What is Hik Connect App

hik connect app

What is Hik Connect? The Hik-connect is an app from Hikvision,which is developed to connect Hikvision’s IP Cameras, NVRs, Turbo DVRs, etc to your Hikvision iOS app and Android mobile Phones.
It allows users to live view and replay Hikvision’s devices remotely. In addition, with the latest update, you can choose either Hikvision’s P2P or
the IP/Domain to connect the Hikvision’s devices in the Hik-Connect app.
Instant push notification for motion detection is also available in the Hik-connect app. The following instructions below are guidelines on how to use it.

1. Download the “Hik-Connect” app from the iOS app store or Google Play

2. Open the app and select country of residence .

3. Now you have two options: either login your Hik-Connect account, or add your device to the Hik-Connect App directly. Please approach your vendor if you don’t know what to do.

If you want to find out how to enable Hik-Connect service at your Hikvision DVR, NVR and IP Cameras, please refer to Step 2 of How to use Hik-Connect at Hikvision iVMS-4500

4A. If you are using Hik-Connect service, please “Login” as instructed on the app. You should be able to get access to the Hikvision devices after login.

4B. If you are using domain name service, please click the “+” icon on the top right corner and then “Manual Adding”. The following tutorial will be mainly based on using the domain name service

5. Select “IP/Domain”. Enter the details as given by your vendor. After all the details have been entered, click the top right corner of the “Save” icon.
Once you see the Camera No changes to the right number of cameras you have installed,that means the connection is successful. Click the “Start Live View” at the bottom.

6. You can click the number icon of “1”, “4”, “9”, “12”, “16” to change the number of live views to watch at the same time.

7. You can click the “SD” icon to change between the clear view and the fluent view.

8. To watch the recorded video, click the top left icon .

9. Select the Playback Date, Playback Time and the camera you want to watch the playback records. Click “Start Playback” after that.


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