Reset Axis Camera to Factory Default Settings

Reset to Factory Default Settings

Important Reset to factory default should be used with caution. A reset to factory default will reset all settings, including the IP address, to the factory default values.

Note: The installation and management software tools are available from the support pages on

To reset the product to the factory default settings:

1. Disconnect power from the product.

2. Press and hold the control button and reconnect power. 

3. Keep the control button pressed for about 15–30 seconds until the status LED indicator flashes amber.

4. Release the control button. The process is complete when the status LED indicator turns green. The product has been reset to the factory default settings. If no DHCP server is available on the network, the default IP address is


**** If you reset your Axis camera manually, please remember to switch your AVHS to ALWAYS *** If you do not do this, your camera will not connect back to the Sharpvue Servers. Follow instructions here - How to Setup AVHS to Always


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