How do I stream in 2K with my Arlo Pro 3 or Pro 4 camera?

You can view live video in 2K from Arlo Pro 3 or Pro 4 in these ways:

  • Your mobile device is connected to the same local network as your Arlo SmartHub. This lets you live stream 2K content.
  • You inserted a USB device into your SmartHub and selected 2K video recording. This lets you record all motion events in 2K quality.

Note: You cannot turn on or off Local 2K Live Streaming in the Arlo web portal.

To turn Local 2K Live Streaming on or off:

  1. Launch the Arlo mobile app.
  2. Tap Settings > My Devices.
  3. Select an Arlo Pro 3 or Pro 4 camera.
  4. Tap Video Settings.
  5. Tap the slider next to Local 2K Live Streaming.
    Your settings are automatically saved.
    Note: When Local 2K Live Streaming is enabled, Auto Zoom and Tracking is disabled. When Auto Zoom and Tracking is enabled, video plays in 1080p.

To turn USB Device Recording on or off:

  1. Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account at my.arlo.com.
  2. Tap or click Settings > My Devices.
  3. Select an Arlo SmartHub.
  4. Tap or click Storage Settings.
  5. Tap or click the slider next to USB Device Recording.
  6. Tap or click the slider next to Best Local Recording.
    Your settings are automatically saved.
    For more information about using a USB device with your Arlo devices, visit How do I set up local storage backups on a USB device using my Arlo base station?.

For more information about recording in 2K, visit How does my Arlo Pro 3 or Pro 4 camera use 2K?.