Download Arlo Secure for PC Windows 11 / 10 / 7

Arlo Secure is a surveillance or home management app that allow the monitoring of houses, offices or sites owned by the user. The app has been made for smartphones and doesn’t have an official PC version. To get the app on a PC, emulators are used. Read the article to successfully download and install Arlo Secure on Windows and get a perfect explanation of all the app features for the best app experience.

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Name Arlo Secure
Developer Arlo Technologies, Inc.
Year of Launch 2014
File Size 1 GB
Supported OS Android | iOS
Category CCTV
License Free
Language(s) English | Danish | Dutch | Finnish | French and 12 more.
Store(s) Google Play Store | App Store
Official Website
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Download and install Arlo Secure for Windows using BlueStacks or NoxPlayer

BlueStacks and NoxPlayer are famous Android emulators that work well with Windows and MacOS. With them, you can download and install Android and iOS applications on your computer and also use external hardware like your mouse and keyboard.

Below are the steps to download and install Arlo Secure using one of these emulators:

  1. Go to to the BlueStacks or NoxPlayer official website to download and install the emulator of your choice.
  2. Click on the “Download” button located in the middle of the page.
  3. Click on the “Windows” link, and then click on the “Install Now” button.
  4. After the download completes, click on the “Run” button to start the installation process.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.
  6. After the installation is complete, click on the “Start” button to launch the emulator.
  7. In the emulator, click on the “Search” icon, and type in “Arlo.”
  8. Click on the “Arlo” result, and then click on the “Install” button to start the installation process.
  9. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.

Features of Arlo Secure

Person Detection feature

This feature send a notification to your phone everytime a person is spotted on the camera. The rich notification is an option under the detection feature that allow a quick response when an alert notification is displayed on your screen.

Animal and Vehicle detection

The vehicle parked near the property is also kept in view and is notified. The animal detection feature keeps your loved pet in view and send a notification in case of any intrusion.

Video monitoring feature

The video monitoring feature has high-quality audio and video detection and you can record and replay both.

Sharing options

Live streaming is the trend of the time and the app provides high-quality video and audio facilities. You can even arm and disarm the system anytime remotely. The PC version let you control the video recording of multiple cameras at a specific period of time.

Smart app features

The app provides an inbuilt smart doorbell. The audio detection features are highly advanced that assist in person, animal and vehicle detection and alert you.

The app interface

The app have a simple interface easy to configure. Adding the camera and configuring it follows the same norm of being highly easy. All the recorded videos are saved in the device storage.

Interface of Arlo on iPhone.
Arlo Secure s an application who let you control your cameras everywhere.

Procedure to Connect the Arlo Base Station

The official page of the Arlo application provides detailed steps to connect the Arlo base station. The article has covered the steps to connect the base station to the internet and a new Wi-Fi.

Connecting it to the Internet

  • The first step is connecting the Smart Hub or base station to the available router using an Ethernet cable.
  • The connection of the base station to the router must be done before it is powered on.
  • If you don’t follow this instruction, there may be a lag in the connection to the network.
  • Next, connect the power adapter to the base and plug it into an electrical outlet.
  • Press the on-off button to turn the base station on.
  • Wait until the power and internet LED on the front of the base station turn green.
  • The process of turning green takes up to two minutes.
  • If a single-LED base station is used, the LED will turn blue.
  • When any of the two scenarios are completed, your base station is connected to the internet.

Connecting the Arlo Base Station to a new Wi-Fi

  • The Arlo camera needs to be connected to both the modem and the connected computer for connecting to WiFi.
  • A Wi-Fi router with 4GHz Wi-Fi is needed.
  • Reinstall the Arlo base station connected to connect to a direct-to-Wi-Fi connection.
  • A Wi-Fi extender with an Ethernet port is needed to be connected to an Arlo or Arlo Pro base station.

How to Connect the Charger to Arlo Pro?

It is important to note that the battery in Arlo Pro, Essential Spotlight Camera, and the Essential XL Spotlight Camera cannot be removed. The USB charging cable can only be used indoors, requiring you to remove the camera and bring it indoors to charge. When the Arlo Pro LED lights turn solid blue, it indicates that the camera battery is completely charged.

Indoor charging

  • The charging cable should be connected to a 5V, 2A power adapter. Power adapters less than 2A will take a very long time to charge.
  • By removing the camera, it’s meant to unscrew the camera from the mount and not remove the mount from the wall.
  • After bringing the camera indoors, pull the bottom flap to reveal the USB charging port,
  • Then plug the USB charging cable into the camera.

Outdoor charging

  • The VMA3700 Essential Outdoor Charging Cable is weather resistant and has the feature of continuously charging while connected to an outlet.
  • Simply connect the charging port to the camera and begin charging.
  • The VMA3600 Essential Solar Panel keeps the battery charged with direct sunlight.
  • The 8-foot cable is the weather-resistant and has an adjustable mount, making installation easy anywhere.

Alternatives to Arlo Secure for Windows


This surveillance application allow the monitoring of important properties of the user. The software used for the camera allows viewing of live footage being recorded, assisted by the option of video playback. The application supports two-way audio communication and PTZ controls.

NightOwl Connect

The app let you access the real-time scenario where the cameras are installed from anywhere and let you share the video playback recording through text, mail or social networks. High-quality audio and video in live footage and the ability to configure notifications are some of the other features provided by the app. Multiple users and logins are allowed to access the application.

Lorex Cloud

This alternative of Arlo also offer a monitoring and surveillance facility. This app is developed by Lorex securities and let you watch live videos across multiple cameras from anywhere. Other features include watching video playback, taking snapshots, configuring push notifications and recording live videos. As the name suggests, it’s a cloud-based application with the data stored in the cloud, making the security system accessible anywhere and anytime worldwide.