Charging the SimpliSafe outdoor camera battery is a straightforward process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to charge your SimpliSafe outdoor camera battery:
1. Before you begin charging your SimpliSafe outdoor camera battery, make sure that the battery is completely drained. You can check the battery status in the SimpliSafe app.
2. Once you have confirmed that the battery is completely drained, remove it from the outdoor camera. To do this, twist the battery cover clockwise, then pull the battery out.
3. Get a micro-USB cable and connect it to the charging port on the camera battery. Plug the other end of the USB cable into a power source. You can use a wall adapter or a computer with a USB port.
4. Leave the battery to charge for a few hours until it’s fully charged. You can check the battery status in the SimpliSafe app to see when it’s fully charged.
5. Once the battery is fully charged, re-insert it back into the outdoor camera. Twist the battery cover anti-clockwise to secure the battery back in place.
6. Switch on the camera, and you’re good to go! The battery should last for several months, depending on usage.
It’s important to note that the SimpliSafe outdoor camera battery is not user-replaceable. When the battery reaches the end of its lifespan, you’ll need to contact SimpliSafe to arrange for a replacement battery. Also, make sure to charge the battery only using the provided micro-USB cable and not any other cable as it could damage the battery or the camera.
1. How long does it take to fully charge Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery?
Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery takes around 5 to 6 hours to get fully charged. However, it may vary based on the type of device used for charging.
2. How often do I need to charge the Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery?
The frequency of charging depends on the usage of the camera. In general, Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery may last anywhere between 3 to 6 months in idle mode. However, if the camera is frequently used, it may require recharging more often.
3. Can I charge Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery with any USB charger?
Yes, you can charge Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery with any USB charger that has an output of 5V and at least 1A. However, it is recommended to use the original charging cable and adapter provided by Simplisafe for optimal performance.
4. Does the Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery come with an indicator to show charging progress?
Yes, the Simplisafe Outdoor Camera Battery comes with a built-in LED light that indicates the battery’s charging status. When the LED light is red, it indicates that the battery is charging, and when it turns green, it means that the battery is fully charged.