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Shabda360 Aspirant
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So my Arlo was stolen, can the thieves get anything like my password or net work password from it.?  Does it have a memory?

 

Model: VMC3040 | Arlo-Q HD with Audio

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Guru TomMac Guru
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Shabda360 wrote:

So my Arlo was stolen, can the thieves get anything like my password or net work password from it.?  Does it have a memory?

 


The network ssid and password are entered during setup into the Q using the bar code box ( when you hear the chime )....

 

And yes, the Q retains ( it has to in order to reconnect to your wifi )  this but I don't believe there is any way of getting the network password back out in any way that is usable.

 

The only thing I can think of is that the Q could possibly hook into your wifi IF a neighbor in range of your wifi took it..but they still wouldn't be able to view the camera as it would be running thru your account  which has it's own separate password (which isn't in the camera )

 

Long story short... I wouldn't worry about it.  But I would file the thief with police and the serial number of the camera and contact Netgear if they possibly retain stolen #s on cameras

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Master steve_t Master
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Shabda360 wrote:

So my Arlo was stolen, can the thieves get anything like my password or net work password from it.?  Does it have a memory?

 


No. You never entered a password to your network into it anyway because it's cable connected

Guru TomMac Guru
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Shabda360 wrote:

So my Arlo was stolen, can the thieves get anything like my password or net work password from it.?  Does it have a memory?

 


The network ssid and password are entered during setup into the Q using the bar code box ( when you hear the chime )....

 

And yes, the Q retains ( it has to in order to reconnect to your wifi )  this but I don't believe there is any way of getting the network password back out in any way that is usable.

 

The only thing I can think of is that the Q could possibly hook into your wifi IF a neighbor in range of your wifi took it..but they still wouldn't be able to view the camera as it would be running thru your account  which has it's own separate password (which isn't in the camera )

 

Long story short... I wouldn't worry about it.  But I would file the thief with police and the serial number of the camera and contact Netgear if they possibly retain stolen #s on cameras

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Shabda360 Aspirant
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I guess I did  not know which camera I have,(had).  My camera had no either net cable.  It connected wirelessly to the internet through wifi.    

 

so i think the camera does have the pasword in it. 

 

but I don't think the password is accessible to the the thief .

 

thanks

Model: VMC4030| Arlo Pro Wire-Free Camera
Master steve_t Master
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Oh sorry. This is in the Arlo Q section. Didn't see that sorry. How did someone steal your Q?!!