InstarVision Windows Phone App

Add a Camera DDNS

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[01] Go to the Multiview or Cameras Menu and click on the + button in the lower left to add your IP camera.

[02] Select to add a New IP Camera.


[03] Either choose to scan the QR Code (720p / 1080p) from your cameras WebUI or manually choose your camera model.

[04] Choose your camera´s manufacturer.


[05] Choose your camera model. Afterwards click Next to continue.

[06] Type in a name for your camera and click Next to continue.

[07] Type in your camera´s DDNS (720p / 1080p) or local IP address (720p / 1080p) and click Next to continue.

[08] Type in your camera´s LAN (HTTP) Port (720p / 1080p) and click Next to continue.

[09] Type in your camera Username (720p / 1080p) and click Next to continue.

[10] Type in your camera Password (720p / 1080p) and click Next to continue.

[11] You can click the + to add a local IP and local port for your camera.

[12] Now you can test your settings and click Save to add your camera.

Add a camera DDNS

After you have installed the newest version please start the App and swipe to the right to enter the Cameras tab. The + symbol in the upper right lets you choose among three ways to add your IP camera.

DDNS or P2P First you have to choose to add your camera via its local IP / DDNS address or its P2P UID. For the Point-2-Point Service please read on here.
Camera Model InstarVision allows you to add cameras from different manufacturers beside INSTAR. Please choose the correct brand and model of your camera. You can also opt to simply scan your camera´s QRcode from the DDNS menu: 720p / 1080p Camera Series - it will automatically fill out all the necessary information to add your camera!
Camera Name You can choose a name for your camera - the name does not have to be identical with the camera name inside the web user interface.
Host/IP Address Type your camera's local IP address (e.g. 192.168.178.26) to access your camera at home or use your DDNS address (e.g. abcd12.ddns-instar.de) when you want to be able to access your camera from the road. Please be aware that you will need a Portforwarding rule inside your internet router to use the DDNS Service!
Port Type in the camera's http port, that can be found and set in the camera's web user interface: 720p / 1080p Camera Series. The default value is 80 - but we recommend that you change it to the port 8081 or higher. Please be aware that you will need a Portforwarding rule inside your internet router to use the DDNS Service.
User Name To access your camera you will need to provide the username you use to log in to your camera's web user interface. The default username for both HD and VGA cameras is admin.
Password Provide the password you use to log in to your camera's web user interface. The default password is instar for HD cameras and no password for VGA cameras.
Test/Add Afterwards click on Test to check your configuration. Click on Save once the test was successful. Go to the Multiview Menu to access your cameras live video stream.

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