How to Use iVMS 4500 for Hikvision CCTV and IP Cameras?

Hikvision iVMS 4500 is one of the most useful mobile applications for Android and iOS devices. Hikvision iVMS 4500 has enhanced the remote options to access the embedded DVR, NVR, and IP camera network. Now you can view and control your security network through Android and iOS devices using this app. iVMS 4500 also allows you to access the play back video records over the network. If you have a device such as an Android phone, an iPhone, an Android pad, or an iPad with WiFi, 3G or 4G, you can control your Hikvision CCTV Camera, IP Camera, and other surveillance systems remotely and easily.

Benefits of Hikvision iVMS 4500 Client Software

  • Hikvision iVMS 4500 is the best application to monitor the surveillance system remotely. Just like physical control, the app allows the user to view and manage the network from anywhere.
  • The mobile app is very helpful for the businessmen to keep an eye on their business. So, they can manage multiple activities at a time.
  • The app allows you to watch the live view, take screenshots and even record video clips from DVR, NVR and IP Cameras directly from the network. The user can then save the desired information anywhere else.

How to use Hikvision iVMS 4500 for Remote Access?

iVMS 4500 application is very straightforward and free for every Hikvision device user. To use this application, you need a mobile device – a smartphone, an iPad, or Android pad. Moreover, you need the reliable internet connection in the form of WiFi, 3G/4G and your device must be fully supported with these features. To make it easy for you to operate this application, we have created a quick learning guide. We hope it will help you to install the application and to connect your IP network correctly.

1. Download and Install iVMS 4500

To download the iVMS 4500 on Android devices, you need to access Google Play Store. For Apple device, you will access App Store. You can download the iVMS 4500 for free. This application is also good for tablets and iPod because these devices allow you to install HD version. However, you can install iVMS 4500 lite version on Android phones and iPhone.

Download links on Google Play Store:

To install iVMS 4500, you can search the app from play store as you can see in the figure below. Make sure that your device is connected to the internet through WiFi or 3G/4G. Once you have searched on the device, you will be able to see “Install” option. Tapping the “Install” tab, the software will be automatically installed on your device.


Download and install the ivms 4500 from the app store, or play store

2. iVMS 4500 setups for remote access

Once you have installed the application, you can see its icon on the screen in the list or grid of applications. The next step is to connect to the Hikvision Surveillance system to access via the network.

Tap on the iVMS 4500 icon to open the application. Now you will need to add the device in the application. You will now need to click the top left corner, followed by clicking “Devices”. After going to “Device”, you can click “+” sign on the top right corner. The steps are shown in the images below:


Click the top left, followed by clicking the “Devices”


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Click “Devices”


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Click “+”, in order to add the Hikvision device

You will need to know the configuration details in order to add your Hikvision device. (Maybe you need to check with your service provider for the required information here). After that, you can add your Hikvision device. The below image is an example to show you how to do that. The device information includes the device name, registration mode, address, username, and password. After filling the necessary information as shown in the figure below, you can tap Save icon on the top right. If it gets connected successfully, the correct number of cameras will be shown at the bottom at the “Camera No”. Now you can click the “start live view” option on the bottom of the screen.


Add and save your Hikvision CCTV or IP camera here

3. Watch the iVMS 4500 live view

Tapping the “Start Live View” button, you will be able to get access to your Hikvision DVR, NVR or IP camera.

Alternatively, you can also click the “Live View” on the left menu. After that, click the top right corner to select the devices you want to view. Follow steps that the image shows:

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Watch the Live View


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Choose the cameras / DVR / NVR you want to view


4. Reviewing iVMS 4500 video records

To review the recorded videos, click the top left menu icon, following by clicking “Remote Playback”. Remember to select the devices you want to review, the desired From and To time, then you are good to go!

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Review the recorded video footage


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Select the right device and from-to time


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