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How to deal with the system message “Device is offline”?

1. Please check the status of the indicator light first:

- If it is solid blue or flashing blue slowly, please refresh the home page on the EZVIZ APP to check whether the camera becomes online or not.

- If the indicator light is flashing red slowly, you can try the following two methods:

1) Please reboot your router as it may be experiencing connectivity and range issues.

2) Unplug your camera, wait for 10-30 seconds, then plug it back in to see if this solves the offline problem.

2. If the camera is still offline, you can try to reconfigure it by following the steps below:

- Connect your smartphone to your 2.4GHz home Wi-Fi network if your camera supports 2.4GHz only.

- Open your EZVIZ APP, tap the three-dot icon to enter the Device Settings page and tap the Wi-Fi button.

- Reset the device by pressing the reset button for a few seconds.

- Wait for a while, make sure the indicator light turns to flash blue quickly and tap Next.

- Check that your WIFI and password are correct. Then tap Next to connect to device AP.

- Please wait for the device to be configured and your device should be back online. 


How to download the recorded video clips?

Here are usually three ways for you to download the recordings:


1. You can manually record the video while in live view mode or playback mode. While in live view or playback mode > Tap on the "Record" icon to start the manual recording. Once the recordings have been completed, your video will be saved to "My Album" on the EZVIZ APP as well as in the Gallery(Album) on your phone.


2. If you have CloudPlay service or if your camera supports downloading recordings stored in the SD card via the EZVIZ mobile app, you may follow the steps below: enter the live view page > find the video clip you want to save and tap the "Download" button at the bottom right > then tap the recording clip again and it will be added to the download list automatically. Then you may check the recording(s) in "My Album" on the EZVIZ APP as well as in the Gallery(Album) on your phone.


3. Alternatively, for some specific models, if you want to export the recordings saved on the SD card, you can also do it through EZVIZ Studio by following the steps below:

1) Download and install the EZVIZ PC studio on a Windows PC

2) Put the camera and PC under the same LAN

3) Configure the Advanced settings by following the instructions here

4) Click All devices and enter the Advanced Settings--Storage--File, then choose the date you want to and export it

 


Does EZVIZ product support 5 GHz Wi-Fi?

Most products are configured to support 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network mode; however, some products do support 5 GHz. The following products support 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi network mode:

DB1, Mini Plus, C6P, C6, C6Wi, E6, H6, DB1C, DB1 pro, HP7 support 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz.

Sports camera S5 Plus supports 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz.

Router W3 support dual band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.

All other security cameras support only 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi network mode.


What does the error message "Device is busy" mean?

Please note that this message usually indicates that the device has reached its maximum connection at the same time. Please check if you have shared your account or device with your family or friends. If so, please advise them to log out of the account. If not, please turn off the device and turn it on again, this should solve the problem.


What should I do if I received alarm notifications but no notification sound?

Regarding this, please try the followings and see whether the issue would be resolved:

1. Make sure the volume of your phone itself is turned up and on the system settings of your phone, the notification sound of the EZVIZ app is allowed.

2. Make sure the Message Notification Tone on the EZVIZ app (Library page > Tap the second button on the top right corner > Push Notification Settings > Notification Sound) is not muted.

3. Make sure your phone is not in Do Not Disturb or Focus mode or Silent mode.

4. Turn off battery optimization as battery saver mode may limit some activities to conserve battery life and thus causing this issue.


What if my router is a dual-band or Tri-band router supporting 2.4GHz, 5GHz or AC mode simultaneously

For optimal setup experience, we strongly recommend that you use 2 different SSIDs for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.


My mobile phone cannot play the live video, but other phones can play, how can this problem be resolved?

1. Make sure you are logged into the correct account.

2. Check the Internet connection of your mobile phone (browse other websites to ensure a good Internet connection). Switch from Wi-Fi or 5GHz to eliminate any network problems, then refresh the page to try again.

3. You can try to view the live video using the EZVIZ Studio. If the device cannot be viewed, try rebooting the device.

4. If you get the prompt "Device is busy, please try again or restart the device.", it usually indicates that the camera has reached the maximum connection at the same time. Please check if you have shared your account or device with your family or friends. If so, please advise them to log out of the account. If this is not the case, please power off the device and power it up again, then this issue should be resolved.



I have insert Micro SD card, but app still shows “No memory card”?

If you have already installed an SD card in your camera, but the status on the EZVIZ APP shows "No memory card" or "Please insert an SD card", below are some troubleshooting steps to resolve the issue for you:

Step 1: Ensure both the firmware of your camera and the EZVIZ APP are running on the latest version.

Step 2: Ensure the SD card is class 10 or rated at UHS-1. The file format of the SD card should be FAT32 for capacities below 64GB and exFAT for capacities of 64GB and above.

We do recommend you check the compatible list on our website.

Step 3: Power off your camera, remove and reinsert the SD card, power the camera on, and then initialize the card again on the EZVIZ APP if the SD card can be recognized. Meanwhile, please make sure that the card has been installed correctly and is not defective or damaged.

*Before initialization, do remember to backup important files by saving or exporting them if necessary.

Step 4: If not working, try to factory reset your camera by holding the Reset button. This will turn the device to the default factory settings and might help resolve minor issues.

Step 5: To further rule out the SD card issue, you may try to test with a different SD card or install the card in question on another EZVIZ device.

 


Is there a warranty for EZVIZ product?

Yes. Your EZVIZ product is warranted for a period of one (1) year [two (2) years for EU regions] from the date of purchase. 

Click here for more information on EZVIZ's limited warranty. 


What are the differences among Smart Configuration, Sound Configuration, and AP Configuration?

There are different methods of adding device for the first time. Setting up the device using the smart configuration or sound configuration mode, the status indicator lights will alternate between red/blue – indicating that the device is in configuration mode. Setting up the device using the AP configuration, the status indicator lights will continuously flash blue. You will also receive voice prompts in some models. Most new devices or devices with updated firmware versions support AP configuration mode.


Why does my playback video Stop for few seconds or get stuck on my mobile phone?

This is caused by the mobile device reaching its maximum network bandwidth. Ensure that you close all applications utilizing network traffic on your mobile device. 


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