How To View Blink XT Cameras On A Computer

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Since you’ve landed on this page, so I hope you’re looking for a solution to the query, “How to view Blink XT cameras on a computer?”.

Well, I will try to the best of my capabilities to help you with the solution.

Recently Amazon bought Blink XT.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t have a direct way to view their camera on the computer.

So, what’s the solution?

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Well, there are many android emulators on the market that can help you to do so.

There is a Blink forum where you can ask your query related to Blink XT.

When I asked them in the forum regarding my query, they said currently Blink XT doesn’t come with software that will allow you to view them from your computer.

Just for your reference, the method that I’m gonna discuss will not work well with the old computers.

So, if you’re having a really old computer, then this method isn’t for you.

Moving further, there are ways to view the Blink XT camera on your computer using an android emulator, but the success also depends upon the power of your computer.

Without any further ado, let’s begin…

What is an Android Emulator?

It’s a virtual device program that you install on your computer.

In simple terms, it emulates the environment from your phone.

The best thing is that you can use the Android emulator as an environment to test the android application on your PC.

How does this work with Blink XT?

You can install Android emulators such as Bluestacks App Player or NOX.

Once you’ve installed it.

Then login into your Google account and go to the Google Play Store, and then install the Blink XT app to view your camera.

Again, if you’ve got a numerous number of Blink XT cameras and you don’t want to login into numerous google account to see these cameras on your computer, then you should opt for the NOX player.

The best thing about NOX is that it allows you to open six different instants of software by logging into several different accounts.

Allow me to throw some light on the installation of NOX as well as Bluestacks.

How to install Bluestacks Android Emulators?

  1. Download the Bluestacks setup files from the aforementioned link.
  2. Double click on the setup file and then click “continue”
  3. Click on the “install” button
  4. Wait for some time as the installation will take a few minutes
  5. Once the installation is complete, you’ll be asked to log into your Google account
  6. After you have logged into your Google account, click on the search bar at the top and type in Blink XT
  7. Click install
  8. Once installed, you’ll be asked to log into your Blink XT environment.
  9. Use the Blink XT app as you would use it on a smartphone

How to install NOX Android Emulators?

In the case of NOX, you’ll need a powerful computer to run multiple instances of the NOX player.

The below video is self-explanatory and it will help you to set up a NOX App player.


While I was doing some online research on this topic, I found lots of people complaining about the lack of support from the Blink XT on this subject.

I’m sure Blink is aware of the problem, and will definitely be working to come up with a better solution.

I hope you would have really liked the article. In case, you’ve any doubt or query, feel free to contact me.

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