With Arlo Ultra or Ultra 2 and a compatible SmartHub or base station, you can save 4K videos directly to a microSD card or USB device. This provides a solution if you don’t want your Arlo video recordings to touch the Arlo cloud, or in the event that your Arlo SmartHub or base station disconnects from the Internet.
You need the following to record locally in 4K:
Note: Due to hardware limitations, Arlo Ultra cameras cannot stream to the cloud in 2K and simultaneously record locally in quality higher than 2K. However, Arlo Ultra can simultaneously stream to the cloud and locally in 4K.
To record 4K video to a local storage device, you must insert a microSD card or USB device into the slot on your Arlo SmartHub or base station.
To enable local storage recording:
To view videos saved on a local storage device:
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