Blue Iris IP Cam Help Needed



I am able to see my Blue Iris IP cam video in the Dashboard. However, when I log in on another device (kindle fire) all of my apps work besides my IP cams. Can anyone help me trouble shoot this?



Hi Roger,
It’s sounds the Fire tablet might not be able to connect to the Blue Iris server. Can you verify if your Kindle Fire is in the same network as the Blue Iris server? You can check it by input the Blue Iris camera url in the browser on Fire tablet.


As James mentioned, you might try accessing the Blue Iris mjpg URL directly in your Fire tablet’s browser (eg. outside of and double check that the tablet is on the same network as the Blue Iris server.

I usually use the format: http://{blue.iris.ip}:{port}/mjpg/{short_name}

Is that the format you are using?

You may also want to adjust the Blue Iris authentication settings under Web Server → Advanced section → Authentication. I have mine set to "Non-LAN only" which means that I can hit the streams locally without providing any username/password, but if I try to hit it from outside my network, I have to provide the password.


Hey Josh and James,

Thanks for your help. The suggestion Josh gave me (change stream verification to non-LAN only) did the trick. Thanks a million (you both saved me a ton of work and aggravation). My BI video streams are up and running in Sharptools now.