Jan 24

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: D-ViewCam must be installed and running.

Step 1: Launch the D-ViewCam Software on your computer

Step 2: Click Settings > Network Services

Step 3: Under the Main tab, press Start to start the Network Server (needed for D-ViewCam mobile to connect) and click OK.

Minimize D-ViewCam (It must still be running)

Step 4: Download the D-ViewCam Mobile App from the Apple or Android App Store and launch the App

Step 5: Click on the + icon on the top right to add your D-ViewCam instance.

Step 6: Enter your D-ViewCam software Credentials

  • Server Name: This is an Optional name for your software (Used to easily identify specific D-View Software instances)
  • Server Address: Enter the IP address of the computer running D-ViewCam
    • Note: If using the APP within the same network enter the private IP address of the computer running D-ViewCam (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 the D-ViewCam Software
  • Password: Password used to access your D-ViewCam Software

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.-á Ports 5150 (TCP) and 5160(TCP) are required. (See below for instructions how to open ports on a D-Link router)

Step 7: Select your D-ViewCam instance

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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Jan 02

Use the below example code to view the streaming video from your DCS-3410 on your webpage. If the camera is behind a NAT device such as a router, the IP must be edited to reflect the public address of the router. In this example the public IP address of the router is and the port used to access the camera publicly is 80. You will also need to edit the username and password for the remote connection by editing in the fields UserName and Password. In this example the UserName is username and the Password is password

IPCamera ActiveX Control Sample
Note: The only 4 lines that should be changed are the following


Please understand that this is not a supported feature of the camera, and beyond providing this code, D-Link can not help design a custom webpage.

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Dec 28

If the app freezes or crashes after the update, try restarting the app.

To restart the mydlink® Home App on most Android devices, tap and hold on the Menu button at the bottom of your smartphone or tablet, the list of all running apps will display, look for the mydlink Home App and swipe the app up or to the right depending on the Android device you have. Procedures for restarting the app may vary depending on your Android device.  Reopen the mydlink® Home App by taping on its app icon.
If you have trouble finding your menu button or restarting your device following the instructions above, please find the correct procedure in your phone/tablet manufacturer’s user manual.

If the problem reoccurs after restarting the app, recognize that we are currently working on an updated version of the app to address this issue. Please check the Google Play Store to ensure you have the latest version of the app.

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Dec 22

Step 1:  Before setting up motion recording, make sure the camera’s motion detection settings are enabled and configured
Step 2:  When setting up motion recording, make sure the manual recording button is disabled in the LIVE VIDEO tab


Step 3:  Go to SETUP then Recording Schedule



Step 4:  Set the RECORDING MODE to Record by Schedule




Step 5:  In the RECORDING SCHEDULE, set the Schedule to Day or Week.  For simplicity, in this example we will set the schedule to day.


Step 6:  In the Camera List, select the camera we wish to configue.  Then click Configure in the Schedule section.


Step 7:  By default the Mode set would be Always Record.  If we wish to set this camera to record by motion, set the Mode to Record on Event.

The motion window should appear, and check mark the camera we wish to record on motion.

Notice the selected camera has been changed to blue.  The BLUE bar signifies the camera recording moce is set by Event, while the RED bar signifies the camera recording mode is set to Always recording.

Save the settings by clicking Save Settings



Step 8:  Verify if the Recording Schedule has started.  Go back to the LIVE VIDEO, and on the top right corner. You should see a blue or red status icon :

  • Blue –  indicates recording has started but is waiting for motion to be detected in order to trigger the recording.
  • Red –  indicates the live feed is being recorded.





You have now configured your NVR motion recording.

Dec 22


* Applies to devices using firmware version 2.0 and above. If you are not using the latest firmware version please upgrade the firmware.

* Please make sure you are using the latest version of Java. If you are unsure on what version you are current running, please visit www.java.com/verify *

Using IE


Step 1:  To view the LIVE VIDEO and PLAYBACK, please make sure to install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package.  The file can be located on the included CD, at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5638, or by clicking on the “Download from Microsoft Web Site” on the Warning pop up message.

Step 2:  Make sure to allow all add-ons to properly view the LIVE VIDEO and PLAYBACK.


Using Firefox
Step 1:  To view the LIVE VIEW and PLAYBACK, please make sure to download/install the latest version of Java.
Step 2:  Click the “Activate Java Platform SE 7 U.” link or click the block icon to the left of the address bar
Step 3:  Click to Allow Now or Allow and Remember
Step 4:  Run the Java application.
Step 5:  Allow the security warning popup.
Step 6:  You should now be able to see the LIVE VIEW or PLAYBACK
Using Chrome
Step 1:  To view the LIVE VIDEO and PLAYBACK, please make sure to download/install the latest version of Java.
Step 2:  Right click the viewing area, and Run this plug-in
Step 3:  Or click the icon on the far right hand corner of the address bar to Always allow plug-ins to on X.X.X.X
Step 4:  Run the Java application
Step 5:  Allow the security warning popup.
Step 6:  You should now be able to see the LIVE VIDEO or PLAYBACK
Using Safari
Step 1:  To view the LIVE VIDEO and PLAYBACK, please make sure to download/install the latest version of Java.
Click on the Java blocked for this website 
Step 2:  Trust to run this plug-in.
Step 3:  Run the Java application
Step 4:  If you get an error message on the bottom of the LIVE VIDEO, such as the picture below in the red box, continue on to Step 5 to 10.
Step 5:  Go into Safari’s Preferences…
Step 6:  Click on the Security button.  Make sure Internet plug-ins: is check marked, and click on Manage Website Settings…
Step 7:  In the Java plug-in section.  Under Currently Open Websites, you should see the IP address of the DNR.  On the drop menu, set to Run in Unsafe Mode.
Step 8:  Trust to run the website in unsafe mode
Step 9:  Allow the Java application
Step 10:  We should now be able to view the LIVE VIDEO or PLAYBACK


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