How to reset Hikvision DVR NVR IPC Admin Password

You can reset your Hikvision password of IPC/PTZ/DVR/NVR IP Camera by SADP or NVR/DVR local GUI


Reset password of Hikvision Cameras DVR NVR by SADP Tool


  1. Download and install SADP tool from
  2. Connect your device in local network
  3. Open SADP Tool and search for local devices like Cameras, DVR, NVR
  4. Select the particulate device form the list and click on Forget PasswordHow to reset Hikvision Admin Password
  5. You will see on of the following three options
    Security Code
    Encrypted File
    Encrypted File or Key
  6. For (Option1) Security Code,
    Copy the Start Time and Device Serial No and send them to HIKVISION technical support team
    HIKVISION technical support team will Send you the security codes.
    Hikvision Security Code
    Input security code and click Confirm. The password will be reset to 12345
    Security Code
  7. For (Option2)Encrypted FileĀ 
    Export the XML file and send it to Hikvision Support team
    Hikvision team will send you the encrypted password reset file
    Choose the path of the file, enter new password and click Confirm.
    For (Option2)Encrypted File
  8. For (Option3)Encrypted File or Key
    Follow Option 1 or 2
    For (Option3)Encrypted File



Hikvision NVR/DVR Password Reset by local menu

  1. In your NCR/DVR Local GUI, double click the left bottom interface to popup password reset option
    Reset password via NVR DVR local menu
  2. Send the Device Serial Number and Device Startup time to Hikvision Support team (Refer Option1).
    Support team will send you back the reset Security code.
    input the security code
  3. Enter the security code and click OK to Reset the passworddvr reset the password