how to reset wyze camera



The Wyze Cam is a great camera for home security, but how do you know if it's actually secure? The answer is that it's not very secure. In this post, we'll go over how to reset your Wyze Cam's password, as well as the password for its wifi network.

wyze camera password reset

If you have a Wyze Cam v2, it's possible that you need to reset the camera. If your camera is connected to your WiFi network, but won't respond or turn on, this guide should help!

wyze camera wifi password reset

You can reset your Wyze Cam's WiFi password by following these steps:

  • Download the Wyze App on your mobile device.

  • Open the app, and tap on “Wyze” in the top right-hand corner.

  • Tap “Settings” and then “Reset Camera Settings” at the bottom of the page.

  • Enter a new password (8 characters), then tap 'Save'.

Factory Reset Wyze V2 Camera

The factory reset button is located on the back of your Wyze V2 camera, right next to the microSD card slot. To access it, you'll need a paper clip or something similar that can reach into the small space between the reset button and camera's body.

When performing a factory reset, be sure to unplug your Wyze V2 from power so you don't risk damaging anything.

Wyze Cam v2 Factory Reset via Wyze App

You'll need to open the Wyze app, tap on the Settings tab, then select your camera from the list. Once you've selected your camera, tap on Factory Reset and confirm that you want to reset it.

How to factory reset a Wyze Cam v1 or v2

To factory reset your Wyze Cam v1 or v2, follow these steps:

  • Hold down the reset button for 10 seconds. The factory reset button is located on the back of your camera, near the power cord. It will be labeled “RESET” in blue text.


The takeaway is that you can reset a Wyze camera by following the steps above. This will erase all of your recorded videos and photos and reset your device to its factory settings.

If you don’t want to lose any of your stored footage, then we recommend creating an account with first so that you can back up all of your recordings in one place. Once it’s backed up, you can use our guide on how to factory reset the camera without losing anything!


We hope you found these tips helpful. If you have any more questions about the Wyze Cam 2, let us know in the comments below.


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Britany Kaur
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