Using the Event History timeline

Event History is a video timeline that provides easy access to all events recorded1 by your Video Doorbells or Security Cameras with a Ring Protect subscription (sold separately). Event History features icons on a timeline, letting you know when certain events happened.

Types of events

Event types may vary, depending on your device(s).

  • Missed ring (Video Doorbells)
  • Answered ring (Video Doorbells)
  • Motion
  • Live View
  • Person detected
  • Linked Device

With a Ring Protect subscription you also get access to Snapshot Capture2, which are recurring photo snapshots taken throughout the day that appear in your Event History.

View your Event History

To see your Event History timeline in the Ring app:

  1. Tap the menu icon ☰ on the top left.
  2. Tap Devices.
  3. Tap a device.
  4. Tap Event History.

Filter events in your Event History

To filter events, tap the Events drop-down in the Ring app. Then choose Ring, Motion, Live View, Linked Devices, or Favourite. Then tap Filter Events.

1 Your Ring videos are stored in the cloud for up to 180 days. Changing your video storage time will only affect videos that are recorded after you adjust your storage time setting. Check Ring Protect plans for more information.

2 Snapshot Capture photos are stored in the cloud for up to 7 days.

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