The best position for your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell varies by household and outdoor environment. Read this article for motion and video capture expectations based on positioning best practices.
Your doorbell should be placed so that it has the fullest view of the area leading up to the front entry. This provides the best opportunity to capture motion detection events and video clips that include a person approaching the door. You can use the included angled mounting wedge to optimize the angle of your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell. For more information, visit How do I use the angled mounting wedge that came with my Arlo Video Doorbell?.
When mounting your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell:
When placing your wire-free Arlo Essential Video Doorbell:
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