Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) Information

Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) is a weather-resistant smart video doorbell with knock detection. It's designed for interior or exterior doors, that either:

  1. Already have a peephole.
  2. Do not have a screen door, glass door, or metal door in front of them.

Frequently asked questions

Can I use the Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) if I have a screen door, metal door, or storm door?

Note: Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) is not recommended for doors with a glass storm door, metal, or screen door in front of them.

Doors that close in front of Peephole Cam (Door View Cam), like screens and storm doors will have an impact on Peephole Cam's (Door View Cam's) functionality. Glass doors cause reflections back into the camera, obstructing its view. Metal and mesh screens, regardless of whether they are glass or metal, may partially or fully obstruct the camera's view and interfere with wifi. They will prevent motion from being detected by Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) until the outer door is opened.

If you have a glass door in front of your Peephole Cam (Door View Cam), you can adjust the video settings:

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap the menu (≡) on the left side of the Dashboard.
  3. Tap Devices.
  4. Tap your Peephole Cam (Door View Cam).
  5. Tap Device Settings.
  6. Tap Video Settings.
  7. Select Infrared Lights for Night Vision. 

Note: You may still see distorted videos if you have a Ring Protect plan. 

How do I charge the battery and how long does it take?
Your Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) uses Ring’s Quick Release Battery Pack, which is charged using a common micro-USB cable (an orange one is included in your Ring box). Your Ring app will tell you when your battery is low.

Is the Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) compatible with Alexa devices?
Yes. The Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam) is completely compatible with Alexa devices. You can hear door chimes, use Live View, and carry on conversations via Fire TV, Echo Show, Echo Spot, or Alexa-enabled tablets.

Do I need to be subscribed to the Ring Protect Plan to use the Ring Peephole Cam (Door View Cam)?
No. You do not need to be subscribed to the Ring Protect Plan to use the video features of the doorbell. You will need to be subscribed, however, to access event recordings that your doorbell records.

Learn more about the Ring Protect plan.


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