Sync the camera to the base station: If you are using an Arlo base station, press the Sync button on the side of the base station for about two seconds and then release the button. Note: If you press the Sync button on the Arlo base station for too long, the LED under the USB symbol blinks amber for 10 minutes.
Can I add cameras to my Arlo system?
Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account at my.arlo.com. Tap or click Add New Device. Select the new device that you are adding from the list of devices. Follow the on-screen instructions to add your new Arlo device to your system.
How do I add Arlo Pro 3 camera base station?
To manually sync Arlo Ultra, Pro 3, or Pro 4
- Release the Arlo camera from the camera housing.
- Pull the camera out of the camera housing.
- Press the Sync button underneath your camera.
- Wait for your Arlo camera and SmartHub to sync.
- Check your Arlo camera’s live stream in the Arlo app to verify that the camera was synced.
Can you add Arlo Pro camera to Arlo base station?
Yes, Arlo Pro Cameras are backwards compatible and will sync to your Arlo Wire-Free base station.
How do I manually connect Arlo base station?
To connect your Arlo SmartHub or base station to the Internet:
- Connect the SmartHub or base station to your router using an Ethernet cable.
- Connect the power adapter to the base station and plug it into an electrical outlet.
- Turn the base station on by pressing the On-Off button.
How many cameras can I add to my Arlo base station?
On the Arlo app for iOS or Android, you can stream simultaneously from a maximum of five Arlo cameras that are connected to a single SmartHub or base station.
How do you upgrade Arlo base station?
To update your SmartHub or base station firmware manually:
- Launch the Arlo app or log in to my.arlo.com.
- Tap or click Settings > My Devices.
- Select your SmartHub or base station.
- Tap or click Device Info > Firmware > Update.
- Wait for the base station firmware update to complete.
How many Arlo base stations can I have?
There’s no limit to base stations. There is a limit to the number of cameras on a free subscription (5 cameras). You can pay a yearly sub and get up to 40 or 60 cameras.
How do I manually pair my Arlo camera?
Press the Sync button on top of the camera for about two seconds and then release the button. Note: Cameras must be synced one at a time. A blue LED on the camera blinks rapidly to confirm sync. If the LED on the camera blinks amber, the sync is not successful.
How do I add a second Arlo base station?
Use the Add Device button at the bottom of the cameras tab when you first log in. Choose the base station (and later any cameras) and add as desired. Once you obtain a second base, connect it to your switch/router via ethernet cable, add to account.
Are Arlo cameras compatible with all base stations?
Yes, Arlo Pro and Arlo Pro 2 Wire-Free cameras work with your existing Arlo base station.
How do I add Arlo Pro 4 camera to base station?
From the Devices screen, tap or click Add New Device, and select your camera from the list. Continue through the in-app instructions until Arlo detects a SmartHub or base station. Follow the in-app instructions to connect your camera to the SmartHub or base station.
Will old Arlo cameras work with new base?
Yes, your existing Arlo Wire-Free cameras work with the new Arlo Pro base station.
Can I connect my Arlo base wirelessly?
No wireless option. The base needs to be connected by Ethernet cable to the router. No wireless option.
Can you use Arlo cameras without base station?
You need a base station to connect Arlo Wire-Free and Arlo Pro Wire-Free cameras. You don’t need a base station to connect Arlo Q and Arlo Q Plus cameras. They connect directly to your Wi-Fi router.
Does Arlo base station need to be connected to router?
Each base station must be connected to your router using an Ethernet cable. Note: You can also connect an Arlo or Arlo Pro base station to a WiFi extender if the extender has an available Ethernet port.