How To Set Up An IMOU IP Camera

By | June 24, 2022

Use this post as your step-by-step guide on how to set up any IMOU IP camera.

Here are just a few reasons why IMOU should be your top choice forIPp cameras.

  1. Great low price
  2. Easy installation
  3. Amazing picture quality
  4. Smart AI
  5. Does not require cloud service for recording with an SD card

First, we will show you how to set up your IMOU IP camera to an NVR with a router. you will need a router, 4 Ethernet cables, NVR, a camera and a monitor.

1. Connect your network Ethernet cable to the input of the router.

2. Connect to Ethernet cable from the output of the router to the network connection of the NVR.

3. Connect your monitor to the NVR.

4. Connect your IMOU camera to the NVR.

Now that you have everything connected to the NVR you need to set up an IMOU account.

5. On your smart phone or computer download the IMOU life app.

6. Power on your IMOU camera this might take a few minutes to go through the loading process once you see a flashing green led the process is complete.

7. You will need to register your account with a valid e-mail address username and password.

8. Now that you’ve completed the registration process you are ready to add cameras. On your smartphone or computer, you need to make sure you’re on the same network. Whether you’re on Wi-Fi or a wired network.

9. Open up the application and login with your user name and password.

10. That will bring you to a screen where you’ll have the option to manually add the camera. Or you could scan the QR code we suggest scanning the QR code you will have less issues.

11. Locate the QR code on the camera.

12. Scan the QR code on the camera.

13 Now your camera has been found click next.

14. Confirm your camera is connected to a power source and click next.

15. If your camera is connected to ethernet you could skip this step if you have connected to wi-fi complete this step and enter your wi-fi password.

16. Confirm the light is flashing green then click next.

17. Now it will begin to add the device this will take some time.

18. Next it’ll bring you to this screen and your camera has been added click on done.

19. This screen shows your camera has been added successfully.

Now the camera has been added successfully to your IMOU app.


Below we will show you how to connect your IMOU camera without an NVR to a POE switch. To complete this process you will need a router, POE switch and three ethernet cables.

1. Connect your network ethernet cable to the input of the router.

2. Connect an ethernet cable from the output of the router to the POE switch.

3. Connect an ethernet cable from the POE switch to the IMOU IP camera.

Now your IMOU camera is connected to the network you are now ready to install the app and configure it.

5. On your smart phone or computer download the IMOU life app.

6. Power on your IMOU camera this might take a few minutes to go through the loading process once you see a flashing green led the process is complete.

7. You will need to register your account with a valid e-mail address username and password.

8. Now that you’ve completed the registration process you are ready to add cameras. On your smartphone or computer, you need to make sure you’re on the same network. Whether you’re on Wi-Fi or a wired network.

9. Open up the application and login with your user name and password.

10. That will bring you to a screen where you’ll have the option to manually add the camera. Or you could scan the QR code we suggest scanning the QR code you will have less issues.

11. Locate the QR code on the camera.

12. Scan the QR code on the camera.

13 Now your camera has been found click next.

14. Confirm your camera is connected to a power source and click next.

15. If your camera is connected to ethernet you could skip this step if you have connected to wi-fi complete this step and enter your wi-fi password.

16. Confirm the light is flashing green then click next.

17. Now it will begin to add the device this will take some time.

18. Next it’ll bring you to this screen and your camera has been added click on done.

19. This screen shows your camera has been added successfully.

Now the camera has been added successfully to your IMOU app.