How to find the IP address of security cameras
If you are not at home and you feel the need to check your security camera, knowing that it IP adress can help you get started with remote viewing. Once you have your camera’s IP address, you can find your camera, view the footage, and control it over the Internet.
But how do you find the IP address of your security camera? Here are four ways you can try.
1. Use your camera’s companion software
If you are looking for the easiest way to find an IP address, this is it. You just need to access the Network page of your CCTV camera software, usually through your cell phone or computer. From the information provided, you can get the IP address in the Network tab.
2. Use an online IP camera address finder
Another option that you can try is to use an online IP camera address finder tool. Some of the more reliable that you can try are Fing for mobile users and Advanced IP scanner for PC users.
These software applications come with the ability to access devices connected to the Internet. You can easily check the MAC address, IP address, and other manufacturer details when you access these tools.
3. Use the URL of your camera’s configuration page
Finally, you can also check the configuration page for your camera settings. To get the IP address, all you have to do is look at the numbers at the top of the URL. The first 11 digits after the HTTP: // tag is your IP address.
Now that you have your camera’s IP address, you can work on getting remote access to your camera’s feed and configuration from anywhere.
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