How to Setup DCS‑5010L with an iPad?

Requirements:

• iPad
• Quick Install Card
• QR Code Reader

Step 1 – Insert power cable into the DCS-5010L, wait until a solid “Green” LED is present then insert a pin into the reset button then press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds until “Power” LED shows “Red”

Step 2 – Open the iPad and go to App Store and download the mydlink Home App

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Step 3 – Once installed, tap the on the mydlink Home icon on your iPad and enter your mydlink account details to login

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Tap “Done” then “Sign in

Step 4 – Tap on the “+” to add new device

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Step 5 – You will be presented with the “QR Code Setup”

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Here you have 2 options:

1. Tap “Next” to scan the QR Code
2. Tap “Skip QR Code

Step 5a – Tap “Next” to scan the QR Code
Pass the “QR Code” located on the reverse side of the “Quick Install Card” in front of the QR Code Reader

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Then go to Step 6

Step 5b – Tap Skip QR Code then Tap Camera and finally tap DCS-5010L

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Step 6 – Ensure the DCS-5010L is plugged into a power socket

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Tap “Next

Step 7 – Ensure there is a flashing “Green” LED

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Tap “Next

Step 8 – Here you will be presented with 2 options:
1. Configure Manually – Tap “Manual” and go to Step 8a
2. Configure with WPS (if your Router or Wireless device supports this) – then go to Step 8b

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Step 8a –
Tap “Manual”

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Don’t tap next
, go to Step 9
Step 8b – If your router supports WPS, press the button marked  DCS_5010L_How_to_configure12 or WPS and then tap “Next

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When the LED blinks “Green” then tap “Next”. You should get a solid green LED, when you do tap “Green” then go to Step 15

If you get the following message. Please check connection and select either of the following: Tap to “Restart hardware setup” to go back to Step 5 or tap “Search again” to go to Step 11

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Step 9 – Tap “Home” button on the iPad > Settings > Wi-Fi

Then connect to the Wi-Fi of the DCS-5010L-XXXX.

In our example it was “DCS-5010L-6B0D”, enter the Wi-Fi password (located on reverse side of the “Quick Install Card” and tap “Join

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Step 10 – Once connected to the Wi-Fi of the DCS-5010L, return to the mydlink Home

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Tap “Next

Step 11 – The wizard will now be “Searching for your device…
 
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Step 12 – Tap to select the device then go to Step 17

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Step 13 – Tap to choose the Wi-Fi network you wish to connect to

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Step 14 – Tap “Home” button on the iPad > Settings > Wi-Fi

Then connect to the Wi-Fi of what was selected in Step 13

In our example it was “DIR_InDSR-500

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Tap “Next” then enter the Password and tap “Done” then go to Step 16

Step 15 – The wizard will now be “Searching for your device…”

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Step 16 – Tap to select device

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Step 17 – Select the “Time Zone” by tapping

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Tap “Next

Step 18 – Choose a password for the DCS-5010L and also a name (In our example we have given “admin,123” as the password and given the name as default)

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Tap “Done

Step 19 – You will now see the camera is now added to “My Devices

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