How to Restore Password or Reset Dahua IP Camera to Factory Settings


In today's world, IP cameras have become an integral part of security systems. They provide 24/7 video surveillance, allowing owners to feel more secure. However, what should you do if you forget the password to your Dahua IP camera or if you need to reset the device to factory settings? In this article, we will look at step-by-step instructions on how to recover the password and reset your Dahua camera to factory settings.


Dahua IP Camera Password Recovery


1: Using ConfigTool Program

   - Step 1: Download and install the ConfigTool program from the official Dahua website.

   - Step 2: Run the program and find your camera in the list of devices scanned by the program.

   - Step 3: Go to the "Password reset" section.

   - Step 4: In front of your camera, click the "reset" button. Next you will need to perform 3 steps to reset your password: 1) Generate an XML file and save it to your computer. 2) Send this XML file to the official Dahua representative in your country. You can contact DIR.LV for support. After receiving the XML from Dahua representatives, upload it to ConfigTool. 3) Enter the new password for the camera twice and try not to forget it again:)




Resetting Dahua IP Camera to Factory Settings


Sometimes a factory reset is the only way to restore the device, especially if all other methods have failed. It is important to remember that after resetting the camera, all settings will be deleted and you will need to set up the device again.


1: Using the Reset Button

   - Step 1: Locate the reset button on your camera. It is usually located on the back of the device or inside the body.

   - Step 2: Press and hold the reset button for 15-30 seconds.

   - Step 3: Release the reset button. The camera will reboot and return to factory defaults.




2: Using the ConfigTool Program

   - Step 1: Download and install the ConfigTool program from the official Dahua website.

   - Step 2: Run the program and find your camera in the list of available devices.

   - Step 3: Select the camera and click on the "Factory Reset" button.

   - Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the reset process.


Conclusion


Restoring the password or resetting a Dahua IP camera to factory settings is a relatively simple process if you follow the step-by-step instructions. It is important to remember that all settings will be deleted after the reset, so it is recommended to save the current configurations before starting the procedure. We hope this article has helped you understand the process of restoring and resetting your Dahua camera. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact Dahua technical support for further assistance.