Arlo values your peace of mind and creates products that let you keep an eye on your home from anywhere. Their high-quality cameras and security lights are simple yet effective. Plus, Arlo plays nice with Alexa, Google Home, and Apple, making it easier than ever to create the smart home of your dreams. Whether you need a state-of-the-art baby monitor or a suite of outdoor surveillance cameras, Arlo has you covered.
Who Owns Arlo?
Netgear used to own Arlo, but in the second half of 2018, Netgear made Arlo a standalone business.
Are Arlo Cameras Waterproof?
No. Arlo cameras are not waterproof, but they are IP65 certified weather-resistant. The cameras can withstand rain, snow, hail, and extreme temperatures.
Are Arlo Batteries Rechargeable?
Arlo Pro cameras come with rechargeable batteries. Regular Arlo wire-free cameras come with non-rechargeable cr123 batteries. However, you can replace the non-rechargeable batteries with rechargeable batteries as desired.
Are Arlo Cameras Z-Wave?
Yes. Arlo Pro cameras use Z-wave to communicate wirelessly.
Will Arlo Work With Google Home?
Yes, Arlo works with Google Home.
Will Arlo Work With Alexa?
Yes, Arlo works with Alexa.
Are Arlo Cameras Compatible with Apple HomeKit?
Yes, Arlo works with Apple HomeKit.
Will Arlo Work with Ring?
You can use both Arlo and Ring cameras in your home, but you cannot control Ring cameras using the Arlo app.
Will Arlo Work With ADT?
No, Arlo does not work with ADT.
Is the Arlo App Available for Windows Phone?
No. The Arlo app is not available for Windows Phone.
Will Arlo Work with Orbi?
Yes, your Arlo base station will work with your Orbi router system. Connect the base station to the router with an Ethernet cable.
Will Arlo Work with HughesNet?
Yes, depending on the internet speed. Arlo cameras work best when you have a strong internet connection, which is why customers might have trouble using Arlo with satellite internet.
Who Sells Arlo Cameras?
Purchase Arlo cameras directly from Arlo’s website or from your local department store or big box store.
Which Arlo System Is the Best?
The Arlo Pro Smart Security System with 6 Cameras is the best for homeowners. It’s large enough to add video surveillance to your entire home, and it includes features like 2-way audio, cloud storage, a smart siren, and flexible powering options.
Which Arlo Cameras Have Audio?
Arlo Ultra, Arlo Pro 2, Arlo Pro, Arlo Go, Arlo Q, Arlo Q Plus, Arlo Audio doorbell, and Arlo Baby all record audio. Arlo Wire-Free cameras are the only Arlo cameras that cannot record audio.
Where Does Arlo Store Video?
Arlo devices store video in the cloud or locally. The basic plan ($0 per month) gives you 7 days of cloud storage. With Arlo Pro, you can also connect a USB drive to the base station for local storage.
When Does Arlo Start Recording?
Unless you purchase a continuous video recording plan, an Arlo camera starts recording as soon as it detects motion. It continues recording until motion stops. You can also choose a fixed recording time of 10 to 120 seconds.
What Is Arlo Smart?
Arlo Smart is a monthly subscription plan that starts at $2.99 per month per camera. The most basic plan offers advanced A.I. detection notifications, letting you know if an animal, package, vehicle, or person enters your property. It also includes 30-day cloud storage for all recordings and lets you set up custom activity zones.
Are Arlo Cameras Secure?
Arlo protects your video and audio recordings with highest level of security available. Anything stored in the cloud is protected by an AES encryption, which is the same type of encryption that banks use to safeguard financial information.
Can Arlo See Through Glass?
Arlo cameras can see through glass, but the motion detection feature doesn’t work through glass. Plus, the frame-by-frame comparison motion detection used by Arlo Ultra, Arlo Q, Arlo Q Plus, and Arlo Baby can cause false positives. It’s best to set up an Arlo camera outdoors to properly monitor your outdoor areas.
Can Arlo Cameras Record 24/7?
Yes, Arlo cameras can record 24/7 if you purchase a continuous video recording plan. The 14-day plan costs $9.99 per camera per month and the 30-day plan costs $19.99 per camera per month.
Can Arlo Work Without Wi-Fi?
Yes, certain Arlo cameras work without Wi-Fi. Arlo Q and Arlo Q Plus cameras do not require a base and can run off your Wi-Fi or a PoE network. Arlo Go uses cellular data through AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or US Cellular to operate. Plus, if your Wi-Fi network goes down, the Arlo Pro base and Arlo Q Plus cameras can record locally to a USB drive or micro SD card.
Can Arlo Pro Live Stream?
Yes, Arlo Pro live streams directly to the Arlo app.
What Is the Difference Between Arlo And Arlo Pro?
Arlo Pro offers more features like rechargeable batteries for uninterrupted security, 2-way audio, advanced motion detection, night vision, and a 100+ decibel siren. Arlo Pro also works wire-free or plugged in.
How Much Does Arlo Cost Per Month?
Monthly fees range $0 $14.99+. The Basic ($0) plan includes 7 days of cloud recording, recording for up to 5 cameras, and limited support for 3 months. On the high end, the Elite plan ($14.99) offers 60 days of cloud recording, recordings for up to 15 cameras, and unlimited support. Add on continuous video recording for $9.99 to $19.99 per month per camera.
Can Arlo Cameras Be Plugged In?
Yes, depending on the model. Arlo Pro, Arlo Pro 2, and Arlo Baby come with rechargeable batteries, but they can be plugged into an AC outlet for power too. Arlo Q requires AC power and Arlo Q Plus receives power over Ethernet.
Can Arlo have Multiple Users?
Yes, multiple people can access the same Arlo cameras. Arlo only permits one registered administrative user per account, but the administrative user can add friends to the account. Friends can view live camera streams and saved clips.
How Do I Add Friends to My Arlo Account?
Log into the Arlo app or your Arlo account at my.arlo.com. Click settings, then click account, then tap grant access, and then click add. Type in the name and email address of each friend you’d like to add and decide how much access you want to grant each friend. Finally, send the invite.