Our 1080p Indoor Plug-In Wireless Camera can be viewed as a standalone with a Wi-Fi connection via our mobile app or added to a compatible recorder. This article will show you how to add your new camera to a compatible Night Owl recorder.
Follow the detailed steps below:
Option 1 - Add to a Compatible Wired Recorder (Using the Night Owl App)
STEP 1: Download the Night Owl App. If you are a first-time user, go ahead and download the Night Owl mobile app. Quickly create an account and log in. Already have an account? Simply log in.
STEP 2: Use the provided USB cable and power adapter to plug your camera into an outlet.
IMPORTANT: For initial setup/pairing, have your camera within 1 to 3 feet of your router.
STEP 3: From within the app, tap "Add Device" and scan the QR code on the bottom of your camera.
IMPORTANT: The app may prompt you to grant access to your mobile device's camera to scan the QR Code.
STEP 4: The app will now access the camera's WLAN network. Once this occurs it will search for available Wi-Fi networks. Please ensure you have the name and password for your Wi-Fi network handy. Tap "Join" to continue.
STEP 5: Your mobile device is now connected to your camera and will search for available Wi-Fi networks. Choose your Wi-Fi network.
STEP 6: Enter the password for your Wi-Fi network.
STEP 7: Your camera will now check for available firmware (FW) updates. DO NOT disconnect your camera during this search. May take 1 to 3 minutes to search for and update the FW.
STEP 8: On the Storage screen, tap "Add Camera to My Recorder" then choose the recorder you wish to add the camera to.
STEP 9: You will now be required to name your camera. You can choose a preset option or customize the name. Additionally, you may adjust your camera's recording and notification settings at this time or circle back later on.
STEP 10: Your camera is now set up and ready for live view!
Option 2 - Add to a Compatible Wi-Fi Recorder
STEP 1: Log in to your compatible Night Owl recorder.
STEP 2: Click the "+" at the bottom of your live view screen.
STEP 3: Ensure you plug in your camera within 8 ft. of the recorder and click "Continue."
STEP 4: Your recorder will now search for your new camera. Once you see all connected cameras, including your new camera, in the right Search Result field click "Continue."
STEP 5: Confirm that you see the live view for all connected cameras and then click "Continue."
STEP 6: You can now live view your cameras!
Thank you for Choosing Night Owl!