How to Upgrade/Downgrade Amcrest Smart Home Firmware Manually Using the Amcrest IP Config Tool

The firmware for your device can be upgraded or downgraded manually using the Amcrest IP Config tool. This process must be performed using a Windows or Mac OS computer/laptop and must be connected to the same network as the Amcrest Smart Home device. Before proceeding, please make sure your device is still connected to the same network as the device that is using the Amcrest IP Config tool. To download the Amcrest IP Config tool, click here

Note: Performing this process manually will be at your own risk. For access to the latest or previous firmware versions, please visit

For more information on how to manually upgrade the firmware, please refer to the information provided below. 

Step 1: Locate the .bin file for your specific device by visiting

Step 2: Open the IP config tool, select your device and click Login


Step 3: Enter the username and password for your device and click OK

Step 4: Click on the Upgrade tab. 


Step 5: Click Open File and access the .bin file and click Upgrade


Allow the device to upgrade, the device will go offline and reboot. Once the reboot is finished the device will come back online (solid green LED) and you will be able to access the device again. 

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