Using Alarm Pro when the power goes out

Ring Alarm Pro is requires power in order to take advantage of all of the features and benefits. Even if your internet connection is still online working, Alarm Pro can’t run a wifi network without a power source.


Using Alarm Pro when the power is out

When the power goes out, you have two options to keep your Ring Alarm Pro on.

  1. Alarm Pro has an internal backup battery inside the Base Station that can provide backup power. When using the internal battery, you may have limited access to Alarm features only.
  2. Ring Power Packs (sold separately) can provide external battery backup for your Alarm Pro. Connect up to 4 fully-charged Power Packs to a single Alarm Pro to use the alarm, cameras, and everything else on your wifi network. One Power Pack lasts for up to 8 hours.


Using 24/7 Backup Internet when the power and internet are both unavailable

When the AC power is out, or if you take your Alarm Pro to a location without a plug-in power source, you’ll want to use Ring Power Packs to keep the Base Station powered on. Power Packs are needed if you want to keep your eero wifi network online using the 24/7 Backup Internet feature included in your Ring Protect Pro subscription (and all Alarm Pro features).

Click here to learn more about 24/7 Backup Internet and Extra Data.

Note: Ring Power Packs can also be used to provide backup power to your eero 6 Extenders, which will keep your expanded wifi network up if you lose power.

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