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Lorex Client 12 Software: Logging in on PC / Mac

Once you have completed the installation of your Lorex Client 12 software, log in and complete the system setup before remotely monitoring the system.

The following instructions require you to access your system using the Lorex Client 12 software and a PC / Mac.


  • Download and install the Lorex Client 12 software available online. Click here for more information on locating software downloads.
  • To install and log in to your Lorex Client 12 software, you must have a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) address or local IP address to configure your system. For example, if the URL created is tomsmith, then the DDNS address is Prior to User login, obtain your DDNS address and local IP address.

To locate your DDNS address and local IP address on your DVR system:

  1. Right-click on the Live View to access the Quick Menu.
  2. Click the Main Menu icon (Main menu icon).
  3. Click System > Info.

REMINDER: You can also access system information by pressing the Enter button (Enter button) on the front panel of your DVR system or remote control.

To log in and set up your Lorex Client 12 software:

  1. Launch the Lorex Client 12 software on you computer. If prompted with a security warning, click Yes.

  2. Click DVR List > Add.

  3. Enter the following information:

    Configuring Lorex Client 12 Software

    • Name: Enter the Name of your choice to identify your DVR.
    • IP / DDNS: Enter the IP Address or DDNS.
    • Port: Enter the Port value (default: 80).
    • ID: Enter the Administrator ID for remote viewing.
    • Password: Enter the Administrator Password for remote viewing.
  4. Click Change > Close.

  5. In the drop-down menu at the top of the screen, select your DVR, and then click the Refresh icon (Refresh icon) to connect.

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