How to physically install your Ring Video Doorbell 4 without an existing doorbell

Physically installing up your Ring Video Doorbell 4 without an existing doorbell is a simple process. Simply scroll down for a step-by-step guide.

Note: You should setup your Ring Doorbell 4 in your Ring app before mounting it to your door.

Click here for information on setting up your Ring Video Doorbell 4 in your Ring app.

Note: Tools needed for installation (not included):

  • 6mm masonry drill bit
  • PH2 Phillips screwdriver

Click here for information on installing your Ring Video Doorbell 4 with an existing doorbell.

Step One: Charge the provided battery

  • Fully charge the battery by plugging it into a power source using the provided orange cable.
    • The small light on top will glow green when fully charged.
  • Insert the battery into the bottom of your Ring Doorbell 4 until it clicks into place.

Note: You may see an incorrect battery discharge/reporting when setting up your Ring Video Doorbell 4 if the device is not fully charged before use.

Please charge the battery completely before setting up your device.

Step Two: Line up your Ring Video Doorbell 4

To properly line up your Ring Video Doorbell 4:

  • Click the level tool (included in the box) into the small hole on the front of the Ring Doorbell 3 Plus below the camera.
  • Place the Ring Doorbell 4 next to your door at about 48 inches from the ground.
  • Level the device using the level tool.
  • Mark the positions for mounting holes with a pencil.

Step Three: Drill holes

Optional: Use a drill to drill holes where you marked the position of the mounting holes.

  • If you are mounting the Ring Doorbell 4 on brick, concrete, or stucco, put the included plastic anchors into the holes. You may need to use a hammer to get the anchors in.
  • If you are using the included optional adaptor mounting plate on wood or vinyl, just use the included screws.

Step Four: Place your Ring Video Doorbell 4 over the holes

Don't forget to remove the level tool from the front of the device.

Step Five: Screw in the Ring Video Doorbell 4

Feed all the wires (and the wire nuts if you used them) into your wall and secure your Ring Doorbell 3 Plus on the wall. Be sure you use all four included screws.

Step Six: Install the faceplate

Place one of the provided faceplates on your Ring Doorbell by slotting it in at the top and clicking it into place.

Step Seven: Tighten the security screw

Use one of the provided security screws and the star-shaped end of the screwdriver bit to secure the faceplate.


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