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Remote Viewing Help

  • How To View Security Cameras from an iPhone or Android

    Once you have setup your security camera system by connecting the cameras to the DVR or NVR, and you have video displaying from each camera on a monitor, the next step is to setup remote viewing for your security cameras. All of our security camera recorders come with a built-in web server that is always functional when the recorder is powered up, and allows viewing over the local area network (LAN) or over the internet. This security camera remote viewing guide will show you how to connect to your surveillance system using an iOS or Android device.

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  • Dummies Guide To Remote Viewing Security Cameras

    If you are not tech savvy and you are looking for an easy to setup surveillance system for your home or business, then look no further. CCTV Camera World's DVR systems and IP camera systems are easy to setup for remote viewing so you can watch your cameras from anywhere in the world. Once you have your cameras connected to your DVR or NVR, and you can watch your cameras using a monitor connected to the recorder, then follow this guide on how to remotely view your system without any recurring fees.
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  • How to connect your security cameras to the Internet

    Knowing how to network your security cameras is crucial to installing and establishing Internet connectivity to your security camera system. Security camera networking on a network with one router is not overly technical nor difficult, so hang in there! This article will help you understand basic computer networking, how it applies to your security camera system, and how you can be in complete control of remote viewing your system without any monthly charges besides what you pay your Internet service provider (ISP).

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  • How To View Recorded Video On Your Smartphone

    Having a complete security camera system entails being able to access your cameras and view recorded video using your Smartphone. Products from CCTV Camera World give you this luxury. You can leave your home, business, or property with confidence knowing that you can view video on your Smartphone from virtually anywhere in the world.
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  • Using Google Chrome To Remote View Your Security Cameras

    Traditionally viewing your security cameras over the web has required the use of ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer (IE). This can be hard to do since many ActiveX controls are unsigned and trigger a lot of error messages in IE. It is also very difficult for the layman to figure out how to enable ActiveX controls correctly to view their security cameras or security video recorder from their web browser. Another reason for having another browser based option to view your camera system is the fact that IE will soon be discontinued by Microsoft. Continue reading

  • DDNS Setup using NO-IP and your Computer

    So you’re having trouble viewing your surveillance system remotely, and you’ve already read our articles on forwarding your ports. Unless you pay your internet service provider for a static IP address you will need to set up Dynamic DNS (DDNS) in order to access your home network remotely. This article will explain what is DDNS, how to get free DDNS service, and configure it on you security cameras and DVR recorders purchased from CCTV Camera World. Continue reading

  • Dynamic DNS: An Explanation & How To Accommodate It

    A dynamic DNS can cause you quite a headache down the road after installing a CCTV security camera system. For that reason, it's better to deal with it right away than wait until it becomes a major problem for you. The truth is, if you wait for it to become a problem, you probably won't be in a position to fix it in the immediate future. Continue reading

  • AT&T : What It Means To Your CCTV Security Camera System

    As of October 2013, it seems that AT&T has gone through some pretty monumental changes. Unfortunately, none of these changes seem to be for the better from the customer standpoint. Whether you’re an existing customer or looking into the possibility of becoming a customer, this applies to you. Continue reading

  • Port Forwarding and How it Relates to Your CCTV Security Camera System

    Port forwarding is one of the most important steps in setting up a security camera system. Although it is an easy task for an experienced IT professional, it is difficult for most CCTV installers that are used to just running simple coax setups, and almost impossible for most home consumers unless they have some sort of networking knowledge.

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  • Enabling ActiveX to view your IP Cameras and DVR over the web

    After installing your security camera system, one of the first walls you might find yourself running into is getting your camera feed pulled up on your internet browser. Assuming you've connected your DVR/NVR to your network correctly, this is a pretty simple issue to fix. Continue reading

  • No Longer Able To View Remotely

    If you've found yourself in a situation where you can no longer remotely access your DVR as you once could, you've come to the right place. While you may have gone through the efforts of port forwarding, it’s not always permanent. Continue reading

  • A Basic Guide To Port Forwarding - How To

    Port forwarding is the act of creating openings in your network so that people on the outside can access information and data on the inside. Why do you need to go through this process for CCTV systems? This is the step in the installation that allows for remote access of your DVR and/or cameras. For additional information, please feel free to read our article about how port forwarding relates to CCTV security camera systems. Continue reading

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