How to Set Up Wyze Cam to New WIFI
The Wyze Cam is a popular and affordable home security camera that offers a range of features, including live streaming, motion detection, and two-way audio. If you have recently changed your WIFI network or moved to a new location, you will need to set up your Wyze Cam to the new WIFI. In this article, we will guide you through the process.
1. Start by unplugging your Wyze Cam and bringing it close to your WIFI router. Ensure that your smartphone or tablet is connected to the new WIFI network.
2. Plug in the Wyze Cam and wait for the status light to blink yellow. This indicates that the camera is ready to be set up.
3. Open the Wyze app on your smartphone or tablet and sign in to your account. If you don’t have an account, you will need to create one.
4. Tap the ‘+’ icon in the top left corner of the app to add a new device. Select ‘Wyze Cam’ from the list of options.
5. On the bottom of the camera, press and hold the setup button until you hear a voice prompt saying, “Ready to connect.”
6. Follow the on-screen instructions in the app. You will be prompted to select your WIFI network and enter the password. Make sure to choose the correct network.
7. Once you have entered the WIFI password, the app will attempt to connect the Wyze Cam to the new network. This may take a few moments.
8. Once the connection is successful, you will be asked to name your camera and customize its settings. You can choose to enable features like motion detection and push notifications.
9. Congratulations! Your Wyze Cam is now set up on the new WIFI network. You can place it in your desired location and start monitoring your home.
1. Can I set up my Wyze Cam without a smartphone?
No, the setup process requires a smartphone or tablet with the Wyze app installed.
2. Can I use my Wyze Cam with multiple WIFI networks?
Yes, you can set up your Wyze Cam on different WIFI networks by following the same process.
3. Can I change the WIFI network of my Wyze Cam after it has been set up?
Yes, you can change the WIFI network of your Wyze Cam by going to the camera settings in the app and selecting ‘Change WIFI Network.’
4. What should I do if my Wyze Cam fails to connect to the new WIFI network?
Make sure you have entered the correct WIFI password and that your smartphone or tablet is connected to the same network. If the issue persists, try resetting the camera and repeating the setup process.
5. Can I connect my Wyze Cam to a public WIFI network?
Yes, you can connect your Wyze Cam to a public WIFI network by following the same setup process.
6. Can I set up my Wyze Cam using a computer?
No, the setup process is only supported on smartphones and tablets.
7. How far can my Wyze Cam be from the WIFI router?
The range of your WIFI network will determine the distance your Wyze Cam can be from the router. Generally, it should be within the range of your WIFI signal.
8. Can I connect multiple Wyze Cams to the same WIFI network?
Yes, you can connect multiple Wyze Cams to the same WIFI network by adding each camera individually in the Wyze app.