How to flash your Wyze Cam Outdoor firmware manually

Flash Firmware for Wyze Cam Outdoor

  1. Wyze Cam Outdoor firmware files can be found on the Release Notes page.

  2. Download the specific version of firmware from the Release Notes.
    • Windows 10: Right-click in the folder and select extract all.
    • Mac: Drag and drop (extract) the folder to the root directory of your microSD card. The folder name should be sd_update
  3. Insert the SD card into the camera, then power cycle it (flip the power switch Off, then back On). 

  4. The camera will start the firmware flash process. The status light will have both the blue and yellow lights on at the same time. 

  5. Once flash is complete, the camera will reboot itself. Wait until the status light becomes solid blue again. If already set up, it should reconnect automatically. Otherwise, setup can be attempted again at this point.

  6. Take out the microSD card and remove the folder “sd_update” from it. If left in, the camera will enter firmware flashing mode every time it reboots.

  7. Remove the microSD card and power cycle the camera again by flipping the power switch again.

Flash Firmware for Wyze Base Station

  1. Wyze Base Station firmware files can be found on the Release Notes page.

  2. Download the specific version of firmware from the Release Notes.

    • Windows 10: Right-click in the folder and select extract all.

    • Mac: Drag and drop (extract) the folder to the root directory of your microSD card. The folder name should be sd_update

  3. Insert the microSD card into the Base Station, then power cycle it. The Base Station will start the firmware flash process. The status light will either stay solid yellow, or immediately start blinking blue.

  4. Once flash is complete, the base station will reboot itself. Wait until the status light becomes solid blue again. If already set up, it should reconnect automatically. Otherwise, setup can be attempted again at this point.

  5. Take out the microSD card and remove the folder “sd_update”. If left in, the base station will enter firmware flashing mode every time it reboots.

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