Pair an auxiliary camera to your dashcam

Once you've connected the auxiliary camera to a power source, pair it with the vehicle's dashcam. Pairing the auxiliary camera to the dashcam enables the dashcam to pull recordings from the auxiliary camera and upload them to the cloud. Up to four auxiliary cameras can be paired to one dashcam.There are two auxiliary camera options, and each type is paired to the dashcam differently:

Pairing Wifi auxiliary cameras to the dashcam

Important

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure the auxiliary camera is connected to power.

  • Use any device that connects to WiFi, such as a phone or tablet, to check that the camera can be found in the available WiFi networks (it appears as AuxCamera_XXXXXX).

  1. After you’ve entered the vehicle and closed the door, press the touchscreen of the dashcam to view the PIN screen.

  2. Enter the default PIN 3333 to unlock the dashcam for the first time, or your own PIN subsequently.

    Note

    See Set and manage your dashcam PIN if you need help with your PIN.

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    The screen unlocks and the menu appears.

  3. Press Settings.

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  4. Scroll down and press WiFi.

  5. Toggle the button to turn on the Mobile Hotspot.

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  6. Return to the Settings menu.

  7. Scroll down and press Add Cameras.

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    The dashcam searches for available, unpaired cameras. This can take up to a minute.

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  8. A snapshot from the auxiliary camera appears on the screen. If it is the auxiliary camera you want to pair with the dashcam, press YES.

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    The camera is paired to the dashcam. This can take up to a minute.

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  9. Press DONE.

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    You are taken back to the Settings screen.

  10. To confirm that the auxiliary camera paired successfully, scroll down and press More Info.

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    From this screen, you can see all the auxiliary cameras that are connected to your dashcam.

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  11. To unpair the auxiliary camera from the dashcam, see Reboot or unpair the auxiliary camera.

Pairing wired auxiliary cameras to the dashcam

Important

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure the auxiliary camera is connected to power.

  • Use any device that connects to WiFi, such as a phone or tablet, to check that the router can be found in the available WiFi networks

  1. From the Surfsight Portal, create a QR code for the router.

  2. Connect the dashcam to the router's WiFi network.

  3. To confirm that the router and connected auxiliary cameras paired successfully, scroll down and press More Info.

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    From this screen, you can see all the auxiliary cameras that are connected to your dashcam through the router.

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