Are you having issues getting your Blink video to connect to your wifi? It's not just you. The process can be challenging, but we're here to support you.
We'll guide you through the steps of setting up your Blink camera for wifi in this blog post.
In order to make the procedure simpler, we'll also offer some advice. Let's get going!
How to Set Up a Blink Camera for WiFi
You may connect your blink camera to wifi by following these steps.
The first step is to attach your Blink camera to the included power adapter.
Open the Blink app on your smartphone or tablet after connecting your Blink camera to power.
In the top-left corner of the screen, tap the menu symbol to continue (it looks like three horizontal lines). Next, select "Add Device."
Choose "Blink Sync Module" as the device type on the following screen. Enter your wifi password after that, and then tap "Continue."
Now is the time to activate pairing mode on your Blink Sync Module. Hold down the button located on the back of something like the Synchronization Module for five seconds to accomplish this.
When the Sync Module is in pairing mode, a solid blue light should be seen on the front of the device. Don't worry if your blink camera is flashing red.
Return to the Blink app and select "Continue" after your Blink Sync Module has entered pairing mode. It will look for your Sync Module in the app. Tap "Pair" when it does.
Congrats! Your Blink camera has now successfully connected to wifi.
Does the Blink system require a subscription to utilize it?
The Blink system can be used without a subscription, yes. You will, however, only be able to access a few features.
You will need to subscribe to Blink if you wish to use all of its features.
What is the price of a Blink subscription?
The annual cost of a Blink subscription is $30 or $3 each month. However, you are not required to purchase a subscription package in order to utilize your blink camera.
What advantages come with a Blink subscription?
A few advantages of having a Blink subscription are as follows:
using a live streaming video service
cloud storage for recorded video
notifications for motion detection
24/7 expert supervision (optional)
As you can see, having a Blink subscription has a number of advantages. It's a good idea to subscribe if you want to make the most of your Blink camera.
Does the Blink video connect to a Sync Module or Wi-Fi?
To function, your Blink camera needs to be linked to a Wi-Fi network. The Blink Sync Module is not required for your Blink camera to function, though.
Only specific capabilities, like motion tracking alerts and live streaming video, require the Blink Sync Module.
You are able to save money by not purchasing the Blink Sync Module if you do not require those functionalities.
How can I tell if my Blink camera is Wi-Fi enabled?
A solid blue light should be seen on the front of your Blink camera if the Wi-Fi connection was successful. Your camera is attempting to connect to Wi-Fi if the light is flashing, but so far without success.
Your Blink camera is not receiving electricity if there is no light on it. Verify the power connection and that the camera is turned on.
My Blink camera still won't connect to WiFi. What ought I to do?
There are a few things you may do if you're still having difficulties getting your Blink camera to connect to Wi-Fi:
Switch on your modem and router. This frequently resolves any transient connection problems.
Ensure that the 2.4 GHz frequency band is selected for your router. 5 GHz networks are incompatible with the Blink cameras.
Get your Blink camera closer to your router. The signal may be too weak if there is too much space between the router and the camera.
Please get in touch with customer service if you've tried all of these solutions and your Blink camera is still not able to connect to WiFi.
How can I tell if the power to my Blink Sync Module is turned on?
You should notice a solid blue light on the front of your Blink Sync Module if it is powered. Your Sync Module is attempting to connect to power, but hasn't yet been successful, if the light is flashing.
Your Blink Sync Module is not receiving electricity if there is no light on it. Verify the power connection and that the Sync Module is turned on.
Making sure your Blink camera has the most recent firmware update is the first step in connecting it to wifi. Launch the Blink app after that, then tap Menu in the top left corner. Select Set up a new device next, and then adhere to the on-screen directions. After providing your network name and password, you must wait until the camera connects. You'll be able to see live video from your camera once it's connected.
This article ought to be useful, we hope! Please get in touch with us if you have any concerns or have any issues while attempting to connect your Blink camera to wifi. We're glad to assist!