Amcrest Cloud Access On A Laptop/PC
Amcrest cloud allows you to connect your IP camera to a cloud based service that allows you to store and access recorded events from a secure location from anywhere in the world. For more information on cloud setup as well as plans we offer please follow the instructions provided below.
For more information about cloud plans and pricing click here.
For a more comprehensive walkthrough of Amcrest Cloud, click here,
Cloud Access Setup
Step 1: Connect the camera to a power supply using the included power adapter.
Step 2: Setup your camera on the internet and verify its connectivity. This can be through either Wi-Fi or via a direct connection with an Ethernet cable. For more information on how to setup your camera click here.
Step 3: Once your camera has been setup on the internet, visit https://amcrest.com/cloud
Step 4: To begin you will need to register for an Amcrest cloud account. To register for an Amcrest Cloud account, click on the Register button located here:
Step 5: Select which plan you would like to register your account on and select "Sign Up Now" to begin.
Note: If you are choosing the free, 4 hour plan it will only be applicable for one connected device. It provides unlimited streaming, however, only provides 4 hours of data storage. For more information on what each plan offers, refer to the illustration below:
Step 6: Once you have chosen a plan you will need to complete the registration form. Fill out the form and click Register to proceed.
Note: Be sure to agree to the Terms and Service statement before pressing Register.
Step 7: Once you have successfully registered for an Amcrest Cloud account you will need to begin adding a camera. Click the Add Camera button to proceed.
Step 8: Select Amcrest and give the camera a name. Next, enter the camera’s S/N. This information can be available on the serial tag located on the bottom/side of the device. After entering in the serial number for the device, click Next to continue.
Step 9: Insert your camera's login credentials. For more information on how to initially set up your camera on your computer please refer to step 2.
Step 10: On the settings page, you can adjust optional preferences for your camera. Once settings have been adjusted, click Finish. Your camera is now successfully set up for cloud access and storage!
Note: Please be advised, setting your camera up on Amcrest Cloud will allow the cloud settings to overwrite and will take precedence over all saved settings on other Amcrest platforms.
In this platform you can view your camera live or watch recorded clips using the menu buttons on the top right of the page.
Note: You can also use the Amcrest Cloud app on iOS and Android to play recordings, and view your camera on your mobile device. For more information on how to setup Amcrest Cloud on your mobile device, click here.
If you are having troubles connecting to the cloud for any reason click here for more helpful information regarding Amcrest Cloud troubleshooting. If you are experiencing continued issues and would like to reach us directly you can email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 888-212-7538
Additionally, if you have any billing inquiries or issues related to cloud billing, please feel free to fill out a billing inquiry form at https://amcrest.com/billing-support