How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

This tutorial, How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS, is updated in Oct 2018. The instructions were written and illustrated with iPhone with iOS12. The steps are similar for Android users. Note that the name of the app is iDMSS on iOS App Store, while it's gDMSS on Android Google Play.

You might need to read the instructions of How to Use Dahua iDMSS on iPhone & Dahua gDMSS on Android Phone before you refer to the below guide.

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS?

We will advise all the users of the Dahua DVR, NVR, IP Camera to use a strong password, which should have the below features:

  • Consist of combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, punctuation, numbers, and symbols.
  • At least 8 characters - the longer the better (as long as you can remember it or you can note it down somewhere safe)
  • Be unique. Don't re-use your existing passwords
  • Do not use dictionary words or common words (such as "password", "admin", etc)

The below are the guideline on How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

1. Click the icon of "iDMSS" (iPhone) or "gDMSS" (Android Phone) to open the app.

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

2. Click the top left corner (the Menu) now.

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

3. Click "Device Manager".

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

4. Click the arrows as shown in step 1 and step 2 below. Make sure you click the right device (NVR, XVR, IP Camera, etc) of which you want to change the password. Then click the icon as shown in step 3 in the below image.

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

5. Click "User Manager", followed by "Modify Password".

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

6. Enter your old password, followed by the new password you want to set. Dont' forget to press the top right corner of the "Tick" icon to save the changes

How to Change Password for Dahua XVR, NVR, IP Camera on iDMSS or gDMSS

 

7. Password has been changed now! Don't forget the update the password on your other PCs and mobile phones for the Dahua device.

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