Enabling Ring notifications on your smartphone

Ring devices allows you to see, speak and hear visitors. To do this, you need to allow the Ring app to access to your microphone and enable notifications.

Accessing device microphones

If you want to learn how to access the microphone on your device click on the appropriate link below.

iOS (Apple) microphones

Android microphones

Settings and device notifications

Settings vary by phone but are represented by a gear icon. 

For iOS (Apple) device notifications, click on the link below and look for the section on "seeing notifications for a specific app." Then, you can navigate to the Ring app on your Apple device and start getting notifications.   

iOS (Apple) notifications

For Android device notifications, click on the link below and look for "turning notifications on or off for certain apps." Then, you can navigate to the Ring app in your device settings and start getting notifications.  

Android notifications 

Customisable Motion Zones and motion detection in the Ring app 

If you're still having trouble after you've enabled notifications in your device settings, you may need to check your Customisable Motion Zones and Motion Alerts settings in your Ring app.

Battery-powered devices

To learn about Customisable Motion Zones, motion detection and Motion Alerts for battery-powered devices click here. 

Wired devices

To learn more about Customisable Motion Zones, motion detection and Motion Alerts for Ring hardwired and plug-in devices, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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