Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam with Rear Camera - Nextbase

Manufacturer: Nextbase
Model Number: 522GW & Rear Cam

User Manual for Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam & Rear Camera


Welcome to your new Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam with Rear Camera. This device is designed to provide you with an independent witness on the road, offering protection and peace of mind during your journeys. Please read this manual carefully to ensure proper use and optimal functionality of your Dash Cam.

Contents of the Box

  • Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam
  • Rear Window Camera
  • Click&Go PRO Mount
  • Power Cable (12V)
  • USB Cable
  • 6 Meter Rear Camera Cable
  • Mounting Tool for Cable
  • User Manual
  • Lithium-ion Battery (pre-installed)

Getting Started

  1. Mounting the Dash Cam: Attach the Click&Go PRO mount to your windshield using the adhesive pad. Slide the Dash Cam onto the mount until it clicks into place.
  2. Connecting the Rear Camera: Mount the Rear Camera on the rear windshield and run the cable to the Dash Cam. Connect the cable to the Dash Cam's rear camera port.
  3. Powering the Device: Plug the power cable into the Dash Cam and connect it to your vehicle's 12V power outlet.
  4. Initial Setup: Turn on the Dash Cam by pressing the power button. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the date, time, and preferences.


  1. Start Recording: The Dash Cam will start recording automatically when the vehicle is turned on if connected to the power source.
  2. Viewing Footage: To view recorded footage, tap the screen to bring up the menu, then select 'Playback'.


GPS & G-Sensor
Tracks your location and detects impacts, automatically safeguarding footage in the event of an accident.
SOS Emergency Response
In an emergency, the Dash Cam can alert emergency services to your location.
Alexa Voice Control
Use voice commands to operate the Dash Cam and access Alexa's features.
Parking Mode
When your vehicle is parked, the Dash Cam will record any detected movement or impact.

Connecting to the MyNextbase Connect App

  1. Download the MyNextbase Connect app from your smartphone's app store.
  2. Enable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on your Dash Cam and smartphone.
  3. Open the app and follow the instructions to pair your Dash Cam with your phone.
  4. Once connected, you can view, edit, and share your footage directly from the app.

Troubleshooting Tips

Cam Not Powering On
Ensure the power cable is firmly connected to the Dash Cam and the power outlet. Check if the vehicle's outlet is functional.
Video Not Recording
Check that the Dash Cam has sufficient battery power and storage space on the memory card. Ensure the device is not in standby mode.
Poor Video Quality
Clean the lens with a soft, dry cloth. Adjust the resolution settings in the menu if necessary.
App Not Connecting
Ensure your smartphone's Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are on, and you are within range of the Dash Cam. Restart the app and try reconnecting.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I install the rear camera?
Mount the rear camera on the rear windshield and connect it to the Dash Cam using the provided 6-meter cable.
Can I use voice commands with the Dash Cam?
Yes, the Nextbase 522GW has Alexa Voice Control built-in, allowing you to use voice commands for various functions.
What is the video quality of the Dash Cam?
The front camera records in 1440P/30fps or 1080P/60fps, and the rear camera records in 1080P HD.
Is the device GPS enabled?
Yes, the Nextbase 522GW has a built-in GPS for location tracking and speed data.
How does Parking Mode work?
When your vehicle is parked, the Dash Cam enters Parking Mode and will record any detected bump or physical movement.

FAQ [continued]

Q: What is the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam is a small, front and rear camera system designed to provide protection and backup while driving. It features a 1440P/30fps Quad HD front camera and a separate rear camera for comprehensive coverage.

Q: What are the key features of the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam offers several innovative features, including Emergency SOS Response, Alexa Voice Control, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. It also has a 3" HD touch screen, GPS tracking, G-sensor for impact detection, and parking mode.

Q: What video quality does the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam offer?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam can record in either 1440P/30fps or 1080P/60fps for the front camera, and 1080p for the rear camera. It uses an F1.6 glass lens to capture high-quality images on the road.

Q: Can I connect my smartphone to the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: Yes, the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam has Quicklink Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, allowing you to connect it to your smartphone via the DashCam app. This enables you to easily sync files, edit footage, and share it with your insurer or others.

Q: Does the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam have GPS tracking?
A: Yes, the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam has built-in GPS functionality. This allows you to track where an accident occurred and provides additional protection by automatically alerting emergency services of your location in case of an accident.

Q: Is Alexa Voice Control available on the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: Yes, the Nextbase Series 2 range, including the 522GW Dash Cam, is the world's first 1440p DashCam series with Alexa built-in. You can use Alexa to access various features such as playing music, making calls, checking the weather, controlling smart home devices, and more.

Q: Can I use the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam for parking mode?
A: Yes, the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam has an intelligent parking mode. It can detect when your car is parked and will immediately record any bump or physical movement of the car while unattended.

Q: What are the dimensions and weight of the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam has dimensions of 3.66 x 1.77 inches and weighs 1.76 pounds.

Q: Is the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam battery-powered?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam requires one lithium-ion battery, which is included with the product.

Q: What are the customer ratings for the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: The Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam has received positive customer ratings, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 2,149 ratings.

Q: Is there a warranty for the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam?
A: The manufacturer does not explicitly mention a warranty for the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam. It is recommended to check with the seller or manufacturer for warranty information.

Please note that this FAQ is based on the provided product information and may not cover all possible questions about the Nextbase 522GW Dash Cam.


Model Number522GW & Rear Cam
Item Weight1.76 pounds
Item model number522GW & Rear Cam
Batteries1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Customer Reviews4.3 out of 5 stars 2,149 ratings 4.3 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#12,679 in Electronics
GPSGPS Enabled
Special FeaturesG-Sensor, 30fps 1440P, 60fps 1080P, Polarizing Filter Lens Built-in, Night Vision, Alexa Amazon Voice Control, Motion Detection, TouchScreen, Parking Mod, SOS Emergency Response, Quad HD Loop Recording
Other display featuresWireless
Date First AvailableOctober 7, 2020
Are Batteries IncludedYes
Screen Size3
Item Dimensions LxWxH3.66 x 1.77 inches
Control MethodVoice
Battery Cell CompositionLithium Ion
Real Angle of View140 Degrees
Weight1.76 pounds
First AvailableOctober 7, 2020

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