How To Insert A MicroSD Card

How To Insert A MicroSD Card Into the IP2M-853E

If you are recording outside of the Amcrest cloud or NVR/DVR, you will need to insert a microSD card into the camera to store your recordings. Events will not be stored if no form of storage is set for the camera. To insert a micro SD card into the camera please follow the steps below. 

Step 1: Please locate the back panel located on the back of the camera lens. You will need to remove this back panel. This can be removed with a basic Phillips head screw driver. 


Step 2: Locate the microSD card slot on the back of the camera. The microSD card slot can be found on the board behind the main motherboard of the unit:


Step 3: Slide the locking mechanism for the microSD card backward to unlock the clasp and then insert the microSD card, gold pin side down into the clasp. Lower the clasp and move it forward to lock the microSD card into place on the board. 

Congratulations! You have inserted the microSD card into your camera. 

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