Arlo Camera Not Working [Resolved]

“A couple of weeks ago, I bought Arlo camera for my home. I stay away from my home because of my job, and for security reasons and to protect my family, to keep an eye on my family, I opted for the camera. I downloaded Arlo app for iPhone and installed the camera. It was working fine. But, since last two days, it is giving me issues. It is not working. What do I suppose to do now? Please help!”

How to Fix Arlo Camera Not Working Issue?

Here are the fixes that will help you troubleshoot Arlo camera not working issue from the comfort of your home. Keep reading!

Restart Your Arlo Camera

To make your Arlo camera work smoothly like before, you must apply this basic yet easy fix first. Yes, restarting can prove most effective remedy yet a useful tip for you to make your Arlo security camera up and running.

The instructions to restart your Arlo camera are as follows:

Step 1: Turn off your Arlo camera

Step 2: After turning the camera off, wait for 15-16 minutes.

Step 3: Then, means after 15-16 minutes, you can turn the Arlo camera back on.

Try accessing the Arlo secure on your iPhone or Android device to see if your Arlo security camera is working or not.

“Argh! After successfully completing the restarting process, the Arlo flashing orange light. What does it suppose to mean?”

Place Arlo Camera Closer to Router

Need not to worry! Arlo flashing orange light means that it (your Arlo device) is not within range of your host router and not connected with it either. So, what you have to do – ensure that your Arlo is installed within range of your existing router.

Connect Arlo and Router

Placing Arlo and router closer is not enough! You have to connect them properly as well. So, to make the most out of your Arlo camera, connect it with your router wirelessly. Also, you must ensure that your router isn’t placed in a corner, beneath a table, back of your computer, or any lower and congested surface.

Remember that, the live and active WiFi signals coming out from your host router is very important for your Arlo to work and perform well.

Check Your Internet Connection

Still Arlo camera is not working? If yes, then you must check your internet connection. All you have to do is to ensure that your internet is working absolutely fine. Regarding this, you must call your ISP and make sure that all the internet-related things are OK from his side. In the event, you find that your internet is slow, ask your service provider to make it fast as soon as possible.

Place Arlo Camera and Base Station Closer

Your Arlo security camera will give you issues while working and performing well if it is not placed within range of the Base Station. So, be sure to place the Arlo security camera and Base Station at a safe distance.

Update Arlo Firmware

In order to make the most out of your Arlo performance and to make it up and running smoothly, you must update its firmware to the latest version. Chances are that the firmware of your Arlo camera is outdated which is why it is not working in a proper manner. So, refer to the highlighted term here and know how to perform Arlo camera firmware update right away.

Reset Arlo

Even if after following the aforementioned hacks, the Arlo camera is still not working for you, then the last resort to deal with the issue is to reset Arlo camera back to factory default values.

The instructions that will help you reset Arlo are as follows:

Step 1: First things first, disconnect your Arlo security camera from Base Station and your host router. But, DO NOT unplug the Arlo.

Step 2: After disconnecting the devices, locate the SYNC button on your Arlo security camera. Once you have found it, press it gently and hold it for 10 seconds.

That’s it! Your Arlo security camera resets successfully. Now, perform Arlo camera setup process from scratch.

The last Words

We hope that the fixes we have mentioned in this piece of writing will help you resolve Arlo camera not working issue. If yes, then using the Arlo secure app, you can keep an eye on your home and your loved ones remotely 24×7.

Wishing you safe experience with Arlo security camera!