How to set initial password?

For the security consideration, you should initialize the device after factory default.


  • Dahua NVR running the latest firmware.
  • A display connected to the Dahua recorder.

Step by Step Instruction

     1. Enter Password

  • Enter and confirm password - It is recommended to set a robust password, properly keep the password and modify it regularly.
  • Enter prompt question - You can use the prompt to remember the password for login.
    2. Unlock Pattern
  • Alternatively, you can unlock the recorder with a pattern to avoid having to type in the password. Click and drag on the circles to draw the pattern and re-draw the pattern to complete the setting.
  • Note: If you only draw once and click “Skip”, the unlock pattern will be disabled. You can enable/disable the unlock pattern in “Main menu -> Account -> User”.3. Password Protection
  • Input an E-mail address for password reset. This method is effective even if the device is offline.
  • Alternatively, you can reset password by answering the security question. Set the question and answer