How to Connect Swann DVR to Wifi

As we move into the digital age, more and more of our lives are lived through technology. That includes our home security systems, which rely increasingly on wireless access to work. If you’re looking to connect your Swann DVR to your home wifi, there are a few things you need to know first. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process.

How to connect Swann DVR to Wi-Fi

Many homeowners are familiar with Swann’s Stream XT home security camera, as it is one of the most popular HD cameras on the market. If you have a Swann DVR connected to your home wifi network, you can use our easy guide to connect them.

The first step is to open the Swann DVR app and navigate to “Settings.” You will need to select “System” and “Network Setup.”

At this point, you will need to enter your Wi-Fi network name and password. Once you have done this, click the “Connect” button, and your Swann DVR will be connected to your home Wi-Fi network!

How to Record and Playback Videos or Photos on a Swann DVR

Swann DVR is an excellent piece of media recording equipment. It allows you to easily record and play videos or photos on your TV. To connect the Swann DVR to wifi, follow these steps:

1) Open the Swann app on your phone and sign in.

2) Tap the My Home button at the top of the app screen.

3) Under My Videos and Photos, tap Add Device.

4) Select the Swann DVR from the list and tap Connect.

5) Enter your network password and tap Connect.

6) You’re now ready to start recording! Just press the red RECORD button on the front of the device and start viewing your recordings on your TV immediately.

Troubleshooting Tips for Connecting your Swann DVR to Wifi

If you are having trouble connecting your Swann DVR to wifi, some troubleshooting tips may help.

First, ensure your computer and Swann DVR are connected to the same network.

Then, try opening the “Swann DVR” app on your device and connecting to the DVR using the wifi network name or password provided.

Don’t hesitate to contact the customer service team for assistance if you still have trouble connecting.


If you’re looking to connect your Swann DVR to the internet so that you can view footage or access recordings from a remote location, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, ensure your DVR is connected to the TV network and router. Next, open the app on your phone and sign into your account. From here, you’ll be able to connect your DVR and view footage or access recordings. Finally, remember to password-protect your DVR so only authorized users can access it.