Learn password safety tips to better protect your Ring account.
Password safety tips
It's important to safeguard your Ring account with a strong password that can't be easily guessed.
Don't use personal information in your password.
Avoid using words or numbers like your first or last name, family names, birthdays, addresses, or Social Security number – in other words, anything that's traceable to you.
Make your password complex.
Don't use common passwords like 123456, password, or qwerty. This makes your Ring account password easy to guess and vulnerable to malicious actors.
Use different passwords for all your accounts.
By using different usernames and passwords for your various accounts, you reduce the risk that a malicious actor could reuse credentials compromised from one account to access your other accounts.
Ring password requirements
At Ring, we take password safety very seriously and we are always working to improve your account security. When creating a new password, we've set the following requirements. Not to worry, we'll prompt you if any of these elements are missing.
- Must have at least eight characters.
- Must include both uppercase and lowercase letters.
- Must include at least one number.
- Must include at least one symbol, like one of the following: !@#$%^&*<>-).
- Cannot be an easily guessed password such as 123456, password, or qwerty.
- Cannot include your first name, last name, or email username.
- Cannot be the same as your most current/most recent password.
Your account security is our highest priority
Customer trust is important to us and we take the security of our devices and services extremely seriously. We highly encourage all Ring users to follow our recommended security best practices to ensure your Ring account stays secure.