How to Turn off Arlo Doorbell Camera

Just snagged a new Arlo doorbell camera and found it difficult turning it off?  Well, here’s how to turn off Arlo doorbell camera. Keep reading.

The Arlo Doorbell Camera offers a convenient way to monitor your front door. However, there may be situations where you need to turn off the camera temporarily. 

In this guide, we will walk you through the various methods to turn off your Arlo Doorbell Camera. 

Whether you prefer using the Arlo Secure App or physically disconnecting the power source, follow the step-by-step instructions below to successfully turn off your Arlo Doorbell Camera.

Turning Off Arlo Doorbell Camera Using the Arlo Secure App

Step 1: Launch the Arlo Secure App

Open the Arlo Secure App on your smartphone or tablet.

Step 2: Access Camera Settings

Tap on “Devices” to view a list of your connected cameras. Select the Arlo Doorbell Camera from the list.

Step 3: Navigate to Camera Settings

Tap the settings icon (usually represented by a gear or three dots) to access the camera settings.

Step 4: Switch Off the Camera

Locate the “Device On” switch and move it to the off position. 

This will put the camera into a low power state, disabling recording, and live streaming.

Turning Off Arlo Doorbell Camera by Removing the Power Source

Step 1: How to Turn Off Arlo Battery-Powered Cameras

For the Arlo Ultra series, Arlo Pro series, Arlo Go series, and Arlo Wire-Free Cameras, remove the batteries from the cameras to turn them off.

Step 2: How to Turn Off Arlo Wired Cameras

For wired cameras like Arlo Essential Indoor, Arlo Q, and Arlo Q Plus, unplug the AC power adapter from the wall outlet to turn off the camera.

Removing Battery on Arlo Ultra, Pro 3, Pro 3 Floodlight, Pro 4, Pro 5S, and Go 2

Step 1: Remove the Camera from the Housing

Press the button next to the charging port located underneath the camera. 

You will hear a clicking sound, and the camera will partially slide out of the housing.

Step 2: Fully Remove the Camera

Gently pull the camera until it is entirely removed from the camera housing.

Step 3: Remove the Battery

Slide the battery out of the camera to detach it completely.

Turning Off Arlo Baby Camera

Step 1: Unplug the AC Power Adapter

Disconnect the Arlo Baby camera by unplugging the AC power adapter from the wall outlet.

Step 2: Turn Off Battery Power

Rotate Arlo Baby’s footplate and remove the character’s feet. Locate the battery switch on the bottom of the camera and slide it to the off position. 

The battery is considered turned off when the green color is no longer visible under the switch.

Step 3: Reinstall the Footplate

Securely reinstall the footplate on the bottom of the Arlo Baby camera.


Turning off your Arlo Doorbell Camera can be accomplished through the Arlo Secure App or by physically removing the power source. 

Whether you prefer a temporary power-down or need to conserve battery life, the step-by-step instructions provided in our guide will help you do that easily.

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