App settings

App settings

  Note: We’ve enhanced the design of the Blink app. If the steps listed in this article do not match your current app version, you can view the updated design.

This article describes the app settings found on the Settings screen.

Home screen

The home screen has three icons at the bottom of the screen:

Home - Tap this to bring you back to the home screen where your cameras are accessible.

Clips - Tap this to view the Clip List where all of your Live Views and Motion Clips are saved. Learn more about how to view motion clips in the app.

Settings - Tap this to see the Settings screen, which contains all of your Account, Subscription Plan and System settings. All of your account settings are found on the Account and Privacy screen.

App settings

Tap the Settings icon on the home screen to display the Settings screen.

 Account and Privacy

Account settings, link to Amazon, Alexa, Neighbors and privacy preferences.

This is the email account used when creating your account. You can change your email by tapping on this item and following the prompts.

Use this option to modify your account password. Learn more about how to modify your password.

Require Face ID
This feature helps to keep unrecognized people from accessing your camera systems.

Phone Number
This displays the phone number associated with your account for verification purposes and can be modified. Learn more about how to change your phone number.

This option helps us personalize your experience when you select the country you live in, by ensuring you receive the right messages based on your location.

Link to Amazon Account
Use this option before you purchase a subscription plan, in order to link your Blink and Amazon accounts. Once your accounts are linked it will display as Amazon Account Linked. Learn more about linking your Blink and Amazon accounts.

Link to Alexa
Use this option to directly open your Alexa app in order to enable voice alerts and voice control for your devices. Learn more about Alexa.

Neighbors App
The Ring neighbors program and mobile app is available to customers. The app and more information can be accessed from

Manage Mobile Devices
To ensure only authorized people can access a Blink account, the account owner can view and control all additional devices that access their account within the Blink app.

Enable Crash Reporting
If the Blink app suddenly stops working, use this toggle to control the sending of crash reports.

Grant Blink Support Account Access
Enable this toggle to give the support team access to your account for up to 14 days. Learn more about granting access to your Blink account.

Sign Out
Use this option to sign out of your Blink account.

Delete Account
Tap this button to delete your account. If you delete your Blink account, you lose access to clips that are stored on our systems, as well as access to any Blink devices through the Blink app. Learn more about how to delete your account.


 Blink Plans

View and manage your Blink plans

Trial Information
If you are within a Blink subscription trial period, you will see the trial end date as well as an option to cancel your trial. Learn more about Blink subscription plans.

Learn about Blink Plans
Select this to view a comparison of Blink subscription plans.

Link to Amazon Account
Use this option before you purchase a subscription plan, in order to link your Blink and Amazon accounts. This will not appear if your accounts are already linked.

Note: If you are not subscribed to one of our subscription plans or on a trial, you may not see the Blink Plans option under your Blink app settings screen.


 Device and System Settings

Create schedule, organize camera displays and other system settings

All of your systems in your account are listed here. When you tap on a system, you will be taken to the System Settings screen. 

Here you can rename your system, sort your cameras as they appear on the home screen, set scheduling, time zone, access your Sync Module settings and enable Save all Live Views. You also have an option to delete your system if necessary.

Temperature Units
Select this option to set your temperature units to display as either Fahrenheit or Celsius, which appears in your camera settings page.



Customize notification preferences

The Blink app provides notifications to alert you about events that occur in your account and systems.

Events are as follows:

  • Doorbell Press
  • Motion Clip
  • Scheduled Arm/Disarm
  • Camera Temperature

Alerts are as follows:

  • Low Battery
  • High Camera Usage
  • Camera Offline
  • System Offline

 What's New

Learn about new features and products

Tap this to view a page that contains the latest news and updates about Blink products.

Shop Blink
This will take you to our product page on Amazon where you can shop for Blink devices.



Customer support and other help

Contact Support
Here you can access our FAQs, knowledge articles and our support contact information.

Help Articles
Tap this to access all of our knowledge articles on our support site.

Community Forum
This will direct you to our community forum where you can see discussions around Blink family devices.

Legal and Compliance
This takes you to a screen where you can view the following:


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