How to Connect Arlo to Wifi

Arlo security camera is completely wire-free. You can easily set up and install an Arlo camera in your office or home to keep an eye on intruders when you are away. Easily complete the Arlo camera setup through the Arlo app on your mobile device. 

You need to connect Arlo to the internet to view or access your camera on any device you wish. Not sure how to connect Arlo to wifi? No worries as we can help! Go through this guide to learn steps on how to connect Arlo to wifi.

What you need to know before Connecting Arlo to Wi-Fi?

In order to connect Arlo to Wi-Fi, you need to keep the following things in mind:

  • The Arlo camera needs to be connected to the Wi-Fi router via Arlo base station.

  • You need to add an Arlo camera to your ‘MyArlo Account’. If you don’t have an existing account, create a new account.

  • Your smartphone and Arlo camera both need to be connected to the same 2.4 GHz wifi network. 

  • Connect the Arlo camera to the Arlo base station to receive real-time notifications and alerts. 

How to connect Arlo Base Station to the internet?

To connect Arlo base station to wifi, follow the below-given steps:

  • Arlo base station needs to be connected to the wireless router through an ethernet cable. Make sure you connect the devices before you power it on. 

  • Next, connect the Arlo base station’s power adapter into the power source

  • Press the power button on the Arlo base station.

  • Within two minutes, you will see solid green internet and power LEDs on the Arlo base station.

Steps to connect Arlo to the Base Station

After connecting the Arlo base station to the internet, you need to connect the Arlo camera to the base station. Use the following steps to know how:

Before you start: Download and install the latest Arlo app on your Smartphone

  1. Launch the Arlo app and go to the ‘Settings’.

  2. Tap on ‘My Devices’ and select ‘Arlo camera’

  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and tap on ‘Remove Device’. This will automatically remove and reset the device from the ‘MyArlo’ Account. 

  4. Next, tap on ‘Add New device’ and select your camera from the device. 

  5. Follow the in-app prompts to connect the Arlo camera to the base station.

Conclusion

We hope this guide helped you on how to connect Arlo to wifi. You first need to begin by connecting Arlo base station to the wifi and then connect Arlo camera to base station. Once connected to the wifi, you will be able to view live footage of your home from any remote location.

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