Get snap.jpeg from UniFi Protect Cameras

How to get the correct username & password for a UniFi camera that has already been adopted by UniFi Protect:

  • Get into Protect UI https://protect.ui.com/
  • Select NVR you’d like to use
  • On left bottom corner click the Settings gear
  • Click Advanced
  • On the right side, you’ll see Device password, click REVEAL
  • Copy the password
  • Connect to the Camera IP through https, e.g. https://your.camera.ip.address
  • Login with username ubnt and password from above
  • Skip device setup, keep it in Unifi Video mode
  • Enable the “Anonymous Snapshot” on the camera
  • From there you should be able to access http://your.camera.ip.address/snap.jpeg

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