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Password Reset Instructions for iDVR-PRO 960H / HD / H.264 CCTV DVRs



Follow these instructions to reset the password for iDVR-PRO surveillance DVRs. This includes analog 960H models and the latest 1080p HD DVRs.

Password Reset Instructions

  1. First make sure that the unit is turned off.

  2. Then press and hold any button on the included infrared remote control.

  3. While holding the button on the remote, power on the unit.

  4. You should hear a single beep followed by a double beep. Once you hear the double beep, press 1 2 3 5 on the remote control. If entered correctly you will hear a double beep and the DVR will begin to boot. (If entered incorrectly, you will hear a sequence of about eight beeps and then a double beep to prompt you to re enter 1 2 3 5.)

  5. Now that the DVR is booted, you will be prompted to enter the password which is now the default "1234". Using either the included infrared remote control or a USB mouse, press Menu, followed by System Setup. (Shown Below)



  6. Then select the User tab, followed by Management. (Shown Below)



  7. In the Management menu, press Edit next to the User ID you wish to change the password for. In most cases it will be the Admin account. (Shown Below)



  8. On the Edit menu, press the Password tab and you will be prompted to enter the current password which is the default "1234". Press OK to continue. (Shown Below)





  9. Now you will be prompted to enter your new desired password. Press OK once complete. The password that you select must have a maximum character count of 8. Your password is now updated. (Shown Below)





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About the Author

Mike Haldas

This article was written by , co-founder and managing partner of CCTV Camera Pros. If you have any questions about iPhone security camera app for iDVR, please email me at mike@cctvcamerapros.net.