Turn Off the Blue Light on Blink Camera (Easy Steps)

So you want to know how to turn off the blue light on your Blink camera?

You are in the correct place. I have a blink camera myself, and I know that this LED is annoying and can drive people crazy, right? 

Don't worry; I have the solution in this article. Just keep reading.

Why do Blink cameras have a blue LED?

The blue light is used to draw attention to the camera, so people know it's powered and recording. That's good for some situations, but it can also bother you.

The good news is that you can disable it and get rid of the annoying light.

The way you can disable this light varies a little bit in different models so let's take a look at some of them. Just pick your model and follow the steps.

How to Turn off the blue light on Blink Outdoor camera

Use the Blink phone App and follow the steps below:

  • Open App on your mobile phone;
  • Go to Camera Settings > Status LED > Recording;
  • Toggle the button to the OFF position.
  • Use the Blink phone App and follow the steps below:

    How to Turn off the blue light on Blink camera XT/XT2

    The process is different for the Blink XT and XT2 and involves a physical interaction with the camera to turn the Recording LED switch to the OFF position. I'm talking about opening the camera to turn the blue LED OFF.

    You can use a reset needle, paper clip, or tweezers to move the switch.

  • Remove the camera cover;
  • Move the Rec LED to the OFF position;
  • Insert the cover back to the camera.
  • And it's done. The blue LED won't bother you anymore.

    How to Turn off the blue light on the Blink Mini

    OK, the Blink Mini requires you just to use your mobile phone.

    Here's the step-by-step to disable the Blue LED.

  • Launch the Blink app on your mobile phone.
  • Got to Camera Settings > Status LED.
  • Toggle the button to the OFF position.
  • And that's it. Just like that, you got the blue LED disabled.

    Extra information

    Just in case your Blink camera still keeps showing the blue, please restart it and check again. Sometimes a residual configuration in the memory can cause this issue but is quickly fixed by a camera restarting.