How to get started with the TP-Link VIGI app

Updated 03-24-2023 08:42:48 AM 12819
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What is the TP-Link VIGI app?

The TP-Link VIGI app is designed for VIGI network cameras and NVRs that are dedicated to protecting your business. It allows you to easily add, configure, monitor, and control your connected devices. Simply create an account and add network cameras to it to enjoy the real-time video, anytime, anywhere. Moreover, it also allows you to play back videos whenever you need. With the VIGI app, you can get instant notifications when motion is detected and know what happened.

In sum, you can use the VIGI app to

  • Easily complete setup with step-by-step instructions.
  • Check your camera feed, anytime, anywhere
  • Watch live-view videos and play videos back
  • Keep your business safe and secure by keeping an eye on things with multiple advanced features such as smart detection, motion detection, boundary alerts, active zones, obstacle alerts, and instant notifications

Note: Features available in VIGI devices may vary by model and software version.

Get started with the TP-Link VIGI app

Follow the sections below to get started with the VIGI app.

  • Download and install the VIGI app

Download the VIGI app, and install the app on your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet.

  • Log in to the VIGI app

Open the app and use your TP-Link ID to log in. If you don’t have a TP-Link ID, sign up first.

  • Add Devices to the Network

Simply open the app, scan the QR code on your VIGI device, and follow the step-by-step instructions to add devices to the network in minutes.

  • Easily Manage Devices

After adding cameras to the VIGI app, you can watch the video and manage devices anytime, anywhere on your phone.

You can play back the videos to review the saved moments, directly talk to the person in the video or provide a proactive deterrent, capture important screenshots, record a moment, and trigger alarms to warn and expel potential intruders when abnormal events are detected.

  • Get instant notifications

On the VIGI app, enable motion detection, set custom activity areas, set boundaries, and more. Then, you can get instant notifications when the camera detects motion and receive alerts when someone crosses boundaries, enters an area, or blocks the camera. You can get instant alerts on your phone faster than email alerts.


The VIGI app is designed to be compatible with all VIGI devices. It lets you fully control your VIGI cameras and VIGI NVRs, all from one app. With simple device onboarding and cloud service, you can manage your security from the palm of your hand at any time, without relying on an additional monitor or computer. The TP-Link VIGI app provides real-time visibility into your business security from anywhere.

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