How to Install Hikvision CCTV Camera and DVR Step by Step Process | 2022 Updated

How to Install Hikvision CCTV Camera and DVR Step by Step Process | 2022 Updated

CCTV Camera installation is a very Easy Procedure, if done with Pre-knowledge about CC Camera. Below are the step by step Complete guide to Install CCTV Camera in right Way.

The below step is for 1 Pcs CCTV Camera, however if you follow this tutorial for 1 Pcs camera, you can easily Install Multiple Cameras with Same Procedure, You can find on our site the Available CCTV Camera Packages from 1 to 32 Pcs.


  1. CCTV Camera (1-5 Megapixel) – 1 Pcs
  2. Digital Video Recorder (DVR) – 1 Pcs
  3. Internal Hard Disk (500 GB-6 TB) – 1 Pcs
  4. BNC Connector/Video Baloon – 2 Pcs
  5. Camera Power Adapter – 1 Pcs
  6. Cable (RG06)/Cat6 Ethernet Cable– 3 Meter
  7. Monitor (optional-Required for 1st Time Configurationo)

Tools You will be needed :

  1. Star Screw Driver
  2. Anti-cutter Blade
  3. Tape
  4. Multi Extension Cord
  5. Plus/Cutting


So, if you are having above all requirements then let move on with the next Procedure:

Installing Hard disk to DVR

Step: 1 (Installing Hard Disk to DVR Machine)

Unpack the DVR, Camera, Adapter and Hard disk from the Packets. Open the DVR Screw with a Star Screw Driver. Take the hard disk Power Cable, Hard Disk Cable and 4 screw Provided with the DVR. With hard disk Placing inside the DVR, tighten the screw from opposite side and close the DVR Lid.

Step: 2 (Installing or Placing CC Camera)

Now When it comes to installing or placing of Camera, it depends on the area you want to Place the Camera and the system you choose, we recommend opting for the Cctv Security System.

If it is a ceiling or a brick, then you can just simply drill with the drill template provided with the Camera and screw the Camera.

If it is a False ceiling, then you need to stick the drill template and make a hole in the center of three screw to pass the cables of the Camera.

The advantage of installing on False Ceiling is that, cables are not seen compared to installing camera on ceiling or a brick.

Step: 3 (Installing Adapter)

Connect the Adapter AC Power cord to Extension Cord and DC Cord to Camera DC Cord. Screw the Adapter beside Camera.

Step: 4 (Installing BNC Connector)

Cut the both sides of Camera Cable (Black Cover) with Anti-cutter and remove the foil Cover and twist the Aluminum. Secondly, Cut the Core Part (White Part), You will find a Hard Copper Cable. Put the Cable inside the Connector and rotate it clock wise till the white part of cable comes above. Cut the Extra Copper wire from the Cable and attach the BNC with the Connector. Put a Tape above the Connector. Follow the same procedure for other Side.

Step: 5 (Installing DVR)

Connect the one end of Camera Cable to Camera and another end to the DVR. Plug the DVR Adapter to Extension Cord and DC Cord to DVR. Plug the Monitor AC Cord to the Extension and Connect the VGA Cable of Monitor to the DVR’s VGA Port at Back. Tighten the Screw of VGA Cable. Connect the Mouse to the DVR (Provided with the DVR).

Step: 6 (Installing the Internet to DVR)

To watch Camera on Android Phone and on Laptop or PC, you must avail internet connection through which DVR is connected to cloud Storage. For avail the internet, you need to take a ready Cat6/Cat5 cable and connect one end to Router and another end to DVR’s Ethernet Port.

Step: 7 (Settings and Configuring the DVR)

Though there are various DVR Companies in Market, every Setting and Configuration is different from the others. So, we have chosen Hikvision DVR to show the Settings and Configurations.

After Following the above step by step instructions, we will end up with setting the DVR.

After Powering the Extension Cord, a Dialog Box will appear with three box, 2 box for password and 1 for IP Camera Password.

You can put the password in both the field as “hik12345” and IP Camera password also the Same.

Another Dialog box Appears, Saying System Language : English, click : apply,

Untick – “Start Wizard when device Starts ?” then click Next , click on admin password and type the password again : “hik12345” and hit next

Set the Time Zone as per your country, Date format, system date and system time as per you requirements and hit next, here comes network wizard hit next, tick mark on enable and put a verification code as 123456 or your choice , click next and again next, tick on hard disk and then on init to initialize the hard disk, then next, then ok. Its’ done.


How to Configure Hikvision DVR on Android Mobile

How to Configure Hikvision DVR on Android Mobile

Step By Step Process for How to Configure Hikvision DVR on Android Mobile :

Step 1 : Here We will show you, How to Configure Hikvision DVR on Android Mobile, Please follow Every Step, Please Don’t Skip a Step.

How to Configure Hikvision DVR on Android Mobile

Go To Google Play Store of you Android Phone and search “Hik-Connect” app, Download and Install it.

Note : Currently there are two apps in Play store for Hikvision, one is “Hilook” and other is “IVMS-4500”. Although you can always download the latest hikvision apps from their official Website.

You Can download Hik-connect/Hilook/ivms any 1 from the three will work to view the CCTV Camera.

Step 2 :

Step 2 Final

After Installing the app, Open the app, App will Prom to “Select Country or Region”. A List of Country will appear, Select your preferred Country and click on tick mark on right hand top side.

Step 3 :

Step 3

After Selecting the Country , A login Page will appear, Click on “Login” , Beneath Username and Password, a link is there for “Register”. After Clicking on Register , Select Agree for Term of Service, A form will appear to register by Phone Number, below phone number you can ” Register by Email Address”. We will Show you Both Ways.

Step 4 :

Step 4

Registering Through Phone : Enter you phone number after your Country Code and Select “Get Verification Code”. A Code will sent to you via SMS to yours Phone Number, Write the code and Select Next, Enter your password as you want and select Finish. That is Account is Registered through Phone Number Verification !

Step 4.1

Registering Through Email Address :  After clicking on “Register”, Select “Agree”, Select “Register by Email Address” below phone number Verification Form. Enter your Email address in the Blank field and select “Get Verification Code”. A Verification code will be sent to you Email, Check your Email for Code and write it on the Verification code page of the App. That’s it.

Note : if you get any error message during Email Address Registration, you can register through pc by going to

Step 5 :

Click on “+” sign at top right side corner and select “Scan QR Code”. From Your Hikvision DVR go to Menu>Configuration>Network>General> Platform Access >Scan the QR Code and Select ok

To View All Camera click on DVR Name and all camera will Appear. Double Tap to view small to large and then vice versa.

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