When you are swtiching a broadband carrier, or you just replace your old WiFi router, you may get a new WiFi router running in your home.
But the cameras are still running on your old home WiFi.
How to swtich the cameras to the new WiFi Router, which is probably with new WiFi network name, and new WiFi password?
Please check the following.
- The Most Easiest Way to complete the switch
The most easiest way to swtich camera from your old WiFi to your new WiFi, is doing the switch with both routers running temporially. For example, do the switch before you power off and return the old router to your carrier.
Then we can complete the switch within 5minutes for one camera.
We strongly recommend this way.
To do this, you need to make sure
- The old router is still up and running till the cameras are connected to new WiFi
Just make sure the old router is still up and running, it is emitting the WiFi network as before.
No internet to the old router is OK. Internet is not needed for this procedure.
- Connect your mobile phone to the old home WiFi
Now we can start:
Step1 make sure your phone is connected to the old WiFi , same as the camera.
Step2 run HiKam app > 'My Camera' page, click settings of the camera > Network Settings
Step3 You will see the app will load and show the WiFi list around by > Tap on the WiFi name which is your new home WiFi > the app will ask for WiFi password > Input WiFi password, make sure the WiFi password is correct > the camera will auto reboot and connect to the new WiFi.
Step4 Wait for 1 minute for the camera reboot. Then on your phone, connect your phone to the new home WiFi. Run HiKam app > 'My Camera' page, wait and check if the camera will come as ONLINE status.
If you see it as ONLINE, the camera already runs on your new home WiFi. The switch procedure is completed for this camera!
If you have more than one cameras, go from Step1 again. Not forget connect your phone to your old home WiFi first in Step1.
- Alternative Way by AP Mode
If you cannot get the two routers running at the same time, or your old router is already taken away by carrier or others, we can complete letting camera knows the new WiFi by AP Mode.
Please go to your smartphone setup menu and find the WiFi named as
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