IP Cameras How to access a camera outside the network


This article applies for IP cameras models XPY-300, XPY-320 & XPY-330.

Users can access to the IP camera from Internet or outside the network, where they will access to the real-time streaming video. This is for surveillance and other similar functions. Here are the steps to setup the IP camera for this feature:

1.  Setup your IP camera with an IP address under the router's IP range on the network. For example: if the router's IP address is, the Camera IP Address needs to be 192.168.1.xx on their internal settings.

2.  Open the assigned camera port (81 by default) inside the router settings. For this process, we suggest to check your router User's Manual, on the "Port Forwarding" section.
The IP Address and assigned port should be unique for each IP camera. If your router shows a "Start-End" port, this needs to be the same on both fields. See picture below.

Note: If your router is a Nexxt Solutions Router (models Nebula 150, Solaris 300 or Stealth 150), please check this guide to open the Camera ports: How to enable ports on your Nexxt router

3.  Obtain the WAN (or public) IP address from the modem that is connected to the router. You can find this information using the following address: www.whatsmyip.com or inside your router settings, on "System Status --> WAN IP".

4.  To access the IP camera OUTSIDE the private network, type on the browser's address bar the WAN (or public) IP address followed with the assigned port separated by a colon. For example: "http://xx.xx.xx.xx:##" ("" where is the WAN -or public- IP Address and 81 is the assigned port for the IP camera).

5. If you want to place more IP cameras to the network, you will need to place a different IP address and port, following steps 1 and 2. For example:
* Camera 1:
* Camera 2:
* Camera 3: