How to Set Up Blink Doorbell: Quick and Easy Installation Guide

How to Set Up Blink Doorbell: Quick and Easy Installation Guide

Introduction

The Blink Doorbell is a wireless video doorbell that allows you to see and speak to visitors from your smartphone. It’s a great way to keep an eye on your home and deter crime.

In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps on how to set up your Blink Doorbell. We’ll cover everything from unboxing the doorbell to connecting it to your Wi-Fi network and setting up your Blink app.

Step 1: Unbox Your Blink Doorbell

The first thing you’ll need to do is unbox your Blink Doorbell. Inside the box, you’ll find the following items:

  • Blink Doorbell
  • Mounting bracket
  • Screws
  • Anchors
  • USB charging cable
  • Quick start guide

Step 2: Choose a Location for Your Blink Doorbell

Once you’ve unpacked your Blink Doorbell, you’ll need to choose a location for it. The best place to install your doorbell is near your front door, where you can easily see and hear visitors.

Make sure the location you choose has a strong Wi-Fi signal. You can use the Blink app to check the Wi-Fi signal strength at your chosen location.

Step 3: Mount Your Blink Doorbell

Once you’ve chosen a location for your Blink Doorbell, you’ll need to mount it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Mark the location of the mounting holes on your door frame.
  2. Drill holes at the marks you made.
  3. Insert the anchors into the holes.
  4. Screw the mounting bracket into the anchors.
  5. Attach the Blink Doorbell to the mounting bracket.

Step 4: Connect Your Blink Doorbell to Wi-Fi

Once your Blink Doorbell is mounted, you’ll need to connect it to your Wi-Fi network. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Blink app on your smartphone.
  2. Tap the “+” button in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select “Blink Doorbell” from the list of devices.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your Blink Doorbell to your Wi-Fi network.

Step 5: Set Up Your Blink Doorbell

Once your Blink Doorbell is connected to your Wi-Fi network, you’ll need to set it up. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Blink app on your smartphone.
  2. Tap the “Settings” tab.
  3. Tap “Doorbell Settings”.
  4. Configure your doorbell settings, such as the motion detection sensitivity, the video quality, and the notification settings.

Conclusion

That’s it! You’ve now successfully set up your Blink Doorbell. You can now use the Blink app to see and speak to visitors, receive notifications when someone rings your doorbell, and review recorded video clips.