Ring Protect Plan

Ring Protect is a subscription plan that unlocks special features and benefits for Ring devices.

  • Ring Protect Basic activates video recording and storage (up to 60 days in the U.S.) for one Ring doorbell or camera.
  • Ring Protect Plus provides all of the benefits from Basic, an extended warranty for all Ring devices, and 10% off future purchases of select Ring products on ring.com and amazon.com.
  • Ring Protect Pro provides all of the benefits from Plus. Protect Pro also activates special features for Ring Alarm and Ring Alarm Pro, such as Professional Monitoring and 24/7 Backup Internet with Extra Data.

See the chart below for a detailed comparison of features and benefits.

Learn about plan cancellations and refunds.

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Basic Plus Pro
Video history for 60 days1Never miss a moment. Access recorded videos of every Ring, motion and Live View event for up to 60 days.
Video saving and sharingDownload and save your Ring videos on a mobile device or computer to watch them for later or share them with anyone.
Snapshot Capture 1See what’s happening in between motion-activated events with recurring photo snapshots taken throughout the day.
Person Alerts Enable to get a notification only when your device spots a person.
Rich Notifications See exactly what triggered an alert with a photo preview right in the notification without opening the Ring App.
Extended Warranties for all Devices 2Extend the warranty on all your Ring devices at one address.
10% off Select Products on Ring.com and Amazon.com 3Get an exclusive discount on Ring products on Ring.com or Amazon.com when you are logged in.
24/7 professional monitoring for Ring Alarm 1Request dispatch of real-time emergency responders when break-ins or any other security threat is detected by your Ring Alarm.
Cellular Backup for Ring AlarmIf your home loses internet connection, alarm cellular backup keeps your Ring Alarm system connected and able to send alarm signals.
Alexa Guard Plus 4Get hands-free access to an Emergency Helpline, alerts about potential emergencies when you're away, and more, with your compatible Alexa devices.
24/7 Backup Internet 53GB of data included every month to keep devices on your wifi network online in the event of an internet outage. Option to use as much data as you need with Extra Data for $3/GB.
Digital Security by eero Secure 6Help protect your online activity, block ads for faster load times, and apply content filters with eero Secure.
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1 Find details on select Ring Protect features below:

Video History, Saving, and Sharing

Your Ring videos are stored in the cloud temporarily, e.g., up to 60 days in the U.S. Check Ring Protect Subscription Plans for more information about your plan’s retention period.

Snapshot Capture

Ring takes recurring photo snapshots throughout the day, so you can see what is happening between motion-activated events (videos) in your Event History Timeline. These photos are stored in your account for up to 7 days. To keep important photos beyond 7 days, download them to your PC or mobile device.

24/7 Professional Monitoring

Ring Alarm Pro and Ring Alarm professional monitoring service is available only within the U.S. (all 50 states, but not U.S. territories). Ring does not own its own professional monitoring center. Additional charges may apply in areas that require permits or guard response service for alarm verification. Tax not included. Enrollment required.

If you are interested in learning more about Professional Monitoring in Canada please learn more about your Protect Plans here.


2 Extended warranty coverage applies to eligible Ring devices, provided you subscribe to Ring Protect Plus or Ring Protect Pro during the original warranty period, until you discontinue your subscription. Non-Ring and other third-party devices are not eligible for the extended warranty. Read more about our warranty.

3 Terms and conditions apply. See Ring Protect Subscription Plans for more information. Amazon discount requires linking your Ring and Amazon account.

4 Guard Plus is available only to customers located in the U.S. You must have a supported Echo device to enable Guard Plus. To access Guard Plus benefits, you must link your Ring and Amazon accounts and complete Guard Plus setup in the Alexa app. The Alexa Emergency Helpline is not a 911 service and may not work during outages or if you're experiencing connectivity issues. Use of Guard Plus requires an Amazon account and agreement to Alexa Terms of Use, found here.

5 Extra data charges may apply. Cellular data is provided by a third party carrier. Coverage, uptime, technology, and speeds will vary. May require backup power if the power goes out. Visit ring.com/alarm-pro for more details. Ring Alarm Pro is designed to be used as a router, as using Ring Alarm Pro as an extender may impact your ability to utilize Ring Protect Pro features.

6 Get advanced digital security features with an eero Secure subscription, which is included with a Ring Protect Pro subscription.

7Actual savings vary depending on insurance carrier and policy. Example savings based on example home insurance premium of $1500 and at least 6.7% discount for alarm professional monitoring.