I have been using my Arlo Baby on my two Alexa Show devices in my home and the connection will no longer work. I have tried many different things such as resetting devices on both ends, disabling the feature on my Alexa and then enabling, etc ...
This used to work with no issues on my Alexa devices.
Please let me know if there is any way you could help me.
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I am having the exact same issue, and there are a lot of complaints on the Alexa skill app recently. Seems that someone at Arlo messed up the support for the Echo Show. Please fix this!
I'm from Germany and I've got the same problems with Arlo Baby and the Echo System. The Echo 5 does only show some seconds or nothing, after displaying "waiting for Arlo" the Echo Show always says "buffering" and nothing more happens. I've 5 other arlo cams, everyone is working fine with Alexa, only the Arlo Baby doesn't work anymore!
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We are having the same issue (again). It worked for a few months but a few days ago it hasn't been working even after trying all the recommended things. It seems to connect for a split second then buffer until eternity. My ring cameras are working fine. We have had the arlo baby and echo show for about a year. It happened a few months ago and started working after a software update but its back at it again! Phones are connecting without issues, it's just alexa having issues.
Same EXACT. Baby Arlo works on my phone etc. Just not on Echo Show as it has done before. My ring cameras and everything else works on my echo, so I know that it is not my Echo Show.
Hello. I’ve gone through the forums and seems like nothing really recent and so thought I would bring this up again. We have a couple of Amazon Echo Shows and for the first week the Arlo baby camera worked with it. Now, every time it connects to show the video, it drops within a few seconds after connecting back to the home screen. I can’t seem to get the image on the Echo to show the camera. I’ve reset everything. I’ve disconnected and reenabled everything on both the Arlo and Echo. Is this still a known thing and are there any tricks or updates forthcoming?
Same here, I'm only getting canned responses from support. No indication that they are actually working on the issue. I'm really bummed out because having the monitor up on my Echo show was really useful while I'm working so my phone can be free for conference calls. Really disappointed by the lack of service from this company.
NOPE 😞 And nobody from Arlo has addressed this issue. I have to have my cell phone constantly run all night with the video on now as prior I was using an Alexa Echo Show. It is very frustrating.
How do I get it to show for an extended period of time (30 minutes or more)?
Please let me know. Thanks.
I contacted Arlo support. They told me to contact Amazon support, and so I did. Amazon had me factory reset the Arlo Baby (again) and factory reset the Echo Show 8. Also reconnected the Arlo skill. After all that, it still behaved the same. The camera would come on for about 15 seconds and then turn off. At the end of it all, the Amazon rep advised me to buy a different camera... not super helpful. The Arlo Baby was rather expensive and I was relying on the Echo Show 8 as a monitor since it doesn't come with one.
That is ridiculous! We have all done the resetting of both devices as well. Arlo should know that Amazon (Alexa) is not the issue. Mine also turns on for 15 seconds after the resets and then disappears. I hope that one day soon they actually decide to read these messages! Did Amazon recommend any other cameras that pair with the Alexas that don't have the same issues that Arlo has?
Also, it seems like everyone on the forums started having this problem around the same time in early May. I wonder if there was an update to the Echo Show, the Arlo Baby or the Arlo Alexa still around that time?
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