How to set up Your Security System
Automate your security system to easily see your home from each and every angle.
With the rapid advance of modern technology, it is now easier than ever to ensure your home is protected thanks to an installed home security system. Due to the rising tide of security systems and devices that more and more homes are implementing, renters and homeowners alike are now able to closely watch their homes or apartments while keeping their families and possessions safe even when far away from home.
Leading the charge in future home innovations is the Arlo Home Security System. This highly-advanced piece of technology is widely comprehensive and easy to use and can be completely and effortlessly automated by performing a few key steps.
Below, we’ll teach you how to set up your Arlo Home Security System, from choosing the most effective cameras, to closely monitoring your security system, with the end goal of ensuring both you and your family’s continued safety.
A crucial first step in setting up your Arlo Home Security System, choosing the right security cameras for your unique situation, is incredibly important. With a large range of cameras and video doorbells perfect for both indoor and outdoor environments, Arlo’s security cameras come equipped with advanced features such as night vision and motion detection that ensure nothing happens in and around your home without your direct knowledge. Keeping in mind the specific layout of your home or place of residence — and what areas you’d like to focus on most — is essential. Once you’ve decided on the areas, selecting Arlo security cameras becomes an easier process.
After you’ve chosen your security cameras, you’ll need to pair them with the Arlo Home Security System. Thankfully, Arlo cameras are easy to install with the standard installation time usually taking no more than a few minutes. By simply connecting the security cameras to your home’s Wi-Fi network, you can follow along with the easy-to-understand instructions via the Arlo Secure App to complete the setup process.
Once your cameras have been successfully installed and connected to your home’s Wi-Fi, you can then focus on configuring the settings to your preferred specifications. The premium Arlo Secure App will allow you to customize a wide range of settings and features including the sensitivity of your cameras’ motion detection, the recording duration, and much more. By taking the necessary time to adjust and configure the settings now, you can ensure that your Arlo Home Security System is well-equipped to protect your home day and night.
After you’ve finished configuring your security cameras to your Arlo Home Security System, you’ll most likely want to create some rules. The Arlo Secure App includes a feature that allows you to create and implement rules that will tell your cameras when to trigger or start recording after a certain event — such as detected movement — has taken place. Additionally, these rules can be personally customized to fit any specific need you may have, making absolutely certain that your Arlo security cameras are constantly capturing the footage most helpful to you.
Now that your Arlo Home Security System is fully set up, you can now relax and sit back with your phone or other smart device and monitor the system at your discretion. By using the Arlo Secure App, you can quickly and easily view live footage from your cameras, day and night, from anywhere in the world, helping to reduce the stress of not knowing what is going on at home when you’re not around.
With the home automation that the Arlo Home Security System and other security devices can afford every homeowner and renter, ensuring your residence’s protection throughout the day has never been simpler. By using the right security cameras — such as the powerful Arlo Pro 5 — in the right places, you can rest easy knowing that your home, and everyone who lives there — is constantly protected no matter what.