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Floodlight mode stuck on “getting information”

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Aspirant
Aspirant
Just installed Floodlight and app. Mode is stuck on “getting information”. My iphone is on IOS 13.5.1. Please help!
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Sensei Sensei
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Not much information to go on there.

 

So, this is the iOS app. Have you tried it with the browser interface and https://my.arlo.com/?

 

Is it connected to a hub or to a wifi access point?

 

Can you see the camera and live stream from it?


Just another user
Arlo hardware: Q Plus, Pro 2 (X2), Pro 3 (X3), Pro 3 Floodlight, Security Light (X2), Ultra (X2), Doorbell, Chime
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Aspirant
Connected via wifi to Netgear Orbi Pro router. After app wouldn’t get beyond “getting information” on mode tad, I tried to access via my Arlo site on Safari, Chrome, and FireFox browsers on my Iphone. “View cameras” button would not work. Thoughts??
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Aspirant
Yes, I can live stream the camera from the app
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Sensei Sensei
Sensei

@sbrecruiter wrote:
....I tried to access via my Arlo site on Safari, Chrome, and FireFox browsers on my Iphone.


But can you actually get at my.arlo.com with a browser?

 

What happens when you try?

 


@sbrecruiter wrote:
“View cameras” button would not work.


Where is this “View cameras” button?

 

 


Just another user
Arlo hardware: Q Plus, Pro 2 (X2), Pro 3 (X3), Pro 3 Floodlight, Security Light (X2), Ultra (X2), Doorbell, Chime
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Aspirant
Aspirant

Yes. I am able to access my.arlo.com on my iphone as well as my Surface Pro

On the Iphone version, it has a "View Cameras" tab. When I click that, nothing happens.

Using my desktop, I am able to see my device on my.arlo.com and live stream the floodlight cam. I can see my device on the Mode tab as well, but it is blank on the right side where there should be options to arm/disarm.

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Community Manager
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sbrecruiter,

 

Consider rebooting the floodlight by removing and reinserting the battery. Test again to see if you still experience the same behavior.

 

JamesC

 

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Aspirant
Aspirant

I removed the battery and reinstalled it. I'm still not seeing any options when I go to the "Mode" tab on the iphone app or desktop my.arlo.com website.

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Aspirant
Aspirant
I cannot believe I dropped $500 for 2 of these floodlights only to have “getting information” as a constant message in the mode function on IOS. Really? What in the heck am I paying for? The beta version? Ridiculous.
Model: FB1001 | Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight
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Ds41439,

 

Does the happen when using the web client? Is it intermittent on your iOS device or does it always happen?

 

JamesC

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Aspirant
I just bought the flood and am having the same problem.
Model: FB1001 | Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight
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JpMaxMan,

 

Try removing and resyncing your floodlight. Do you still experience the same issue?

 

JamesC

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