Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)

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Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-18 04:35:59
Model: KC100
Hardware Version: V2
Firmware Version: unknown

I understand this camera needs internet if I want to watch a live view remotely.

 

But, if the internet is down, and I'm on the same wifi network on my house can I watch a live view locally without internet?

 

or this camera requires to be always connected to the internet in order to work?

 

Can it be controlled locally like the HS100 and HS103 devices?

 

I want to know if I can view this camera locally without internet.

 

Thank you.

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-18 18:16:33 - last edited 2020-03-18 18:17:28

other wifi camera you can use with out internet, if you dont have internet you canot able to acces your camera remotely, am allready used one normal tp link camera in my ayurveda resort in kerala

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-18 18:36:50
Please read the post, I said locally not remotely.
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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-19 01:48:37

 

PCGaming wrote

I understand this camera needs internet if I want to watch a live view remotely.

 

But, if the internet is down, and I'm on the same wifi network on my house can I watch a live view locally without internet?

 

or this camera requires to be always connected to the internet in order to work?

 

Can it be controlled locally like the HS100 and HS103 devices?

 

I want to know if I can view this camera locally without internet.

 

Thank you.

@PCGaming 

When the internet is down, if you are on the same network with the camera, you still able to watch the live view on the app.

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-19 03:01:37 - last edited 2020-03-19 03:02:07

Is there any way to confirm this? I just got a reply from the TPLINK SUPPORT #387432 saying it won't show liveview locally if the internet is down. Screenshot 1: https://prnt.sc/rir4ca Screenshot 2: https://prnt.sc/rir4hz

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-19 06:47:47

@PCGaming 

Hello, we did a test on our lab, to manage the KC100 locally or remotely, you need always log in to the TP-Link account on the Kasa app. If the TP-Link ID is still logged in on the app when the internet is down, you can see the live view. If the account is logged out, you will need internet to log in first, then you can watch the live view without internet. Usually, the account is always logged on.

 

The situation mentioned in the ticket is the case where the cloud account is not logged in for local management. 

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-19 14:44:00

@Stella.Q 

 

Thank you Stella for confirming this, I will make the purchase then. Thanks!

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Re:Can it be used without internet? I mean locally on the same WIFI network. (Like an HS100 or HS103)
2020-03-20 07:06:07

@PCGaming 

You are welcome:)

 

Feel free to let us know if you need any help.

 

Good day.

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