VPai Home iOS App

The VPai Home iOS App is a dedicated software for the VPai Home series. It provides a user-friendly, intuitive interface to operate and control the VPai Home products.

Mobile devices must meet these basic requirements to download, install and work with the VPai Home App.

  • Your phone is running iOS 9.0 or later
  • Your phone must have QR code reader/scanner app installed
  • Your VPai Home security camera is from an official VPai Home Platform provider

 

 

Various ways to download the VPai Home App

Scan the provided QR code that is shown on the right of the screen, and then follow the instructions to download and install the VPai Home App.



iOS Compatible VPai Home Platforms

*Note: VPai Home HD Battery IP camera and Panoramic IP camera can support Micro SD cards with a maximum storage of 128GB. The Micro SD Card must be formatted with an FAT32 file system first.

Connecting Your VPai Home Compatible Camera

 

1. Install and open the VPai Home App on your mobile device and log in with either your Email, WeChat, Facebook or LINE account. Power on your VPai Home camera. (For Panoramic IP camera, plug it to the appropriate USB Adapter to turn on.)

2. Tap “+” to add the camera then choose the appropriate device. Press “Start to Config” button when the LED flashes.

 

3. Input the Wi-Fi name and password then press “Next” to bring up the QR code.

 

 

4. Aim your camera to the QR code then press the power on button twice of your camera to start scanning. After the scanning is completed you will hear “scan finished”. The camera will start to connect to the router. You will hear “Wi-Fi connected” when the connection is successful.

 

 

5. After the camera is binded successfully, set the camera name.

 

 

VPai Home App Menu


Devices

The “Devices” menu is the default view after connecting the camera. It shows a list of all devices in VPai Home app, and all the devices that are connected to the App.


Gallery

The “Gallery” menu allows you to view, delete and share videos and photos.


Alerts

The “Alerts” menu allows you to view all sent alarm videos and photos information when the camera detects movement of the character.


Me

The “Me” menu allows you to manage your account, alarm messages and share the VPai Home app to your friends.

VPai Home Interface

1. Add Device: Tap the “+” to enter add device page.

2. Share: Generates the device’s corresponding QR code and share the device with family members.

3. Scan QR Code: Works with a share function to scan QR code for devices connection.

4. Device Preview: Displays the device preview image (not real time). Tap on the preview image to enter operation page.

5. User Management: The first user who connects to the device will be the administrator of the device who has the rights to discharge the user’s rights on the current device.

6. Device Settings: Tap the Setting button to enter the device setup page, to allocate the configurations for the device parameters.

Device Preview

The Device Preview page has 11 interfaces to manage your VPai Home App and Camera.

Back: Go back to the upper level interface.

Device Settings: To enter the device setting page and configure the device parameters.

Resolution Setup: Switch the default resolution of 720P to 480P or 1080P.

Day/Night Mode: Improve the visibility when it is dark or at low-light condition.

Sound: Turn on and off the sound playback.

Capture Photo: Control the device to take pictures.

Record Video: Control the device to record videos.

Full Screen: Display the device image in full screen.

Playback Timeline: The camera supports automatic video recording to Micro SD card after startup. You can move the timeline to review the recorded video.

Playback Date: Tap the left or right arrow to select a date to use for playback of videos from the different dates.

Talk: Tap the talk button to open the intercom function or press and hold the button to record, release the button to send the voice message to the device to play. When canceling, press and hold the finger and slide it to cancel the voice message.

Sharing

In order to share images and videos from the VPai Home app, your mobile device must be connected to the Internet through either a 3G/4G or local Wi-Fi connection. Images and videos can be directly shared to social media platforms which have native support for VPai home content, such as Facebook, Line, Wechat and others, from the Gallery section of the VPai Home app.The Share function supports the ability to select multiple pictures or a single video at a time to be uploaded to other platforms.

1. Once in the VPai Home gallery, go to photo or video page to select single or multiple photos/videos to be uploaded to the other platform. You can do this by going to the photo or video page; tap the “Select” button in the top right corner to select the photos/videos you would like to share. A long-press directly on any thumbnail in the gallery will also bring up the share options.


2. Next, tap the share button in the lower left corner of the interface to select where to share the selected content.



Sharing Access of the Camera

In order to share the access of the camera, the other user must have downloaded the VPai Home app to their mobile device.

1. To share the access of the camera, the administrator must tap the “share” access icon below the Device preview of the particular camera to show the QR code.


2. The shared user must open its VPai Home app, tap the “scan QR code” icon in the top left corner, and then scan the QR code on its device.


3. After scanning, the administrator must confirm and accept the request so that the shared users may have access to the camera.


4. The shared user will have the options to make a new name for the camera and then have access to use the camera.