How To Set Up Blink Outdoor Camera

What is the range of a blink outdoor camera?

The maximum motion detection range is approximately 20 feet for all blink cameras. Some factors that influence motion detection are the app sensitivity setting, camera placement, object size, infrared illumination and object temperature.

How do I connect my Blink Sync module to Wi-Fi?

When the lights match a blinking blue and solid green pattern, then press Discover Device and you are asked to join the Sync Module Wi-Fi network. Tap Join, and then select your Wi-Fi network from the available choices. Carefully enter your Wi-Fi password and tap Join on your keyboard.

Does Blink camera connect to Wi-Fi or Sync Module?

Blink’s original Indoor, XT, and XT2 cameras will only connect to the same Wi-Fi SSID that the Sync Module is connected to. To set up these cameras with an extender, be sure to rename the Wi-Fi extender SSID to be the same the main Wi-Fi network, and use the same password.

How do I connect my blink camera?

To add a Blink Indoor or Outdoor camera, tap the Plus symbol + on the app home screen. Select the Blink wireless camera option. Scan the QR code sticker, found inside the back cover. When the serial number is recognized, you are shown the camera onboarding screen.

How can I see all of my Blink cameras at once?

Each Sync Module manages one system and the devices connected to it. You add Sync Modules in the Blink app, then you add cameras to the new system that was created. After multiple systems are added to a single account, you can navigate between them by tapping on the system name at the top of the home screen.

How high should I mount my blink camera?

Mounting the Blink Outdoor Camera is easy and only takes a few minutes. However, you’ll want to make sure it’s installed in the best spot for high visibility and clear footage. Generally speaking, the best spot to mount the device is outside of direct sunlight, around 8-10 feet above the ground.

How much does Blink cost per month?

If you’re interested in purchasing a Blink Subscription Plan, you can opt for a Basic Plan at $3.00 per month per device or a year-long subscription at a two-month discount of $30.

Does Blink work if Wi-Fi goes out?

Blink cameras can’t operate offline and require a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Internet connection. Blink systems minimally require a high speed connection of at least 2 Mbps upload speed. Wi-Fi is also important for Blink cameras that need to connect to a Sync Module on the same Wi-Fi network.

Why is my Blink not connecting?

Restart your device, or try switching the Wi-Fi setting off and on again to establish a connection. Make sure your mobile device is within range of your router or access point. Check that your router and any access points are powered on. Restarting your Wi-Fi router may also resolve this issue.

Why won’t my blink camera connect to my sync module?

If you receive an error “Unable to Connect to Sync Module” when adding cameras to a system (including the Blink Video Doorbell and Mini), the cause could be certain devices on your Wi-Fi network conflicting with the setup process such as: Smart Thermostats. Baby Monitors. Microwave Ovens, Refrigerators, etc.

Why is my Blink cameras not working?

If one of your Blink cameras isn’t responding, you may see error messages like “Camera Busy” or “Thumbnail Failed”. Wait two minutes for Internet service to be restored, then try using your camera again. Power cycle your camera. To do this, remove the batteries for 10 seconds and reinsert them.

Can I use a blink camera without the module?

By itself, your Blink Outdoor Camera is just a camera—and nothing more. Additionally, without the Sync Module, it would not be able to connect to the internet and relay notifications. Unfortunately, this means you also couldn’t use its two-way audio or live stream features.

Where is the best place to put a blink sync module?

We recommend positioning your Sync Module in a central location, where it can receive equally good signals from your Wi-Fi router and your cameras. In some instances, you may need re-locate your camera.

Can someone hack my Blink cameras?

Blink cameras have multiple security vulnerabilities. Any of these security vulnerabilities can allow unauthorized access to the cameras, resulting in spying, snooping, and footage and data theft. Hackers can even access the two-way audio streaming facility to spy on you.

Can you watch Blink cameras on TV?

One way you can access your camera’s feed is through your TV. You can only view a Blink camera’s live feed on a Fire TV or Fire Stick; both the Blink camera and Fire TV have to be connected to Alexa.

Does neighbors by ring work with Blink?

Amazon’s other security camera maker, Ring, has had a plethora of privacy and security issues they’ve had to deal with over the past couple years. Blink is not Ring. Blink video doorbells don’t easily work on the Ring Neighbors app that has raised concerns for us around public safety and racism.

How do I turn on night vision on my blink camera?

How to Enable IR on Blink Cameras Tap the camera settings icon (this is the slider icon. Toward the bottom of this screen, you will see a section called “NIGHT VISION”. This is where you’ll go to enable and configure the infrared illuminator.

How many phones can connect to Blink?

Can the Blink app be accessed from more than one device? Yes! You can download our app and log into the same account from as many iOS and Android devices as you’d like, so the entire household can receive alerts or check in at home.