1How to reset password?

For the security consideration, sometimes we need to reset password.


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

Step by Step Instruction

1. Know old password

(1) Enter Main menu->SETTING->SYSTEM->ACCOUNT. Here take admin as an example.

(2) Click 

in the row of “admin”.

(3) Tick in “Modify Password”.

(4) Enter old password and desired new password.

  • For safety, please create a strong password. It’s recommended to change the password periodically especially in the high security system.

(5) Click “Save” to complete password reset.

2. Forget old password 

(1) Click 

the Forgot password button.



 (2) If you have not input email address information when you are initializing the device, please input an email address and then click Next button

(3) There are two ways to reset the password: Scan QR code and reset by email/security questions (local menu only).

(4) Answer the question you’ve ever set.


(5) If the answer is right, we can reset the password now.