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Hier finden Sie einige Ressourcen, die Ihnen bei der Verwaltung Ihrer Blink Geräte helfen.

Erste Schritte

System Anforderungen

Blink System Requirements Before you begin setting up your Blink devices, it's essential to ensure that you...

Before you begin setting up your Blink devices, it's essential to ensure that you meet all the required system and device specifications.

Mobile Device Requirements:

Supported Personal Devices*: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android device, Fire OS mobile device, Echo Show, Echo Dot, Fire TV, and Stick.

* Please note that Blink products are strictly for non-commercial use, and NDAA compliance is not implied or assured.

Mobile Operating System Requirements:

Your mobile device must be on the following software versions or higher in order to use the Blink app:

Wi-Fi Network Requirements:

  • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi Network 802.11b/g/n 
  • A high-speed internet connection (DSL, Cable, Fiber) with a minimum upload speed of 2 Mbit/sec.
  • IP Configuration: DHCP 
  • Wi-Fi Security: WEP, WPA, WPA2 with TKIP SSID

Note: Blink does not support satellite internet due to high latency issues.

Power Requirements:

  • The Sync Module requires a standard electrical outlet for power. 
  • The Sync Module 2 requires a USB drive for local storage functionality. 
  • The Blink Mini camera needs to be connected to a standard electrical outlet for power supply.

Additional Requirements and Limitations:

  • A valid email address: Ensure you provide a valid email address as it will be used for password resets, communication regarding any issues, and receiving time-limited account verification codes.

Note: Blink products are unable to access the internet on networks that require authentication through a third-party login website.

The latest version of the Blink app is always available in your app store. Blink supports most smartphones, tablets, and many Alexa-enabled products.

Tap your preferred app store option below to download the latest version of the Blink app.

Download on the App Store
Version: 28.1
for iOS 14 and later
Get it on Google Play
Version: 28.0
for Android v6.0 and later
Available at Amazon Appstore
Version: 28.0
for Fire OS v7.0 and later

How to Update your iOS and Android devices

In order to run the latest version of the Blink app, it's important your mobile device meets the minimum system requirements.

How to auto update your mobile devices

The easiest way to keep the app version of your mobile device current is to turn on the Automatic Update option in your device settings:

How to manually update your mobile devices

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We recommend that you always backup your data prior to updating your mobile device.

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Laden Sie die App herunter und erstellen Sie ein Konto

Create a new account in the Blink app This article will help you get started with the Blink app and setting up your new...

This article will help you get started with the Blink app and setting up your new Blink account.

The latest version of the Blink app is always available in your app store. Blink supports most smartphones, tablets, and many Alexa-enabled products.

Tap your preferred app store option below to download the latest version of the Blink app.

Download on the App Store
Version: 28.1
for iOS 14 and later
Get it on Google Play
Version: 28.0
for Android v6.0 and later
Available at Amazon Appstore
Version: 28.0
for Fire OS v7.0 and later

How to Update your iOS and Android devices

In order to run the latest version of the Blink app, it's important your mobile device meets the minimum system requirements.

How to auto update your mobile devices

The easiest way to keep the app version of your mobile device current is to turn on the Automatic Update option in your device settings:

How to manually update your mobile devices

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Note

We recommend that you always backup your data prior to updating your mobile device.

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To get started with the Blink app, follow the instructions below:

With Blink, you have one user account with one email and one phone number. On log in and certain other actions, a verification number is sent to the mobile number or email address of the account.

Note: If you want to share your account with other users, learn more about setting up a second phone or device.

  1. Launch the Blink App and tap Create Account at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Select your country from the drop-down menu and tap Next.
  3. Your region is pre-selected based on your IP address. Confirm your region and tap OK.
  4. Enter a valid email address, and tap Next.
  5. Create a password and tap Create Account. The password requirements are listed at the bottom of the screen. Tap the eyeball icon if you want to view what you are typing.
  6. Complete the multi-factor authentication (MFA) process. Learn more about multi-factor authentication.

Multi-factor authentication steps

Verify your email address

Enter the PIN from the email we sent you and tap Verify.

  • PIN codes are valid for 40 minutes. 
  • If you haven't received the code after 90 seconds, tap Resend PIN Code.


Verify your phone number

Tap the phone number entry line to bring up a keypad.
Enter the phone number you wish to use for device verification and tap Next.

Optional: Select your country code by tapping the flag icon next to the phone number entry line.

If you prefer to not use SMS, the PIN code can be read to you by an automated voice call.
To choose this option, under Receive code by: select Voice call and tap Next.

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Note

The SMS text option is for use with mobile phones and will not work with landline phone numbers. Blink uses this number to associate your device with the Blink app to ensure the person making changes is you. Your information is private and will not be used for any additional purposes or shared with third parties.

Learn more why we need your phone number. Contact Customer Service if you don't have a phone number.

A SMS text message containing the PIN code is sent to the phone number, and you are shown another PIN entry screen.

  • Example SMS text Message:

Enter the PIN from the SMS text message we sent you and tap Verify.

  • PIN codes are valid for 40 minutes. 
  • If you haven't received the code after 90 seconds, tap Resend PIN Code.

When the phone verification step is complete, you are prompted to link your new Blink account to your Amazon account by tapping Link Accounts. If you don't want to link your account, select Skip to be sent to the Home screen without linking your accounts.

Note: This is an optional step, but we highly recommend linking your accounts at this time. Learn more about the benefits of linking your accounts.

Sign into your existing Amazon account. You will need to know your Amazon login email address and password. Once the link is established between accounts, tap Done.



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Einrichten Ihres Geräts

Besuchen Sie die Kategorie „Einrichten Ihrer Blink Geräte“, um Anleitungen zur Kamera- und Geräteeinrichtung mit Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen zu erhalten. Beliebte Setup-Artikel sind unten aufgeführt.

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Fehlerbehebung

Allgemeine Tipps zur Fehlerbehebung

Besuchen Sie die Kategorie „Fehlerbehebung“ , um Antworten auf häufig gestellte Fragen zu finden. Oder wählen Sie einen der folgenden Artikel zur Fehlerbehebung aus.

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