This guide will show how to download and prepare the dahua firmware file for a Dahua device.Firmware files for Dahua devices can be found at Firmware by Device or the specific product page for the device.Firmware is typical provided in a ZIP file, a compressed file format.This file will contain the actual firmware file, which needs to be extracted from the ZIP file in preparation for the upgrade.
Confirm the Model and current firmware of Dahua device
1. Enter the IP of the device into a browser
- At the Web Login
- Enter the Username and Password
- Click Login
2. Click Info
3. Click Version
- The Device Type will be displayed
- The current System Version will be displayed
Note : Download the firmware file for device from DahuaWiki
4. In a browser go to DahuaWiki.com
- Under Specifications, Firmware, & Manuals
- Click the device type (in this example Recorder)
5. Enter the device model into the field.
6. The results will be filtered.
7. Click the firmware icon to download the firmware file.
8. The file will download.
Extract the firmware file to local computer
9. Right click the Start Menu / Windows icon in the bottom left of the screen.
- Select File Explorer
10. Select Desktop.
11. Click Home.
Then click New folder to create a new folder to extract the contents of the firmware zip file.
12. Find the created folder in the list, double click to open.
13. Under the Downloads window of the browser, click ‘Show in folder’
A new File Explorer window should open containing the directory the firmware zip was downloaded to,
Locate the file in the list
14. Right click.
15. Select the window with the new directory.
- Right click in the window
- Select Paste
- The folder will appear in the directory.
16. Right click the file.
17. The contents of the zip file will appear in a new window.
18. Click to select all files in the folder.
- Drag and drop the files to the created folder
- The files will appear in the directory.
- The firmware file will appear in the directory ready to use.
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