Paradigm-Dynamix Professional Hikvision security camera installations

How to configure the Hik-Connect App

This guide explains how to go about activating the Hik-Connect app for your Hikvision surveillance system. The Hik-Connect application can view and interact with multiple surveillance systems anywhere on earth.

A network-connected Hikvision surveillance system also provides a secure platform for remote monitoring anywhere on earth.

Quick How-To Guide

Note: Requires your Hikvision DVR/NVR to be linked to your existing network and configured with an IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and DNS settings. (Typical DNS servers: or or

Follow these steps:

On the DVR (skip if this has been done):

  1. From the DVR/NVR console, select “system configuration or configuration” from the main menu.
  2. Select Network>Platform access. *Take note of the 6-letter verification code on this screen.
  3. Ensure that “Access Type” is set to “Hik Cloud P2P” and enable by placing a check using the enable check-box. Also, “Server address” should read:
  4. Click “Apply” in the lower right corner.
  5. Once enabled correctly, “Status” should say “Online”. If this does not happen immediately – restart your DVR/NVR.

On your Mobile Device:

This is for advanced sharing (We recommend this option) – If you want to use the Hikvision QR code – skip this section.


  1. Register an account – Complete the registration process and ensure that you input your country and email/mobile number details correctly.
  2. Once registered, log in to your account and go to the “Device Management” tab.
  3. Click “Add” and enter the serial number of your NVR/DVR.
  4. When prompted for a “Verification Code” – enter to 6-letter code as displayed on your DVR/NVR configuration screen.
  5. If done correctly, your DVR/NVR should now be visible and online on the “My Devices” tab.
  6. You can manage sharing and access levels for all users from this screen.

On the Hik-Connect App:

Instructions for advanced sharing below – simply select the “+” button on the Hik-Connect App and scan the QR code on your DVR/NVR config screen.

Advanced sharing:

  1. Open the Hik-Connect app and select “Login”. *Every person installing the Hik-Connect app should register an account and be logged in.
  2. If you’re the master user (DVR/NVR owner) – Your cameras will automatically appear on the Hik-Connect App.
  3. If you’re a normal system user – register an account on the Hik-Connect App. Complete the registration process and ensure that you input your country and email/mobile number details correctly.
  4. Normal user: Once your account is created: the system master can share the cameras with you by visiting

Should you require assistance with the set-up of your Hik-Connect App – Please do not hesitate to contact us for support.