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How do I change the battery in my Arlo?

Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020

To change the battery in Arlo Ultra or Pro 3:
  1. Press the button on the charging port underneath thecamera.
  2. Pull the camera until it is entirely removed from the camerahousing.
  3. Remove the battery by pulling on it until it slides outof the camera.
  4. Align the new battery and insert it into thebattery compartment.

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Thereof, how do I remove the battery from my Arlo camera?

Remove Battery - Arlo Go

  1. Open the battery door. Press and hold the latch (located on thetop edge) then rotate the door down.
  2. Remove the battery. Utilizing the notches on both sides, pullto remove. If applicable, refer to Insert Battery.
  3. Close the battery door. Rotate the door up and ensure it locksinto place.

Similarly, how do I charge my Arlo Pro 2 battery? To charge your dead Arlo Pro or Arlo Go battery using theArlo Charging Station:

  1. Unplug the USB power adapter from your charging station.
  2. Wait two or three seconds and plug the USB power adapter backinto the charging station.
  3. Quickly insert the dead battery into the charging station.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how long do Arlo batteries last before charging?

This article applies to: Arlo wire-free camera batteries lastapproximately 3–6 months with average use. Arlo Gocamera batteries last approximately 2–3 months withaverage use, depending on mobile signal strength. Arlo QPlus and Arlo Q cameras do not usebatteries.

How do I change Arlo settings?

To change your power management settings:

  1. Launch the Arlo app or log in to your Arlo account
  2. Tap or click the settings icon under the camera for which youwant to change the power management settings.
  3. Tap or click Video Settings > Power Management.
  4. Select a power setting:

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How often do Arlo batteries need to be recharged?

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How often do you need to charge Arlo batteries?

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Can you have 2 Arlo accounts?

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