How to restart the Wyze Cam Outdoor
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Getting a smart home security camera is a good investment, but sometimes they act. If you have the Wyze Cam Outdoor, you may need to restart it quickly. Here’s how to power cycle it.
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How do I restart my Wyze outdoor camera?
Step 1: Check the back of the Wyze Camera Outdoor and flip the power switch to Disabled position. Unplug from a power source if necessary.
2nd step: Wait 30 seconds.
Step 3: Return the power switch to At position.
How do I get my Wyze camera back online?
If you are having trouble connecting your Wyze Cam Outdoor, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can follow.
Step 1: Restart your Wyze Base Station by unplugging it from its power source for 30 seconds.
2nd step: Check the status light on the Wyze Cam Outdoor and base station. They should both be solid blue, but if they’re blinking they’re still trying to connect.
Step 3: Open the Wyze app and tap on paired base station. Check the signal strength and move your base station closer if there is only one bar.
Step 4: Charge the Wyze Camera Outdoor for four hours. You can use the mobile app to check battery levels if needed.
Step 5: In the Wyze app, navigate to Account > Firmware > Upgrade, and touch Update. Having the right software can ensure that devices can communicate.
How do I reset my Wyze camera?
Unfortunately, you cannot factory reset the Wyze Cam Outdoor. This is a safety feature. The device is battery operated, so potential thieves could steal your camera and use it with another base station.
With these troubleshooting tips in your back pocket, you should be able to restart your Wyze Outdoor Cam and resolve any other connectivity issues that may arise.
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