Update your SD WiFi Camera Firmware

 

Follow the instructions in this article to update the Device Firmware and Web UI Firmware on your Insteon SD WiFi Camera. The steps in this article apply to Insteon SD WiFi Camera and Insteon SD Outdoor WiFi Camera. For instructions on how to update your HD WiFi Camera firmware, see Update your HD WiFi Camera System Firmware.

 

Identify your WiFi Camera Firmware Version

Follow the instructions in Identify your WiFi Camera Firmware Version to determine if your WiFi Camera requires updating.

 

Update your SD WiFi Camera System Firmware

1. Download the most current firmware for your Insteon SD WiFi Camera or Insteon SD Outdoor WiFi Camera

 

2. Open the IP Camera Tool and wait for it to identify the Insteon WiFi Camera that you wish to update

 

3. When the desired Camera appears, double-click to select it in the list. This should launch your computer’s default web browser and take you to a login page for the Camera.

4. Enter your Camera’s user name and password. If you never changed the user name or password, the default name is “admin” and the default password is blank.

5. Click Login or OK

6. Click the button that corresponds to the web browser you are using to update your WiFi Camera firmware

7. Click Device Management in the lower left corner

8. In the left sidebar, click Backup & Restore Settings

9. In the Backup row, click Submit. A file will download to your computer named params.bin. This file contains all of the settings and configuration for your camera and will be used to restore your preferences after the firmware update.

10. In the left sidebar, click Upgrade Device Firmware

11. In the Upgrade Device Firmware Row, click the Choose File button and select the firmware downloaded from insteon.com at the beginning of these instructions

12. In the Upgrade Device Firmware Row, click the Submit button. The upgrade process will take about 1 minute during which time your camera will restart. Do not unplug your camera or refresh your browser during this time. When the upgrade is complete, your browser will refresh automatically.

13. When the Firmware Upgrade completes, your web browser will refresh to Device Status. Confirm that the version displayed in the Device Firmware Version row matches the updated device firmware

 

Update your SD WiFi Camera Embedded Web UI

The web user interface is updated separately from the camera device firmware but the steps are identical.

 

1. In the left sidebar, click Upgrade Device Firmware

2. In the Upgrade Device Embedded Web UI row, click the Choose File button and select the Device Web UI file downloaded from insteon.com at the beginning of these instructions

3. In the Upgrade Device Embedded Web UI row, click the Submit button. The upgrade process will take about 3 minutes during which time your camera will restart. Do not unplug your camera or refresh your browser during this time. When the upgrade is complete, your browser will refresh automatically.

4. When the Device Embedded Web UI upgrade completes, your web browser will refresh to Device Status. Confirm that the version displayed in the Device Embedded Web UI row matches the updated Device Embedded Web UI

 

Restore your SD WiFi Camera Preferences

1. In the left sidebar, click Backup & Restore Settings

2. Click the Choose File button and select the params.bin file that was downloaded to your computer previously

3. Click the Submit button. The restore process will take about 1 minute during which time your camera will restart. Do not unplug your camera or refresh your browser during this time. When the restore is complete, your browser will refresh automatically.

 
 

Isaac Sanz

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