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How to Reset YI IoT Camera

YI IoT cameras are popular for their affordability and ease of use. However, like any other electronic device, they can sometimes experience issues that require a reset.

In this article, we will guide you through the process of resetting your YI IoT camera.

Why Reset Your YI IoT Camera?

Resetting your YI IoT camera can help resolve software issues that may be causing problems with the device. If your camera is not functioning properly, resetting it can help restore it to its default settings and fix any software-related issues.

How to Reset Your YI IoT Camera

There are two ways to reset your YI IoT camera: using a pin or needle, or through the YI IoT app. Here’s how to do it:

Using a Pin or Needle

  1. Locate the reset button on the upper left side of the QR code on the back of the camera.
  2. Use a thin needle or pin to press and hold down the reset button.
  3. Hold down the reset button until the yellow light turns on or you hear the voice “Reset is successful”.

Through the YI IoT App

  1. Open the YI IoT app on your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Tap on the camera you want to reset.
  3. Tap on the “Settings” icon.
  4. Scroll down and tap on “Delete Camera”.
  5. Use a pin or needle to press and hold down the reset button on the camera until the yellow light turns on or you hear the voice “Reset is successful”.

Resetting Different Types of YI IoT Cameras

The reset process for YI IoT cameras may vary depending on the model. Here’s how to reset different types of YI IoT cameras:

YI Home Camera

  1. Locate the reset button on the upper left side of the QR code on the back of the camera.
  2. Use a thin needle or pin to press and hold down the reset button.
  3. Hold down the reset button until the yellow light turns on or you hear the voice “Reset is successful”.

YI Outdoor Camera

  1. Remove the cap at the bottom of the camera with two tiny screws to reveal the reset button and the micro SD slot.
  2. Use a pin or needle to press and hold down the reset button until the yellow light turns on or you hear the voice “Reset is successful”[5].

Tips for Resetting Your YI IoT Camera

Here are some tips to keep in mind when resetting your YI IoT camera:

  • Make sure to hold down the reset button for at least 5 seconds to ensure that the reset is successful.
  • If you’re having trouble resetting your camera, try using a different pin or needle.
  • If your camera is still not functioning properly after resetting it, it may be a hardware issue. Contact YI Technology customer support for further assistance.

Conclusion

Resetting your YI IoT camera is a simple process that can help resolve any software-related issues you may be experiencing. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can reset your camera and get it back up and running in no time.

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