Dashcam Installation & Setup

There are multiple ways that you can go about installing your dashcam. Below are a handful of scenarios involving different dashcams, installation kits, and even multi-camera setups that we suggest. Also, see the bottom of the page for previous installations that The Dashcam Store has done. If you're looking to have your dashcam installed by a professional please see the Dashcam Installer Directory. If you're an Austinite, click on Austin Texas Dashcam Installations to schedule an installation appointment with The Dashcam Store.

Dash Cam Installation Guides

Basic Dashcam Installation (Non-Hardwired)

Simple instructions for 'installing' a dashcam in your vehicle, using the standard cigarette lighter power outlet cable that comes with practically every dashcam. It doesn't get any easier than this!

Dashcam Installation with a Plug-and-Play 'Installation Kit'

Instructions for quickly adding a dashcam to your vehicle using a simple plug-and-play dashcam installation kit developed by The Dashcam Store™. This is the safest and easiest way to "hard-wire" a dashcam to the fuse box in your car or truck!

BlackVue Dashcam and Power Magic Pro Installation (Hardwired)

These instructions are specific to the BlackVue product line. Follow our step-by-step video guide for the complete addition of a front and rear camera BlackVue DR750-2CH dashcam and Power Magic Pro battery discharge prevention device into an example SUV. You will also find information on the new BlackVue Cloud feature here.

Thinkware Dashcam Hardwire Installation

These instructions are specific to the Thinkware product line. Follow our complete video guide for the addition of a Thinkware F800 Pro front and rear dashcam and Thinkware direct-wire harness into a typical passenger vehicle.

Waylens Secure360 Dashcam Hardwire Installation

The Dashcam Store’s own master technician, Matt, walks through the direct-wire installation and set up of Waylen’s Secure360 dashcam with TV personality Stone Slade.

Waylens Secure360 OBD2 Adapter Installation

Our head tech Matt presents another quick step-by-step guide for installing the Waylens Secure360 with the Waylens OBD2 Adapter Power Cable.

"How To Identify..." Series

How To Identify Your Vehicle's Fuse Type

Need to know what type of fuses your vehicle uses so that you can take advantage of an add-a-circuit fuse tap? This dashcam installation guide is for you.

How To Identify Constant and Switched Power Fuses

Looking to hardwire your dashcam but need assistance locating the proper constant power and switched power circuits in your fuse box? Check out this informational page.

How To Identify A Proper Ground Point

A guide for helping to locate and utilize a good grounding point when installing a dashcam or other vehicle electrical accessory.

Dashcam Setup Guides

How To Completely Format Your Memory Card

It can be important to periodically ensure that your memory card has been completely wiped clean, this procedure shows you to do just that!

How To Configure Your BlackVue DR750X-2CH-LTE-PLUS and BlackVue SIM Card

Step-by-step instructions for setting up the 4G-LTE DR750X-2CH-LTE-PLUS with the BlackVue SIM card for Cloud access.

How To Configure Your BlackVue DR750-2CH-LTE and Third-Party SIM Card

Step-by-step instructions for setting up the 4G-LTE DR750-2CH-LTE with your own Third-Party SIM card for Cloud access.

Additional Dashcam Installation Resources

Dashcam Installation Photo Galleries

A collection of photo galleries showing completed dashcam installations in both personal and business/commercial fleet vehicles. Some of the galleries include detailed pictures documenting the full dashcam installation process, and some show the finished results only. Want your photos added to the gallery? Let us know!

Dashcam Installer Directory

List of recommended dashcam installation experts and partners in your area.

Austin Texas Dashcam Installations

Click on the link above to have the professionals at The Dashcam Store™ in Austin, Texas install your dashcam for you! Use the online scheduling tool to pick your appointment time and date, and then rest easy knowing a team of dashcam specialists will take care of your vehicle. Installation services start at $49.99 and will vary based on factors such as the type of dashcam, type of vehicle and complexity of installation.

Mobile (we come to you) and commercial fleet installation services are also available in the Central Texas area and beyond, please contact us for details. Additional charges may apply.

To request additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us. We always give our best effort to respond to all inquiries within 1 business day.