IP/Domain Setup (Recommended)

Recommended Setup Method For Amcrest View Pro

Amcrest View Pro provides several ways of connecting your device to the Amcrest View Pro app. However, for the most secure and recommended way to connect your device use the IP/Domain method. 

To setup your camera using the IP/Domain method you will need to first port forward your device. This allows for remote access to be initialized on your device. For more information on how to setup port forwarding on your device, click here

Once your camera has been properly port forwarded you can begin adding the device to the app. For more information on how to add your device to the Amcrest View Pro app using the IP/Domain method follow the step by step instructions provided below. 

Step 1: Download and open the Amcrest View Pro app from the App Store or Play Store.


Amcrest View for iOS: Requires iOS 6.0 or later.

Amcrest View for Android: Requires Android 3.0 or later.

Step 2: When the download is complete, open the Amcrest View Pro app 

Step 3: Tap the icon in the top-right to get to the Device List.

Step 4: In the Device List menu, tap on Add Device to begin adding the device to the app. 


Step 5: Select which type of device you will be connecting. It can be either a WiFi camera or PoE Camera. 


If you selected WiFi camera tap on Add An Already Connected Camera. In this menu, select IP/Domain/DDNS Setup


If you selected PoE camera, make sure to tap on IP/Domain/DDNS


Step 6: Enter the port forwarded IP address for your device into the field labeled IP


Step 7: Enter the TCP Port information into the field labeled Port. Tap Next to continue. 


Step 8: Enter a name for your device and then type in the username and password associated with your device. Once complete, tap on the Start Live View button to view your camera. 


Congratulations! Your port forwarded device has now been successfully added to the Amcrest View Pro app and is ready to view. 



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