Option 1: setup via the Foscam app
- Connect your smartphone or tablet to your router’s network.
- Download the Foscam app in the App Store or via Google Play.
- Start the application.
- Create an account via the app.
- Scan the QR code on the camera. The app will than find the camera’s information.
- Follow the steps in the app.
How do I connect my Foscam to WIFI?
How to connect a Foscam HD Camera to a wireless router?
- Step 1: Login the camera from Foscam VMS or web browser.
- Step 2: Go to Settings–> Network–> WiFi to configure the wireless connection.
Why won’t my Foscam connect to WIFI?
Foscam WIFI cameras have two network adapters contained within them. A Ethernet adapter with a MAC address and a WIFI adapter with a different MAC address. If the router has wireless MAC filtering turned on and the camera is not on the list of approved devices the router will not allow that wireless connection.
How do I find my Foscam on my network?
To find out the IP address of the Foscam camera follow the steps below.
- Connect the camera via an Ethernet cable to a LAN port on the router.
- Power on the Foscam camera.
- Verify the computer is connected to the same router.
- Standby until the camera completes the self-test.
Why is my Foscam not connecting?
Solution: The Foscam App generates the error message ‘Failed to connect, please try again”. Step 1:Check to see if the Foscam camera is connected to the internet. Login to the camera via a web browser on a computer connected to the same LAN. Navigate to Settings → Network → P2P and verify the feature is enabled.
How do I connect my camera to my wireless router?
Select Obtain an IP address automatically (DHCP) and Obtain DNS server addresses automatically. Click OK and the camera will start to connect to the router wirelessly. Go to SETTING->BASIC->Initialize, then Click Reboot button to reboot this IP Camera. A confirmation dialogue will appear and then click OK to process.
Why is my camera not connecting to WiFi?
Forget all WiFi networks, restart your phone/tablet, then reconnect to your 2.4 GHz network. On iOS: In the Settings app, tap General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. On Android: In the Settings app, tap General management or System, tap Reset or Reset Options > Reset Network Settings. Confirm the reset.
What is my foscam IP address?
In the IP Configuration Window, you can see the camera’s network configuration. Based on the settings in this window you can see some information about the network. Your network may be different. Notice the camera’s IP address is 192.168.
Why is my WiFi camera not working?
Check if the power supply of the wireless IP camera is working properly. Make sure the power adapter is plugged into a working socket. If you get a battery powered wireless IP camera, check if the battery is still at work. Change or charge up the battery.
Can I use Foscam without Internet?
Though IP is an abbreviation for Internet Protocol, an IP camera system will work perfectly fine without an internet connection. You can view the cameras, record to a hard drive, and search through recorded footage using just a monitor and a mouse plugged directly into the NVR.
Can I connect my camera directly to my PC via network cable?
You can connect your IP camera directly to a PC via network cable as long as you have a power supply to power up the camera and minimum skills for the setup.
How do I set up my HD camera?
Select Next Select HD Camera Select Setup the HD Camera Press the Setup button on the HD Camera Enter your Wi-Fi password. Press the Setup button on the HD Camera Select OK Create a Login Password and select OK Enter a name for your mobile device and select OK. Select OK Select your HD camera to view it live.
Where is reset button on Foscam camera?
On a Foscam outdoor camera, the reset button isn’t located on the IP camera itself, but on the bundle of connectors. There’s a black connector with a small white button on the tip. This is the reset button. Press the reset button and hold it for 10 seconds.