How to Reset Wyze Cam V3

Posted on February 15th, 2023

Are you facing problems with your Wyze Cam V3? in this article, find answers to your questions and learn How to Factory Reset Wyze Cam V3 Step By Step.

The factory reset will delete the settings file on the camera and default settings will be restored. You can reset the cam as a last troubleshooting step in case you have a problem with it.

How to Reset Wyze Cam V3 :

To restore factory settings on Wyze Cam V3, follow these steps :

  1. if micro SD card inserted in the camera, remove it.
  2. Remove the camera from the Wyze APP ( settings > delete device )
  3. To reset wyze cam plug in power, Press and Hold the Setup button on the bottom of the Wyze camera for 10 seconds.
  4. Wait at least 30 seconds for Wyze cam unit to start ( may rarely take upto 5 minutes )
  5. The LED status light on the Wyze Cam will change from solid red to flashing red
  6. The device is ready to setup again ( you will hear prompt “Ready to Connect” )


Read : How to Setup Wyze Cam V3 ( Step-By-Step )


Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs )

Why Wyze Cam V3 not Connecting :

If your Wyze Cam V3 is not connecting to the live stream, troubleshoot the problem with following steps :

  1. Check to make sure your Wyze App and Firmware are up to date
  2. Power cycle the camera by unplugging the power for 5 seconds.
  3. Send a log from Wyze App and note the log id
  4. Perform a factory reset ( instructions above )
  5. Reboot the router

How to Power Cycle the Camera :

  1. Unplug the power
  2. Wait 5 to 10 seconds
  3. Plug the power back on

How to Fix Unresponsive Wyze Cam :

if your Wyze cam is unresponsive, follow these steps

  1. Power Cycle by unplugging for 30 seconds
  2. Check power cable and adapter are working
  3. If extra power cable or adapter available test using them
  4. Plug in to different power outlet


Does Wyze Cam V3 connects to Wifi?

Wyze cam v3 is a wired camera that can also connect to your wifi network directly

Does Wyze Cam V3 work without internet ?

You will need internet connection to setup the camera, however you can continuously record into SD card even when offline by inserting SD card and then turn ON local recording in the Wyze App settings.

How do I manually flash WYZE v3?

  1. Press the setup button
  2. Plug in your USB cable
  3. keep holding the setup button for 12-15 seconds, then release the button.
  4. Wait for 3-4 minutes.
  5. The camera will reboot and change light status during this time.
  6. After it is done, the camera light should be flashing yellow (ready to set up).

Why won’t my Wyze camera connect to wifi?

When Wyze Cam is unable to acquire the IP from the router it will will not connect. The reason is an incorrect password or a special router setting. Verify the password and restart your router.

Does Wyze Cam v3 connect to the Base Station?

No, the Wyze Cam v3 connects to WiFi directly and Wyze Base Station only support Wyze Cam Outdoor, which relies to the base station for connectivity.

How do I reset my Wyze after a power outage?

  1. Open Wyze app and tap on Color Bulb.
  2. Tap on the Settings gear, then Power Loss Recovery.
  3. Select what you want the bulb to do when power is restored: Turn the light on: Regardless of previous setting, the bulb will turn on.

Why is my wyze cam v3 not scanning qr code?

Make sure that the QR code is displayed in full. Scroll up on your mobile device if necessary. Make sure there is no glare on the screen while you are attempting to scan the QR code. Gently clean the lens of the camera using a microfiber or soft cloth.

Can you use Wyze Cam without app?

Yes, with Wyze Webview, you can view the camera feed on any device which has a browser such as laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Is Wyze Cam V3 an IP camera?

Yes, it is.

What is the WiFi range of a Wyze Cam V3?

Wifi range is 30 ft.

Can I watch my Wyze cam away from home?

Using Travel Mode you get the  freedom to use your Wyze Cam Outdoor anywhere, even when you’re away from home. This feature can be enabled wyze App

How do I update my WYZE Cam v3 firmware?

Open Wyze app and tap on your Wyze Cam, then tap on the Settings gear on the top right. Tap Device Info > Firmware Version.

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