By Trae Jacobs,
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It’s straightforward and simple to connect your Blink camera to a different Wi-Fi network.
Whether you just bought a new Wi-Fi router, moved to a new home, or changed internet service providers, here’s how you can change your Blink Camera’s Wi-Fi network.
How to Change a Blink Camera’s Wi-Fi
You can change your Blink Camera’s Wi-Fi network in the Blink app:
- Open the Blink app.
- Scroll down and select your Sync Module.
- Tap “Change Wi-Fi Network.”
- The app will prompt you to reset your Sync Module. Press and hold the reset button until you see a red light on the front of the device.
- Wait until you see a blinking blue light and steady green light. Then, tap “Discover Device.”
- Join the temporary Blink Wi-Fi network.
- Tap “Allow” to let the Wi-Fi screen open.
- Select the network you want to join and enter the password.
- Press “Join” and confirm the connection by checking your camera’s Live View.
Where is the Sync Module Reset Button?
Your Sync Module’s reset button will vary in location depending on whether you’re using the original Sync Module or Sync Module 2.
|Reset Button Location
|Original Sync Module
|A pinhole on the right side
|Sync Module 2
|A pressable tab on the back
Troubleshooting: Changing a Blink Camera’s Wi-Fi
If you’re having trouble changing your Blink Camera’s Wi-Fi network or connecting to your chosen network, try the troubleshooting steps below.
- Check the Blink servers to ensure they’re functioning.
- Connect to a 2.4GHz network. Blink doesn’t support 5GHz Wi-Fi.
- Improve your signal strength by moving the Sync Module closer to the router.
- If your Wi-Fi network doesn’t appear in the list of available networks, tap “Refresh List” at the top.
- Move the Sync Module closer to your Blink device.
- Try power cycling your Blink device.
- Reset the Sync Module.