Dec 27

The D-viewCam mobile app allows you to view live feeds and playback recorded video from your NVR or Running D-ViewCam software using your Apple or Android Smartphone.

Note: You must be using a D-Link NVR (DNR-322L or DNR-326)

Step 1: Download the D-ViewCam Mobile App from the Apple or Android App Store and launch the App


Step 2: Click on the + icon on the top right to add your NVR


Step 3: Enter your NVR Credentials

  • Server Name: This is an Optional name for your NVR (Used to easily identify specific NVRs in a multi NVR environment)
  • Server Address: Enter the IP address of your NVR
    • Note: If using the APP within the same network enter the private IP address of the NVR (e.g. 192.168.0.x)
    • If using the APP remotely (over the internet or through 3G/4G, you would need to enter the Public/Internet IP address of your Router/Firewall.
      • If using a D-Link router, this can be found under the Status Tab of the routers setup page.
      • Contact your router manufacture or IT administrator for further assistance.
  • Live Streaming Port: 5150
  • Playback Server: 5160
  • Username: Username used to access your NVR
  • Password: Password used to access your NVR

Click Save

Note: If using the D-View Cam Mobile APP over the Internet/3G/4G you will need to open the Live Streaming and Playback Server ports on your router/firewall to allow access to the NVR. Ports 5150 and 5160 are required. (See below for instructions how to open ports on a D-Link router)


Step 4: Select your NVR


Opening Ports on a D-Link router
Step 1: Log into Router- Open Internet Browser and type into the address bar
Step2: Enter Username and Password (default username is admin and there is no password)
Step 3: Click on the Advanced Tab > Virtual Server
Step 4: Check to Enable

  • Name: Enter name for rule (i.e. dviewcam- Streaming)
  • IP address: Enter the IP of the PC running dviewcam (Private IP- E.g.
  • Public: 5150
  • Private: 5150
  • Protocol: All
  • Schedule: Always

Repeat for port 5160


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Dec 26

Step 1: Download the install wizard for your camera from


Step 2: Launch the install wizard:


  • Step 2.1 : Select a language from the drop-down menu and click Start.


  • Step 2.2: Accept the End User License Agreement by checking the box next to “I accept these terms and conditions”, then click Next.


  • Step 2.3: Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your camera to your router and connect the power. Click Next after you have completed each step.





  • Step 2.4: Confirm that the LED on the front of the camera is lit solid green.


  • Step 2.5: Select your DCS-2330L using the radio button from the menu on the left-hand side of the camera name. Enter and confirm a password for the Administrator account in the fields provided. This password will be required when logging in to the camera’s web-based configuration interface. Click Nextto continue.


  • Step 2.6: Using the radio buttons, select how you wish to connect your camera to your router for normal operation. You can choose to connect using wired connection (Ethernet cable), or a wireless connectionby using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), or manually by Selecting a wireless network. Choose the appropriate radio button for your configuration, and click Next to continue.


2.6.1 If you selected Ethernet cable connection, follow the on-screen instructions to ensure that your camera is connected to your router using an Ethernet cable. Once completed, click Next to continue the wizard.




2.6.2 If you selected By using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), follow the on-screen instructions to connect your camera to your wireless router using WPS. Once completed, click Next to continue the wizard.

Note: Your router must support WPS Push-button Connection (PBC) in order to use this method.





2.6.3 If you selected By selecting a wireless network, choose an available wireless network from the drop-down menu. If you do not see your wireless network in the list, click Rescan to search for wireless networks again. If your network requires a password, enter it in the Wireless password field. Click Next to continue.


Step 2.7.1: In order to use the cloud features of your camera, you will need to register it with your mydlink account. If you do not have a mydlink account, you can create one during this step.

To add the DCS-2330L to your existing mydlink account, select Yes, I already have a mydlink account, then enter your mydlink account username (email address) and password in the fields provided and clickNext.


2.7.2: If you selected No, I want to sign up for a new account, enter the information required for account registration in the fields provided. Check the box to indicate that you have read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for mydlink Cloud Services. Click Next to continue.



2.7.3: If you do not wish to use the mydlink service, select I don’t want to enable mydlink cloud service. You will not be able to use any of the cloud features associated with your camera. Click Next to continue.


  • Step 2.8: Setup is complete. A summary page with display your camera’s setup details, as well as your mydlink account information. Click Finish.



 Step 3: You can now log in to your mydlink account to view and manage your DCS-2330L by visiting


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Dec 20

Note: After resetting the D-Link DCS-6620/DCS-6620G to default, the Auto Electronic Shutter (AES) is set to Auto. Some environmental lighting may affect the D-Link DCS-6620/DCS-6620G to a point where the video is unrecognizable. To fix this the CCD Settings must be changed.

Step 1: Log in to the web configuration of the D-Link DCS-6620/DCS-6620G.

Step 2: Select Configuration from the left hand menu.

Step 3: Click CCD on the left hand side.

Step 4: Using the Auto Electronic Shutter drop down menu, select the appropriate shutter speed. You may need to test different shutter settings for your environment.


Step 5 Use the references below to help you decide which settings your environment requires you to change.

Help File References:

Auto Electronic Shutter (AES) In this mode the AES will be fixed at 1/60 (1/50) second. The default setting of the CCD is in the auto-iris mode. If the shutter is selected to auto, the iris of the CCD will become fixed. Faster shutter speed will allow fast moving objects to be seen more clearly.

Auto tracking white balance This is helpful if the camera is monitoring outdoor objects. There are 9 levels of white balance that can be adjusted that will help the camera to capture video with correct colors.

White balance control Selecting this feature will disable the Auto tracking white balance. This is used mostly for monitoring indoor objects. Adjustments are from 3200K-8000K to get the correct colors.

Auto switch to B/W in low lux mode Selecting this option and the low lux mode will automatically switch video to black and white if the environment became dark such as going from evening to night.

Enable BLC This is for back light compensation. When object is in front of bright lights it is sometimes difficult to see, selecting this option and adjust sensitivity level can allow object to become clearer to see.

BLC sens level Adjusting this will allow objects to be seen more clearly by adjusting BLC sensitivity detection.

BLC area selection A selection window will pop up. The window is divided into 48 squares, select the squares that BLC is required; if no squares are selected there will be no differences in the video.


Dec 17

This error is caused by Protection mode being enabled in your internet security settings of the Windows Vista / Windows 7 Internet Explorer 7 browser.


You will need to disable Protection Mode. Below are the steps:

Step 1: Double click the Internet icon at the bottom of your Internet Explorer 7 browser to bring up the Internet Security options .


or click Tools at the top of your browser and select Internet Options.


From the Internet Options box, click the Security tab.


Step 2: Clear the Enable Protection Mode check box and click Apply then OK.

Note: Internet Explorer must be closed and re-opened for changes to take effect you should have and Internet icon at the bottom of your browser that now shows Protection Mode: Off.


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Nov 19

Step 1 Log into the web-based configuration of the camera.

Step 2 Click the Maintenance tab and then click Device Management to the left.


Step 3 Click Off using the radio buttons next to LED Control.

Step 4 Click Apply to save the settings.

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