How to reset Yi camera (Quick and Easy)

In this article, I explain how to reset the Yi camera to factory default settings.

The reset process is very simple and takes less than 5 minutes.

Just in case you lost the password for your Yi camera this process can help you to get up and running with the default one in minutes.

This process works with the following cameras.

Yi Home Camera, Yi Outdoor Camera, Kami Outdoor Camera, Yi Dome X, Yi Dash Camera, Kami Smart Security, Yi Dome Camera, Yi Action Camera.

The camera models

There are two different versions of the Yi camera so you just need to make sure which one you are using to locate the camera's reset button.

How to reset the Yi camera 1st generation

In this camera, there's a reset button located on the upper left side of the QR code. You need to use a pin or thin needle to reach the button.

Here are the steps to reset the camera.

  1. Press and hold the reset button
  2. Wait until the yellow light turns on
  3. Wait for the audio message "Reset is successful"
YI camera 1st gen reset button

And it's done, now you can go the app to delete and add the camera again. That was easier than you expected, right? Let's see how to reset the 2nd generation.

How to reset the Yi camera 2nd generation

The process to reset the 2nd generation camera is similar to the previous instructions, remove the camera's back cover and locate the reset button, and follow the steps.

  1. Press and hold the reset button
  2. Wait until the yellow light turns on
  3. Wait for the audio message "Reset is successful"
YI camera 2nd gen reset button

As you can see, in both cameras you just need to press and hold the button for a while. If the reset doesn't work visit the manufacturer's website and ask for help.

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