Red Light on a Camera

Blink Mini

A red light on the Blink Mini indicates that the camera is not connected to the internet.

The red light also appears during the camera setup process. The red light should be replaced by a blinking green and a solid blue light when the connection is complete.

If a steady red light remains, use a thin object to press the reset button shown in the image (using a sharp object like pin or thumb tack can damage the camera) then wait for the red light to change to the blinking green and steady blue pattern.

If the red light does not change within 120 seconds, please contact support to ensure all updates complete correctly.


Blink Outdoor, Indoor, XT2, and XT

A red light on a battery powered camera appears when the camera is not connected to the internet.

When first set up, the camera's red light flashes 3-4 hard blinks and then repetitive soft blinks after, until the internet connection is established. If the initial red light is not visible, ensure that new batteries are installed.

It is also possible to see a brief red flash during motion detection.

When the batteries are failing, the camera LED flashes Red 5 or 6 times after the Blue recording light goes out. Please make sure you have fresh AA Lithium non-rechargeable batteries installed.


Outdoor & Indoor

XT2 & XT
  1. Reset button
  2. Device Serial Number
  3. Serial Number QR code
  4. USB power port

If the red LED stays on, please contact support.



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