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YI IoT Camera User Manual

YI IoT Camera User Manual, This article contains all the contents of YI IoT, multiple ways to add, settings of YI IoT camera functions, how to use the , and will be continuously updated.Before you start you need to download YI IoT APP and register your account.

Applicable to: Cameras with YI IoT APP or any other brand cameras using YI IoT. YI IoT Light bulb camera is also applicable to this

YI IoT and YI Home are different apps, if you are looking for a guide to YI Home, check out: How To SetUp YI Home or Kami Camera

YI IoT Camera APP download

YI IoT supports and , you can download it from google play or app store.

Register your account and login

YI IoT only supports email registration, or you can sign in with Facebook.

Register your account and login - YI IOT

Connect YI IOT Camera

Connect power

Before add YI IoT camera, please connect YI IoT camera to the power supply first.

After the device is successfully started, wait for about 20s, and you can start scanning when you hear a beeping sound.

Add camera

There are 3 ways to add a YI IoT camera, we recommend using ‘WiFi connection' to add a YI IoT camera.

Click the ‘+' icon, then click ‘Scan code binbing', scan the QR code on YI IoT camera, the APP will show the recommended way to add.

Follow the instructions on the APP to add a YI IoT camera.

Add camera - yi iot

Can't find the QR code on the YI IoT camera? You don't need to scan the QR code, you can add the camera manually.

Add camera: WiFi connection

Add camera WiFi connection - yi iot

1. Select WiFi connection, make sure YI IoT camera is beeping, click ‘l heard the beep‘ > Next.

Drop drop sound

Note: Only when YI IoT camera beeps ‘drop-drop', you can add YI IoT camera, no beep please reset YI IoT camera.

Add camera- WiFi connection - yi iot

2. Enter your WiFi password, then click next.

If the app does not show your wifi, please make sure your phone is connected to wifi.

Add camera- WiFi connection - yi iot 3

3. The app shows the QR code to YI IoT camera to scan, phone is 4-8 inches away from the camera, camera will issue a voice prompt for a successful scan.

After the camera issued voice prompts click “I heard Waiting to connect“, then enter the next step

YI IoT camera scan to QR codeAdd camera- WiFi connection - yi iot

You can turn on ‘try sonic binding', to improve the connection success rate.

Add camera- WiFi connection - yi iot

4. Wait for YI IoT camera to connect to wifi, set the camera name after successful connection.
The new YI IoT camera comes with free cloud storage, or click ‘
<‘ to cancel.

Add camera- WiFi connection - yi iot

Add camera: Hotspot config to wifi

Hotspot config to wifi -yi iot

1. Select ‘Hotspot config to wifi‘,make sure YI IoT camera is beeping, click ‘l heard the beep‘ > Next.

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Drop drop sound

Note: Only when YI IoT camera beeps ‘drop-drop', you can add the camera, no beep please reset the camera.

Add camera- Hotspot config to wifi

2. Enter your wifi password, then connect the phone WiFi to the network with”CAM_ “the default password is: 12345678 and return to the APP

Add camera- Hotspot config to wifi

3.Back to YI IoT APP, wait for YI IoT camera to connect to wifi, set the camera name after successful connection.

Add camera- Hotspot config to wifi

How to use YI IoT Camera without Internet

If you don't have wifi, or use YI IoT camera without internet, you can use Hotspot direct connect.

But you can't watch YI IoT camera remotely, you can't receive , you can only use the simplest functions.

1. Select Hotspot direct connect, then connect the phone WiFi to the network with”CAM_ “the default password is: 12345678 and return to the APP

How to use YI IoT Camera without Internet?

2. Go back to the app, click on to connect, and now you can use the camera.

Note: This mode can only be used if you connect to the camera's hotspot wifi.

How to use YI IoT Camera without Internet-yi iot

YI IoT Important Function Settings

Share the camera

Sharing the camera allows multiple phones to use the camera.

1. Click on the share icon > Share cameras with your family,You can choose QR Code or YI loT account to share.

Note: The other party needs to have a YI IoT account to add a camera.

Share the camera - yi iot

QR Code Share

1. Select QR Code, Select the permissions available to share, and then tap Share.

Share the camera QR Code - yi iot

2. Ask invitee to open the app and press the account icon in the lower right corner of the page.

Press the QR Code icon in the upper right corner and have your friend scan.

QR Code Share

YI loT account Share

1. Select YI IoT account, select shareable permissions, enter the invitee's YI IoT email address, and click Share.

2. YI IoT APP will send a notification to your invitee. Your invitee needs to confirm invitation in the App.

YI loT account Share

Recording Settings

The camera will only be displayed when the SD card is inserted SD card recording settings, inserting the SD card will, the camera will restart.

By default, the camera is activated with Event recordi, after activating , the camera will automatically record when it detects motion.

You can set the recording mode in SD card recording.

All time recording: The camera will record all the time and will not stop.
Event recording: Only record when an alarm event is detected

All-day Recording: 24-hour operation
Custom: You can set the time to start recording, (up to 3)

Recording Settings - yi iot

View Camera Recording

Click on the Activity to enter the interface, ‘https://i0.wp.com/www.camapp365.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/icon-2.jpeg?resize=43%2C35&ssl=1‘ is the cloud storage video, ‘https://i0.wp.com/www.camapp365.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/icon-1.jpeg?resize=39%2C36&ssl=1‘ is the SD card video.

The blue time indicates the time when there is video recording.

View Camera Recording - yi iot

Motion Detection Settings

After turning on motion detection, the camera detects motion and the app will push an alarm notification.
The motion detection recording is set in the SD card recording.

You can set the detection sensitivity and notification frequency in Smart Detection, and you can also activate the alarm sound.

Motion Detection: Motion detection switch
Sensitivity Level – HighThe camera will generate an alert and video when detecting the object slightly shaking.

Sensitivity Level – MediumThe camera will generate an alert and video when detecting the object moving at an moderate.

Sensitivity Level – LOWThe camera will generate an alert and video when detecting the object moving significantly.

Alert Frequency: Low – 10 minuteMedium – 5 minute High – 1 minute
Schedule: Set alarm notification working time

Camera alarm sound: When activated, the camera will sound an alarm when it detects motion.

Motion Detection Settings - yi iot

Motion tracking Settings

Motion tracking is activated in Camera Settings.
Motion tracking allows you to track moving objects, and the camera will follow the movement of the object.

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Motion tracking Settings - yi iot

YI IoT Light bulb camera Setup

YI IoT Light bulb camera has the same function as a normal camera, the main feature is that it can be mounted on a light stand.
If your YI IoT camera supports Light, you can see the ‘
https://i0.wp.com/www.camapp365.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/icon2.jpeg?resize=98%2C94&ssl=1‘ icon in the live screen. By clicking the ‘https://i0.wp.com/www.camapp365.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/icon2.jpeg?resize=98%2C94&ssl=1‘ icon, you can select the Light working mode.

Auto: When in night vision mode, the camera detects the movement of objects, the camera will start Light.

Manual switch: You can choose Open or Close to switch the Light manually.

YI IoT Light bulb camera Setup

YI IoT APP Interface Description

1. Watch 4 cameras at the same time 2. Add cameras

3. switch camera display 4. Share cameras

5. Cloud storage 6. Camera settings 7. alarm information

8. alarm information 9. cloud storage

10. personal information 11.Cloud Storage

12. Flip video screen 13. camera settings

14. save the video on the phone 15. voice intercom

16. sound switch 17. Screenshot

18. Full screen zoom 19. alarm message

20. view camera video 22. Control camera movement

YI IoT Interface Description

Video Tutorials

YI IoT For PC

YI IoT supports computers, and you can download the software here.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

If you have added a camera to the YI IoT APP, you can use the camera on your computer by simply logging into your account.

1. Login to software, no account please register first.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

2. Click ‘+' , make sure your camera is beeping, click ‘I heard “Waiting to connect”‘.

Note: Only when the camera beeps ‘drop-drop', you can add the camera, no beep please reset the camera.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

3. Enter your wifi name and password, then click Please choose

Note: The name and password are case-sensitive

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

4. Let the camera scan the QR code, If you hear “QR Code scan is successful”, please click Next.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

5. Wait for the camera to connect to the wifi, click Save after successful connection.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

7. Double-click the camera to watch the video.

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

YI IoT For PC Interface Description

1.Enlarge the video
2.alarm message
3.camera settings
4.downloaded cloud storage video
5.BUG FEEDBACK
6.set save folder
7.add camera
8.camera
9.cloud storage video
10.memory card video
11.camera switch
12.Pause video
13.control camera movement
14.switch resolution
15.Sound switch
16.full-screen viewing

How To Add YI IoT Camera To Your Computer?

Why add YI IoT camera failed

Please check the following issues, then reset the camera and add it again.

1.Ensure camera is powered up and waiting for networking;
2.Ensure camera has successfully identified the QR code and heard “QR code scanned successfully”,
3.Ensure Wi-Fi name and password are correct;
4.Try to restart the router or modem and make sure the camera is as close to the router as possible;
5.Check if Wi-Fi is 2.4G (some cameras support 5G)

I heard “wifi connection failed” or “wifi password error”

Weak WiFi signal, please move device or cell phone closer to WiFi router, or try rebooting WiFi router.
Make sure the wifi password is correct

I heard “Pairing has timed out”

Reset the camera and then re-add it.

What to do if I did not hear “QR Code scan is successful”?

1.The plastic cover on the new camera has to be removed and make sure that the lens on an old camera is clean.
2.The QR code cannot be read if the display resolution of your mobile phone is too low, too dark or it is too far from the camera lens.
3.please reset your camera.

How to reset YI IoT camera

The camera can be reset only after the camera is started, Press and hold the reset button for 5 seconds.

Reset the sound of the YI IoT camera

Can YI IoT Camera connect to YI Home or Kami Home APP?

No, YI IoT can only connect to YI IoT camera.

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See alsoSecurity Camera Installation Guides

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Why some YI IoT camera features I don’t have?

1.YI IoT camera and APP will be updated all the time, you may be using the old version.
2.Different models of YI IoT camera may have some differences
3.It is recommended to contact your camera seller

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YI IOT CAMERA FAQ

Why do YI IoT cameras offline?

YI IoT camera keeps going offline, usually because it can't connect to wifi.

1. wifi signal is weak, put the YI IoT camera close to the router

2. restart YI IoT camera, the camera will reconnect to wifi

3. Reset the camera and reconnect the YI IoT camera

4. Still keep offline, maybe the wifi module of YI IoT camera is faulty, we suggest contacting your camera seller

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Why are YI IoT cameras often offline?

YI IoT cameras are often offline, usually for the following reasons

1. The wifi signal of the location where you put the YI IoT camera is too weak, you can strengthen your wifi signal or put the camera close to the router.
2. Memory card problems cause YI IoT camera offline, you can take out the memory card, and then see if the camera can work properly.
3. The above attempts are not working properly, it is possible that the wifi module of YI IoT camera is faulty, we suggest contacting your camera seller

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Why can't I control the YI IoT camera pan and tilt?

Please make sure your YI IoT camera supports pan and tilt
If you can't respond to the control button, or can only control part of the pan and tilt, it means the camera is malfunctioning internally, please contact your camera seller

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Why do YI IoT cameras often restart automatically?

The automatic reboot may be a problem with the power supply, power cable and memory card.
You can replace them in order to the problem, if it cannot be solved, then it may be a YI IoT camera hardware problem, please contact your camera seller.

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I can't find YI IoT APP in app store and google play?

YI IoT APP was deleted from app store and google play, you need to wait for YI IoT APP to be re-listed.

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How can I connect the camera when the QR code on the YI IoT camera is damaged?

The two-dimensional code is not required, you can manually select the mode to connect the YI IoT camera.

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Why does the YI IoT camera move in the opposite direction when tracking?

You need to contact your YI IoT camera seller in order to resolve this issue.

1. Ask for a replacement camera

2. You can solve the problem by upgrading the camera , contact your camera seller to push the firmware.

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How to solve the glass will reflect the night vision?

YI IoT camera can't turn off the night vision light manually, so it can't be solved, please keep the camera away from windows, glass, etc.

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Forgot the PIN password of YI IoT camera

PIN password is set by the user,there is no way to retrieve PIN password.
If you forget the password, you can only reset the camera and reconnect the YI IoT camera.

Note: After resetting the camera, you can't view the previous VIDEO.

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What sd card does YI IoT camera support?

YI IoT camera supports Micro SD Card, minimum 8GB, class10 memory card.
We recommend using a SanDisk or Samsung Micro SD Card.

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How do I return it?

Please contact your camera seller, camapp365.com does not sell cameras and is not a YI IoT person

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Can camapp365.com solve my problem?

There are too many comments for me to reply to every question, but I will check and update the FAQ uniformly.

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