Live View for Ring Video Doorbells and Security Cameras

Live View for your Ring doorbell or security camera is a feature available through your Ring App to see what’s happening outside your door and around your home. To access Live View, you can open your Ring App and tap on an image from one of your Ring devices. 

New navigation features for Live View are being released to improve the Live View experience, such as having views in both vertical and landscape orientations. In addition, you'll be able to expand the viewing area size to watch videos (if you have a Ring Protect plan) or drag the video to see other parts of the video is not in expanded mode.

If you do not see updated features for Live View, you may need to update your Ring App. 


Live View Features Available in Your Timeline with Your Ring Protect Plan


Additional Options 

Once you've ended a Live View, at the bottom of the screen you'll have options to:

  • Share events
  • View a Calendar to see recordings from a particular day
  • Filter Events By Type or Show All 


The three dots labeled More allow for Delete videos, adding a Favorite star so certain videos are easier for you to find. Adding a Favorite star does not permanently save videos., Download videos for saving permanently, Snapshot download which will add an image to your mobile device photos, Feedback option to let Ring know about a problem you may have had, such as a video ending too soon or poor video quality. 


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