Why Is My Eufy Camera Light Red? [2022 updated]

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic expert with 10 years of experience, involved in the research and development of SMART HOME systems.

Eufy camera status LED become red due to several reasons.

Specially, when you are using a indoor type Eufy camera, its status LED will flash or keep light up for different reasons as mentioned below.

The meaning of indoor eufy camera red light

Blinking red slowlyMotion or sound detected
Disconnected from the InternetSolid red
Blinking red onceLive Streaming or Recording Events
Table indicating the eufy indoor camera LED light meanings

The meaning of eufyCam 2/2C/2 Pro/2C Pro camera red light

Solid red (when LED is enabled)Detecting motion or recording event
Blinking redAlarm triggered (eufyCam 2C/2C Pro do not support Anti-theft alarm)
Table indicating the eufy Cam 2/2C/2 Pro/2C Pro LED light meanings

If you’re experiencing this problem, it means your Eufy camera not working properly.

The meaning of HomeBase 2 red light

Blinking redReady for setup
Solid redFailed to connect to the network
Table indicating the eufy homebase 2 LED light meanings

Simply the red light in the Eufy camera or homebase is a indicator that your security device is out of its normal function.

How to fix the Eufy camera red light problem?

The main fix for this problem is related to your internet connection.

Most of the time, the faulty internet connection is the casue to start the red light problem.

Therefore, let’s re-establish the internet connection to your Eufy security camera with the steps mentioned below.

Step-by-step guide

Step 1: Make sure the internet is connected.

Step 2: Unplug the ethernet and eufy camera 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 router. 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.

What to do if all above fails?

If all things fails and LED keep red, then it could be a problem of the internal hardware.

So my advice it to contact the support center for additional help.

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