How To Do Arlo Setup With Samsung SmartThings Application?

How To Do Arlo Setup With Samsung SmartThings Application?

Samsung SmartThings app allows users to integrate all the arlo cameras in a single application to facilitate the simultaneous working of all the smart devices. At present, if you wish integrate your arlo with SmartThings app, then refer to its configuration procedure provided below.

Owing and managing multiple smart devices and arlo cameras could be a bit difficult task. So in order to ease the access and managing of these smart devices users can use the Samsung SmartThings app. Arlo security camera allows users to integrate, access and manage various arlo security cameras from a single platform. After integrating the cameras users need to configure the modes and rules in the SmartThings app.

Users need to follow a three step process to integrate their Arlo Camera Setup with Samsung SmartThings app. All of these three steps are as follows:

  1. Assigning a name to Arlo security camera.
  2. Disarm the modes of Arlo cameras.
  3. Configuring Arlo security camera with Samsung SmartThings application.

The detailed list of steps for executing this three steps procedure will as follows.

  1. Assigning a name to Arlo security camera: Firstly, you will have to assign a name to your arlo security cameras. While assigning the names one must ensure the names should be easy to understand. If ever you forget to assign names to your arlo cameras, then they will be automatically assigned names as per their serial number. The whole serial number will be considered as the name of that particular camera under Samsung SmartThings App.

Kindly, refer to the following steps for assigning name to all arlo cameras.

  • Download the arlo or Arlo Pro Setup app to open your arlo account. If you unable to open your account through arlo app, then visit www.my.arlo.com for signing in your arlo account.
  • Submit the sign in credentials and wait till your account opens up.
  • Soon as the arlo account opens up, locate the “Settings” menu and click on it.
  • Under “Settings” click on “My Devices.”
  • A list of existing cameras will show up. So, click on the camera to which you wish to assign a name.
  • Locate the “Pencil” like icon and click on it.
  • Type in the new name. The name can be a combination of characters only and a maximum of 32 characters are allowed.
  • After typing the name, click on “Save.”
  1. Disarm the modes of Arlo cameras: After configuring the arlo with SmartThings app, a SmartThings mode will be created. As the SmartThings will be managing your cameras so they should be set to disarmed mode. No other modes can be used simultaneously with SmartThings mode.

Kindly refer to the following steps to disarm the modes of your arlo.

  • Open the arlo or arlo pro app to open your arlo account. If you unable to open your account through arlo app, then visit www.my.arlo.com and sign in to your arlo account.
  • Submit the sign in credentials and wait till your account opens up.
  • Soon as the arlo account opens up, click “Mode.”
  • Select the camera that needs to be disarmed.
  • After disarming the mode click on “Back” button and exit out of Arlo app or its webpage.
  1. Configuring Arlo security camera with Samsung SmartThings application: Before setting up the arlo with Samsung SmartThings app one should own a Samsung SmartThings account. So, visit https://support.smartthings.com/hc/en-us/articles/205380634-Setting-up-an-account-the-Hub-and-Things and create a SmartThings account for yourself.

Once you have a SmartThings account, kindly go through the following steps for configuring your Arlo security camera with Samsung SmartThings app:

  • Ensure that you have disarmed the cameras in arlo or arlo pro application.
  • Open the Samsung SmartThings app.
  • Sign in to your SmartThings account by submitting the corresponding sign in credentials.
  • Once your Samsung SmartThings account opens up, locate the option for “Market Place” and click on it.
  • Under “Market Place,” click on “Things.”
  • Click on “Safety and Security.”
  • Locate the option for “Cameras” and then click on “Arlo.”
  • Click on “Arlo (connect).”
  • Tap on “Connect to Arlo.”
  • Type your Arlo account sign in credentials, tick mark the option to agree with its terms and conditions and click on “Done.”
  • Click on “Connect to Arlo Cameras” and then specify the arlo cameras that you wish to configure with Samsung SmartThings application.
  • Now, click on “Done” followed by “Next” and then again on “Done.”
  • Click on “My Home” followed by a single click on “Things.”

That’s all, not your arlo security camera is configured with Samsung SmartThings application and is SmartThings mode. The procedure is designed to be quite simple and easy. Still, if you find any difficulty in executing any of the steps, then feel free to ask for Arlo Netgear Login support. You can also get in touch with arlo tech support persons for advanced help and support related to arlo.

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