How do I play videos from the library in my Arlo account

This article applies to:

VMC4040P  AVD1001  FB1001  VMC2030  VMC2020  AVD2001  VMC2032  VMC4041P  VMC4050P  VMC5040  VML2030  VMC2040  VMC3030  VMC3040  VMC3040S  ABC1000  VMC4030  VML4030  VMC4030P 

This article is for the Arlo Secure App experience with Library. If you have the Arlo Secure App experience with Feed, please visit: How do I play videos from the Feed in my Arlo account?

The library is where all of your video recordings and snapshots are stored. You can use the filter and the calendar to find and view specific recordings. The number of days that your content is saved depends on your service plan.

For more information, visit: What are the available Arlo subscription plans and how much cloud storage is available?

Note: To ensure content is not permanently lost, download important files to your mobile device or computer. All content, including content marked as Favorite, is deleted based on the service plan that you subscribed to. Arlo Secure and Arlo Secure Plus plans store video history for 30 days.

To play videos from the library:

  1. Launch the Arlo Secure App or log in to your Arlo account at
  2. Tap or click Library. The calendar displays on the top of the page.
  3. Use the arrows on either side of the month to select a month to view.
    Days on which a video clip was recorded are indicated with a green circle.
  4. Tap or click a highlighted date.
    Recordings and snapshots from the date that you highlight display below the calendar.

To pan and zoom:

To pan and zoom using a mobile device:

    • Use the pinch gesture to zoom in and out of the video.
    • Touch and drag to move around the zoomed-in frame.

To pan and zoom using a computer:

    • Click the Zoom icon to zoom in and out.
    • Use your mouse to move around in the frame.

To swipe to view the previous or next video:

    • Click the Zoom icon.
    • Use your mouse to move around in the frame.

You may share, donate or download your videos by tapping or clicking on the ellipsis (three dots).