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How to Reset Reolink Devices – Cameras and NVRs

Reolink security cameras and NVRs are popular choices for home and business surveillance. However, there may be times when you need to reset your device to its factory default settings. This article will guide you through the process of resetting your Reolink devices by pressing the Reset button.

There are several reasons why you may need to reset your Reolink device. Some of the most common reasons include:

  • You forgot your password and cannot access your device.
  • You want to sell or give away your device and want to erase all personal data.
  • Your device is not functioning properly and you want to start fresh.

Whatever your reason may be, resetting your Reolink device is a simple process that can be done by following the steps outlined below.

Before you begin, it’s important to note that the actual interface may vary depending on specific models. The following steps apply to all Reolink cameras and NVRs.

Resetting Bullet or Dome Cameras

To reset your bullet or dome camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press the Reset button and hold it (don’t release), then power on the camera while pressing the Reset button.
  3. Keep holding for about 10 seconds then release the Reset button.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password). It’s important to note that the reset button of RLC-843A is next to the SD card slot.

To reset your Reolink Argus, Argus 2, or Argus Pro camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password).

To reset your Reolink Go camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password).

To reset your Reolink Argus Eco camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password).

To reset your Reolink Argus PT camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password).

To reset your Reolink E series camera to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the camera.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 5 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

After resetting, your camera will return to factory default settings, then you can log in with the default username and password. The default username is “admin”, and the default password is blank (no password).

Resetting RLN12W

To reset your RLN12W NVR to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure that the NVR is powered on.
  2. Find the reset button on the back of the NVR.
  3. Keep pressing the reset button until you hear the buzzing “bee”.

Resetting RLN8-410, RLN16-410, and RLN36

To reset your RLN8-410, RLN16-410, or RLN36 NVR to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Remove the outer casing of the NVR using the screwdriver.
  2. Press the Reset button for 10 seconds until you hear the buzzing “bee”.

Resetting 8-Channel POE NVR

To reset your 8-Channel POE NVR to factory defaults by pressing the Reset button, follow these steps:

  1. Power off the NVR.
  2. Press and hold the Reset button for about 10 seconds.
  3. Release the Reset button when you hear the voice prompt “Reset successfully”.

Conclusion

Resetting your Reolink device is a simple process that can be done by following the steps outlined above. Keep in mind that the actual interface may vary depending on specific models.

If you encounter any issues during the reset process, refer to the manufacturer’s website or contact their customer support for assistance. By resetting your device, you can start fresh and ensure that your device is functioning properly.

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