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How to connect nest box camera to SpySecurity paid software

The SecuritySpy is 3rd party paid software which allows you to view the birdhouse camera and record video files on Mac. This software provide 30-day trail before you make the purchase. The bird box camera will be integrated to this software basing on Onvif protocols. You also can use free open source software VLC player to view and record the camera on Mac.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1.Firstly Find download link in the below page to download the software.

https://www.bensoftware.com/securityspy/download.html

2. Next, Double click the file to unzip, It will take couple second. In the pop up screen, drag the SecuritySpy icon into your application folder, give it a time. It will take another couple seconds.

3. Now go to application folder. Double click the SecuritySpy icon in the application. It will take some time to verify. Click “Open” in the pop up screen.

4. The software will login automatically. Now right click the second window and select “Configure Settings”.

5. In the pop up general screen, Now Choose the cameras icon. You will be directed to the “Device” pages. Here input the camera’s password. Onvif port 8899, RTSP port 554, Profile: Onvif.

6. Click “Apply Preferences” at the top right corner. You should start seeing the live video.


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How to connect bird box camera to Synology NAS station

Synology NAS is the online driver for data storage which is designed to provide a solution of file storage and sharing in your home or commercial environment. The good thing is the Synology NAS has web-based operation system (DSM) built-in which can be accessed directly by Mac and other OS and Synology NAS has default plugins which can take in the IP based bird box camera. There is workarounds to view the bird box camera on the Mac or cross platform without installing any software on your computer.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First, go to the “package Center” and install “Surveillance Station”.

2. Next click “Surveillance station”. In the new page, click IP camera icon.

3. Now Click the “Add camera” on the top left corner.

4. In the next screen, Choose “Complete Setup”, you will be directed to new screen. Now name your camera, put in camera’s IP address, port: 8899, username: admin, password.


If you camera doesn’t support Onvif protocols, Choose {User Define} On the Brand. Next input the below RTSP command.

5. Click Next load the camera parameter. Now go back to Surveillance station and Click “Live view”, you should start seeing the live video from the camera in a seconds.


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How to digital Zoom the birdhouse camera on Mac

The VLC player is free open source software which allow you to view the camera on Mac. There are some great features, such as digital zoom, which allows you to zoom in birdhouse camera in live image.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First, go to the playlist and double click the RTSP URL to view the live video.

2. Next find the “Video Effects” under the windows.

3. Now choose the “Geometry” and mark the “Magnification/Zoom”. Close the “Video Effects” panel.

4. Next return to the live video and locate the “Magnification” at the top left screen. Drag the square will magnification zoom around the video.


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How to record bird box camera on Mac with VLC player

The VLC player is free open source software which allow you to view the camera on Mac. You can even record the live video and save as avi files to your Mac. There is function such as digital zoom available with VLC player.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1.First, go to the playlist and double click the RTSP URL to view the live video.

2.Next find the “open network” under the files and mark the “Stream output”.

3.Now go to the “Settings” next to “Stream output”, choose the file folder, and MPEG4 for Encapsulation Method. Next click “OK” to save.

4.In the next screen, Click “Cancel” to return to the live video, Don’t click “Open”.

5.Now go to the Playback and click the record. Then Click “Record” again, the files will be saved to the folder.

6.Now click the “Open file” under the file and choose the video files to playback.


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How to view your bird box camera with free VLC player

The VLC player is free open source software which allow you to view the bird box camera on Mac. You can even record the live video from birdhouse camera and save as avi files to your Mac. There are function such as digital zoom available with VLC player.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. Firstly download the software to your Mac with below link.

https://www.videolan.org/

2. Next, Double click the file to unzip, It will take couple second. In the pop up screen, drag the VLC icon into your application folder, give it a time. It will take another couple seconds.

3. Now go to application folder. Double click the VLC icon in the application. It will take some time to verify. Click “Open” in the pop up screen.

4. In the VLC player, find the “Open Network” under the files. In the next screen, input the following RTSP command URL. Click “OK” the URL will be saved to the playlist.


(Replace the IP address to your camera and add the password field. The default password of camera is empty)

5. Now double check the playlist to watch the live video from the camera.


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How to watch birdhouse camera over internet on Mac

The IP birdhouse camera is built basing on IP technology which allow you to access on mobile phone, tablet and computer. With P2P connectivity, you will be able to view the camera on Mac over network without configuration on your home network. Install the software to your Mac before you can view the birdhouse camera online.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1.In the main page, go to “Device Manager”. In the next screen, wait for a few seconds, The software will discover your camera automatically and listed on the first row.

2.Next Tick the check box in front of the IP address to select the camera you would like to add to the software. Click “Add” button to confirm.

3.Next, your camera’s IP address will appear on the 2nd row. Check the indicator status under “Connect”. If the status display “Connected”. The camera has been added to the CMS5 software successfully.

4.Now click the pen icon under the operation. In the pop up screen, change the “Login type” to “Cloud ID”. You should see the cloud ID appear. Click “OK” to save. Now you will be able to view your birdhouse camera on internet.


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How to Set birdhouse camera’s motion detection zone on Mac

The birdhouse camera’s motion detection is not accurately as it detect the change between two images. Any change such as flash light could trigger the alarm. However, the motion detection function still can save lots of memory space and time to review the recording files. You can enable the birdhouse camera’s motion detection by using the application on your mobile phone. This article will show you how to set motion detection area in order to eliminate some possible false alarms. Install the software to your Mac before you try to set the bird box camera’s motion detection area.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First, Choose the “Device Config” in the Home page.

2. Next Click the device name on the left row and choose the “Video Detect”.

3. Now Click “Setting” next to “Region”, Disable the areas you don’t want motion checking by the camera. Click “OK” to save.

NOTE: The blue block is the selected area.


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How to set bird box camera to static IP on Mac

Usually the IP bird box camera is pre-set to DHCP which means it will receive the IP address assignment from your router automatically. This can avoid the any network configuration of the camera. However, you may want to change the camera to static IP if you want to record the video to NVR or 3rd party software. Install the software to your Mac before you try to change the bird box camera’s IP address.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First, Choose the “Device Config” in the Home page.

2. Next Click the device name on the left row and choose the network.

3. Now Uncheck “Enable DHCP”.

4. Next Click “Apply” to Save.


NOTE: WiFi only camera doesn’t support static IP.

5. Now you assign the new IP address to the camera if you want after you disable the DHCP.

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How to download bird box camera’s recording files

If you have installed micro SD card to the birdhouse camera, it will start recording automatically once it is powered up. There is no need to remove the micro SD card to retrieve the recording files. The below instructions will guide you to watch and download the recording files from bird box camera online by using the app. The camera also can be set to recorded as long as the motion is detected inside the nest box.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. If you prefer XMEYE, please skip to the second section below. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

iCSee (PRO)

1. In the live video, tap the “Playback” on bottom left screen.


2. Now tap the video, in the new screen, you should see the recording files bar with screenshot preview. Tap one of the screenshot to view the recording files.

3. Next, you can tap the calendar on the top right hand corner to select the other date.


Note: the camera requires correct time setting to save files, otherwise you have to choose the date from calendar to locate the recording files. Sync the correct time with your mobile phone is to avoid this issue.

4. In the bottom left hand corner, there are “Alarm” and “Regular” option. Choose “Alarm” option will only present the recording files with motion activated alarm.


5. Now press one of the screenshot preview for a few seconds, download button will appear in the bottom screen. Next, tap one of the screen preview to select the download files. Tap the download button, the app will start downloading the files from the camera to your mobile app.

6. Now tap the arrow icon top left hand corner to return to device list.

7. Next tap the “Mobile Storage” on the bottom to view the saving files.

8. Now, tap the “Save” icon on top right hand corner, you can select the files you would like to import to mobile phone.


XMEYE

1. First login the XMEYE and tap the home icon at the middle of tool bar.

2. Now choose “Record Download”. Here choose either download by file or by time. In order to download by file, firstly mark the checkbox of the files, next, tap the “Record Download” at the bottom screen. The application will start download the video files from the camera.

3. In order to download by time, tap the “by time”, in the next screen, tap the time line to choose rough time, and move the scale bar to specific time video section for download. Now tap the “Record Download” at the bottom screen. The application will start download the video files from the camera.

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How to connect bird box camera to WiFi network by using the android phone

The following instruction is wrote for android phone only. The apple iOS system doesn’t allow mobile application to use Wi-Fi search. You will need to input your home WiFi SSID manually on step 4th.

1. First, go to the Wi-Fi settings on your mobile phone. Here in “choose a network” you should see a network by the name of beye_*** or IPC_***. This is the internal Wi-Fi network for the camera. If you didn’t see the camera’s internal Wi-Fi. Reset the camera back to factory settings by depressing the reset button continuously for 15 seconds then let up. Wait for around 2 minutes, the camera’s WiFi should appear in this list.

2. Now go to the app. You are ready to add the camera to your Wi-Fi network. Click on “I know” and then click on the “+” sign on the next screen in the upper right hand corner. Next click “More” in the upper right hand corner.
(Important: Turn off 3G/4G mobile data and bluetooth on your phone, we discover some mobile phone will jam camera’s network connecting when mobile data is on)

3. The hidden option will appear. Now choose “Add My Device (AP mode)”. In the next screen Click “Next step”.

4. In the new screen, your camera’s internal Wi-Fi should appear in the list. Now tap the camera’s Wi-Fi. Your mobile phone will connect to camera’s Wi-Fi network. Important: if you see error message pop up, please turn of 3G/4G data and bluetooth of your mobile phone and try it again.

5. In the next screen, you should see your home Wi-Fi already entered.

6. If you want to change home WiFi you want the camera to work with, tap the arrow next to your home Wi-Fi. In the new screen, The available Wi-Fi will appear as below image. Choose one of your home Wi-Fi for the camera to connect to.

7. Now input the password of the home Wi-Fi. Press “Confirm”. You are now taken to the next screen labeled “Device Searching”. Now your camera is searching for your home wifi connection. GIVE IT TIME. It may take several seconds.

8. In the next screen, you will be promoted with interface for creating new password for the camera. Remember this is the new password for your camera. You may need this password to connect the camera to PC software. In the next screen, give a new name to your camera.

9.  Now return to the Smart Device. The camera will appear “Online”. Click the camera, you can enjoy beautiful HD colored video!

However, if the radar counts down to zero without new screen for password, you will need to reset the camera. To do this, press and hold the reset button for 15 seconds on the camera. Then you repeat the above process from first step. If you are using dual band 2.4Ghz and 5.8Ghz Wi-Fi router. However, it is worth to test 5.8Ghz Wi-Fi on step 6th if the 2.4Ghz doesn’t work out.

Or you can see the video below.

How to connect bird box camera to WiFi network by using the android phone.