Step 1: Putting everything together

  • Insert SD card
  • Ensure the antenna is attached
  • Insert sim and ensure there is airtime or data loaded on it
  • Insert 4 AA batteries and ensure they are inserted correctly
  • Place camera is in test mode

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For the InstaCam camera the test mode can be accessed by flipping both switches on the camera to “ON” and then by pressing the “OK” button

Step 2: Add Camera on Website/App

  • Create account on or App (Apple / Android)
  • Select “Cameras” from the menu (left-hand side)
  • Select + in the bottom right of the screen
  • Name your camera and give it a short description
  • Select “Add Camera”

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Your camera should now appear in the list on the cameras page with the name and camera type (default type “other”).

Step 3: Edit Camera Details

  • Select “Cameras” from the menu (left-hand side)
  • Select the Camera you just created
  • Select Camera Service Provider (sim cards)
  • Type in Sim Card number (have to start with a country code (RSA: 27))
  • Select “Send Camera Setup” to link camera to app
  • Loading Screen will appear with 8 steps
  • Make sure there is motion in front of the InstaCam for the duration of the steps

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Your camera should now be active.