Linked Devices - Automatically Record on Cameras when Alarm is Triggered

When your Ring Alarm or Ring Alarm Pro system is triggered, every second counts and there’s no guarantee that an intruder will be in front of a camera when the time comes.

That’s why you can set any Ring device with a camera to start recording the instant your Alarm is triggered. To set up your Ring Camera devices to begin recording automatically, follow these instructions.

Note: You must have a Ring Protect plan.

How to Set Linked Devices to Start Recording when Alarm is Triggered:

  • Open your Ring App.
  • Open the side menu by tapping the three-lined icon in the upper-left corner of the screen.
  • Tap Devices.
  • Tap Alarm Base Station.
  • Tap Base Station or Alarm Pro Base Station.
  • Tap Linked Devices.
  • Press “Tap here to link devices’ to adjust what happens when the alarm sounds.
  • Select the devices you wish to begin recording video when an alarm is triggered or begins entry delay.

Note: Live View must be enabled in order to set a device for simultaneous recording. Turning Live View off on a device will supersede an order for the simultaneous record.

* If you’ve replaced your existing Base Station or Alarm Pro Base Station with a new one, you must re-establish links with your new device.

* If you have a subscription to Ring Protect, videos captured by your doorbell or camera will be saved to your Ring account for up to 30 or 60 days depending on your location and photos captured will be saved to your Ring account for up to 7 days, so you can review them at any time.

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