Why Is My Eufy Camera Light Red?

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr. H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic enthusiastic, involved in research and development.

What is Eufy Homebase?

First things first, we’ve got to discuss what exactly is Eufy Homebase? After that we’ll talk about why Eufy Homebase is flashing red, why Eufy Homebase 2 is blinking red, and why Eufy Homebase 2 has no blue light.

Why do we’ve just got to discuss it first?

Well, here is why. Because if we don’t even know what exactly we are talking about, how are we supposed to find the right answers?

Here is an example to help you understand why this is important. Let’s suppose you like your coffee dark and cold. You go to the coffee shop and you say hi to the barista (who is supposed to give you what you want).

Now if you just say to the barista, “A medium cup of coffee. Make it how I like it.” Do you suppose the barista will be able to do their job? Would they be able to give you what you want?

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Of course not! They don’t have a clue how you like your coffee.

See, this is why it’s important to know exactly what or who you’re dealing with in order to do the job right.

With that said, let us introduce you to Eufy Homebase. It’s a device from the Eufy company that is supposed to connect the wireless camera to the internet via the router.

If you want your wireless camera to work efficiently, sorry let us make a correction. If you want your wireless camera to work at all, you’ve got to buy an Eufy Homebase.

That’s the basic explanation of the Eufy Homebase. But, we didn’t create an entire section about this amazing device just to tell you the basic definition of it.

If we did that, it would have been crazy and you would have the right to leave this page. Well, you’ve still got the right but because we didn’t do, we suggest you should stay and read more.

Alright, enough with the chitter chatter. Now, let’s talk about the features.


IP67 weather proof-rating: What does IP67 weather proof-rating rating mean? It means that the device is approved by the authorities to withstand harsh weather.

It can withstand mild rain and wind storms.

1080p live stream: You would have probably already guessed this one because any good device wouldn’t provide video quality of live stream below 1080p. Nonetheless, it was worth sharing, so we did.

Advanced night vision: You might not have guessed this one before. Because not every device has great night vision. Actually, there are plenty of devices that have bad to just normal visions.

Make the wireless camera work: We know we’ve already talked about this one. But, since we’re talking about features, it’s not fair to leave out one of its biggest features is it?

It was important for you to know because without it you would be left wondering, “why is my security camera showing a red light?”

1 Year Charge: Let us ask you this, how long does your phone’s battery last once it’s fully charged? About 2-4 days at most, right?

Well, is that impressive? We would say kind of. But, is it anywhere, even remotely close to the battery life of Eufy Homebase? Not in this universe.

As you can take a guess by reading the name of the feature, but we bet you’re still doubting it means what you think it means, it’s true. Once you’ve fully charged the battery of the Eufy Homebase, it lasts for one full year.

Just to let you know that you didn’t read that wrong, we’re going to repeat it. The battery life of Eufy Homebase is 1 Full Year.

With that, we’ve concluded the list of features of the Eufy Homebase device. Now, it’s time to conclude this section and move to the next one.

Well, this section is kind of concluded already so let’s move on to the next one. What is the next section about? Well, it’s related to the title of the post.

How is my Eufy Homebase light red?

If you’re experiencing this problem, If your Eufy Homebase 2’s status light is red or If your Eufy Homebase 2 is showing no light, you’ve got our sympathy. We know you just read how awesome this device is, but now that you’ve got one and see that it is not even working, you must be thinking that it kind of sucks.

We all know that’s not true. Because even the best device can sometimes malfunction. But, we kind of feel your pain, therefore, we sympathize with you.

Alright, now that we’ve said what we wanted to, let’s move forward. Because if we just sit here and talk about how bad it is, the problem will not be solved.

Therefore, we should talk about the solution. So, that is what we’re going to do now. Actually, we’re not going to tell you a solution.

Why? Because there is not one but various solutions. Therefore, we’re going to tell you all about them. First, we’re going to guide you through the step-by-step process.

If that worked for you, then you should feel happy and reap the benefits. If it did not work for you, then you shouldn’t worry about it.

Because there are many more solutions and by trying all of them, your problem should be solved.

These solutions are not step-by-step guides though, They are just some plain and simple tips and even one of them might work for you.

Alright, so let’s start with the step-by-step guide.

Step-by-step guide

Step 1: Make sure the internet is connected.

Step 2: Unplug the ethernet and Homebase power connector

Step 3: Hold down the sync button on your device for 10-15 seconds. Leave it when the screen turns off.

Step 4: Now wait for at least 20 minutes and then plug in the network.

Step 5: Now, plug in power.

Your problem should be solved now. If it didn’t, go through the whole process again. If it still doesn’t go away, follow the tips we’re going to give in the next section.

Tips for getting rid of red light

  • Check if the ethernet cable is connected to the router firmly. If it isn’t, adjust it. If it doesn’t adjust, use a new one.
  • Check if the router is reviving the internet signals. If it doesn’t restart the internet. If that doesn’t work, have the router checked by the company.
  • Use a powerful adapter. Weak adapter will not get things done. The adapter should be at least 12V-2A equivalent power adapter.
  • Enable the DHCP on your router.

That’s it! Our work is done! We hope you’ve found the solution. If you want to share your experience, make sure to do so in the comments section.