Applies to: All Reolink WiFi cameras except battery-powered cameras.
Note: When setting up Reolink WiFi cameras for the first time, please use an Ethernet cable to directly connect your camera to the router and make sure that both your phone and your camera have access to the Internet.
Reolink WiFi cameras can work without WiFi or Internet connection. However, the camera's functions are limited in this case. See the list below about the availability of each function under different circumstances.
|WiFi connected but no Internet||No WiFi/ WiFi disconnected|
|Local Access on Reolink app (in LAN)||Yes||No|
|Remote Access on Reolink app (in WAN)||No||No|
|Local Live-view (in LAN)||Yes||No|
|Remote Live-view (in WAN)||No||No|
|Record to SD card||Yes||Yes|
|Local Playback (in LAN)||Yes||No|
|Remote Playback (in WAN)||No||No|
Note:WiFi connected but no Internet means your camera is connected to the WiFi router but the router has no access to the Internet; No WiFi/WiFi disconnected means your camera is not connected to any WiFi or the WiFi is disconnected.