YI Home camera SD card installation

In this article, I talk about the YI Home camera SD card installation.

The process is very simple and takes less than 2 minutes.

It's recommended to format the card after the installtion.

How to install an SD card on the YI Home camera

You need to use a micro SD card for the YI Home camera.

Here are the steps to insert the micro SD card into the camera.

  • Unplug the cable to turn off the camera;
  • Insert the Micro SD card into the slot;
  • Plug the cable to turn on the camera;
  • Wait for the initialization;
  • Check if the status LED is blue;
  • The pictures below illustrate the entire process.

    ==> Insert the micro SD card into the camera's slot

    YI Home Camera Micro SD Card Installation

    ==> Connect the USB cable to power the camera on.

    YI Home Camera USB cable connection

    ==> Check if the camera is powered (shows a yellow LED).

    YI Home Camera Yellow LED

    Format the micro SD card on the YI Home App

  • Open the YI Home app and connect to the camera;
  • Click the settings gear;
  • Select the micro SD card;
  • Click format and confirm.
  • See the pictures below for more details.

    ==> Click the gear icon on the right top.

    YI Home App Settings

    ==> Click "MicroSD card".

    YI Home App Micro SD card

    ==> Click "Format Storage Card"

    YI Home App Micro SD card format

    ==> Click "OK" to confirm.

    YI Home App Micro SD card format alert

    Wait while the camera formats the micro SD card.

    Video: YI Home camera SD card installation

    Here's a quick video on the YI Home camera SD card installation.

    Watch the entire video to see the details

    A Yellow LED starts flashing after powering the camera on, and after some seconds, it's possible to hear a "click sound". The LED changes to flashing blue and finally turns to a solid blue LED. to indicate the initialization process is finished.

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