The iVMS-4500 from Hikvision HQ is a mobile surveillance app which you can use to connect your Android or iOS mobile phone with the external devices like a remote camera. The devices that this Hikvision app iVMS-4500 supports include Hikvision CCTV Camera, HD-TVI CCTV Camera, DVR, NVR, IP Camera, etc.
How To Use Hikvision iVMS-4500 App?
Once you are done with the installation of the CCTV cameras, follow the steps given below in order to use the iVMS-4500 app in your Android and iOS gadgets:
First, open/launch the iVMS-4500 app installed on your Android/iOS mobile phone. In order open it, you should tap on the app icon (named as iVMS-4500) displayed on your home screen.
After you have opened the app, tap/click on the “Menu” button displayed at the top left corner in order to open the list of menu options.
Select “Devices” from the options available in the Menu.
Then tap on the “+” sign button displayed at the top right corner. It will open up a list of more options.
Select “Manual Adding” from this list of options.
Once you select the Manual Adding option, you can now add your device (like CCTV camera, DVR, NVR, etc.) to the application. Enter all the details asked by the application. Remember to fill all the information correctly. After you are done with the filling of all required details, save it by tapping on the “Save” icon provided at the top right corner.
After you have successfully added the remote camera device with the iVMS-4500 App, you can use some most useful options in the following way:
In order to watch a live view being captured by the camera connected to your mobile through the iVMS-4500 app, first, go to the menu by tapping on the “Menu” icon which is provided at the top left corner. Then tap on the “Live View” option available in the list.
You can also do this by clicking the “Start Live View” button available at the bottom. Then the app will display the list of the added camera devices. From the list, select the CCTV camera for which you want to watch the live view.
The app will now display the live view being captured by your CCTV camera. You can also switch among different video qualities/modes by using the button given at the bottom if you are not much satisfied with the live viewing quality.
If you want to watch a remote playback record of your CCTV camera, first tap on the “Menu” icon. Then select the “Remote Playback” from the options available in the menu. After that select the start time and end time for the playback record you want to watch.
Also, select the name of the camera you want to watch the payback record for. Once you have done all this, the app will start playing the record for you to watch. And that’s it.
As you noticed above, the Hikvision iVMS-4500 app is an easy-to-use. Alongside, the functionalities like live view, remote playback and others offered by the app are also very useful.