Hik-Connect - for End user for pc and mac

Hik-Connect - for End user for Pc

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How to get and use the Hik Connect app for windows

 

Safest and most effective security device for client's

Security is essential to life, and that's why a lot of modern technologies are geared towards promoting security.

Hik Connect is one of such powerful software you find in the app store that is designed for this purpose. Two of the striking features of the app are real-time monitoring and video playback. The essence of these is that it enables you to monitor what's happening around your environment from wherever you are.

Hik Connect has some other interesting features and benefits, all of which culminates in offering top-of-the-line security.

 

What Does Hik Connect Do?

The Hik-connect app was created as a support for Cloud P2P function. It works with Hikvision series DVRs, NVRs, and IP cameras to perform this function.

The goal is to let you enjoy live videos from cameras from anywhere in the world. To do this, you just need to create an account and add a device to the account. Hik Connect also helps to refer back to important moments of your life by allowing you to playback recorded videos.


   


Importance of the Hik Connect App:

If you've ever thought of having constant monitoring, video intercom, intrusion alarms, and access control operating, all in one software, then Hik connect is just the software you need.

Hik connect is a powerful software tool for enabling improved security that meets your needs for a wide range of scenarios.

From your workplace, for instance, you could see what's happening in your home with Hik connect. And, even when you're at home, you can interact with a visitor before giving them access to your home. As a major advantage, the notification features on this app can alert you about emergencies. And with only one tap on your Hik-Connect app, you can lock and unlock your doors remotely.

How to use the Hik Connect App:

  • Download the Hik connect from your Google play, iOS store or using Bluestacks for Pc.
  • Hik connect works with their portal - www.hik.connect.com
  • Register an account with your email and password 
  • After which you follow the instructions and connect your Hikvision device to your account. Note that there are several methods for doing this so you follow the link you'll see below for more information
  • If you have more than one camera connected to your NVR, link your NVR to your Hik-connect and you'll be able to see your cameras connected to it 
  • Follow further instructions for verification and you're good to go 

 

Key features of Hik Connect:

1. Real-time monitoring with PTZ control

Hik Connect is an effective app for monitoring. You can access live videos from anywhere at any time, and also playback videos. This means that you can use Hik-Connect to monitor what's happening around your house all round the clock.

2. Motion detection alarm notification

For effective monitoring, Hik connect allows you to enable notifications. When you activate the motion detection alarm of your device, you can receive instant message notifications from the app. This keeps you in control of things and is an effective way to promote security in case of any intrusion.

The notification alerts you so you can check real-time videos from your security cameras out rightly or access your motion detectors for photos via your smartphone.

To strengthen security using the Hik Connect, you can:

  • Connect the app with your electrical outlets and light switches for smart control

  • See and speak to the person at your door via a full-screen video call remotely

  • Receive emergency alarms 

3. Two-way Audio Intercom

Hik-Connect enables you to not just know who is at your door. You can communicate with them before you let them in.

4. Value-Added Services

The app comes with a lot of perks which include

  • Proactive health monitoring

  • Cloud-based attendance

  • Access to professional service providers. Your installers can help you to detect security issues and provide proactive support. This can save you a significant amount of time and money


Pros of using the app:

  • Remote Management
  • High Security
  • Notifications and Alerts
  • Anytime and anywhere
  • Easy-to-use
  • Accurate and timely
  • Devices control via taps
  • Stay secure with all data encrypted

Cons:

  • Cloud services sometimes suffer from serious problems
  • Some users complain of poor service 
  • Prone to hacking and hijacking


Download and install Hik-Connect - for End user on your Laptop or Desktop computer


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Or follow the guide below to use on PC:

Select your PC version:

  1. Windows 7-10
  2. Windows 11

If you want to install and use the Hik-Connect - for End user app on your PC or Mac, you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We have worked diligently to help you understand how to use this app for your computer in 4 simple steps below:


Step 1: Download an Android emulator for PC and Mac

Ok. First things first. If you want to use the application on your computer, first visit the Mac store or Windows AppStore and search for either the Bluestacks app or the Nox App >> . Most of the tutorials on the web recommends the Bluestacks app and I might be tempted to recommend it too, because you are more likely to easily find solutions online if you have trouble using the Bluestacks application on your computer. You can download the Bluestacks Pc or Mac software Here >>


Step 2: Install the emulator on your PC or Mac

Now that you have downloaded the emulator of your choice, go to the Downloads folder on your computer to locate the emulator or Bluestacks application.
Once you have found it, click it to install the application or exe on your PC or Mac computer.
Now click Next to accept the license agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application properly.
If you do the above correctly, the Emulator app will be successfully installed.


Step 3: for PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and look for its search bar. Once you found it, type Hik-Connect - for End user in the search bar and press Search. Click on Hik-Connect - for End userapplication icon. A window of Hik-Connect - for End user on the Play Store or the app store will open and it will display the Store in your emulator application. Now, press the Install button and like on an iPhone or Android device, your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
You will see an icon called "All Apps".
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the icon. Click on it and start using the application.


Step 4: for Mac OS

Hi. Mac user!
The steps to use Hik-Connect - for End user for Mac are exactly like the ones for Windows OS above. All you need to do is install the Nox Application Emulator or Bluestack on your Macintosh. The links are provided in step one

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How to download and install Hik-Connect on Windows 11

To use mobile apps on your Windows 11, you need to install the Amazon Appstore. Once it's set up, you'll be able to browse and install mobile apps from a curated catalogue. If you want to run android apps on your Windows 11, this guide is for you.


Steps to setup your pc and download Hik-Connect app on Windows 11:

  1. Check if your computer is compatible: Here are the minimum requirements:
    • RAM: 8GB (minimum), 16GB (recommended)
    • Storage: SSD
    • Processor:
      • Intel Core i3 8th Gen (minimum or above)
      • AMD Ryzen 3000 (minimum or above)
      • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c (minimum or above)
    • Processor Architecture: x64 or ARM64
  2. Check if Hik-Connect already has a native Windows version here ». If there is no native version, proceed to step 3.
  3. Install the Amazon Appstore from the Microsoft Store here ». Selecting "Get" will begin the installation of the App and will automatically install Windows Subsystem for Android too.
  4. After installation, the Amazon Appstore and the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app will appear in the Start menu and your apps list. Open the Amazon Appstore and login with your Amazon account.
  5. Go to the Amazon App store and search for "Hik-Connect". Open the app page by clicking the app icon. Click "Install". After installation, Click "Open" to start using the Hik-Connect app.

To find Hik-Connect Android app on Windows 11 after you install it, Go to Start menu » Recommended section. If you can't find the Hik-Connect app there, click on "All apps" next to the pinned section in the Start menu and scroll through the list.

Was the setup process hard? Is Amazon Appstore on Windows not available in your country or Is Hik-Connect app not working on your Windows 11? Simply download the APK directly and install via emulator. Follow the best guide for this here ».



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Hik-Connect - for End user Software Features and Description

The Hik-connect app is designed to work with Hikvision series DVRs, NVRs and IP cameras which support Cloud P2P function. It allows you to live view your cameras remotely. All you need to do is creating an account and adding device into the account, then you can enjoy the real-time video from cameras on a global scale. It also allows you to play back recorded video to search every milestone of your life. When motion detection alarm of your device triggered, you can get an instant message notification from Hik-connect app. Key Features: 1. Real-time monitoring 2. Video playback 3. Motion detection alarm notification



Top Pcmac Reviews

  • Every update makes the app worse

    By HenrytheV (Pcmac user)

    I keep on making the mistake of updating this app. First, I could keep all of my cameras on HD. Yes, the cameras were choppy, but I prefer quality over quantity. Then an update made all cameras automatically display as Basic, and I then needed to set them to HD every time I switched cameras. So I tried contacting the company through the feedback feature in the app. No reply. Now, this most recent update only displays one camera and I must manually add each camera EVERY time I want to see my cameras. Close out of the app? Add each camera again. Maybe I want to multitask, and according to Hik-connect I lose connection for a bit? Oh, that's means I need to login again to Hik-connect, and I then need to add each camera, again. I can't view the cameras I have installed immediately when I need to. Please, change the app back to what worked before. This current version is not an upgrade. Ultimately, considering I bought my system to use on my mobile devices (like anyone else living in the 21st century), I would not recommend others buying Hikvision products until they fix the very methods you must employ to use those said products. A hi-def CCTV system is only worth buying if it's hi-def and a CCTV system. Not mobile friendly = not a CCTV system worth buying in my book. I'll wait to buy any more cameras (have 6, need 10 more) until this gets fixed.
  • It does what it’s supposed to do

    By Trax95008 (Pcmac user)

    I suspect that all of you who are having problems with this app must not know what your doing. It works just fine for me. I’ve never had an issue adding a camera, or NVR. The stream is selectable. It defaults to the sub stream (for a reason) but you can change it to the HD feed if you want. My only complaint is that I haven’t figured out a way to separate different alarms. I want to be notified by my doorbell camera if someone hits the button, but I don’t like my phone constantly alerting me every time a cat walks by! I wish I could silence the motion alarm, while retaining the intercom alarm
  • Terrible!

    By DufferJ (Pcmac user)

    On my second system and it is not good. The Cameras are supposed to be HD, honestly I do not notice any improvement. The system crashes often. When this company provides an update you can count 100% that it will totally mess your phone, pad and computer viewing. If you call this company’s Tech Support, it prompts you to press #1 to leave a message as they only work bankers hours 9-5. Back to trying to leave a Tech Support Message... pressing the number 1 does nothing but rewind the message. Totally frustrating. If you are counting upon this system for your personal safety at your home... look somewhere else! I just emailed the company that I have a relationship with and who recommended this system to me and asked that they come asap and remove it then find me a better one that works. One whereby the actually company itself answers the phone and if you send them an email for tech support, it is kicked back as a bad email address. Very disappointed, going to dump it asap and never look back. Do your homework before you commit thousands of dollars in custom installation and get let down. Heaven forbid if you experience an act of violence or break in and this system is down. Oh and I angry at this company’s lack of customer service.
  • Unstable and often says device offline

    By Tmf73 (Pcmac user)

    I am not impressed at all. We had security cameras installed and specifically requested to be able to have remote access. The cameras are wonderful, but the remote access via this app has been very inconsistent and unstable. Initially we were getting a lot of “device offline” notices when we tried to access the cameras from a remote location. After talking to the security company It was explained to us that the cameras were working as expected, but that the instability was coming from the app itself. This problem seem to have been corrected after a short period of time with an update and then the most recent update that occurred a couple of days ago has been nothing but trouble again. It is been “device offline” ever since and there is nothing we can do about it. Not impressed And now we have a need that continues to be unmet. No remote access!

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