Ring Doorbell Flashing Light Patterns Guide

If you need to know what doorbell you have, use this link to find out in the Ring app. 

The light patterns below are for the Ring Video Doorbell (1st Generation), Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation), Ring Video Doorbell 3, Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus, and Ring Video Doorbell 4. 

Activity Flashing Light Pattern Flashing Light Image
Connecting to Network During Setup Blue light moving upward Blue_Light_Moving_Upward.gif

Indicates Percentage of Charge

(not applicable to Ring Video Doorbell 2)

Blue light cycling around  Blue_Light_Cyclinbg_Around.gif
Setup Mode Spinning white - times out after 10 minutes Set_Up_Mode_Spinning_White.gif
Successful Setup Four blue LED's flash four times  Four_LED_s_Flash_Four_Times_.gif
Failed Setup - Ring Temporary Network Access Point 

White light flashing on the right -  The Ring Network is for setup only. When you complete setup you'll connect to your home wifi network and won't be connected to the Ring Network. 


Failed Setup White light flashing on the top - incorrect password - passwords are case sensitive and have no spaces.  Failed-Setup-Password.gif
Failed Setup White light flashing left - failed setup for a reason other than incorrect password or Ring Network Access Point.  RingDoorbell-Failed-Setup-Other.gif
Firmware Update

White light flashing on and off

doorbell is updating internally.

Idle Mode

Solid white light - doorbell is idle. 

Note: This mode only applies when your doorbell is wired to your home electricity. 


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