In this article, I explain how to reset an Amcrest IP camera to factory default.
This process is very useful in the case you lost the camera's password.
You can reset the camera and have it working again in less than 5 minutes.
Let's take a look at the steps to accomplish this task.
Amcrest IP camera reset process
The easiest way to reset an Amcrest IP camera is by using the reset button.
You just need to open the camera, locate the reset button, press and hold it for 20 seconds and wait for the camera to reboot and prompt for a new password.
Here's the step-by-step.
- Open the camera;
- Click and hold the reset button for 20s;
- Release the reset button;
- Wait for the camera to reboot;
- Create a new password.
The pictures below show the details
And it's done. Pretty simple, huh?
To help you even more, I have a video with extra details.
Video: How to reset the Amcrest IP camera
Please watch this video on how to reset the Amcrest IP camera to factory default.
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Claudemir Martins is a former Samsung Engineer with 18+ experience in the surveillance industry. He has been traveling around 17 different countries to teach people how to design, and install CCTV systems.