Why is My Eufy Floodlight Cameras Flashing Red, White, or Blue?
When you want to keep an eye on your home, inside or out, a home camera system is a great way to be more secure. Usually, you can just grab your phone, open up an app, and check the cameras to see what is going on. In addition, those security cameras will give you notifications if something is not quite right at home. But what happens if your security camera is blinking lights at you?
If your Eufy floodlight cameras are flashing red, blue, or white, it is fairly simple to see what the issue is and how to resolve it. A red light means that the camera has lost connection, blue light means that the network settings need attention, and a white light means that the light is set up and operating correctly.
We spent hours researching and finding the best information for you, so you do not have to. Read on to figure out what these lights mean and how to fix them.
What is the Eufy Floodlight Camera?
Eufy is a company that has been around for a long while and has created a reputation for great security products at reasonable prices.
Their floodlight cameras offer top-of-the-line camera security for your home. There are several different options for floodlight cameras, including the Floodlight Cam, the Floodlight Cam 2, and the Floodlight Cam 2 Pro.
The Floodlight Cam is an entry-level security camera and records in 1080p quality. The Floodlight Cam 2 and Floodlight Cam 2 Pro record video in 2K resolution for even more high-quality security.
Why is Your Eufy Floodlight Camera Flashing Blue, Red, or White?
In order to give users a quick, easy way to ensure their cameras are functioning correctly. Having simple colored lights that can blink in patterns gives customers easy information. Here are some of the colors that your eufy floodlight camera may be blinking, what they mean, and how to fix the issues.
Usually, a “breathing” blue light from your floodlight camera means that it is ready to be set up or that it successfully connected to your network but still needs to complete the setup process.
Here is the best way to deal with a blinking blue light:
- Download the Eufy Security Camera app onto your phone or tablet that you would like to use to control the camera.
- Create an account with a login and password or login to your existing account.
- Select “add base station” to connect the base station and your Eufy app.
- Turn on your Eufy floodlight camera.
- Sync your floodlight camera to the Eufy app
Once you have done all of those steps, you may see the indicator light on your camera change to several different colors but, in the end, you should end up with a solid blue light meaning that your floodlight camera is now properly connected to the app and network.
Whenever we see blinking red lights on an electronic device, it feels like it should be cause for concern. For the Eufy floodlight cameras, blinking red lights indicates some trouble that needs to be sorted out. Typically, a flashing red light means that the camera has disconnected from the internet.
One of the first steps in resolving the blinking red light is to check your internet connection.
- Check your internet modem and router.
- Restart your modem and/or router if need be.
- If the light continues blinking red, check the Eufy camera app on your device to see if you can re-establish a network connection through the app.
- If none of those solutions work, you may try powering your camera off and back on again to see if a restart resolves the issue.
Once you have tried all these solutions, your camera should be connected to the internet and working properly. If none of those solutions work, it may be time to contact customer service about hardware issues.
Whenever the LED light is solid white, your camera is set up and working properly.
Any time you see your Eufy floodlight camera blinking blue and red alternating lights, it means that your camera is in the process of upgrading its firmware. While it is upgrading, the camera will not work, and the only solution is to wait until the firmware update is complete. Usually, Eufy has the camera schedule a firmware update late at night to prevent much downtime. You can also go to the camera security app to check for and manually update the firmware if you want more control over when the update takes place.
If you are posting security cameras, you want those cameras to be working as much as possible for the best coverage possible. Figuring out which lights are on, blinking, or alternating will help ensure your cameras work properly.