To disable the IR LEDs (IR Lights) on a Hikvision camera but still allow it to go into night mode (black and white) follow these steps. 


NOTE: these settings and menus can change anytime by Hikvision after a firmware update. Below we show two different menus and locations. If yours is in a different location, please let us know. This should help as a guide to be able to find this setting if it is different in yours. 


How to turn of IR LEDs - try looking for these settings in the web GUI:


Configuration -> System (Advanced Configuration if it's an option) -> Service tab -> uncheck "Enable IR Light" and click Save

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Configuration -> System -> Maintenance -> System Service -> uncheck "Enable IR Light" and click Save


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