Hikvision OSD Settings

How to move the Hikvision OSD Date and Time and camera name

If you don’t like the Hikvision OSD date and time position, you can move it.Hikvision IP camera OSD (On Screen Display)You can also change the camera name position.The OSD (On Screen Display) information is flexible, and you can place it wherever you want and have it recorded the footage. Let’s see how to do that.How to move […]

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Hikvision VSPlayer Multiple videos

How to play Hikvision mp4 files

In this article, I explain how to play Hikvision mp4 files.Sometimes, a traditional video player (such as Windows media player) doesn’t work, so it’s necessary to use software compatible with the Hikvision files.The picture below shows the Windows player error message.Windows media player error message – The file is not playableAs you can see, the error […]

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Hikvision data transmission error solved

Hikvision Data Transmission Error (Solved)

In this article, I explain how to fix the Hikvision Data Transmission Error.You probably experienced this error if you are using a Hikvision app, such as the Hik-connect or iVMS-4500, to view your camera and recorders remotely.Let’s take a look at more details…What causes the Data Transmission ErrorThe “Data Transmission Error” is related to a […]

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Hikvision default password

Hikvision default password and IP address

A long time ago, the default Hikvision password used to be 12345, but the new cameras don’t use it anymore, and now it is necessary to create a new password during the first setup process. (the username is still admin).The default IP address for the Hikvision IP camera is 192.0.0.64, and you may change it to meet your local […]

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Recover Hikvision camera via TFTP

How to Recover a Hikvision camera using TFTP (reflash the firmware)

In this article, I show how to recover a Hikvision camera using the TFTP method.If you can’t access the camera anymore because it’s not responding, you need to use this procedure to recover it from a corrupted firmware. This procedure is also known as “reflash the firmware” because it erases the memory and installs a new […]

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Hikvision firmware upgrade error

Hikvision firmware upgrading failed (language mismatch)

The message: “Upgrading failed, firmware mismatches” or “Language mismatch” shows up on a Hikvision DVR, NVR, or IP camera when you are trying to use the wrong firmware for the device. Let’s talk about the solution to this problem.Hikvision DVR shows the “Language Mismatch” error message.This problem is very common with HIkvision OEM DVRs. What causes […]

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SADP Tool Error 2015

Hikvision SADP error 2015 (solved)

This article will help you to solve the problem with the Hikvision SADP error 2015.If you have a Hikvision camera or recorder (DVR or NVR), you may face this type of error while trying to configure the IP address. So let’s talk about a solution for that.The message “Error 2015: Others” is displayed when the […]

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Hikvision message the device has already been added by another account

Hik-connect device added by other users (solution)

In this article, I show how to fix the problem with a smartphone app or software that displays the message “The device is added by other users” or a similar message when adding a new Hikvision camera or recorder to the Hik-connect.Another common message is, “The device has already been added by another account.” It’s […]

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Hikvision error 47 solved

Hikvison error code 47 (solved)

In this article, I show how to solve the Hikvision error code 47.The error code 47 is common on iPhones using the Hik-Connect or iVMS-4500.There’s a temporary and a permanent fix for the error. Let’s take a look at them.What causes the the errorThe error occurs when the Hikvision server forces the app to authenticate […]

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How to reset Hikvision camera password

Reset Hikvision camera password (using QR code)

Let’s see how to reset the Hikvision camera password using a QR code.I used this method on a Hikvision Mini PTZ camera bought on Amazon.There are different methods to reset the Hikvision camera password, and this is the one that worked for the camera I have. You can try using it with yours. How to reset the password via […]

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