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How to Reset Blink Cameras


Blink cameras are excellent mid-range intelligent cameras that can be added to your home to boost its level of safety and protection. You can easily use them and put them up, and you can connect numerous units to one another so that you can see different angles of your home.

However, like any piece of technology, there will always come a moment when a bug or an upgrade may require you to reset your gadget. It’s also possible that you’re switching out the attachment and want to clear the data so you can sell the device to someone else. The following is a rundown of the procedures you’ll need to complete in order to reset your Blink cameras.

Because the majority of the Blink cameras need to connect to the sync module, you actually only need to reset the module in order to reset the connections. This is because the sync module is shared by all of the Blink cameras. The Blink Mini, on the other hand, operates in a slightly different manner and must be reset locally.

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Is There a Reset Button on Blink cameras?

There is a reset button located someplace on each and every Blink camera. On the other hand, you will need to reset the Sync Module in order to use it with the cameras that are connected to it rather than the camera itself. The reset button on the Blink Mini will bring the device back to the settings that were there when it was first manufactured.

How to Reset Most Blink Cameras

To function properly and establish a connection to your smartphone or other electronic devices, the majority of Blink’s cameras—including the Indoor, Outdoor, XT, and XT2 models—require the use of a Blink Sync Module. The Sync Module is the component that establishes a connection between each camera and the internet. In light of this, rather of having to reset each individual camera, you need only reset the module, after which you can reconnect each camera to it. Before you go to the trouble of restarting the system, you might want to try giving your modem and Sync Module a power cycle first.

Step 1: Locate the reset button on the side of the Sync Module and press and hold it until the red LED begins to blink.

Step 2: After holding down the button, let go of it and wait for the LED to alternate between green and blue flashes.

Step 3: You are now in the set up phase for the Sync Module. At this time, none of the cameras will be active.

Step 4: The fourth step is to remove the Sync Module from the Blink app.

How to Reset the Blink Mini

It is important to note that in contrast to the other cameras offered by the firm, the Blink Mini does not require a connection to a Sync Module in order to function properly. On the other side of the camera, there is a button labelled “Reset” that you can press. If your camera is having trouble connecting to the internet or if it has any other problems, you can utilize this button.

Step 1: The first step is to press and hold the reset button for a period of half a minute.

Step 2: At this point, the camera should be functioning in the factory default setting.

How to Reconnect the Blink camera to Wi-Fi

After you have finished resetting your system, you will need to reinstall the Sync Module to the Blink app in order to reestablish the connection to your wireless network. As was just discussed, the only way to change the configuration of your system is to first delete it from the app and then reset it.

Step 1: First thing to do is launch the Blink app.

Step 2: Tap the plus sign (step 2) to continue.

Step 3: Make your selection using the Blink Wireless System.

Step 4: Step four requires either scanning or manually entering the serial number of the Sync Module.

Step 5: After tapping Discover Devices, select the Blink system that you are using.

Step 6: Tap the Join and Done button. 

If your Blink system is experiencing problems, displaying that it is offline, or you are selling it to a new owner, these are all of the actions that you will need to take to reset it. In the event that you need to reset the system, keep in mind that you must first power cycle the system before doing so.