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How to Reset Reolink Camera

From this article, you will learn how to reset Reolink camera. Reolink cameras are WiFi security cameras that support the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band.

The DC adapter powers the camera and broadcasts videos via your router’s WiFi connection. Reolink WiFi security cameras can be installed anywhere with enough power and WiFi connectivity without needing an Ethernet cable.

The Reolink WiFi security cameras have the following functions available for a robust home security system.

  • Remote access using the Reolink App on phone/Reolink Client on PC: Reolink software allows you to monitor your house from anywhere you are, using the Reolink app on your phone or the Reolink Client on your PC.
  • Motion detection recording: You can set the camera’s record schedule, and it will begin recording when motion detection is activated.
  • Push notification: When motion is detected, a push notification will be sent to your phone to alert you.
  • Email alert: An email alert will be sent to you when motions are identified.

Reolink security camera is one of the best WiFi security cameras available, still, just like every other device might sometimes be prone to certain errors that might require you to reset your Reolink camera.

In this article, we would be discussing three different methods you can use to reset Reolink camera to default or factory settings.

Resetting your Reolink camera via the methods we are about to discuss below will wipe out all person settings or configuration and reset the device to its factory state.

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Hard Reset Reolink Camera Via the Reset Button

Here, we will be discussing how to hard reset the various types of Reolink cameras using the reset button.

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How to Reset Reolink Argus, Argus 2, and Argus Pro

If you use the Reolink Argus, Argus 2, or the Argus pro, following the basic steps listed below will help you reset Reolink camera using the reset button.

  • In the reset hole of your camera, insert the reset needle.
  • Press and hold for several seconds until the Factory reset succeeded! Prompt or a beeping(new version of prompt) appears. This indicates that the factory reset for your Reolink camera has been successful. Then press and hold the Reset button for a few seconds.

After you have successfully reset Reolink camera, run the Reolink App, scan the QR code and set up your camera.

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How to Reset Reolink Bullet or Dome Camera

If the model of your Reolink camera is Bullet or Dome, you can reset it by doing the following.

  • Turn off the camera.
  • Press and hold the Reset button, then power on the camera while still holding the Reset button.
  • Hold the Reset button for roughly 10 seconds before releasing it.

After you have reset Reolink camera successfully, log in with the default name and password and reset your account.

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How to Reset Reolink Keen, C1, C1 Pro, C2, or C2 Pro

If you own the Keen, C1, C1 Pro, C2, or C2 pro, the basic steps provided below will help you reset Reolink camera.

  • In the reset hole, insert a pin or needle.
  • Hold the button down for around 10 seconds before releasing it.
  • The camera will send reset reminders.
  • The prompt Factory reset accomplished will be heard for Reolink Keen.
  • It will pan and tilt for the C1, C2, C1 Pro, and C2.

After you have reset Reolink camera successfully, log in with the default name and password and reset your account.

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How to Reset Argus PT

If you use the Argus PT Reolink camera, the steps below will help you reset Reolink camera.

  • Turn on the Argus PT camera via the power button.
  • To find the reset hole, rotate the lens. After that, slide the reset needle into your camera’s reset hole.
  • Press and hold the reset button for several seconds until you hear. Please release the reset button or a short beep.

If you have followed the steps outlined above, you have reset Reolink Camera.

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How to Reset Reolink Go

If you use the Reolink Go, you can reset Reolink camera by doing the following.

  • To ensure that the camera is powered on before the reset, open the back cover, remove the battery, then re-insert it into the battery container.
  • Press and hold the reset needle in the reset hole for 3-5 seconds until a short piece of music plays.
  • Return the reset needle to its original position. The camera will restart after a successful factory reset.

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How to Reset Reolink Argus Eco

For users of the Reolink Argus Eco camera, the steps below will reset Reolink camera.

  • Turn the power button on to turn on the camera.
  • Reset your camera by inserting the reset needle into the reset hole.
  • Hold down the button for a few seconds until you hear the prompt. Please release the reset button or listen for a short beep.

Following the steps as outlined will help you to reset Reolink camera.

reset Reolink camera E1 pro

How to Reset Reolink E1 & E1 Pro

Follow the simple steps below to reset Reolink E1 and E1 Pro cameras.

  • To find the reset button, rotate the lens.
  •  Hold the reset button for approximately 5 seconds to Factory reset the camera.

Following the steps listed above will help you to reset Reolink camera.

Reset Reolink Camera Via Reolink Client

You can reset Reolink camera regardless of the model using your computer once the Reolink client is installed. To reset Reolink camera, follow these steps.

  • Log in to the camera using the Reolink Client software on the computer.
  • Navigate to the Device Settings page.
  • Select System, then Maintenance from the drop-down menu.
  • To reset the camera, press the Restore button, then OK to continue. Wait a few moments for it to finish.

Following these steps will help you successfully reset Reolink camera.

Reset Reolink Camera by using Reolink App

You can also reset Reolink camera using the Reolink app on your mobile phone by following the following steps.

  • Login to your Reolink camera account using the Reolink App.
  •  Open Device Settings, then navigate to More interface.
  • Scroll down the page and click the Restore button to reset the camera. Wait a bit for it to finish.
  • The old password will be erased after the reset. You can now use the default username and password to log in.

Following these steps will help you successfully reset Reolink camera.

How to reset Reolink Password

If you want to reset Reolink password, maybe to change the password from the default password, or for any other valid reason.

The steps below will guide you through the process.

  • On the Reolink app or client, go to my account.
  • Select account details
  • Navigate to the security page and choose reset password
  • Input the old and new passwords.
  • Confirm your password and click save to save the new password.

If you have followed these steps, you have successfully reset Reolink password.

Conclusion

This article has discussed the various methods available to reset Reolink camera, and also how to reset Reolink password. If you encounter any form of difficulty, it is recommended you reach out to the Reolink customer support team.

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