How to Connect Blink Module to WIFI
Blink is a popular home security system that allows you to monitor your home remotely. In order to use Blink, you need to connect the Blink module to your home’s WIFI network. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to do it:
Step 1: Set up the Blink module
Before connecting the Blink module to WIFI, make sure you have set up the module properly. This includes inserting the batteries and configuring the settings through the Blink app.
Step 2: Open the Blink app
Open the Blink app on your smartphone or tablet. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, you can find it on the App Store or Google Play Store.
Step 3: Tap on the “Add a system” button
In the app, tap on the “Add a system” button to start the setup process.
Step 4: Scan the QR code
Scan the QR code located on the back of the Blink module using your smartphone or tablet’s camera. This will automatically detect the module and begin the setup process.
Step 5: Connect to WIFI
Follow the on-screen instructions to connect the Blink module to your WIFI network. You will need to enter your WIFI network name and password.
Step 6: Wait for the connection
Once you have entered the correct WIFI information, wait for the Blink module to connect to your network. This may take a few moments.
Step 7: Test the connection
After the Blink module is successfully connected to WIFI, test the connection by accessing the live view in the Blink app. If you can see the live video feed from your Blink module, then the connection is successful.
Step 8: Install the Blink module
Now that the Blink module is connected to WIFI, you can install it in your desired location. Follow the instructions provided by Blink to ensure proper installation.
1. Can I connect multiple Blink modules to the same WIFI network?
Yes, you can connect multiple Blink modules to the same WIFI network. Each module will need to be set up individually through the Blink app.
2. Can I connect Blink module to a hidden WIFI network?
Yes, you can connect the Blink module to a hidden WIFI network. During the setup process, you will have the option to manually enter the hidden network’s name and password.
3. What should I do if the Blink module fails to connect to WIFI?
If the Blink module fails to connect to WIFI, ensure that you have entered the correct WIFI network name and password. You can also try restarting the Blink module and your WIFI router.
4. Can I change the WIFI network that the Blink module is connected to?
Yes, you can change the WIFI network that the Blink module is connected to. Simply go to the Blink app, select the module you want to modify, and follow the on-screen instructions to change the network settings.
5. Can I connect Blink module to a 5GHz WIFI network?
No, Blink modules can only connect to 2.4GHz WIFI networks. Ensure that your WIFI network is set to 2.4GHz before attempting to connect the Blink module.
6. Can I connect the Blink module to a public WIFI network?
Yes, you can connect the Blink module to a public WIFI network. Follow the same setup process as connecting to a home network.
7. Do I need a strong WIFI signal for the Blink module to work properly?
Yes, a strong and stable WIFI signal is necessary for the Blink module to work properly. Ensure that the module is within range of your WIFI router for optimal performance.
8. Can I connect the Blink module to a different WIFI network in a different location?
Yes, you can connect the Blink module to a different WIFI network in a different location. Simply go through the setup process again, entering the new network’s name and password.
By following these steps and frequently asked questions, you can easily connect your Blink module to WIFI and start monitoring your home remotely. Enjoy the added security and peace of mind that Blink provides.