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by t84a
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Giving up on Amcrest
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: Giving up on Amcrest

They are really pretty easy to set up and manage. What's the issue with wifi? The initial setup has to be done via hardwire as does the email setup. Once you configure everything except the wifi, you save everything and then set up wifi and make it the default. Then you just unplug the Ethernet cabl...
by t84a
Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: New IP4M-1053 doesn't request IP (via DHCP)
Replies: 11
Views: 355

Re: New IP4M-1053 doesn't request IP (via DHCP)

First thing I'd do is a reset. It may have come to you set to static IP. It shouldn't but who knows. Do you have IP Scanner on your PC or an IP scanner app?
by t84a
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Webveiw
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Webveiw

Any plans to make the program show multiple cameras or at least have the ability to add tabs and set "favorites"?
by t84a
Tue May 14, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Using an Amcrest Camera with Xfinity Hotspot
Replies: 2
Views: 925

Re: Using an Amcrest Camera with Xfinity Hotspot

The only way I can see you doing this is via a repeater. The cameras do not provide for entering the XFinity username and password. If you can connect a repeater to XFinity and them simply connect the camera to the repeater, that would work. I haven't tried anything like that yet as I don't use the ...
by t84a
Fri May 03, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Getting IP Address from Amcrest View
Replies: 3
Views: 3048

Re: Getting IP Address from Amcrest View

There are 3rd party apps for your phone or IP scanner downloads for your PC to find all the IPs on the network you're connected to.
by t84a
Thu May 02, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Getting IP Address from Amcrest View
Replies: 3
Views: 3048

Re: Getting IP Address from Amcrest View

Simply download the app Fing to your smartphone.
by t84a
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Switched routers - any easy way to connect existing cameras?
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Re: Switched routers - any easy way to connect existing cameras?

Try setting your new router to the old SSID and passkey. I've done that successfully.
by t84a
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: IP Cameras
Topic: Email test always fails - brand new camera
Replies: 23
Views: 5117

Re: Email test always fails - brand new camera

Try this: hook up your camera via Ethernet and do an email test using the wired interface. It should work. You can then go back to wireless and it should continue to work. Don't ask me why this works but I do this now with all new Amcrest cameras.