Apr 19, 2019

How To Find Hidden Cameras In Your Airbnb Homes

Airbnb has certainly become popular over the years, the vacation home rentals & apartments service let you choose over 4 million vacation homes in nearly 200 countries. However, reports about Airbnb hosts installing hiddle cameras in their house have gone viral lately, although Airbnb issued a policy that prohibiting the host from hiding the camera without any notices, that does not guarantee he/she will follow the rule, so we have come up with a way to identify hidden cameras. Read more below to find out how this works!


Almost all modern hidden camera uses wireless technology to connect to the router, make it convenient for hosts to remote viewing. But the fact that these devices are securely using wireless signals to pass on video online also makes them easy to detect. Hence, you can use Network Scanner apps like Fing to discover devices connected to the wireless router, it will show your devices and other devices that are using to the same network.

While apps like Fing don't always recognize the type of the devices that are connected, however, it can display Mac Address (a Mac Address is a hardware identification number that uniquely identifies each device on a network) of the connected devices. from there, simply enter the Mac Address of any known devices on Macvendorlookup.com and you will see the manufacturer and device type.

If the above method doesn't work for you, then a wireless RF detector is the only option left, Amazon always has then on sale, perhaps you can pick up one from there since it only cost $50. We sure hope this article can assist in protecting your privacy.

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