Setting up and using your Motion Detector
The Ring Alarm Motion Detector is designed to monitor a room or area inside your home for heat and movement. When armed, the Motion detector will trigger your Ring Alarm when heat and movement are detected. Motion Detector Features CUSTOMISABLE, PET-FRIENDLY SETTINGS: You can customise motion...
Ring Alarm Motion Detector Settings
The Ring Alarm Motion Detector has multiple motion detection sensitivity settings that can help protect your home or business while avoiding false alarms. These settings are also useful for avoiding false alarms, especially if you have pets. The Motion Detector (1st gen) has the following settin...
Troubleshooting your Ring Alarm Motion Detector
Having issues with your 1st generation Ring Alarm Motion Detector? Follow these steps to help resolve them. What if my Motion Detector won’t connect? Move the Motion Detector closer to the Base Station. If this doesn’t work, try removing and replacing the battery: Remove the cover from the devi...
Troubleshooting your Ring Alarm Motion Detector (2nd generation)
Having issues with your 2nd generation Ring Alarm Motion Detector? Follow these steps to help resolve them. The light patterns on your Motion Detector will help you identify if it’s working well, or if there’s something wrong. When you press the button on the front of the Motion Detector, you m...
Testing Your Ring Alarm Motion Detector
You can test a Ring Alarm Motion Detector at any time by using the "Test Motion" tile in your Ring app. This will allow you to make sure your Motion Detectors are working as intended and keeping your home safe. Before starting the Motion Detector Test, make sure your Ring Alarm is disarmed. Testi...
Re-setting Your Motion Detector After it Triggers
My motion sensor was tripped. Is there any way to reset the sensor so it is "cleared" and ready to detect further movement? No. Motion Sensors have a built-in function called "dwell time." Dwell time means that after a motion sensor is tripped it will need a three-minute period in which it detect...