How to Enable Email Notification on Hinovision DVR

How to Enable Email Notification on Hinovision DVR










How to Enable Email Notification 

on Hinovision DVR?


Hinovision Technical Team



Hinovision DVRs supports Email notification function, this function allows you to receive email notifications once preconfigured alarms on connected IP cameras are triggered or DVR received alarm input from build-in alarm panel. 


Once enabled, DVR will send notification to preconfigured email list. You can also configure the DVR to include photos from designated IP Camera in the Email.


DVR Email notification configuration can be accessed through DVR screen, Web Interface, or Hinovision iVMS-Pro/Lite client software. 


The following steps will demonstrate the Email notification configuration process via web interface.


Test Environment 

DVR Model: TAR314-16

DVR Firmware: V3.4.4 build 160615


  1. Configure DVR Network settings, make sure the NIC on DVR is correctly configured and can be access by client workstation. Verify this by access the DVR IP address on client workstation via IE or Safari.




  1. Login the DVR, Click on Configuration Tab on the top, then select Network and Advanced Settings



  1. Enter the credentials for the email account, here’s an example for Gmail.

Always check the settings with your Email Providers 



Check the Attached Image box if you want Image captured during alarm attached in the Email.

  1. Enter Name and Email address in the receiver box for each receiver you wish to send notification to. You can add a maximum of 3 receivers in this list.

Once added, you can click on Test button on the right to verify the settings.



  1. Click on Save before exit



  1. Check Send Email box in the Smart Event Linkage action settings, click on Save



  1. You will now receive Email notification from your DVR.




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