iOS guide to setup Xioami YI Smart Home camera

Setting up YI home camera in iOS base devices is bit different than in Android platform. The main different is in the app. In iOS Mi Home is the name of the app and included interfaces are not same as YI Home app which you will find in Android.

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First you have to login using your mi account username and password. if you don’t have a Mi account already you can register through the app or with Mi website. We recommend Mi website. Click here to see how to create a Mi account.

Please keep country/region as China Mainland.

In the main interface you will see your connected devices (if you haven’t connected any devices with your Mi account before, it will show empty), Your profile and Mi store.

You have to click the “+” sign which is situated at the top-right corner to add Yi camera.

Select Yi Smart Webcam for the given list of Mi devices.

Power on your YI Smart camera and wait until you will see a yellow blinking LED light on the camera. Then in the app, tick “yellow light flashing” and click next.

Chose which WiFi connection should be paired with your YI Smart camera. If you only have one WiFI connection then this would be okay otherwise you might have to chose it manually. you can do it by clicking “Change WiFi”.

*make sure your IOS device and YI Smart camera are in the same WiFi connection at the time of camera configuration.

You will get a QR code after successfully connecting to a WiFi connection. Please place your device in-front of the camera so it can read the QR code and verify it.

*If you don’t see a QR code. wait for a while. it might take some time to process the code.

Now it’s the finishing up step. This will take time.probably up to 3minutes. At the end of the process if you see a solid blue LED light then congratulations. you’ve made it. Or are you still seeing a blinking blue LED. don’t get panic. it means something went wrong with the WiFi connection. Try resetting the camera and follow the steps carefully. You will surely get it.

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