How To Setup an Amcrest Smart Home FloodLight Camera In Blue Iris (ASH26)

How To Setup an Amcrest Smart Home FloodLight Camera In Blue Iris (ASH26)

Amcrest Smart Home devices such as the Amcrest floodlight camera can connect the Amcrest Smart Home app as well as to Blue Iris. This is possible by obtaining the IP address of your device from your network and adding it directly to the software. 

The camera must be set up first using the Amcrest Smart Home app before adding it into any additional software. For more information on how to add your specific device using the Amcrest Smart Home app, please refer to the Quick Start Guide for your specific device.

For more information on how to add an Amcrest Smart Home product into other platforms, click on one of the following links below: 

Note: The camera and the computer you are using must be on the same network during setup. 

Adding Your Camera to Blue Iris

Note: The camera and the computer you are using must be on the same network during setup. 

Step 1: Open the Blue Iris Software and click on the ( mceclip0.png ) icon to add a camera. 

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Step 2: Enter a Full name and Short name for your camera. Make sure to also click on the "Enable audio" checkbox to enable audio. 

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Step 3: Use the Amcrest IP Config tool to locate the IP address for your camera from the network. To download the Amcrest IP Config tool, click here

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Step 4: Enter the IP Address for your camera in the Address field of the Network IP camera configuration menu. Enter the username and password as well you setup for your camera in the Amcrest Smart Home app. Click OK

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Note: Leave the Make as Generic/ONVIF and the Model as RTSP H.264/H.265/MJPG/MPEG4.

Step 5: Click OK.

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Your camera is now ready to be viewed in the Blue Iris software. 

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