How do I set up Arlo Q on Android?

To set up Arlo Q on an Android device:

  1. Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account at
  2. Tap the + icon or click Add Device.
  3. Tap or click Arlo Q.
  4. Select your connection type.
  5. Plug in your Arlo Q. When the LED starts blinking amber, tap or click Continue.
  6. Ensure that your router name (network SSID) appears under Network Name.
    Note: If the SSID does not display automatically, the router might not broadcasting its SSID. For more information about connecting to a hidden network, see How do I connect my Arlo Q to a hidden Wi-Fi network?.
  7. Enter the password for your router and tap or click Continue.
  8. Press and release the Sync button (located on the bottom-right when looking at the front of the camera).
  9. Tap or click Continue.
    The LED begins blinking blue.
    An informational page or screen telling you how to scan the QR code with the Arlo Q camera displays.
  10. Place the QR code that displays on your Android device approximately 8 inches from the Arlo Q camera.
    When the camera reads the code, it makes a chime sound. 
  11. Tap or click Yes to confirm that the camera made a chime sound.
    Note: If you do not year a chime sound, tap or click NoYou are directed back to Step 6.
    After you tap or click Yes, the camera attempts to connect to your Wi-Fi network.
    Once the Wi-Fi network detects the camera, the camera's serial number and the time zone in which you reside display.
  12. Tap or click Continue.
    Your Arlo system set up is complete. You can view your cameras.

For more information see the YouTube video, How To Install Arlo Q Smart Home Security Cameras.