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How to Reset the Password on Your Yale CCTV

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If you’ve forgotten the password to your Yale CCTV system, don’t worry! You can easily reset it by following these simple steps.


Resetting the password on your Yale CCTV system is a necessary step for keeping your surveillance footage secure and accessible only to those with permission. Through a few simple steps, you can easily reset the password and protect against unauthorized access. This guide will provide helpful information and walk you through the process of resetting the password on your Yale CCTV system. Knowing how to properly reset a password is an important part of ensuring that all surveillance footage remains secure. Make sure to have all pertinent information like passwords and usernames before proceeding with this guide so that the process runs smoothly.


Before attempting to reset the password on your Yale CCTV system, it is important to make sure you have all the necessary information. You will need to have your Yale camera login credentials, the IP address of the camera, and the camera’s serial and model numbers. Additionally, you will need to ensure that you have the correct software installed on your computer to access the camera’s settings. After you have all the necessary information and software ready, you can proceed with the resetting process.

Gather the necessary information

In order to reset the password on your Yale CCTV system, you will need to have the necessary information ready. This includes the make and model of your system, the IP address or serial number, a valid email address, and access to the administrator account. You should also be aware of what type of encryption is being used for your CCTV – either WPA or WPA2.

Once you have all of this information gathered and noted down, you can move on to resetting the password on your Yale CCTV system. Make sure that all steps are followed carefully to ensure a successful password reset process.

Identify the interface type

When troubleshooting a Yale CCTV security system, you will need to identify the interface type of your camera. On the hardware side of your Yale CCTV system, there could be two styles of setup – analog or IP (Internet Protocol). Each setup has a different method of resetting the password.

Analog: This type requires a coaxial cable connected to the camera and connects directly to a monitor or VCR for a signal output. They do not use an IP address. To reset the password on an analog Camera you will need to manually access it using its onboard dip switch settings mode.

IP: An IP-based security camera has an RJ-45 Ethernet port that connects it to either a wireless router or directly to the NVR (Network Video Recorder). It also uses numbers known as an IP address for network communication and can be managed via an internet browser window in addition to the NVR software itself. Resetting your password on a Yale IP security camera can be done by logging into the web-based address setup menu which contains all necessary settings such as username and password information, IP addresses, and other configurations you may wish to customize.

Resetting the Password

It is important to reset the password on your Yale CCTV system for improved security. Resetting the password will ensure only authorized personnel are allowed access to the system. Knowing how to reset the password on your Yale CCTV system can also be beneficial if you have forgotten your current password. In this article, we are going to discuss the step-by-step process of resetting the password on your Yale CCTV system.

Access the interface

If you are looking to manage your Yale CCTV and reset your password, then the first step is to log into the interface. Accessing the interface of your Yale CCTV allows you to make any changes that may have been necessary or required, such as resetting the password. To do this, you will need a computer or other device that can connect to the internet and access a web browser.

Once you have a device ready, open up your internet browser and enter the IP address associated with your CCTV system into the web address bar. If you are not sure of this information, it can be found in the manual that came with your CCTV system or on the label attached to it. Once the IP address is entered into the web address, then press enter and a sign-in page will appear on your screen where you will need to enter a username and password in order to gain access into your CCTV’s interface.

The username for all Yale CCTV systems is “root” and if you have forgotten or misplaced your password either contact customer service for help retrieving it or use one of Yale’s default passwords listed from their website (e.g., 1234). Once signed in successfully, now would be a good time for you change your login details (e.g., username and/or password) if needed before proceeding further with resetting any passwords associated with other devices linked under this system (e.g., cameras).

Reset the password

Resetting the password on your Yale CCTV is a straightforward process that only requires a few steps. To begin, you should access the admin settings in your CCTV settings. After logging in with your username and password, look for the “Change Password” option under the “Accounts” tab. This will open up a page where you can enter and confirm your new security password for your Yale CCTV system.

Once you have entered and confirmed your new password, click “Save Changes” to reset your security code. Your reset security code will now be active and will remain so until you choose to change it once again. It is important that you keep this security code safe as anyone who gets hold of it will be able to access your CCTV settings.

It is also recommended that users change their passwords periodically for increased security measures. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the manufacturer or customer service department of your Yale CCTV product for further assistance.


It’s important to reset the password on your Yale CCTV to ensure maximum security. By following the step-by-step instructions in this guide, you should be able to reset your CCTV’s password quickly and easily. You can also contact our customer service team if you have any problems or questions.

It’s important to remember that resetting your CCTV’s password is only one step in keeping your property safe and sound -making sure to keep any physical backups as well as a written record of the new login credentials can help to ensure that no one else can access them. Additionally, it is highly recommended that you change the default password with a properly constructed secure one. With other preventive measures such as motion detectors and locks, you will be further protected from security threats and breaches.

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