Z40 User Guide


Dash Cam



Power Cable

User Guide


USB Charger

dash cam Installation-Tool

Installation Tool


3M Adhesive

  1. Dash Cam Screen
  2. Working Indicator
  3. AV Interface
  4. Type-C Power Interface
  5. MIC
  6. TF Card Slot
  7. Lens
  1. Set: Click the button to enter the settings selection.
  2. Sound Recording: Click the button to turn on/off recording.
  3. Album: Click the button to open the album.
  4. Switch: Click the button to turn on/off the screen. PS: Reset: Long press 6s to reset.

Clean an area on the windshield where you wish the Dash Cam to be installed, this assists in adhesion.
Open the protection cover of TF card slot, insert the memory card into the slot, pay attention to the front and back sides, and close the protection cover after completion.


Remove the protective film from the back of the bracket, attach the adhesive side of the mount on the windshield where it has an unobstructed view of the road but does not interfere with the driver’s view. As shown below.


Use the installation tool to lift the edges of the windshield/molding and tuck in the power cable. Connect the Dash Cam to the car charger (plugged into cigarette lighter socket) and power cable.


After the car starts, the Dash Cam powers up and starts recording.

  • Working fine: Red light flashes slowly
  • Upgrading: Purple light is always on
  • Storage abnormal: Purple light flashes quickly
  • Parking monitoring: Blue light flashes slowly

For Android/iOS phones, search for “DDPAI” in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Download the App and install it on your phone.

When your mobile phone is connected to your mobile data network or home Wi-Fi, you can find nearby users, see the newest activities, user experience, installation tutorial etc…

Tap on the + icon to share pictures or videos on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter etc.

  • Local Album: You can View images, videos and emergency clips, you also can edit and share them from here.
  • APP Settings: Set the language, time format, App Storage Management, and so on.
  • FAQ: How to use the Dash Cam.
  • About DDPAI: Update firmware, contact us, information about the Dash Cam.

After connecting your phone with the DDPAI Dash Cam Wi-Fi, you can add/delete Dash Cam, preview, playback, download, snapshot, and so on from here.

Pair Smart Phone to Dash Cam

Keep the Dash Cam and mobile phone within 2.5 meters.
Launch DDPAI App, tap on ”Device > Connect new devices”.
Choose your DDPAI Dash Cam from the network list (For Android system, App will start to search Dash Cam network automatically. For iOS phone: turn on WLAN from “Settings ->WLAN”). The Dash Cam’s default SSID (or Wi-Fi name) is DDPAI_Z40_XXXX.
Enter the password (the default password is ‘1234567890’).
Enter DDPAI App, wait a few seconds until the preview screen show.

Open the DDPAI App, and add your Dash Cam.
Select ”Device > Entering” tab, this will bring you to the preview page.
Rotate your smart phone or press expand icon, turn the preview screen to landscape mode.


Tap and left/right drag time line bar at the screen bottom to create the starting point of the recording you wish to preview, then tap on thumbnail when you have made your selection, or wait for 5 sec for buffering, now you can watch the history recording.

Tap and left/right drag time line bar at the screen bottom to create the starting point of the recording you wish to download, then tap on thumbnail when you have made your selection, or wait for 5 sec for buffering, to enter the download start screen.
Tap onfrom preview screen to enter the download interface.
After the video has finished downloading, click “Complete”.

Update via App: If a new version of the firmware is released, opening the App will prompt you to download it. You can also open the staring App, enter “Me-> About”, click to detect the new version, the App will automatically download and upgrade.

Upgrade via SD card: Download the latest firmware for your camera, unzip and copy the content you have unzipped onto the SD card, then install the SD card back into the camera, power on the camera and it will apply the firmware automatically.

  • Product Name:Dash Cam
  • Product Model:Z40
  • Size:81*61*33mm
  • Input:5V/2A
  • Storage:TF card storage, maximum support 128GB, cycle recording
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi/2.4GHz
  • G-Sensor: Built-in 3 Gyro sensor, motion locking, adjustable sensitivity via App
  • RAM: 2Gb

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

RF warning statement:

The device has been evaluated to meet general RF exposure requirement. The device can be used in portable exposure condition without restriction.

FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:

This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.

The product’s optimal temperature range is -20°C — 70°C.

Install the device near the rear-view mirror to obtain the best open-field view. Do NOT install the Dash Cam in a location that will obstruct your required driving view.

This device adopts build-in eMMC card, featuring high efficiency, stability, long use life. The eMMC card should be formatted via App or PC regularly to maximize the lifetime of the memory card.

Do not use any cardboard, paper towel, or napkins to clean the lens.

Do not attempt to repair, dismantle, or modify the Dash Camera hardware by yourself.

Do not install the product in an environment with high humidity, or combustible gases or liquids.

Drawings for illustration purpose only. Actual product may vary due to product enhancement.

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