How to Reset the Dlink DCS-930L

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With this page I will be showing you how to reset the Dlink DCS-930L Internet camera. When I use the word reset I am talking about a full factory restore of settings. This means every single setting you have ever changed in the lifetime of this camera will be reverted back to the original factory settings. This is not the same thing as a reboot. When I use the word reboot I am referring to a cycle in the power to the device. This can be done manually by unplugging the power source, waiting a full 30 seconds, then plugging the power back into the camera.

Warning: When you reset this device you could end up with more problems than you started with if you are unaware of the settings that will be changed. Things to consider before continuing are:

Other Dlink DCS-930L Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DCS-930L.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink DCS-930L

Begin by locating the reset button on the back of the camera. We have circled it for you in the image below:

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This is the reset page from your Dlink router.

Take the tip of an unwound paperclip to press and hold this tiny button for about 10 seconds to begin the reset process. If you don't hold this button down for long enough you simply reboot the camera instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Remember this reset is erasing every single setting you have ever made changes to. If you want to avoid this loss you should try other troubleshooting methods first.

Login to the Dlink DCS-930L

After resetting your Dlink DCS-930L camera you'll need to log into it. This is done by using the default username and password. These can be found in our Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults aren't working for you it could be because the reset button wasn't held down for long enough.

Change Your Password

Once you've logged in we suggest setting a new password. A strong password contains no personal information and is 14-20 characters in length. For more help visit our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DCS-930L

Now let's turn our attention to the WiFi section. You need to change the SSID, the Internet password, and check the security method you use. We recommend using WPA2 with a nice strong password for your Internet. If you want a full set of instruction check out our guide titled How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DCS-930L.

Dlink DCS-930L Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DCS-930L info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DCS-930L.We also have the following guides for the same router: