How To Setting up Arlo Pro 2?

For setting up Arlo Pro 2 camera, follow the instructions given below:

Components in the Arlo Pro 2 package:

The following components will be included in the Arlo Pro 2 package:

  • Base station
  • Base station AC power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • setting up Arlo Pro 2 Wire-Free camera
  • Power adapter cable for the camera
  • AC power adapter for the camera
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Mounting screws
  • Magnetic wall mounts
setting up arlo pro 2

Inserting the battery into the Arlo Pro 2 camera:

  • Note that the Arlo battery will be fully charged when it comes from the factory.
  • By pressing and holding the latch on the camera, unlock the battery compartment.
  • To open the compartment, pull the battery door back gently.
  • Now, align your battery contacts. Next, insert the battery.
  • Finally, close the door of your battery and setting up Arlo Pro 2 camera.

Downloading the Arlo app:

  • You can download the Arlo app for your smartphone by searching for Arlo in the App Store.
  • In case you are already making use of the Arlo app, please ensure that you have the latest version.
  • You can also go to the App Store and find Arlo to check if an update is available.

Connecting the base station to the internet:

  • Use an Ethernet cable to connect the base station to your router.
  • Then, connect the AC power adapter to the base station and plug it into a wall outlet.
  • Now, press the On/Off button to turn on your base station.
  • In approximately two minutes, the power LED and internet LED on the front of your base station will turn green.

Getting an Arlo account:

If you want to create a new Arlo account, continue with these steps:

  • From your smartphone, launch the Arlo app.
  • Tap the New to Arlo? button for setting up Arlo Pro 2 camera.
  • Choose Arlo Pro 2.
  • Continue with the rest of the on-screen instructions.

If you have an existing Arlo account and you need to add an Arlo Pro 2 camera to it, follow these steps:

  • Log in to your Arlo account.
  • Tap the Add Device option.
  • Follow the instructions that display on your screen.

Syncing your cameras with your base station:

  • Remember that your cameras should be synced one at a time while you setting up Arlo Pro 2.
  • Place your Arlo Pro 2 camera within 1 to 3 feet of your base station.
  • On the top of your base station, press the Sync button for about two seconds. Then, release the Sync button.
  • Now, wait for the Sync Status LED to blink green.
  • On the top of your Arlo Pro 2 camera, press the Sync button for about two seconds. After two seconds, release the button.
  • When the syncing process begins, the blue LED on your camera blinks slowly.
  • The blue LED blinks rapidly to confirm the syncing.
  • Your Arlo Pro 2 camera is now ready for viewing. Setting up Arlo Pro 2 is almost over now.
  • In case the sync does not succeed, the LED blinks in amber. This color of the LED means you have to repeat the syncing process.

Placing or mounting your Arlo Pro 2 cameras:

  • You can choose any one of the following options:
  • Place your Arlo Pro 2 camera on a shelf or any other flat surface.
  • Mount your Arlo Pro 2 camera to the wall.
  • Use the Arlo app in Position mode to help aim your camera. You can find the Position mode in Camera Settings.
  • If you need to mount your camera to the wall, fasten the mounting screw into the wall. Then, hang the magnetic mount from the screw.
  • In case you wish to mount your camera to drywall, make use of the plastic drywall anchors provided with the camera package.

Charging the Arlo battery:

Although the Arlo battery is fully charged when it is delivered to you, you have to recharge it. Follow these steps to know how to recharge the Arlo battery:

  • You have to keep your camera indoors while charging its battery.
  • Now, connect one end of the power adapter cable to your camera’s power adapter.
  • Next, you have to connect the other end of the power adapter cable to your Arlo camera.
  • Finally, plug the power adapter into an electrical socket.
  • You can be sure that you have fully charged your Arlo battery when the LED lights on the camera turn solid blue.
  • Your Arlo Pro 2 is now set up and ready for use.
  • For assistance on setting up Arlo Pro 2 camera, you can contact our technical experts.