How do I connect my Arlo device directly to a WiFi router?

When you first set up your Arlo camera, you have the option to connect the camera directly to your WiFi router or to an Arlo SmartHub or base station. You can use the Arlo app to connect directly to your WiFi router.

For help moving your Arlo camera from a SmartHub or base station connection to a WiFi router connection, visit How do I connect my Arlo device directly to my WiFi router if it is currently connected to a SmartHub or base station?.

Before you begin:

To connect your Arlo camera directly to your 2.4 GHz WiFi network:

  1. Launch the Arlo app on iOS or Android.
  2. Tap Add New Device.
  3. Select your Arlo camera.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If the Arlo app detects that you have a SmartHub or base station, tap Connect without SmartHub.
    • Tap Continue on the “Connect to a 2.4 GHz network” screen.
  5. Follow the instructions in the Arlo app to finish setting up your device.