Can I Connect Arlo Security Camera to WiFi Directly?

The Arlo camera is one of the most important parts of your home security. With the help of these cameras, you can easily watch live streaming from anywhere from your house.

You can connect the Arlo camera base station with the home WiFi router using the Ethernet cable. But you can also link Arlo device with the router without base station wirelessly.

Without base station in the network, all the recordings will not be stored and you can’t see them later. Here we will take you through the steps that explain, how to connect the Arlo security camera with the WiFi directly using Arlo login interface.

Connect Arlo Camera to WIFi Router

You can use your computer as well as your phone to link the WiFi router with the Arlo camera. At first let’s see connection with the help of computer.

Connection Through Your Computer

  1. The computer should be connected to the same router, which you want to connect to the camera.
  2. Connect it to the WiFi router with the help of the LAN cable and turn it on.
  3. You have to open a web browser and enter the login URL to reach to the interface.
  4. On the interface login page, you have to type in the login credentials like username and password.
  5. After entering the credentials, you will be taken to the Arlo camera interface page.
  6. This interface will allow you to change the WiFi network of the camera.

Change WiFi Router Network

  1. Go to settings and click on the WiFi networks.
  2. Here you have choose the current connected network name.
  3. Enter the WiFi network name (if it is not showing) and password to connect.

Now, you have connected your Arlo camera to the router easily from the login interface. Next section will explain to complete the same task via your phone easily.

Link Through Your Mobile Phone

At first you have to download the Arlo app in your phone, it is an easy process, just follow some steps to download it.

Arlo App Installation in Phone

  1. To download the Arlo app, you have to connect to the router to access the internet.
  2. Then, open the Play Store app and search the Arlo app in the Play Store.
  3. You will be prompt to the app download page, where you can easily install the app.
  4. After installing the app, just open it in your phone.

Change WiFi Network in Arlo App

  1. To change the WiFi network, you have to enter the username and password to access the app.
  2. Enter the interface of the app and select Settings option.
  3. Find and click on the WiFi Networks, where you will see current active WiFi networks in that area.
  4. Select your WiFi network name and type the password to connect the Arlo camera to router.

So above are the steps to change or add the new WiFi network to the Arlo camera without using base station of the camera.

The End Section

Here, in this full of information article, you have learned how to connect the router to the Arlo camera directly without using any base station. You have read the instruction for the connection through the computer as well as your mobile phone. You just have to access the Arlo login interface in your computer and download the Arlo app in your phone.

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