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How-to: How To Change the Username & Password of a Milesight Camera

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As you will already know, if you have looked at any of our other Milesight forum posts or videos, the default username and password of all Milesight cameras is admin and ms1234.

These details are default though which means every camera comes with this username and password, this makes your camera very insecure as any hacker with the right skills can use those default details to access your camera, so once you have the camera setup on your network you will need to follow the steps below to change the cameras username and password:

Step 1: Login to the Milesight camera using a browser (either IE or Safari)​
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Step 2: Click the Configuration button at the bottom left of the live view​
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Step 3: Click the Advanced Settings tab in the left menu and then select Security menu from the drop-down​
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Step 4: When the page opens you will see a table with the camera's users listed (see below) and you will want to click the tool symbol under the edit column​
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Step 5: The boxes above this table will then fill with the same details (see below) and then you can enter a new unique password and then re-enter it in the 2nd box to confirm the new password and then finally click save
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After saving the new password you can log out of the camera and log back in with the new login details - ***Above we have told you how to change the password but we didn't mention the username, this is because if you are the administrator (e.g. 1st user) you have to keep the username as admin but if you add any other users, we would advise changing the username to something unique as well as the password***
 
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