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Author Topic: Tried 2, DCS-5030Ls Despite help from professionals could not use with WiFi.  (Read 406 times)


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Tried 2, DCS-5030Ls Despite help from professionals could not use with WiFi.

I have many D-Link cameras that I've had great success with, typically I get them working on Wi-Fi in 4-5 minutes.  I spent three full DAYS trying to get this camera to work on Wi-Fi. I even brought in a networking professional who was unable to make this camera work on our Wi-Fi. I have many other things working on our Wi-Fi with zero troubles.

The set up using an iPhone or iPad was a failure. It simply did not work. I was shocked to discover that the installation wizard does not work with Mac operating system. We were forced to use Windows 10 to do the installation. Even then, NO Wi-Fi.  In reading reviews on Amazon and Best Buy I find many others with the same problem, NO Wi-Fi.  I've done multiple hard resets, and tried 2 different cameras.  Ethernet works, not Wi-Fi.

Anyone have any ideas on something I can try. 


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