New Hikvision devices (ie IP cameras (IPC), PTZ cameras, digital video recorders (DVR), and network video recorders (NVR) with the latest firmware (IP cameras from 5.3.0, DVR/NVR from V3.3.0) no longer have a default password. When using the device for the first time, users need to activate the device through a compulsory password setting. The following is a quick start guide for users on how to activate the device.
We often get asked how to reset passwords on either an NVR or IP Camera. The following quick guide by Hikvision takes you through the steps to do this.
● You DO need to download the latest SADP tool from Hikvision.
● You can only reset passwords with Australian region codes/serial numbers.