Reset Hikvision camera met reset button

This will reset all settings to factory default. This includes the password, any added user accounts, and set the IP to the default address (usually or

1) disconnect power to the camera (either through the 12VDC or POE source)

2) press and old the reset button

3) while holding down the reset button, apply power back to the camera

4) hold the reset button for 30+ seconds and then release

5) the camera should finish booting up and be reset to factory settings

Location of reset buttons:

  • Mini-bullets usually have the reset button on the back outside housing
  • Turrets have no reset button accessible
  • Domes usually have the reset button inside on the main board. It might not be labeled

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