SmartThings Support

How to connect Netgear Arlo Cameras

With Arlo Cameras, you can enjoy event-based video clip recording through SmartThings Home Monitor and live streaming video within SmartThings. 

 

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Arlo Cameras that work with SmartThings

Connect the Arlo Camera to the SmartThings app

Connect additional Arlo Cameras

How do the different Arlo Cameras compare?

Arlo Cameras that work with SmartThings

This article will tell you how to connect the following Arlo cameras with SmartThings:

*Note: An Arlo base station is required to connect the Arlo Wire-free and Arlo Wire-free Pro cameras with SmartThings. Also, all Arlo devices must have the latest Arlo firmware for complete functionality within SmartThings.

 

Connect the Arlo Camera to the SmartThings app

1. Set up an Arlo account

Download and install the Arlo app for iOS or Android, and then create an Arlo account.

 

2. Install the Arlo Camera

Follow the Arlo Camera user’s guide to install the camera and connect it to Wi-Fi.

Note: The base station is required to connect the Arlo Wire-free and Arlo Wire-free Pro cameras with SmartThings.

 

3. Connect the camera through the SmartThings app

In the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Device
  2. Select Arlo and Camera or Lighting
  3. Choose a Location for the device
  4. Choose a Room for the device and touch Next
  5. Tap Authorize Connection to Arlo
  6. Enter your Arlo email address and password and tap Sign in
  7. Accept the agreement to connect your Arlo account with SmartThings by tapping Accept
  8. Tap Done to choose which cameras to add to SmartThings
  9. Select the camera(s) you wish to connect with SmartThings and tap Done
  10. Tap Done again to complete setup

 

Connect additional Arlo Cameras

Tip: If you previously connected a Arlo Camera with SmartThings and later install another camera, follow these steps to set up the new camera with SmartThings:

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Add device
  2. Touch the down arrow to Add device manually
  3. Select Camera and touch Arlo
  4. Touch Use these Arlo cameras
  5. Select the new camera(s) you wish to connect with SmartThings and tap Done
  6. Tap Done again to save

 

How do the different Arlo Cameras compare?

  Arlo Wire-free Arlo Wire-free Pro Arlo Q Arlo Q Plus
Live streaming 5-minute timeout
to conserve battery
5-minute timeout
when battery powered
Red Tick icon Red Tick icon
Audio capable Red Cross icon Red Tick icon Red Tick icon Red Tick icon
Outdoor rated Red Tick icon Red Tick icon Red Cross icon Red Cross icon
Siren Red Cross icon Included in Pro Base Station Red Cross icon Red Cross icon
Adjustable resolution Red Cross icon Red Cross icon Red Tick icon Red Tick icon
Max resolution 720p 720p 1080p 1080p
Field of view 110° 130° 130° 130°
Requires Wi-Fi Wireless Wireless Wireless Wired
Requires Arlo Base Station Original Base Station only Original or Pro Base Station Red Cross icon Red Cross icon
Required power Four CR123 batteries Rechargeable battery & charger
OR included cable
Included cable Power over Ethernet
External storage Red Cross icon USB ports in Pro Base Station Red Cross icon Micro SD card

 

For more information about compatibility, detailed product information, and technical specifications, visit our Works With SmartThings page here.

Attachments

File Size
arlo_pro_user_manual_en.pdf 6 MB
arlo_Q_and_Qplus_user_manual_en.pdf 7 MB
arlo_wire-free_user_manual_en.pdf 1 MB