How Do I Use Scheduled Arming?

If you would like to have your Blink system automatically Arm and Disarm on a set schedule, this guide will walk you through how to do that.

You can follow along with our how to video on Scheduled Arming here.

To get started, open up the Blink app and tap the settings gear icon in the bottom right of the home screen.

settings icon in the bottom right of the home screen


Then select the system you want to schedule under System Settings at the bottom of the screen. 

select the system you want to schedule


To ensure that your system arms and disarms at the correct times, set your timezone.

set your timezone


Once the timezone is set, you can tap on Scheduling.

tap on Scheduling


On this page, you’ll see your Weekly Schedule. To create your schedule, tap the + symbol in the upper right-hand corner of the app. This will be done in two steps, the first to set when you want your system to arm and the second to set when you want your system to disarm.

tap the + symbol


By default, the toggle on the left will be set to Arm and the toggle on the right will be set to AM. You can drag the clock’s hand to your desired time. This will change the time in 15 minute increments. Make sure to select your desired days of the week along the bottom of the app for when you want your system to arm. Once you have the days and time set for your Scheduled Arm set, tap Save in the upper right-hand corner.

Once Scheduled Arm is set tap Save


You will be brought back to your Weekly Schedule view. The whole week will be filled in blue because we haven’t yet set our disarm times. Tap the + symbol again to set when you would like your system to disarm.

Tap the + symbol again to set disarm


We’re now going to do the same thing that we did before, but we will tap the toggle on the left to set it to Disarm. Drag the clock’s hand to your desired disarm time and select the days of week again. Once you have your disarm schedule set to your desired time, tap the Save button again.

desired disarm time


Your schedule is now set!

schedule is set


If you want to temporarily disable your schedule (like if you’re going on vacation), you’ll now see a toggle on Scheduling in the system menu. If you tap that, you can disable your schedule.

you can disable your schedule


To delete your schedule, go back into your schedule view. There will be a trashcan icon on the top of the screen. Tap that.

delete your schedule


Once you've tapped that, you'll be asked to confirm that you wish to delete your schedule.

confirm delete

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