Arlo cameras are renowned for the exceptional features they are packed with. Made with cutting-edge technology, they are supremely known for their robust performance and easy to manage feature. The company offers an easy to use application which comes handy in setting up and managing your camera. Be it live videos, base station setup,
Arlo system setup or anything related to the functionality of your camera, Arlo application has got it all covered. To help you with camera installation, the company sends a user manual guide which can be followed for DIY (do it yourself) method.
However, you may find hurdles while following and applying the steps written in the guide as they sound too technical. Therefore, we have come up with this helpful guide where everything regarding Arlo camera installation is written. Starting from the Arlo app installation to camera synchronization we have covered every step which will help you.
What are the features of Arlo Security Camera?
Before knowing how to Install Arlo Camera, you must have a look at some of its features and the pros to use them. One thing that makes Arlo pro different from other camera manufacturers is that it is battery-powered and you can stream live videos right from your device. No need to plug the camera into a power source, just with the help of Arlo app you can stream videos anytime. Moreover, the camera uses its own base station to make it an internet connected camera. It has plenty of features and some of them are worth mentioning.
- Night Vision
- Fully weatherproof
- AC power option
- Two-way communication
- HD Videos
- Cloud storage
- Motion and audio detection alerts
#1. Download & Setup Arlo application
- Search Arlo app in the app store and install it on your smartphone.
- Launch Arlo app and create an account using ‘New to Arlo’ button.
- You will have a list of Arlo camera option right on your screen.
- Select the camera and then the app will ask you to set up the base station.
- To do this, connect your base station to the router and power supply.
- Turn the base station ‘On’
- Next, click ‘Continue’ on the app.
- The app will discover your base station.
- When it’s ready, choose ‘Timezone’ in the app.
- Select the time zone and save it.
- Now, give a name to your base station.
#2. Sync Your Arlo Cameras to the Base Station
To sync your camera to the base station, get your camera near it. If the battery is not inserted in the camera, then insert it by opening the latch of the battery compartment. Now, sync them by pressing the ‘Sync’ button simultaneously. A blue LED light on the camera will blink while solid green on the base station. Launch Arlo app again and click on ‘Continue’ button. Now, you can click on ‘Finish’ or ‘Add More camera’. Proceed for add more if you have more to sync.
#3. Update base station and camera firmware
Once you sync Arlo camera, you will be taken to the home page of Arlo app. If any update is available then click on it. Both base station and camera’s firmware may ask for an update.
Once everything is done, you can tap the ‘live’ button to watch the live footages. If you need help at any stage, you can connect with the service team which is 24/7 available to help their valued customers. Be it firmware update, login issue or any technical or non-technical error, you can get in touch with the team of experts who provide quick help for every minor and major issue.