How to set time on Amcrest IP camera [SOLVED]

Amcrest makes a variety of IP based security cameras. Overall the camera do a good job at a reasonable price. However, occasionally after setting up a new camera there can be issues with an incorrect timestamp date/time.

The issue is easily resolved via the following configuration screen:

The Date & Time Configuration Screen

The Date & Time Configuration Screen

Therefore, if your Amcrest wifi/Ethernet camera is showing an incorrect date/time, here are the steps to manually update the date and time:

Open the camera’s local IP address in a web browser:

#1 (substitute your camera’s IP)

#2 Login: default username admin, default password admin

#3 Click “Setup” near theΒ upper right hand corner

#4 Select “System -> General” in the left hand navigation bar

#5 Select the “Date & Time” tab, then manually set the time (or sync with NTP server if you prefer).

Hopefully that helps πŸ™‚

IP2M-841W (White) Unboxing

IP2M-841W (White) Unboxing


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