Quick Answer: Why Is There A Red Light On My Blink Camera?

The red light can be turned off in the app as long as you don’t need the IR light to illuminate the area in front of the camera in low-light situations..

Blink cameras have an activity indicator in the form of a blue color LED light on the front of the camera. For all cameras other than the Indoor, the blue light can be turned off. Blink XT and XT2, have a physical hardware switch inside the camera to control whether the status light is on or off.

The reset button is located on the right-hand side of the Sync Module next to the USB port. … After you see the red light, release the reset button, and the lights will show a solid green and flashing blue light pattern.

Try illuminating the scene, at night, so that the camera thinks it’s day, and see if the live view fails. If it fails then, when not trying to use the IR illuminator, then your issue is likely something other than the camera, because it won’t even know that it is night, if the scene is well illuminated.

A red light on the Blink XT2 indicates that the camera is not connected to the internet. … If the camera flashes Red LED 5 or 6 times after the Blue recording light goes out, this indicates faulty batteries.

If your Blink XT is producing images with a slightly pink hue, simply power cycle your Blink XT camera by removing the batteries for a few seconds and reinserting them. … If your camera is in an inaccessible location, you can also contact Technical Support here and we can work with you to resolve the issue remotely.

How do you know if a camera is recording?

You will be able to see tiny red lights around the lens of the camera when it is dark if it is an infrared lens security camera. And this implies that the camera is on and it is recording. It also helps in discerning whether your camera has night vision or not.

If one of your Blink cameras isn’t responding, you may see error messages like “Camera Busy” or “Thumbnail Failed”. These messages can happen if your Sync Module isn’t able to communicate with that camera. … Power cycle your camera. To do this, remove the batteries for 10 seconds and reinsert them.

The Sync Module has a physical reset button located next to the USB port on the side of the device (pictured below). This button should only be used to put your Sync Module into setup mode. Pressing this button will bring your system offline until you reconfigure your Sync Module.