How do I add friends to my Arlo account?

Friends are additional users on your Arlo account. Friends are granted limited access to some of the settings and features of your Arlo account. You can select which cameras friends can see and what administrative rights are available to them.

To add a friend to your Arlo Account:

  1. Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account at
  2. Tap or click Settings.
  3. Under Account, click or tap Grant Access
  4. Tap or click Add.
  5. Enter the first name, last name, and email address of the person that you would like to add as a friend.
  6. Tap or click the cameras that you want your friend to be able to access.
    (Optional) Move the Allow Access Rights slider to the right to grant your friend more administrative rights. 
    (Optional) Move the Allow Access to e911 slider to the right to allow your friend to grant access to emergency responders.
  7. Click or tap Send Invite.
    An email message is sent inviting your friend to create an Arlo account. Your friend's name is displayed with the status Pending. Once your friend accepts your invitation, the status changes to Accepted.


For more information about granting privileges to other Arlo users, see the following knowledge base articles: