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How to Use Camius View app

Camius View is the App to use with your Camius IP cameras, NVRs, DVRs, and Wireless Systems. Camius View acts as a full surveillance , with support for Push Notifications, Live Video Streaming, and Playback, Remote Video Playback, Snapshots and PTZ control, in addition to a slew of other device-specific configurations.

Camius View is the smartphone app to view & control your DVR, NVR, and IP security cameras for home and business:

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The Smartphone Security Camera App Camius View offers complete access to your cameras from any location. The is available on iOS and Android App stores and is ready to link to your security cameras. You can use your smartphone security camera App to view and playback any Camius security camera. Download and install the Camius View iOS or Android app on your smartphone device:

Camius View is the smartphone app to view & control your DVR, NVR, and IP security cameras for home and business - what is IP camera

How to add your PoE camera or Surveillance Recorder to the Camius NVR, DVR, or IP camera app

Download the Camius View app on the iOS or Android app store on your phone or tab.

On the first run, the app will require network access and other permissions; once authorized, the app will start a tutorial highlighting the add button.

To get to the add device button later, Tap on the top left menu icon and then on Devices to open the Device Manager page.

 Tap on the main menu icon then on the Devices icon to open the device list page, and tap on the + to add a new device.

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 Choose NVR/DVR/IPCAM and then Search Online Network to add devices to your network.

 Option 1: Search Online networks to add devices from your network on the device page, enter the password you set earlier, port 80 (for R-series recorders and IP cameras), and save. For the devices of non-R series, port 9000 is required.

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Camius View port 80

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Option 2: While you have the QR code scanner active, point your smartphone's camera to it and snap. To check if your NVR, DVR, or IP camera is online, disconnect your phone's Wi-Fi briefly and let the app reload

 On the device page, enter the password you set earlier and save. The App will confirm once connected.

You can also add your Camius device manually.

How to Use Camius View app

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DVR, NVR camera system Live View

 On the main App View page, tap on a device to view its channels, double-tap on a channel to zoom in, and go back to multi-view again.
 You can zoom in on a single channel with the spread gesture and zoom out by pinching.
 Switching to landscape mode on your smartphone or tablet gives you a full-screen view.

Playback

 Tap on the   icon to launch playback, then tap on the calendar icon to pick a day with recordings.
 Scroll the bottom colored bar horizontally to pick the time of day for playback,  The  icon saves a snapshot and the icon records on demand into your smartphone or tablet's storage.

App playback bar

Enabling Push Notifications

 Tap on the icon and then on the Push Notifications icon, select the device, and enable the desired per-channel motion detection alerts, disk error detection alerts, and more.

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How to add a Camius IP camera, DVR, or NVR to the Camius View smartphone app?

Download and install the Camius View iOS or Android app on your smartphone or tablet.

 

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On the first run, the app will require network access and other permissions; once authorized, the app will start a tutorial highlighting the add button.

To get to the add device button later, Tap on the top left menu icon and then on Devices to open the Device Manager page.

 Tap on the main menu iconApp menu icon
 Tap on the Devices iconApp devices iconto open the Device Manager page, and tap on the Plus icon ‘+' to add a new device.
 Choose NVR/DVR/IPCAM and then select one of 3 ways to add a device to the app using a Search (option 1), QR Code Scan (option 2), or Add manually (option 3)

Why can't I access my IP cameras on my Camius View app? 

Option 1 – adding a Camius security device using Search Local Network

Ensure your iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone, or tablet is connected to the same local Wi-Fi network as the Camius NVR, DVR, or IP camera device.

 Click Devices to enter the Device Manager menu. Click on + sign >> NVR/DVR/IPCAM >> click on Search Local Network button
 It will find your Camius Device and enter the Device password you set earlier.
 In the Media Port, make sure to enter the correct port number. Port 80 for R-series recorders (IPVAULT1128PR, IPVAULT2256PR, IPVAULT8256R, TRIVUALT4K184R, TRIVAULT4K184R2, TRIVAULT2168R, TRIVAULT4K2168R) and IP cameras (SPOT828A-R, BOLTX536R, IRIS528R, SPOT8R, IRIS5R, BOLTX5R) and Port 9000 for non-R-series IP cameras, DVR, and NVR recorders.

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Camius View port 80

Option 2 – adding a Camius security device using QR scan code (Recommended)

 Click Devices to enter the Device Manager menu. Click on + sign >> NVR/DVR/IPCAM and point your smartphone's camera to it while the QR code scanner is active and snaps. To check if your NVR, DVR, or IP camera is online, disconnect your phone's Wi-Fi briefly and let the app reload
 On the device page, enter the password you set earlier and save. The App will confirm once connected.
 You can also add your Camius device manually (Option 3) by entering the P2P ID or IP address (P2P ID is recommended)

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Camius View port 80

Live View

 On the main App View page, tap on a device to view its channels, double-tap on a channel to zoom in, and return to multi-view again.
 You can zoom in on a single channel with the spread gesture and zoom out by pinching.
 Switching to landscape mode on your smartphone or tablet gives you a full-screen view.
Playback
 Tap the icon to launch playback, then tap the calendar icon to pick a day with recordings.
 Scroll the bottom colored bar horizontally to pick the time of day for playback,  the  icon saves a snapshot, and the  icon records on demand into your smartphone or tablet's storage.

Push Notifications

Tap on theApp menu iconicon and then the Push Notifications icon, select the device and enable the desired per-channel motion detection alerts, disk error detection alerts, and more.

More about:

 Motion Detection
 PIR
 Human & Vehicle Push notifications

Enable push notifications on the app Camius View app

Select notifications types camius view

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Why can't I access my Camius IP cameras, DVR, and NVR on my

If you can not access your Camius IP cameras, DVR (digital video recorder), or NVR (network video recorder) on the Camius View smartphone app, please check the below:

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1 – Check if you are using the latest version of the Camius View app

On the App's ‘Devices‘ page, make sure your recorder is added using P2P (ID) instead of IP (IP Address), and if in doubt, delete it and add it again. 

In the Media Port, make sure to enter the right port number:

 Use port 80 for R-series recorders and IP cameras
 Port 9000 for the non-R series is required

Camius View port 80

2 – Make sure you're connected to a reliable network on your phone 

3 – Check if your Camius IP camera or recorder is connected correctly to the LAN (Local network).

 Camius devices are picked up by the  Camius Device Search Tool, Camius View app, and VMS software.
 Go through the following steps to make sure your Camius device (IP camera, DVR or NVR) is connected to the network: Camius Device and PC you are using must have the same first three segments of the IP address
 Install the Camius tool to search for any Camius device
 Once you are running the tool, search for Camius devices, and if the device is online (connected to your network), it will appear like in the following picture.

IPVAULT1128PR CONFIG TOOL 1

4 – Check for the IP address conflict
 Connect your Camius device in a simple setup, ensuring your network cables are not defective and eliminating any in-between devices that might be causing IP address conflict.
 A simple setup could have just a DVR with the network cable connected to the network switch or router and a PC connected via network cable to the same router while all sharing the same IP base e.g., 192.168.1.x
5 – Reset the Network settings of your Camius device

Navigate to Setup >> System >> Maintenance >> Load Default >> check the Network box and Apply

TRIVAULT4K184R2 system maintenance load default select any

Camius Trivault DVR (local interface via HDMI)

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6 – Check the Camius device network status 

Navigate to Setup >> System >> Information and check the Network Status if it shows ‘Connect success'.

If the above steps don't help, submit a support request and include the device model number and the current 'Firmware/Software Version,' which can be found using the Camius Device Config Tool

TRIVAULT4K2168R SYSTEM INFORMATION

HDMI interface: DVR / NVR information is available under Setup >> System >> Information

SPOT828A R System Information

Web browser view: information is available under Remote >> System >> Information (web browser view)

7 – Wrong Password 

Before you add the Camius security device to the app, make sure to set a password  following the below setup guides:

 DVR setup guide
 NVR setup guide
 or follow this quick tutorial on how to set a password for your DVR or NVR

We got you if you lost your IP camera or DVR NVR recorders password. Follow the below links on how to reset your device password:

 For IP cameras with a reset button
 Applicable to the IP cameras without a reset button
 For Camius DVR and NVR recorders

You can not set a password on your Camius device using the Camius View app. 

Easy Steps for Password Reset – unlock your NVR, DVR

We got you if you forgot your Camius DVR or NVR recorder's password. There are two ways to reset your Camius NVR or DVR password, which are described below.

OPTION 1 – applicable to Camius security NVR, DVR with a reset button

If your recorder has a reset button, press and hold it for 10 seconds; you will hear an audible confirmation. This will reset all settings, including the password, but not erase recorded footage on your hard drive. 

 Pictures 1, 2, and 3 represent IPvault network video recorders.
 Pictures 4 and 5 show the reset button for Camius Hybrid DVR recorders.

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Picture 1 – Reset button of Camius 8 channel NVR [IPVAULT1128PR}

IPVAULT2256PR reset button

Picture 2 – Reset button of Camius 16 channel NVR [IPVAULT2256PR]

IPVAULT8256PR reset button

Picture 3 – Reset button of 32 channel NVR [IPVAULT8256R]

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Picture 5 – Reset button of Camius 8 channel DVR [TRIVAULT4K184R, TRIVAULT4K184R2}

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Picture 6 – Reset button of Camius 16 channel DVR TRIVAULT2168R, TRIVAULT4K2168R

OPTION 2 – applicable to Camius DVR or NVR recorders without a reset button

If your DVR digital video recorder or NVR network video recorder doesn't have a reset button, please follow the below steps to receive a temporary password that is Mac ID and Date sensitive.

This applies to IPVAULT160P, IPVAULT1128P, IPVAULT2320P8N, IPVAULT2320P16N, IPVAULT82320-N, TRIVAULT184, TRIVAULT4K184, TRIVAULT4K2168

STEP 1 – Have your recorder connected to a monitor via HDMI or VGA output. 

  Click the (i) information icon at the bottom right of your DVR or NVR recorder's interface for the Mac ID, as shown in the following picture 7. You don't need the recorder to be unlocked for this.
 The Date is also displayed as shown in picture 7

DVR NVR system forgot password mac ID and datePicture 7 – Mac ID and Date

STEP 2 – Once you have your device Mac ID and current date

Once you have your device Mac ID and current date, submit a support request here, select the subject as ‘Lost Password,' and include the model number, Mac ID (xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx), and Date (MM/DD/YYYY) on your device. Make sure to use the correct email address.

IMPORTANT: Ensure to include the NVR/DVR recorder's model number available on the recorder's enclosure and box label or purchase details (order number and/or shipping address)
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If you didn't register your Camius device, we recommend you do it (click here); that will speed up the support request.

STEP 3 – Use the temporary reset password to Load the Default System settings, allowing you to set a new password for your Camius DVR or NVR.

 Navigate to System >> Maintenance >> Load Default 
 Select the ‘System‘ checkbox and Apply. Use your temporary reset password to Authenticate the request.

IMPORTANT: Selecting all checkboxes in the Load Default menu will reset all your recorder settings.

DVR NVR system maintenance load default reset system passwordPicture 8

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Setting a New Password for your DVR or NVR

 

After your Camius DVR/NVR recorder restarts, you'll need to set a new password.

 Select the desired menu language.
 The default device ID is 000000.
 The administrator's username is ‘admin'

Password requirements: 8–16 characters, a lowercase, an uppercase, a digit, and a special character.

The unlock pattern is optional for easy access.
Click on the tab ‘to 
Draw' and set your unlock
pattern, then click ‘
Apply'.

In addition, users can select or skip Password Recovery Questions & Answers.

How to set a password on my new Camius DVR or NVR recorder?

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