Dash Cam Installation Walkthrough & Video Guides

Dash Cam Installation Walkthrough & Video Guides

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This video guide shows how we installed three of our fan-favorite dash cams. We’ll go over each step for a quick and smooth set-up, so you can get out on the road and enjoy your new cam!

Learn How To:

Apply Adhesive Mount

Install Front Cam

Install Rear Cam

Conceal Power Cords

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Video Guides

How To Install
Rexing R4

How To Install
Rexing V33

How To Install
Rexing V55

How To Install
Rexing V1P MAX

How To Install
Rexing V1, V1P Pro

How To Install
Rexing M2

Steps for a quick installation

How To Install a Dash Cam

Important Info

- The adhesive is extremely sticky. Avoid touching the adhesive to the windshield until the mount is properly positioned and aligned

- Please install the adhesive mount to your windshield first, without the camera attached, and wait 20 minutes for the binder to set to prevent your camera from falling.

- When installing the adhesive mount, maintain pressure for 30 seconds to ensure secure attachment.

Note: If you’re interested in utilizing parking mode, we recommend viewing our video tutorial on how to install a hardwire kit.

You can get our Smart Hardwire Kit for auto event detection or our Intelligent Hardwire Kit for collision & motion detection for any of our dash cams!

Place The Electrostatic Film On The Front Windshield

Using an electrostatic film can help to improve the stability and security of your dash cam mount, which can reduce the likelihood of the camera falling or moving while driving. It can also help to protect the windshield from scratches or damage caused by the suction cup.

Set Up The Mount & Attach To The Camera

Depending on the mount design, you may need to snap or screw together different components. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to assemble the mount. Once the mount is assembled and angled correctly, you can attach the camera to the mount. Ensure that the camera is securely attached to the mount, with no wobbling or shaking.

Add Adhesive Backing To The Mounting Plate

Peel the backing off the adhesive sticker, exposing the sticky side. Carefully apply the adhesive sticker to the bottom of the mount, ensuring that it is centered and aligned properly. Press the sticker firmly onto the mount, using your fingers to smooth out any bubbles or wrinkles.

Test The Camera Placement

Without attaching the mount, place the dash cam on the desired spot on the windshield. You can use a piece of tape to hold it in place temporarily. Adjust the angle of the dash cam to ensure that it captures the view you want. Power on the dash cam and check the view it captures. Once you are satisfied with the placement and angle of the dash cam, you can proceed with attaching the mount to the windshield and securing the camera in place.

Attach Mount To Windshield & Wait 20 Minutes

Before attaching the mount, ensure that the windshield is clean and free from any dust, debris, or other contaminants. Peel off the backing from the adhesive pad on the mount, exposing the sticky surface. Press the mount firmly onto the windshield, ensuring that it is centered and level. Apply even pressure across the surface of the mount to ensure a secure bond. Allow the adhesive to set for several hours or overnight before attaching the dash cam to the mount. This will help to ensure that the mount is securely attached to the windshield.

Insert SD card & Mount The Camera On The Windshield

Once the adhesive has set, you can attach the dash cam to the mount. Locate the bracket that came with the dash cam. This is the piece that will attach to the adhesive mount. Attach the bracket to the dash cam: Follow the manufacturer's instructions to attach the bracket to the back of the dash cam. This typically involves sliding the bracket onto the camera and tightening it in place using a screw or locking mechanism.

Set Up The Rear Camera

You should choose a spot that provides a clear view of the road behind you. mount the camera using the adhesive tape or screws that come with the camera. Make sure it is securely attached. Run the power cable from the camera to your car's power supply. You can either plug it into the cigarette lighter socket or hardwire it to your car's electrical system.

Plug in The Power Cable & Connect It To The Camera

Routing and hiding power cables when installing a dash cam is important to ensure a neat and clean installation that does not obstruct your view or create any safety hazards. Below are the steps you can follow.

Quick Tips & Tricks

How To Conceal Power Cables

Front Camera

- Route your power cable inside the top headliner in the direction of the power source

- Continue through the headliner, tucking the cable inside the crevice of the A-Pillar

- Route the cable down the A-pillar by hiding inside the rubber weather strip

- Run the cable through the underside of your dashboard and plug the cable in your power source

Rear Camera

- Run the rear camera cable (on the opposite side of your front cable to avoid overlap) inside the headliner of your rear windshield

- Continue down the pillars inside the rubber weather strip until you reach the A-pillar

- Continue routing the rear cam cable into the front headliner until you reach the front dah cam

- Plug the rear camera cable into the front dash cam

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