General Information on Ring Protect Subscription Plans

Ring Protect Plan is an optional subscription that gives you access to paid features for Ring devices such as doorbells, cameras, and alarms. With a Ring Protect Plan, you can save, review, and share video recordings from your Ring devices to your Ring account. Without a Ring Protect Plan, you can still view real-time video for Ring doorbells and cameras and answer doorbell notifications when they happen, but you don’t get video recordings of those events.

Are you looking for Assisted Monitoring outside of the US or Canada? See this page for more information.

There are three Ring Protect Plans available:

Ring Protect BasicRing Protect Plus, and Ring Protect Pro.

  • Ring Protect Basic activates video recording for one device per location.
  • Ring Protect Plus activates video recording for all devices at your location.
  • Ring Protect Pro activates video recording for all devices at your location, Professional Monitoring and 24/7 Backup Internet for Ring Alarm Pro.

A Ring Protect subscription may be purchased on a monthly or yearly basis. Subscription features vary for each Ring Protect Plan, which you can compare in the table below. Please note, some features are only compatible with specific Ring devices (for example, professional monitoring requires a Ring Alarm).

Ring Protect Subscription Features by Plan

  Without a Plan
Included Free
Ring Protect Basic
$3/month or $30/year
Ring Protect Plus
$10/month or $100/year
Ring Protect Pro
$20/month or $200/year
Motion-activated notifications
Real time video with Live View
Two-Way talk
Theft Protection 1
Video history for 60 days 2  
Video saving and sharing  
Snapshot Capture  
Person Alerts  
Rich Notifications  
Persistent Visitor  
Alexa Greetings  
Extended warranties 6    
10% off select products on and Amazon.com7    
24/7 professional monitoring for Ring Alarm 3,4,7      
Cellular Backup for Ring Alarm or Ring Alarm Pro5      
In-app SOS button for Ring Alarm or Ring Alarm Pro      
Duress code for Ring Alarm or Ring Alarm Pro      
24/7 Backup Internet      
eero Secure      
Alexa Guard Plus      


Subscribe to a Ring Protect Plan

To subscribe to a Ring Protect Plan, log into your Ring account and go to My Plans, or select the Subscribe button below. For detailed instructions on how to subscribe, see How to Subscribe to the Ring Protect Plan.

Get a 30-day Ring Protect Trial when you register a new device
Whenever you register a new device on your Ring app, you automatically start a 30-day Ring Protect Trial. With this trial, you can try all Ring Protect plan features available for your device, including 10% off select Ring products on (USA, Canada, UK, EU, Australia or New Zealand) and (US only).

During the Ring Protect Trial period, you get video recording for your cameras and doorbells and professional monitoring for Ring Alarm. Video recordings are stored for the duration of your trial, unless you subscribe to a Ring Protect Plan.
Learn more about the Ring Protect Trial.

To keep important videos beyond that time, download them to your PC or mobile device. You may do this from the Ring app or by going to and logging into your account

Costco bundles and the Ring Protect Trial
If you purchased a Ring device through Costco, then your trial period may be longer than 30 days. With a Ring Protect Trial through Costco, you’ll receive the same benefits as the standard 30-day trial, except these benefits will last through the duration of your trial period. To learn more, see Ring Protect Plan and Costco Bundles.

Pay monthly or annually
When subscribing to Ring Protect, you have the option to pay in a monthly or annual billing cycle.

Cancel anytime
You can cancel a Ring Protect Plan at any time on
Learn about plan cancellations and refunds.


1. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more about Theft protection here.

2. Your Ring videos are stored in the cloud for up to 60 days, unless you manually change the storage time. Storage is for 30 days if your address is in one of the following countries:

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.

3. Requires the Ring Alarm Security Kit. Additional charges may apply in areas that require permits or guard response service for alarm verification. Tax not included. Enrollment required.
Ring Alarm professional monitoring service is available only within the U.S. (all 50 states, but not any U.S. territories) and in Canada (excluding Quebec). Ring does not own its own professional monitoring center.
Check Ring Protect Subscription Plans for more information.
See Ring alarm licenses at:

4. Guard plus is available only to customers located in the U.S. You must have a supported Echo device to enable Guard Plus. To access Guard Plus benefits, you must link your Ring and Amazon accounts and complete Guard Plus setup in the Alexa app. The Alexa Emergency Helpline is not a 911 service and may not work during outages or if you're experiencing connectivity issues.

5. Cellular data is provided by a third party carrier. Coverage, uptime, technology, and speeds will vary. May require backup power if the power goes out.

6. For extended warranty coverage to apply to your Ring device, the device must be within its original warranty period when you subscribe to Ring Protect Plus. Once the original warranty expires, the device will be covered under Ring protect Plus until you discontinue your subscription. Non-Ring and other third-party devices are not eligible for the extended warranty.

7. Terms and conditions apply. See this page for more information.

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