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How To Add Port Forwarding Rules with Dyn Address to Hik Connect.Updated a year ago

Purpose of The Guide

This Guide will show you how to add your Dyn address or static IP address settings to the Hik connect app on a smart device.

Before You Begin

Make sure all the port forwarding rules are in place and the Dyn address is working or you have a static IP address provided by your internet provider. If you want to know how to add the port forwarding rules, then you need to follow the guide Here.

You will also need to make sure your Dyn address is working, ours is  <- this should direct you to your Hikvision cameras/ NVR login page.

You will also need your recorder password to enable you to add the device to the Hik connect app.

To download Hik Connect can be found here.

Apple IOS


Let's Get Started

  1. Open the Hik Connect App.
  2. Click + -> Manual Add -> then you will have a load of information to input.
  3. Make sure adding type is changed to IP/DOMAIN, then your page should look like this below.

  • Alias - Anything you want to name it.
  • Address - Dyn Address either we have provided if you are one of our LIVEVIEW / PREMIUMSUP customers, If you want to take a look at our support packages this can be found Retail Customers or Trade Support
  • If you have your own DYN address which is working, this will work too, you can also use a static IP address if you have one.
  • Port -8000
  • Username - admin
  • Password - (Password for your recorder).
  • Then Click Save Top Right.

Once added, Start Live View.

Need more help?

If you need help with anything else please check out our other guides or get in contact.

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