How to Snooze motion notifications

The Snooze option allows you to temporarily pause motion event notifications being sent to your mobile device. The camera; however, will continue to record clips.

Snooze automatically disables the pause after the desired length of time is reached. If you are subscribing to a Blink plan, you can use Custom Snooze, that lets you specify the length in 1-minute increments up to 24 hours.

Turning on Snooze

  1. On your camera's thumbnail, tap More 
  2. Tap the Snooze button and then select how long you want the Snooze to last.
    • Select 30 minutes (default) or up to 4 hours. If you want to cancel, tap the back arrow.
  3. Once you've chosen your snooze length, tap Start Snooze. 
    • If you'd like the Snooze to apply to all of the cameras in your system, check the box next to Apply to all devices.
    • When your camera's notifications are being Snoozed, the Snooze icon  will appear to the left of Motion Detection .

Turning off Snooze

To end an active Snooze early, tap the solid blue button. A confirmation message displays the amount of Snooze time remaining.

  • The Snooze icon will switch back to gray .
  • Tap the Apply to all devices checkbox to end Snooze for all cameras on the system.

Alexa Snooze Notifications

Alexa will continue announcing events even if you have turned on Snooze notifications for your camera or system. To turn off Alexa Motion Announcements, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Alexa app.
  2. Go to Settings > Device Settings.
  3. Select the device you want to stop the announcements for.
  4. Under ANNOUNCEMENTS, turn off Motion Announcements

If you want Alexa to resume announcing motion notifications, you must turn on Motion Announcements in the Alexa app.


Setting Custom Snooze notifications

When you have a Blink Plus Subscription Plan or trial, you can set a Custom time frame for snoozing your motion notifications and enter any time increment from 1 minute and up to 24 hours. Learn more about Blink Subscription Plans extra features and benefits for your devices.

1. Tap the More button settings icon on the home screen and select Notification Snooze and then Custom.

2. Select the amount of time to Snooze your notifications and then tap Start Snooze. You have the flexibility to select any time between 1 minute and 24 hours to stop your notifications. Your set custom Snooze time will then appear as a notification on the Home screen.

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