How do I adjust Arlo video recording length?

You can personalize your Arlo cameras to record videos from approximately 10 to 120 seconds long. On Arlo Ultra, Pro 3, Pro 3 Floodlight, Pro 2, Pro, Essential wire-free, Q Plus, Q, and Baby cameras, you can also set your camera to record until motion stops, up to 300 seconds (5 minutes). 

To adjust Arlo video recording length:

  1. Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account at
  2. Tap or click Mode.
  3. Select the base station or camera that you want to adjust.
  4. Tap or click the pencil icon next to the mode for which you want to edit recording length.
    Note: You cannot adjust recording length for Disarmed or Schedule modes, only for active modes such as Armed
  5. Tap or click the pencil icon next to the rule that you want to edit.
    If the mode only has one rule, it is preselected.
  6. Tap or click the pencil icon next to Record video.
    If Record Video is not selected, you cannot edit recording length.
  7. Select Record until activity stops (up to 300 sec) or select Record for a fixed length of time and move the slider to your preferred recording length.
  8. Tap or click Save.
  9. Tap or click Edit Rule > Done.
    Your recording length is updated.