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The LifeShield Outdoor Security Camera is wireless, but needs to be plugged into an Ethernet cable during the setup process. It needs to be on the same router as the LifeShield base during setup.

Setting up the OC810 Outdoor Security Camera
A. Plug Ethernet cord into router then into camera first, and then plug power cord into back of camera. Wait for power LED to stay solid, which takes about 2 minutes
Note: Power light is light green 
B. Using your Console press MENU
C. Scroll to Cameras, press SELECT
D. Enter Master Code*
E. Scroll to <Add New>, press SELECT
F.  Screen will display “Use Auto Search”. Scroll to YES and press SELECT
G. Screen will then display “Connect all Cameras to Power and Ethernet”. Select OK (this should have been complete during Step A, but If it was not done, plug Ethernet cord, then power cord, into back of the camera now)
H. System will search for camera to be added to system, and screen will say “Searching…” and display number of cameras found. Console will then start a 120 second countdown
I.   Once Console displays number of cameras you added to system (example: 1 camera found), select OK
J.  Edit Camera Name (optional)
- To edit name of Camera press DELETE button to erase text and use keypad keys to type in new name and press OK

NOTE: You must know your Network SSID, Security Type (WPA/WPA2, WEP or None), and Password to complete this process. Your Camera must also be on the same wireless network and router as your LifeShield Base for proper setup.

K. Antenna must be attached appropriately to camera to complete wireless setup
L. Log in to LifeShield 
M. Once logged in, click “Cameras” tab
N. You will then see cameras that are associated with your account on the left-hand side of the screen. Select camera you want to make wireless from the drop-down menu
O. Click “Setting” button located in the right-hand corner
P. Click “Edit” button
Q. Enter in your wireless information
- Wireless Network SSID: Home Network Name
- Wireless Connection Security: you will need to know if you have WEP, WPA/WPA2, or None
- Wireless Password: Home Network Password
R. Once wireless information has been submitted WAIT 2 MINUTES, then unplug power cord, then unplug Ethernet cord. WAIT 10 SECONDS and plug power cord back into Camera.
Note: during this time your camera status will show as disconnected in LifeShield
S. Once Camera obtains a wireless connection to router, status in LifeShield will display “Camera Ready”. This can take a few minutes. Camera power light should be solid.
T. If the camera works while connected to Ethernet but not wirelessly then the WIFI** information must be verified. Repeat.
U. Test Camera by playing a live video or by taking a snapshot (options at the bottom of the settings tab page). Make sure you select the correct camera prior to testing.
Note: it may take a few minutes for Camera to properly take pictures and video through LifeShield. Wait if necessary.

*Master code is found on the inside front cover of your setup guide
** Wireless (WiFi) technology allows an electronic device to exchange data wirelessly (using radio waves) over a computer network