What can I use to ring my Arlo Essential Video Doorbell Wire-Free?

The wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell offers several chime options. To hear a ring when someone presses your doorbell, you can connect the doorbell to your home’s traditional chime, a smart home voice assistant system, your mobile device (for SIP video call), and an Arlo Chime with a compatible Arlo SmartHub or base station.

Wire-free chime solutions

You can take advantage of a variety of wire-free options to hear a ring and receive notifications when someone presses your Arlo doorbell.

  • Smart home voice assistant systems
    You can use a home voice assistant system—like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung SmartThings, and IFTTT—to make an announcement when someone presses your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell. For more information, visit What smart home and voice assistant systems can I use with my Arlo devices?.
  • Doorbell video phone call
    Your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell is connected to your mobile device when you first set up the doorbell in the Arlo app. Your phone rings when someone presses your doorbell, and you can answer the phone to speak with the person who rang the doorbell. If you have an iOS device, you can assign a contact name and ringtone to the doorbell. For more information, visit How do I receive incoming calls on my smartphone from the Arlo Doorbell?.
  • Arlo Chime
    If you have an Arlo SmartHub or base station, you can use it to add an Arlo Chime to your Arlo account. When an Arlo chime is on your account, you can pair it with your Arlo doorbell. To view these accessories, visit Arlo.com. For help connecting your doorbell to an Arlo Chime, visit How do I connect my Arlo Essential Video Doorbell to an Arlo Chime?.

Traditional chime solution

Your Arlo doorbell is fully wire-free, but you can connect it to your existing doorbell wiring (if applicable) to ring your household chime and to continuously charge the doorbell. For more information, visit How do I hardwire my Arlo Wire-Free Video Doorbell?.