Why Is My Arlo Camera Offline? How Do I Fix It?

Arlo Camera Offline

Arlo Camera Offline issue is one of the most common Arlo security camera problems. To deal with the issue, we first have to find the root cause. 

Several reasons could be responsible why your Arlo Camera Keeps Going Offline. Some of them could be faulty wifi connection, wrong camera setup, or even an outdated Arlo camera app. 

By the end of this guide, you will get to know why your security camera is going offline without any reason. 

Troubleshooting Tips When Arlo Camera Is Offline

You can follow the steps given below if your Arlo camera Going Offline. So, let's move forward and get your security camera back online again.

  1. Most of the time the issue occurs soon after you made some changes in your network connection. To fix it, you need to press and then release the “sync” button given on the base station. The LED light on the internet will blink for 10 seconds and then your camera will go back to its normal operation. 

  • Let us tell you that all the cameras don't require a connection to the base station or Arlo SmartHub. 

  1. Reinsert the batteries of the Arlo security camera and notice the LED behavior. 

  • No LED light means that you have not inserted batteries properly or batteries need to be replaced with new ones. 

  • Blue LED lights mean that your security camera has been synced with the base station. 

  • If the LED light will blink in blue color but only once, in this condition you have to resync the camera to the base station again. 

  • If the LED blinks amber, it means that you need to replace the batteries of the camera. 

  • This is one of the methods to fix the Arlo Camera Offline issue.

  1. Check your network connection. It should be working effectively without any problem. 

  • You have to check the distance between the Arlo camera and the base station. You can only place the camera within a distance of 300 feet from the base station. If you will position the camera far from the mentioned distance, your camera will keep going offline. 

  • Another reason why your Arlo Won't Connect to WiFi could be a thick wall or metal objects. Let us tell you that your Arlo camera will go offline because of these objects. 

  • It may be possible that too many devices are connected with the same wifi. Hence, due to wifi congestion, the Arlo Camera Says Offline. 

  1. Check The Status Of Base Station 

  • A green LED light on the base station means that your camera has been connected to the internet. 

  • Amber LED light means that the base station has not been connected to the internet. So, check the wifi router, in case of a wired network connection check the LAN cables properly. 

  1. Check That The Camera Is Synced With The Base Station 

  • To verify whether the camera has been synced with the base station or not, check the last recording. If you find the camera has recorded a long time ago, it has not synced with the base station. 

  • Turn off the camera and then remove the batteries from it. After a while, reinsert the batteries again. If you have noticed that blue light blinks for one time and doesn’t blink rapidly later, sync the camera again with the base station. 


In this article, we have discussed each and everything needed to fix the Arlo Camera Offline issue. One of the major reasons behind the issue could be a faulty wifi connection or some kind of physical object interference. 

So, do check these things properly if you notice that your Arlo camera keeps going offline again and again.