Is Arlo Ultra 2 Not Recording At Night? How to Resolve Issue?
“I own an Arlo Ultra 2 camera but for some reasons, it is not recording at night. Not even one video is getting captured when it is extremely dark. I did not do anything except updating the firmware of the device by performing Arlo login. Perhaps, the firmware update messed with the device. Is there a way through which the issue can be resolved?”
The answer is a big yes. In this blog post, we have highlighted several troubleshooting fixes that can be implemented to resolve the issue in debate. Given this, you should continue reading. But, before you proceed, we would like to suggest that you do not skip reading any troubleshooting tip while reading.
Perhaps, in an attempt to fix the issue faster, you might end up not implementing the tip which could have made it possible for you. Thus, keep what we said in mind.
How to Fix Arlo Ultra 2 Not Recording At Night Issue?
1. Restart the Arlo Camera
The easiest thing that can help you to resolve the Arlo Ultra 2 not recording at night issue is to restart the camera. This can be done if you open the Arlo app belonging to the camera. In case you do not want to do this, then access arlo.netgear.com. For this, you need to go to your favorite internet browser.
Go to the Devices tab, click the Settings icon. Once done, click the Restart button. You might have to scroll down a little to locate this option. In order to confirm, hit Ok. Give your Arlo Ultra 2 camera to restart. The process will take several seconds in order to get completed. Once it does, check whether the Arlo Ultra 2 not recording at night issue has been fixed.
2. Update the Camera Again
Given this troubleshooting solution is being read by you, it means that the Arlo Ultra 2 not recording at night issue is still bugging you off. It could be because the firmware of the camera got stuck while getting updated. It could have happened due to many reasons: a weak WiFi connection, cache-accumulated web browser, and much more.
But, rather than worrying about this, you should invest your time in updating the camera by performing my Arlo sign in. The same can be done if you try to update the firmware again. For this, you ought to access the official website of Arlo, click Settings > My Devices. Now, you need to select the model number. Done? Hit Device Info > Firmware > Update.
You should know that while the firmware of your Arlo camera is getting updated to the latest version, the LED located on it blinks alternating blue or amber in color. Soon, the LED light will turn off for more than 5 minutes. Once the firmware update process finished, sync the camera to the base station without wasting any more time.
3. Change the Camera Location
One of the biggest reasons why you are stuck with the Arlo Ultra 2 not recording at night issue is because of the incorrect placement of the Arlo camera. We are assuming that the device is facing a wall or a glass nearby is impacting its performance. In case it is kept near a wall, then you need to rotate its head into the right direction.
By any chance, if reflexive surfaces are impacting its functionality and that too at night, then it is recommended that you relocate the Arlo Ultra 2 camera. Once you have implemented this troubleshooting solution, see if your Arlo camera has gotten back on track. Despite this, if it has not, then you already know what to do.
4. Reset the Arlo Ultra 2 Camera
Locate the Sync button on the camera. As soon as you do so, press and hold it for more than 15 seconds. Soon the LED light on the Arlo camera will blink amber. This is a sign that you need to let go. Take our advice and ensure that the LED light located on the camera blinks more than three times in total.
For your information, if you hold into the Sync button for too long, then you will be forced to restart the reset process. Therefore, implement the right tip. Once you have successfully restored your Arlo Ultra 2 camera, perform Arlo setup. To learn how to go about the process, you ought to walk through the steps given in the user manual.
The last troubleshooting solutions concludes the blog post written on how to resolve the Arlo Ultra 2 not recording at night issue in a hassle-free manner. Here is to hope that your camera will be able to record in the most extreme and dark conditions without any issue.