

    Step3:Tap the button, and add your camera manually. The camera can be added by IP Address, DDNS URL and P2P UID.

    IP Address
    Select Device Type, input the Device Name, IP Address, choose the main stream or sub stream, input Http Port, Media Port (the same number as your http port), Username and Password (the default username: admin, no password by default), then click Add.

    Note:You can find the IP address and Http Port of your camera as the way below.
    Insert the CD into the CD drive on your computer. Go to the folder “IP Camera Search Tool” and find the folders “For Windows OS” and “For Mac OS”. Copy and paste the IP Camera Tool file to your desktop (or drag it onto your desktop).

    Open the IP Camera Tool, it should display the camera’s IP address and http port in your local area network.

    DDNS URL
    Make sure you can access your camera through Internet by DDNS first. Select Device Type, input the Device Name, DDNS URL, choose the main stream or sub stream, input Http Port, Media Port (the same number as your http port), Username and Password (the default username: admin, no password by default), then click Add.
    Note: You can find your DDNS on the bottom label of your camera.

    P2P UID
    Select Device Type, input the Device Name, P2P UID, choose the main stream or sub stream, input Http Port, Media Port (the same number as your http port), Username and Password (the default username: admin, no password by default), then click Add.
    Note: You can find your UID on the bottom label of your camera.

    Attention:

    1. If your camera is MJPEG based camera, please choose Standard Definition for the Dev Type
    2. If your camera is a H.264 based camera, please choose High Definition for the Dev Type;
    3. If your bandwidth is sufficient, you can choose main stream to view more clearer video, if your bandwidth is limited, such as on 3G or LTE, you can choose sub stream to view more smooth video;
    4. The Device Name here is just used to distinguish the camera on your phone, it won’t modify the camera name of your IPC;
    5. Foscam SD cameras and new HD cameras just have HTTP Port, only FI9801W, FI9802W, FI9818W and FI9821W have Media Port.

    Step 4: Click IPC back to the IPC list page, tap the camera you want to connect.

    Step 5: Modify the Username and Password. If you have modified the Username and Password, you can do not perform this step.

    Step 6: Click OK, then click Video, you’ll be able to view the living video of your camera.

    Congratulations!

  • Sometime you may need to delete the camera from your Foscam Viewer when your network changed or camera was added incorrectly. This guide is going to tell you the delete steps and the re-add process.

    Step 1: Open app Foscam Viewer, and go to IPC tab. In Device List, you can find all the added cameras.

    Step 2: Choose the one you want to delete in the list, tapping on it till Operation menu pop up, then choose Delete. Wait a second, it will remind you with a message at the bottom that the camera has been delete successfully.

    Step 3: Tap the Search button as below, it will find all the cameras in your local network.

    Step 4: Choose the camera you want to add, and tap on OK.

    Step 5: Go to IPC tab, you can see the camera just added in Device List. Tap on it till Operation menu pop up, then choose Connect.

    Step 6: A window will pop up asking for camera’s login username and password. Please input them correctly and click OK.
    Note: Both the username and password are case sensitive.

    Then you’ll see a green dot on the right, which indicates camera is connected, and you can watch your camera video in Video tab.

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