Setting Up and Installing your Motion Sensor

Setting up and installing your Motion Sensor is a very simple process. Scroll down for a step-by-step guide.

Before you start

  • If there is an update available for your Ring App, please update it before you begin.   
  • You will need to have a Ring Bridge installed and set up in order to connect your Motion Sensor to the Ring App and the rest of your Ring devices. 

Click here for information on setting up a Ring Bridge.

Click here for general information on the Ring Bridge.

Step One - Select Set Up a Device


Open the side menu by tapping the three parallel lines in the upper left-hand side of the screen.

  • Tap "Set Up a Device."
  • Select Device location.
  • Tap "Smart Lights."
  • Tap "Motion Sensor."
  • Tap "Add Device."
  • Tap "Ready." 
Step Two - Remove the Base


  • Slide the base down to remove it from your Motion Sensor.
  • If installing on a masonry surface, use the base as a template to mark pilot holes.
  • Drill the holes.
  • Insert the anchors.
Step Three - Drive the Screws


Hold the base firmly against the surface and drive in the two mounting screws.

Step Four - Attach the Motion Sensor


Slide the motion sensor back onto its base until it clicks into place.

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