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How to Power Cycle WYZE Camera?

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The WYZE camera is a new level in CCTV innovation. Everything looks new, from improved monitoring to a flexible design. However, users may experience a nag. Wyze Error Code 90.

This error occurs when you try to review the recording or access the WYZE camera controls. This has been a very popular issue in recent times. I spent a lot of time researching it and came up with some effective DIY solutions. Keep watching.

Why does my WYZE Cam stop connecting to the Internet?

WYZE Error code 90 is a common error that can appear at any time. In 97% of cases, however, the culprits are:

  • The Wi-Fi frequency could be responsible for connection problems and frequent time-outs in the setup. Most Wi-Fi routers today work on both 5GHz and 2.4GHz. You should make sure that you are connected to the or 2.4GHz Wi Fi network.
  • A WYZE Error code 90 can also be triggered by slow internet speeds or restricted internet connections.
  • Check that no device is blocking the WYZE camera’s access to signals or you could make an error.
  • Corrosion/day to day glitches are also possible. These can be addressed byunplugging wires/sockets etc. Plugging them back in. These pesky problems can generally be solved using trivial methods.
  • When Wi-Fi channels become too saturated they can over-consume the minimum bandwidth required by WYZE Cam, which can often cause the WYZE Error code 90.
  • SD Card could also be responsible! There is a high chance that the SD card installed is corrupted and WYZE Error Code 90 may pop up. Cause: SD Card corruption can cause problems with live streaming from the camera. Sometimes it stops it completely.

What’s error code 90 on a WYZE camera?

Problems with camera communication are the WYZE Error Code 90. Your WYZE camera cannot be accessed by streaming servers. This is why the problem boils down into communication.

How to fix WYZE power cycle error 90

Solution 1 – Unburden Wi-Fi Channel

  1. Download the WiFi Analyzer app on your Android phone or Apple smartphone.
  2. This App will show you if any Wi Fi channel is saturated.
  3. You now need a Windows PC. Turn it ON.
  4. The Run Prompt dialog will open when you press “WindowsR“.
  5. Enter “cmd”, and then press “Enter”.
  6. Now type “IP configuration” into the command prompt. Then, press “Enter”.
  7. Note the IP address in the “Default Gateway” heading.
  8. This IP address can now be entered into any search bar on any web browser.
  9. You are now on the Log-in Page of Your Router’s Control Panel.
  10. Enter your username (usually “Admin”), and your password (if you haven’t set it ever, it is the code on the back of router).
  11. After you have successfully logged in to your router, navigate to the Wireless Settings, and then select the “Channel” option.
  12. Many channels will be labelled
  13. Use the Wi-Fi Analyzer App to find the channel that is least saturated or most burdened from the list.
  14. The WYZE Error code 90 can be fixed by changing the Wi-Fi Transmission Channel. We can move on to the next step if it doesn’t.

Solution 2 – Change the Wi Fi Frequency Band

  1. Go to your Windows computer and press “WindowsR“, then the Run prompt opens.
  2. Enter “cmd”, and then press “Enter”.
  3. Now type “IP configuration” into the command prompt. Then, press “Enter”.
  4. Note the IP address in the “Default Gateway” heading.
  5. This IP address can now be entered into any search bar on any web browser.
  6. You are now on the Log-in Page of Your Router’s Control Panel.
  7. Enter your username (it is “Admin”), and your password (if you haven’t set it ever, it is the code on the router’s back).
  8. After you have successfully logged in to your router, navigate to the Wireless Settings section,, and choose  Transm Frequency”.
  9. Choose “2.4GHz and save your changes.
  10. Check to see if the problem has been resolved. Let’s see if the problem is fixed.

Solution 3: Establish New Wi-Fi Access Points

Sometimes, the router will send weak signals to the camera if the camera’s location is far from the Router. This is not enough to stream smooth videos.

The best solution is to install Wi-Fi signals access point. Your cam-device will have a better signal strength and can also work at a considerable distance.

Be aware: Any metal sheets or walls that are within the range of your WYZE camera will ruin the scene.

How do I Power Cycle WYZE Cameras?

Power cycling, which is completely turning off an electronic device, can be done by disengaging it from all power sources.

This troubleshooting method allows you to reset the device and its connections, without needing to go through the taxing formalities.

Power cycling can be used to solve many problems. These steps will help you do this:

  1. Unplug the WYZE device’s power source. You can do this from either the switchboard or the camera side. Both work.
  2. Allow the camera to fully discharge for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Turn the device on and plug it back in to the power supply.

How can you power cycle a WYZE Cam 2?

It is the same process as with any other WYZE cam V2. However, if your WYZE Cam V2 is still not connecting after power cycling it repeatedly, you’ll need to Hard Reset the device.

The Cam manual contains an easy method of Hard Setting.

How do I power cycle my WYZE outdoor camera?

Follow this simple procedure:

  1. Unplug the WYZE outdoor cam from the hook.
  2. Take out the batteries and wait at least two minutes before re-inserting them.
  3. Wait for at least 15 seconds, then turn it ON.
  4. It should work like a pro.

How can I remotely power cycle my WYZE camera?

Remotely power cycle your WYZE cam:

  1. Go to the WYZE app, and select your WYZE cam from the list.
  2. Turn it on.
  3. If the main switch is remote-controllable, it’s better to power off. Skip this extra caution if it is not.
  4. After waiting at least 15 minutes, restart the computer.
  5. It should be reset exactly as it was expected.

However, remote restarts will not work if your camera is completely unresponsive.

You can solve this problem by installing a smart switch between your camera power adapter socket and the socket. The cost is less than $10. It won’t cost more than $10, but it will still be an issue if local Wi-Fi signals become weak or absent. The last recourse will be to check out the Connectivity-Troubleshooting option.

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