Setting Up and Installing your Floodlight Wired

Setting up your Floodlight Wired in the Ring app is simple. Simply scroll down for a step-by-step guide.

Safety Warnings

There is always a risk of electrical shock when working with wires. When installing your Floodlight Wired:

  • Be sure to disconnect power at the fuse or circuit breaker before installing.
  • Verify that the supply voltage is correct. Connect the fixture to a 100 VAC 50/60 Hz power source.
  • Properly ground your Floodlight Wired.
  • Always follow code standards when installing wired connections.
  • Do not install near combustible or flammable surfaces.
  • Floodlight Wired must be installed on a UL listed weatherproof electrical box.

Before you begin:

  • Be sure to install and set up your Bridge before installing and setting up your Smart Lights. You will need to have a Ring Bridge installed and set up in order to connect your Smart Lights to the Ring App and the rest of your Ring devices.
  • If there is an update available for your Ring App, please update it before you begin. Remind any shared users to update their app too. Updating the app ensures that everyone on your account will be able to see this new device.

Click here for information on setting up a Ring Bridge.

If you are looking for general information on Ring Smart Lighting, click here.

Step One - Attach the Mounting Bracket

To attach the mounting bracket:

  • With the power turned off at the breaker, attach the ground wire from your home to the ground screw inside your electrical box.
  • Screw the mounting bracket into your electrical box using two of the included screws.
    • There are several sizes of screw inside Bag A. You may have to experiment with them to find the ones that fit. 

Step Two - Secure the Mounting Plate

To secure the mounting plate:

  • Attach the included adhesive foam gasket to the rear of the mounting plate.
  • Pull the wires from your home through the hole in the mounting plate.
  • Center the mounting plate over the mounting bracket and secure it with one of the included long screws. 

Step Three - Hang Your Floodlight

Use the provided hook to hang your Floodlight from its mounting plate to make wiring easier.

Put one end of the hook into one of the mounting holes on your Floodlight, and the other into the slot on the mounting plate.


Step Four - Connect the Power Wires

To connect the power wires:

  • Use an included wire nut to connect the white wire from your Floodlight to the white (neutral) wire coming from your electrical box.
  • Connect the black wire from your Floodlight to the black (hot) wire from your electrical box using another wire nut.

Step Five - Mount Your Floodlight

Slide your Floodlight over the posts on the mounting plate, then secure it with two of the included short screws.

Once your Floodlight is mounted, feel free to switch power back on at the breaker.

Step Six - Select Set Up a Device

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

  • Tap “Set Up a Device.”
  • Tap “Smart Lighting.”
  • Select your location.

Step Seven - Scan the QR Code on Your Device

  • Use your mobile device to scan the QR code on the rear of your Floodlight Wired.
    • This code can also be found on the product packaging of your Floodlight Wired.

If your mobile device is not scanning the QR code, you can select “Set Up Without Scanning” and enter the five-digit PIN code underneath your device’s QR code to add your device.


Step Eight - Add Your Floodlight Wired to a Light Group

Select the lights Group you’d like to add your Floodlight to. If you’d like to create a new group that is not listed, you can select “Custom…”

Click here for more information about setting up and controlling your Groups in your Ring app.


Step Nine - Name Your Floodlight Wired

Give your Floodlight a specific name to distinguish it from the other Ring devices on your account.


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