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    How to Live View Mi Security Camera on Your Computer


    One of the strengths that differentiate the cameras of the manufacturer Yi from those of Xiaomi (and collaborators) is the existence of official software for Windows and Mac. A tool with which you can live view your security cameras on your computer even if you are in a remote location.

    Until now, the only alternative we had to manage Xiaomi Mi Security cameras was to install the Mi Home app through an Android emulator (such as Bluetacks or Phoenix OS). However, it was not a stable solution, at least in my case.

    But we have good news:

    There is an application developed by Xiaomi for Windows (For Chinese Market) through which you can access your Mi Security Cameras from PC

    And as we have already tried it, I request you to continue reading to know how to install it and what functions it incorporates.



    Note: Updated version of this application is available with the option to select server region and language, Head over to the below link.

    Related: Mi Smart Security Camera App for Windows – Updated 2020 With Region Selection

    How to Control and View Xiaomi Security Camera from PC?

    As we have advanced, this application is only compatible with Windows (XP / 7 / 8 and 10) and although all the texts and menus are in Chinese, its interface is simple and intuitive.

    mi security camera on pc, How to Live View Mi Security Camera on Your Computer

    Above all, it will allow you to Live View your Mi 1080p Basic and Mi 1080p 360 Security Cameras.



    The Software currently supports only the Windows Operating system, It is not compatible with macOS, and other Linux OS.

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    Among the functions of this software we highlight:

    • Ability to adjust the camera, such as video quality, sleep, status lights, etc.
    • Support for detection configuration, including record management.
    • Built-in functions for camera playback, pause, forward and rewind recorded videos, turn sound on and off, etc.
    • Possibility of operating several cameras at the same time, dividing the screen into 1, 4 or 9 windows.
    • Possibility to move the orientation of compatible cameras.

    Xiaomi Mi Camera Software Installation Method

    If you want to have this application on your PC, follow the below steps:

    1. Download the latest Mi Camera exe

    Download the latest available version ” MiCamera-1.0.12060.2.exe ” from our link and double click to run. Mind you, there are links in other forums that are corrupt and do not work.

    Download Mi Security Camera Latest Version

    2. Follow Installation Instructions



    Do not be scared by strange characters. Just choose the installation location of the software, by default in “ C: \ program files (x86) \ Xiaomi \ MiCamera ” and click continue (lower left button).

    mi security camera on pc, How to Live View Mi Security Camera on Your Computer
    Mi Security Camera Desktop App

    3. Run the Application

    The Mi Camera application works with our Mi Home account. So we just have to enter the username and password in the main window. Make sure that you are on the Chinese Mainland Server and all your devices on the same server as the app currently supports only the devices that are linked on the Chinese Mainland server.

    Then we will click on the green button to access the interface and show us the cameras; as long as we have them previously linked to the Chinese server

    Mi Camera Portable Version

    There is a portable version also available for this software that can be run directly from USB drive on any computer. The version is a mere 66 MB in size and is very easy to use.

    To do this, download the Mi Camera portable.zip file from our link, unzip it into a pen drive and double click on the “MiCamera” icon to execute it.

    Download Mi Security Camera Portable

    Related: Mi Smart Security Camera App for Windows – Updated 2020 With Region Selection

    It only remains for Xiaomi to open the range of compatible cameras and edit this amazing piece of software by adding at least English. This would solve one of the most requested requests by users of Mi Security Camera. Have a PC application that allows us to have control of our cameras.


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    RJ Logg

    Thanks for the article, sadly I can’t get it to work. I’ve tried everything, including several different programs that claim to be able to view the camera on PC. The app is set to China Mainland, and I was able to successfully log-in to my Xiao Mi account using the desktop program. The ID’s match, even down to the same name and icon. But while the Xiao Mi camera app displays the camera image just fine, the desktop software says no camera found. I can’t figure out why. Any ideas?

    Antoine Bruschi

    Change region in config.dll file. For Europe : “machineCode”: “de”, For US : “machineCode”: “us”. Hope it helps !

    Ben Samyn

    Hi,

    Thanks for uploading this. However, this is a mediafire upload, where did you find the original? I tried Googling but nothing comes up.
    I’d like to check the official page to have more info as well as for updates.

    Cheers

    PS: Human verification ok, but when posting comment it says ‘captcha invalid’ when using email. Had to use Facebook to comment.

    Vaibhav Jain

    Thanks for the article. Works like a charm.
     

    Nitin Sadakal

    not working, do i need to downgrade camera firmware

    Nelson

    Hello sir, I just wanted to say thank you for the information. It works nicely 🙂

    weltschmerz

    Alternatively you can install the mobile version on your mac which have m1 chips.

    Last edited 1 year ago by weltschmerz
    SkyWalker
    ken

    my file doesnt have the config , how is it ?
    can u help me ?

    Bruno

    open the program first and the config file is created automaticly

    shain

    not working bro config dll not find?

    only showing contry

    shain

    {
      “result”: “ok”,
      “retriable”: false,
      “code”: 0,
      “data”: {
        “zh_tw”: [
          [
            {
              “machineCode”: “i2”,
              “countryCode”: “IN”,
              “name”: “印度”
            }
          ]
        ],
        “zh_cn”: [
          [
            {
              “machineCode”: “cn”,
              “countryCode”: “CN”,
              “name”: “中国大陆”
            }
          ]
        ]
      },
      “description”: “成功”,

    this is that contry file

    Samaresh Majumdar

    How could I seen my camera from laptop????

    Aab

    Good!

    José madeira

    The camera is off line, why?

    andy but

    i have the same problem