Firmware Update/Firmware Update via ConfigTool

Firmware Update via ConfigTool


This page will show you how to update the firmware of your Dahua device via ConfigTool

Note: All devices should be "Factory Reset" once the firmware update is complete.


  • Dahua device with network connection
  • ConfigTool installed on a local computer
  • Firmware file for device downloaded to computer - Firmware by Device


ConfigTool 4.11


  • Dahua device
  • ConfigTool installed on local computer
  • Firmware file for device downloaded to computer

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. Open ConfigTool

Click Search setting

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2. Adjust the Start / End IP fields to the same IP range as the device

Enter the Username and Password for the device and click OK

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3. Click Upgrade on the left side of the screen

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4. Find the device to be updated in the list

Check the box next to the device

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5. Click Browse

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6. Locate the firmware file for the device

Click Open

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7. The Upgrade File Path will update

Click Upgrade to begin the firmware update process

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8. A bar will appear to show the status of the update

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9. Once the update is complete and successful, a green check mark will appear next to the device in the list

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10. Click the check mark to get advanced details of the operation

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ConfigTool 4.05


  • ConfigTool Version 4.05
  • ConfigTool Downloads
  • Windows PC.
  • Dahua Devices on the same LAN as the PC for using the ConfigTool.

Step by Step Instructions

1. Upon opening the ConfigTool application, here you can see Dahua Devices on the same LAN are located. Refresh if Dahua devices are not located. You can also manually locate the device by typing in the IP address of the device in the search.


2. Click on the upgrade icon. Here you will see a list of located Dahua devices.


  • With the appropriate firmware for the device model already downloaded, click on browse and locate the upgrade BIN file.


  • Once BIN file is located click on Open.


  • Click on upgrade. Once firmware is upgraded, the device should reboot and be ready to go.

ConfigTool 3.2


Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. Launch the ConfigTool


2. Click on the device you wish to upgrade, and click, "Login"


3. Input your device's user name and password, and click, "OK"


4. Click, 'Upgrade'


5. Click, "OpenFile" and locate the firmware update file.


6. Click, "Upgrade" and wait several minutes for the upgrade to complete.