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How to set up Arlo Cameras

This applies to Arlo Pro 4, and Arlo Essential wire-free series cameras. For the best results use the Arlo Secure app for Arlo camera setup.

To set up Arlo Pro 4 or Arlo Essential wire-free cameras:

  1. Launch the Arlo Secure app.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap Add New Device.
  3. Tap Cameras.
  4. Tap Pro or Essential.
  5. Select your camera.
  6. Select Connect without SmartHub (or select an Arlo SmartHub or Arlo Base Station if desired).
  7. If you selected Connect without SmartHub, tap Continue.
  8. Check your mobile device settings to ensure you are connected to a 2.4 GHz network.
  9. Return to the Arlo Secure app and tap Continue.
  10. Enter your Wi-Fi SSID (network name) and password,
  11. Tap Continue.
  12. For Arlo Essential wire-free cameras:
    1. Press and hold the Sync button on the bottom of the camera for two seconds.
  13. For Arlo Pro 4:
    1. Insert the battery into the camera and tap Continue.
    2. When the LED on the front of the camera is blinking blue, tap Continue.
    3. If the LED is not blinking blue, tap LED is not blinking blue.
    4. Press and hold the Sync button on the inside of the camera and tap Continue.
    5. When the LED begins blinking blue, tap Continue.
  14. Hold the QR code about four to six inches in front of your Arlo camera.
  15. When you hear a chime, tap Continue.
  16. Arlo will begin looking for your camera.
    Note: Make sure the camera is within 3 to 6 feet of your Wi-Fi router during the setup process. Avoid placing the camera within proximity to other Wi-Fi devices to avoid signal interference during the setup process.
  17. Name your Arlo camera and tap Continue.
  18. Position your Arlo camera and tap Continue.
  19. Tap Finish.