Accessing Camera from IPhone

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Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by fetster » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:34 pm

Hi I used to be able to view my cameras using the LiveCams Iphone App but I deleted the settings some time ago and can not remember how to set them up.

I have a static IP and my router is set to forward port 1024 to the local IP of the camera.

Does anybody know what profile to use and what the URL ends in?

Many thanks

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Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by roobarb! » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:11 am

I'm not sure what you mean by profile, but I usually use the motion JPEG stream, which is:

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http://<ip>/img/mjpeg.cgi
Hope that helps!
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Re: Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by markaxtell » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:49 pm

anyone got a walk through on how to get the camera to work on my iphone, the router i have got is a cisco e4200, using bt infinity in the UK.

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Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by roobarb! » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:19 am

markaxtell wrote:anyone got a walk through on how to get the camera to work on my iphone, the router i have got is a cisco e4200, using bt infinity in the UK.
What exactly do you mean by "work on your iPhone"? Are you after viewing the image remotely or at home? You mention your router, so I'm guessing you're after viewing the images directly from the camera while you're out of the house.

You would need to make sure your password on the camera is good (because you'd be opening it up to the world) and then you could use port redirection on your router to point port 80 (that's HTTP or 'unencrypted web traffic') to the camera. That way, when you type your home IP address in a web browser (like Safari on the iPhone) your request will be sent to the camera. You will need to consult your routers' documentation for setting up the port redirection and you'll need to know the internal IP of the camera. You'll also need to know your external IP so you know where your home network is on the Internet. That external IP may vary, in which case you would also need a dynamic DNS service (Google it if you're not sure what that is) configured on your router so you always know where to reach your home.
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Re: Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by markaxtell » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:24 pm

Hi. Thanks for reply.

I have set up the router as per website http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/webcams/how-t ... -50005383/ but this just let's me access the camera setup page but I want to use an app on my iphone so I can see a live stream.

The app asks for a host which I'm guessing is username.dyndns-free.com
Port: not sure of
Username: not sure of
Password: not sure of

Hopefully you understand what I mean and can help?

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Re: Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by cliff » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:09 pm

Did you get anywhere with this as I would love to add this my iPhone as well?

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Re: Accessing Camera from IPhone

Post by markaxtell » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:46 am

Managed to get the setup page externally but cant seem to get it to work with an app!

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