Yi Home Camera yellow light always on (solved)

If you have the Yi Home camera yellow light always on all the time, it's stuck during the initialization; I have a quick solution for the problem.

Yi Home Camera Yellow LED

Yi Home Camera with yellow LED

As you can see in the picture, my Yi Home 1080p camera got stuck with a solid yellow LED light, but I could make it work, and now it's working fine.

Let's take a look at how to solve the problem...

How fo fix the problem with the yellow LED

Most of the time, this problem with the stuck yellow LED is solved by inserting a formatted micro SD card compatible with the camera.

Make sure you have a micro SD card from a reliable brand such as Sandisk.

==> To learn more, read the article: Best Micro SD card for security cameras.

Here's the step-by-step to fix the problem.

  • Insert the micro SD card into an adapter;
  • Insert the adapter into a computer SD card slot;
  • Open the Windows Explorer and right-click the card;
  • Format the card using the FAT32 file system;
  • Insert the micro SD card into the camera slot;
  • Power on the camera and wait for the initialization.
Micro SD card adapter

Micro SD card adapter

Format micro SD card

Format the micro SD card using FAT32

After those steps should have your camera working.

Reset the Yi Home camera and do the setup process from scratch.

The picture below shows the Yi Home camera with a solid blue LED.

Yi Home Camera Solid Blue Light

And that's all. Enjoy your camera.

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