How to Change WiFi on Geeni Camera
Geeni cameras are a popular choice for those looking to enhance their home security. These cameras offer a range of features, including live streaming, motion detection, and two-way audio. However, there may be times when you need to change the WiFi network that your Geeni camera is connected to. Whether you’ve upgraded your WiFi or moved to a new location, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you change the WiFi on your Geeni camera.
Step 1: Open the Geeni app
Open the Geeni app on your smartphone or tablet. If you haven’t already, create an account and log in.
Step 2: Access the device settings
Tap on the camera you want to change the WiFi for. Then, tap the settings icon (usually represented by a gear or cog) to access the device settings.
Step 3: Go to WiFi settings
In the device settings, look for the WiFi settings option. This may be labeled as “WiFi configuration” or “WiFi setup.”
Step 4: Reset the camera
To change the WiFi network, you’ll need to reset the camera. Most Geeni cameras have a reset button located on the device. Press and hold the reset button until you hear a voice prompt or see an LED light flashing.
Step 5: Connect to the new WiFi
Once the camera is reset, you’ll need to connect it to your new WiFi network. Follow the on-screen instructions in the Geeni app to connect the camera to the new WiFi network. This usually involves selecting the network from a list, entering the password, and waiting for the camera to connect.
Step 6: Test the connection
After connecting the camera to the new WiFi network, it’s essential to test the connection. Open the live stream from the camera in the Geeni app to ensure that it’s working correctly.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
1. How do I reset my Geeni camera?
Most Geeni cameras have a reset button located on the device. Press and hold the reset button until you hear a voice prompt or see an LED light flashing.
2. Can I change the WiFi on my Geeni camera remotely?
No, you need to be physically present with the camera to change the WiFi network.
3. Do I need to set up the camera again after changing the WiFi?
No, you don’t need to set up the camera again. Simply change the WiFi network in the Geeni app, and the camera should connect to the new network.
4. Can I connect my Geeni camera to a 5GHz WiFi network?
No, Geeni cameras only support 2.4GHz WiFi networks.
5. What if I forget my Geeni camera’s password?
You can reset the camera to its factory settings and set it up again using the Geeni app.
6. Can I change the WiFi network for multiple Geeni cameras at once?
No, you need to change the WiFi network for each camera individually.
7. How far can my Geeni camera be from the WiFi router?
The range depends on the strength of your WiFi network. In general, Geeni cameras can be placed within 100 feet of the router.
8. Can I use a WiFi extender with my Geeni camera?
Yes, you can use a WiFi extender to improve the signal strength and range for your Geeni camera. Just make sure to connect the camera to the extended network.