How to Install Blink Outdoor Camera in Minutes 

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How to Install Blink Outdoor Camera: A Step-by-Step Guide

Blink Outdoor Camera is a wireless security camera that lets you monitor your home from anywhere. It is easy to set up, weather-resistant, and works with Alexa. You can use it to watch live video, record motion clips, receive alerts, and more. In this guide, you will learn how to install Blink Outdoor Camera in your home. You will also learn how to connect it to your Wi-Fi network, sync it with your Blink app, and mount it on your wall. By following this step-by-step guide, you will be able to install Blink Outdoor Camera in no time and enjoy its features.

This guide is worth reading because it will help you understand how to install Blink Outdoor Camera correctly and safely. You will also discover some useful tips and tricks to optimize your camera’s performance and battery life.

What’s in the box?

How to Install Blink Outdoor Camera

Before you start installing Blink Outdoor Camera, you need to make sure you have the following items:

  • A Blink Outdoor Camera kit, which includes a camera, a sync module 2, a power adapter, a USB cable, two AA lithium batteries, a mounting bracket, and screws.
  • A smartphone or tablet with the Blink app installed. You can download the app for free from the App Store or Google Play Store .
  • A Wi-Fi network with internet access. Your Wi-Fi network should have a 2.4 GHz band and support WPA or WPA2 security protocols.
  • A Phillips-head screwdriver and a drill (optional) for mounting the camera.

The first step to install Blink Outdoor Camera is to connect it to your Wi-Fi network. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Plug the power adapter into an outlet and connect the USB cable to the sync module 2.
  • Wait for the blue light on the sync module 2 to start blinking slowly.
  • Open the Blink app on your smartphone or tablet and tap the + icon on the home screen.
  • Tap Add a System and follow the on-screen instructions to create a name and password for your system.
  • Tap Add Sync Module 2 and scan the QR code on the back of the sync module 2 with your device’s camera.
  • Tap Join Network and connect your device to the sync module 2’s Wi-Fi network. The network name should start with “BLINK-”.
  • Tap Back to App and select your home Wi-Fi network from the list. Enter your Wi-Fi password and tap Connect.
  • Wait for the blue light on the sync module 2 to turn solid. This means that your sync module 2 is connected to your Wi-Fi network.
How to Install Blink Outdoor Camera

The next step to install Blink Outdoor Camera is to sync it with your Blink app. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Open the battery compartment on the back of the camera and insert two AA lithium batteries. Make sure that the batteries are aligned correctly with the polarity markings.
  • Close the battery compartment and wait for the blue light on the front of the camera to start blinking slowly.
  • Open the Blink app on your smartphone or tablet and tap the + icon on the home screen.
  • Tap Add New Device and select Blink Outdoor Camera from the list of devices.
  • Scan the QR code on the back of the camera with your device’s camera.
  • Tap Discover Device and wait for the app to find your camera. You may need to move your camera closer to your sync module 2 if it is not detected.
  • Tap Add Device and follow the on-screen instructions to customize your camera’s settings, such as name, location, motion detection, video quality, and more.
  • Tap Done when you are finished. Your camera is now synced with your Blink app.

The final step to install Blink Outdoor Camera is to mount it on your wall. To do this, follow these steps:

  • Choose a location for your camera that has a clear view of the area you want to monitor. Avoid placing your camera near sources of heat, cold, moisture, or interference, such as air conditioners, heaters, fans, windows, or metal objects.
  • Use the mounting bracket as a template and mark the holes where you want to drill. You can also use screws or nails instead of drilling if you prefer.
  • Drill holes in the wall using a drill bit that matches the size of the screws provided. Insert wall anchors into the holes if needed.
  • Attach the mounting bracket to the wall using screws or nails. Make sure that the bracket is level and secure.
  • Align the ball joint on the back of the camera with the socket on the mounting bracket. Push them together until they snap into place.
  • Adjust the angle of the camera by loosening the knob on the side of the mounting bracket. You can use the Blink app to check the live view of your camera and make sure it covers the area you want to monitor. Tighten the knob when you are satisfied with the position of your camera.

Conclusion

Here are some key points to remember from this guide:

  • To install Blink Outdoor Camera, you need a Blink Outdoor Camera kit, a smartphone or tablet with the Blink app installed, a Wi-Fi network with internet access, and a Phillips-head screwdriver and a drill (optional) for mounting the camera.
  • To connect Blink Outdoor Camera to Wi-Fi, you need to plug the power adapter into an outlet and connect the USB cable to the sync module 2. Then, you need to open the Blink app on your device and follow the on-screen instructions to add a system and a sync module 2. Then, you need to select your home Wi-Fi network and enter your Wi-Fi password.
  • To sync Blink Outdoor Camera with Blink app, you need to open the battery compartment on the back of the camera and insert two AA lithium batteries. Then, you need to open the Blink app on your device and follow the on-screen instructions to add a new device and a Blink Outdoor Camera. Then, you need to customize your camera’s settings according to your preference.
  • To mount Blink Outdoor Camera on wall, you need to choose a location for your camera that has a clear view of the area you want to monitor. Then, you need to use the mounting bracket as a template and mark the holes where you want to drill. Then, you need to drill holes in the wall and attach the mounting bracket using screws or nails. Then, you need to align the ball joint on the back of the camera with the socket on the mounting bracket and snap them together. Then, you need to adjust the angle of the camera by loosening and tightening the knob on the side of the mounting bracket.

We hope this guide has helped you learn how to install Blink Outdoor Camera easily and effectively. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below. Thank you for reading and happy monitoring! 😊

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