This article will show you how to initially set up Reolink NVRs via the Reolink App step by step.

Applies to: RLN8-410, RLN16-410, RLN36, RLN12W.

Here is a video for your reference:

Step 1. Power up the NVR, and plug the LAN port at the back of your NVR into your router with an Ethernet cable to access the internet. Then launch the Reolink App on your phone.


Note: Please make sure the device and your phone are on the same network.

Step 2. Tap the icon on the top right corner. 


Step 3. Scan the QR code on your NVR, or tap Input UID/IP to enter the UID of the NVR (a 16-digit number under the QR code). Then tap Next.


Step 4. For security considerations, you need to create a password for the first time.


Step 5. Name your device. Then tap Next.


Step 6. Initialization finished! You can start to live view now.