What are iDMSS and gDMSS?
iDMSS and gDMSS are mobile phone surveillance applications from Dahua, which are available on iPhone and Android phones respectively, supporting Dahua CCTV Camera, XVR, NVR, HDCVI CCTV Camera, IP Cameras, etc.
both iDMSS and gDMSS have two versions each: lite and plus; all the Apps are free and can be downloaded from Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
The key features of Dahua iDMSS and gDMSS Mobile Surveillance Applications include:
- Support real-time live/playback
- Support view and control live video streams from cameras and video encoders
- Support Push Alarm, Video Playback, Task wheel, Finger Gesture, Windows Slide and so on.
- Task Wheel to change Favorites Group
- Support H.265/H.264/MPEG-4/JPEG decoding
- Support Easy4IP – Dahua’s own P2P solution
- Support Dahua Video IP intercom system
How to Use Dahua iDMSS on iPhone and Dahua gDMSS on Android Phones
2. After downloading the app, click to open it. You will see the step that is asking you to choose the “Country or Area”. Please choose the country of your current residence. This is to facilitate the P2P connection of Dahua’s Easy4IP. The country or area you choose can be changed later so don’t worry if you will move to other countries in the future.
3. Click the Top Left Corner to enable the menu choices.
4. The first thing you need to do now is to add the Dahua IP Camera, XVR, NVR, etc to the iDMSS or gDMSS. Please click “Device” icon now and followed by the “+” icon on the top right corner.
5. Now, you have two options to add the Dahua device to the app: Scan or IP/Domain. Choose the option that is suitable for your installation, or follows our or your device supplier’s advice. Again, if you have purchased the Dahua IP Camera, XVR, NVR, HDCVI Camera from us and not sure what to do, please contact us
6A. Refer to this step if you have chosen to add via “Scan”. Click the barcode icon as follows to launch the barcode scanner camera. Scan the barcode on the Dahua IP Camera, XVR or NVR (on the device itself, on the packaging box, or on the web interface).
6B. Click “Next” at the next step (it means your Dahua device is online now)
6C. Select the right device to add it to the app
6D. After that, please enter the device name, username and password. If you have purchased the Dahua IP Camera, XVR, NVR, HDCVI Camera from us and not sure what to do, please contact us. After you have entered all the required information correctly, click the Save icon on the top right to watch the live video footage.
7. Refer to this step if you have chosen to add via “IP/Domain”. Select the right device you are trying to add, and enter the information of Device Name, Address, User Name, Password. You should have the information, or been given the information by your device supplier. Again, if you have purchased the Dahua IP Camera, XVR, NVR, HDCVI Camera from us and not sure what to do, please contact us.
After you have entered all the required information correctly, click Start Live View to watch the live video footage.
8. Another way to watch the Live View is to click the Preview, followed by the icon on the top right
9. Now you can choose the IP camera / NVR / XVR you want to watch, or you can also select all to watch all the CCTV cameras at the same time, then click “Start Live Preview”
10. Clicking the left icons will enable the switch between mainstream and substream – a way to switch between fluent transmission and clear image.
11. Clicking the video , camera and most right icons will allow you to do the screenshot, keep the video clips, or close the live view respectively .
12. To replay the recorded video footage, click Video in the homepage and then the top right icon
13. Upon clicking Playback, select the start and end time for the recorded video, also remember to select the Dahua device of which you want to replay the video.
14. You may also want to change the password of Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS