Google Clips LED patterns

The Google Clips camera has three LEDs on the front of the device that can be used to get useful information about things like camera/capture state, pairing status, battery level, and more. 

General LED patterns

Before or during camera setup, the camera LEDs will indicate setup progress.

LEDs on the front of the Google Clips camera Status

Top and bottom lights alternating white pulses

Camera is not paired to a phone and is awaiting setup

3 white lights moving up and down rapidly

Camera is downloading or installing updates

3 white lights pulsing on and off, one-by-one

Camera is waking up and ready to connect

1 solid red light

Camera needs to be rebooted

Capture LED patterns

When your Google Clips camera is capturing, the camera LEDs will indicate capture state and errors.
 

LEDs on the front of the Google Clips camera Status

1 white pulsing light

Camera is on and looking for content to capture

3 solid white lights

Camera is capturing a manual clip (shutter button was pressed)

1 amber pulsing light

Camera is running low on battery or storage space

1 solid amber light

Camera is out of battery or storage space and can't capture clips

1 solid red light

Camera has crashed and needs to be rebooted

Charging LED patterns

When your Google Clips camera is plugged in and charging, the camera LEDs will indicate battery level and charging state.

LEDs on the front of the Google Clips camera Status

1 to 3 flashing, ascending white lights

Camera battery is currently being charged

 

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