How to setup Arlo Base Station or Smarthub?

In the era of smart homes and advanced security systems, the Arlo camera system has emerged as a popular choice for those seeking reliable and efficient surveillance. To make the most out of your Arlo cameras, a crucial step is setting up the Arlo Base Station or Smarthub. This guide will walk you through the process, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free setup, install and connect Arlo base station or SmartHub to wifi for models like VMB3000, VMB3500, VMB4000, VMB4540, VMB5000. For assistance, reach out to live Arlo experts at (888) 336 3359.

How do you set up an Arlo base station or Smarthub?

Step 1: Unboxing and Inspection

Before diving into the setup, carefully unbox your Arlo Base Station or Smarthub and inspect the contents. Ensure that you have all the necessary components, including the base station itself, power adapter, Ethernet cable, and any additional accessories that may come with your specific model.

Step 2: Placement

Choose an optimal location for your Arlo Base Station or SmartHub. It should be centrally located within the range of your Arlo cameras and positioned close to your Wi-Fi router for a stable connection. Avoid placing it in areas with potential signal interference.

Step 3: Power Up

Connect the provided power adapter to the Arlo Base Station or SmartHub and plug it into a power outlet. Wait for the device to power up, and once the LED lights on the base station turn solid green, you’re ready to move on to the next step.

Step 4: Connect Arlo base station to WiFi

Using the included Ethernet cable, connect one end to the Arlo Base Station or SmartHub and the other end to your Wi-Fi router. This wired connection ensures a secure and stable setup. Once connected, the base station will automatically detect and connect to your Wi-Fi network.

Step 5: Sync Arlo Cameras

Now it’s time to sync your Arlo cameras with the base station or smarthub. Press the sync button on the base station, and within a couple of minutes, press the sync button on each camera you want to connect. The LED on the base station and cameras will blink, indicating a successful sync.

Step 6: Update Firmware

To ensure optimal performance and security, check for firmware updates for both the Arlo Base Station or Smarthub and your cameras. Follow the instructions provided by Arlo to update the firmware to the latest version.

Step 7: Test and Troubleshoot

After completing the setup, perform a test by monitoring the camera feeds on your Arlo app. If any issues arise, consult the troubleshooting guide provided by Arlo or visit their online support resources.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully set up your Arlo Base Station or SmartHub, enhancing the security of your home with a reliable and advanced surveillance system. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your Arlo cameras are ready to capture and protect. For any other questions, contact our Arlo expert team at 1 (888) 336 3359.