Hikvision cameras, DVRs and NVRs no longer have a default password (for a few years now). Hikvision forces you to set a unique and strong password when you first activate your camera or recorder. This is the recommended more secure practice, and plays a part in preventing hacking attacks. So, if you’re Hikvision NVR/DVR or IP camera is the new generation, they don’t have any default password.
However, a few years back the Hikvision devices used to come with a default password for their admin account. Additionally, a lot of Hikvision OEM resellers (re-branded) had their own password. Below we’ve listed the most common Hikvision default passwords and usernames. Try them out to see if they work on your Hikvision IP camera, DVR or NVR.
Hikvision Default Password
Note: The Hikvision default IP address is always 18.104.22.168. You can locate or modify this IP address by using the SADP tool.
If you forget your password to your Hikvision device, you need to contact the dealer/reseller and reset the password. Or you can try to reset by yourself by following the guides below.
- Reset Hikvision password (for IP camera and NVR/DVR)
- How to reset a Hikvision IP camera to factory default