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How to add a Camius IP camera, DVR, or NVR to the Camius View smartphone app?

Download and install the Camius View iOS or Android app on your smartphone or tablet

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On the first run, the app will require network access and other permissions; once authorized, the app will start a tutorial highlighting the add button.

To get to the add device button later, Tap on the top left menu icon and then on Devices to open the Device Manager page.

  • Tap on the main menu icon App menu icon then on the Devices icon App devices icon to open the device list page, and tap on the + to add a new device.
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  • Choose NVR/DVR/IPCAM and then Search Online Network to add devices to your network.

 Option 1: Search Online networks to add devices from your network on the device page, enter the password you set earlier, port 80 (for R-series recorders and IP cameras), and save. For the devices of the non-R series, port 9000 is required.

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Camius View port 80
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Option 2: While you have the QR code scanner active, point your smartphone’s camera to it and snap. To check if your NVR, DVR, or IP camera is online, disconnect your phone’s Wi-Fi briefly and let the app reload

  • On the device page, enter the password you set earlier and save. The App will confirm once connected.

You can also add your Camius device manually.

DVR, NVR camera system Live View

  • On the main App View page, tap on a device to view its channels, double-tap on a channel to zoom in, and go back to multi-view again.
  • You can zoom in on a single channel with the spread gesture and zoom out by pinching.
  • Switching to landscape mode on your smartphone or tablet gives you a full-screen view.


  • Tap on the App Playback icon  icon to launch playback, then tap on the calendar icon App Calendar iconto pick a day with recordings.
  • Scroll the bottom colored bar horizontally to pick the time of day for playback,  The App Snapshot icon icon saves a snapshot and the App camcorder icon icon records on demand into your smartphone or tablet’s storage.
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Enabling Push Notifications

  • Tap on the App menu icon icon and then on the Push Notifications icon App push notifications icon , select the device and enable the desired per channel motion detection alerts, disk error detection alerts, and more.