If you are using a series of HIK devices then it is most likely that you will need to manage them all in one sitting. Fortunately, the HIK Vision app is the app designed to help you manage all your HIK vision devices, including indoor bells, network cameras, DVRs, security networks, NVRs, and more.
This app allows you to manage all of these devices in one setting. The app makes it easier for the users to manage the devices easy thus avoiding much confusion. In this article, we are going to discuss this app and how you can use it to your advantage.
How do I download Hik Connect?
You can easily download the Hik-Connect app on your Android device. The first step is to click on https://appstore.hikvision.com/ on your mobile phone. The second step is to click on download and the app will then ask for permission to your web browser or your file browser app. You can give access on any and the app should start installing on your phone.
If this does not happen, you can go back to your download folder, give the permission once again, and the app should start installing on your mobile phone.
Why is HIK connect not in Play Store?
Most people would accept that just like most Android apps, the HIK Connect app should also be available on the Play store. However, this is not the case and HIK connect app is not available on the Play store. The reason is quite unclear but it most probably may as a result of the US-China trade wars. HIK connect has decided not to publish their apps on the play and instead one is free to download any HIK series app from the official website. If you need to download something from HIK connect, you can click on this link https://appstore.hikvision.com/.
Can I use HIK connect on my PC?
Fortunately, the HIK Connect app has an add-on that you can use to access HIK connect on your PC. With this you do not need to go through the hustle of downloading the app on your PC you can just connect directly on Chrome.
If you wish to use the app instead of the add-on you will have to download the app on your PC. Since the app is not available for download from the Google Play store, you can use an Android emulator to download the app on your PC.
The best emulator to use for this is the MemuPlay Android emulator. First, you will need to download the software and the HIK Vision app APK. Once you have installed these on your PC you can open MemuPlay. Click on the APK’s icon on Memu play Android emulator. Select the HIK vision app APK and let the app install safely on your PC.
Now you can manage your HIK vision devices from your PC.
Sometimes managing a business or a home and managing the security system and other systems around the premises can be confusing. However, if you have the right tools then this will never be a bother to you. HIK Vision does not intend to have their users in turmoil while managing all their devices so they developed the HIK Vision app that will help users manage many devices all at once.
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