How to Add a User to the Blink App
The Blink app is a popular home security system that allows you to monitor and control your Blink cameras from your smartphone or tablet. Adding a user to the Blink app is a simple process that allows multiple individuals to access and control the system. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to add a user to the Blink app and answer some frequently asked questions.
Step 1: Download and Install the Blink App
Before adding a user to the Blink app, ensure that you have downloaded and installed the app on your smartphone or tablet. The Blink app is available for both iOS and Android devices and can be found on their respective app stores.
Step 2: Open the Blink App
Once you have installed the Blink app, open it on your device. You will need to sign in to your Blink account using your email address and password. If you do not have an account, you can create one by following the instructions provided within the app.
Step 3: Access the Settings Menu
After signing in, tap on the menu icon located on the top left corner of the app’s interface. This will open the settings menu where you can manage various aspects of your Blink system.
Step 4: Select “Manage Account”
Within the settings menu, scroll down and select “Manage Account.” This option will allow you to add and manage users associated with your Blink system.
Step 5: Tap on “Add User”
In the “Manage Account” section, tap on the option labeled “Add User.” This will initiate the process of adding a new user to the Blink app.
Step 6: Enter User Information
A form will appear where you need to enter the email address of the user you wish to add. Make sure to enter the correct email address as this will be used to send an invitation to the user. After entering the email address, tap on the “Send Invitation” button.
Step 7: User Accepts the Invitation
The user you have invited will receive an email with an invitation to join your Blink system. They will need to open the email and follow the instructions provided to accept the invitation. If the user does not have a Blink account, they will be prompted to create one.
Step 8: User Accesses the Blink App
Once the user has accepted the invitation, they can download and install the Blink app on their device. They will then have to sign in using the account they created or opted to use.
Step 9: User is Added
After signing in, the user will automatically be added to your Blink system. They will have access to view and control the cameras, as well as receive notifications and alerts.
Q: How many users can I add to the Blink app?
A: There is no limit to the number of users you can add to the Blink app. You can invite as many individuals as needed to access and control your Blink system.
Q: Can I restrict the access of a user to certain cameras?
A: Yes, you can customize the access level of each user. Within the Blink app, you have the option to grant full access or restrict access to specific cameras.
Q: Can a user have their own login credentials?
A: Yes, each user added to the Blink app will have their own login credentials. This allows for individualized access and control of the system.
Q: Can I remove a user from the Blink app?
A: Yes, you can remove a user from the Blink app by accessing the “Manage Account” section and selecting the user you wish to remove. From there, you can choose to revoke their access.
Q: Can a user add or remove other users?
A: No, only the primary account holder has the ability to add or remove users from the Blink app.
In conclusion, adding a user to the Blink app is a straightforward process that enhances the convenience and accessibility of your home security system. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily invite others to join your Blink system and grant them the necessary access to monitor and control your cameras.