Can I use Arlo ultra without a subscription?

Arlo is popular for developing the best smart security cameras for home security. Using an Arlo ultra camera can be a good option, even if you do not want to pay the additional charges for a subscription. You can connect the Arlo camera to the Arlo base station; which includes the Arlo door well. This helps the users to have better range wireless connectivity, improve battery life, and extra local storage. The videos are stored on either SD cards or  USB sticks; according to the base station you are using.

The new Arlo camera allows users to store their footage locally without paying any subscription charges. However, if the user wants to get cloud storage, they need to buy a subscription.

If you have the older Arlo camera,  you can use the following features without purchasing a subscription:

  • 7 days off cloud recording storage.
  • 5 camera limit.
  • Motion alerts.
  • 3 months support.

Enjoy Smart Protection With Arlo Security Camera

Arlo comes with two smart subscription plans: Premiere Plan and Elite Plan.

Differences between both can be seen when it comes to video resolution. If you have an Arlo Ultra camera or any other Arlo 4K camera, you can go for the elite plan in order to store the Ultra high definition footage over the cloud storage. Else,

You can go with the premier plan that can help you to save at least $5 every month.

Despite the screen resolution, both plans include features like:

  • Custom motion zone.
  • Package/ person/ animal/ vehicle detection.
  • Call the emergency contacts.
  • Activate system Siren.
  • Notifications off the lock screen.

24 7 video recording with Arlo Camera

Some Arlo cameras come with a 24/7 video recording feature. However, if your device does not support the feature, you have to add the ” continuous video recording” plans to your camera in addition to the subscription.  The video recordings will not be available for local backup or download; if you have a continuous video recording subscription, you can watch the videos using the Arlo website or application.

Here we would like to tell you one thing that a CVR subscription is not the same as the regular Arlo subscription.

Therefore,  you can use the Arlo camera without paying subscription charges with limited features. If you ever come across technical issues while using an Arlo camera like Arlo camera offline or having trouble sending the right subscription plan, you must contact the Arlo support team. The professionals can give you the best advice to do the task.