What to Know
  • Create a Custom Event Alert

    Custom Event Alerts is a new feature for Ring Protect subscribers, which allows the Ring Spotlight Cam Battery to identify when an object is in a specific state in the camera’s field-of-view. Your camera won't know what the objects are, but it can learn the difference between two states, such as ...

  • Welcome to the Ring App

    Welcome to Ring!Whether you've just purchased your first Ring product or you're a long-time neighbor, congratulations on adding to the ring of security around your home! The following article covers some basic information that will get you up and running quickly. First you'll need to set up your ...

  • Downloading and Updating the Ring App

    Updating the Ring App on your Mobile Device If you want to ensure that you have the latest version of the Ring App use one of the links below to get updates. Updates to apps, allow you to have the latest features and fixes. Note: If you want to see what version of the app you have, open the Ring ...

  • Visual Guide to the Ring App

    Welcome to Ring! Whether you've just purchased your first Ring product or you're a long-time neighbor, congratulations on adding to the security around your home! Now that you've downloaded the Ring app, it’s time for a guided tour of the command center for all your Ring products. With the Ring a...

  • Ring Control Center Information

    The Ring Control Center in the Ring app enables you to view and manage: Account Control Community Control Privacy Information To access the Ring Control Center in the Ring app: Tap the three lines on the top left Tap Control Center From Control Center you can scroll to see various options ...

  • Ring and access to your phone contacts

    The Ring app is requesting access to my phone's contact list. Why does Ring need this access?Ring will only ask for access to your phone's contact list when you install a Ring Alarm system. To simplify the setup process, Ring Alarm will ask for permission to access your contact list during setup....

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How to Use
  • How to Get Package Alerts

    Package Alerts are now available on select Ring Video Doorbells and can alert you when there is a package in designated areas at your device. To start using Package Alerts, you will need a Ring Protect subscription, a Ring Video Doorbell (2020) or a Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2. Not sure what Ring d...

  • Turn on push notifications for ring.com

    Push notifications are alerts from Ring devices that get delivered to your computer desktop when you’re logged into your Ring account. Push notifications can be enabled on a compatible web browser and inform you about events happening on your property.Push notifications are unique to your Ring de...

  • Device Registered to Someone Else Message During Setup

    If you get a message that your doorbell or security camera is registered to someone else during setup, follow the prompts in the Ring app to Learn More About Device Transfers. You can request a transfer from the original/registered owner. If you do not see prompts in the Ring app to initiate a de...

  • How to Generate an Alternate Verification Code for your Ring Account

    When you attempt to sign in to a Ring account from a device or browser you’ve never used before, you need to generate a verification code from a previously signed-in device. This is an added security measure to help keep your Ring account secure. What’s a “previously signed-in device”?This can be...

  • How to Download and Use an Authenticator App

    What is an Authenticator App? Authenticator apps are installed on mobile devices, PCs, and laptops and are used as a part of an online safety and security process called Two-Step Verification. The purpose of Two-Step Verification is to protect you from unauthorized logins into your Ring account. ...

  • Offline Delivery Feature Using Amazon Key

    Linked cameras will record your in-garage delivery if you have a Ring Protect subscription. The recordings will be available in your Ring app timeline after the driver delivers your package. It is recommended for you to enable the Offline Delivery setting, when you’re linking your security camera...

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How to Fix
  • Helpful DIY Solutions for Common Problems

    Here are some step-by-step solutions you can use now and in the future from the Ring Help Center.     Wifi and Setup Problems Top Articles for Ring Doorbells and Security Cameras How to Reconnect to Wifi or Change Your Wifi Network Can't Connect to Ring Network During Setup In App Setup Failing...

  • How to Check Your Mobile Device Internet Connection

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  • How to Change Router Channels

    Wifi routers broadcast signals in the 2.4 and 5 GHz frequency. A 2.4 GHz connection travels further at a lower speed. A 5 GHz frequency provides faster speeds at a shorter range.Both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies are also divided into numerically labeled channels. These channels are similar to la...

  • Chime and Chime Pro (1st and 2nd generation) can no longer be connected across Locations

    The Ring Chime and Chime Pro (1st and 2nd generations) products will soon be dedicated to their home Locations. Locations (identified by different addresses) allow you to group your Ring devices by their physical location in the Ring app. This means that, later in 2021, a Ring camera at Ring Loca...

  • Geofence troubleshooting

    If you’re having problems with Geofence, this article can help get you right back on track.  Geofence is not working consistently for me. How can I troubleshoot? Many issues with Geofence can be resolved by checking and modifying your mobile device’s settings because the feature depends on your i...

  • Audio and Sound Issues Troubleshooting Guide

    If you’ve been having audio and sound issues with your Ring app or a Ring device, when you’re trying to use Live View, the following troubleshooting steps should help you get your device and app back to normal. If you’re having an issue with sound, try the following: Check your mobile device to ...

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Ring & Alexa
  • Using your Echo devices as a Smart Lighting Bridge

    If you have an Amazon Echo (4th gen) or an Echo Show 10 (3rd gen) and are an advanced user of Ring technology, your ability to coordinate your Ring Smart Lighting has expanded thanks to the device’s built-in Ring Bridge. This article will answer commonly asked questions concerning setting up and ...

  • Alexa Greetings

    Alexa Greetings is an optional voice service available to Ring Protect Plan subscribers (only available in the US) with compatible versions of the Ring Video Doorbell Pro. Alexa Greetings, which is being rolled out to Ring neighbors in stages, allows Alexa greet visitors, take messages and provid...

  • Alexa Guard and Alexa Guard Plus

    Alexa Guard Alexa Guard is a free feature available for supported Amazon Echo devices that can detect the sound of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, or glass breaking when you set Guard to Away mode. Alexa can send you Smart Alerts, via notifications to your mobile device. To learn more about...

  • What to do if your Ring and Alexa Features Stopped Working

    If you’ve already enabled the Ring Skill in your Alexa app, but it stopped working, you may be having a connectivity issue. If auto live view or Live View is not connecting, follow the steps below to resolve the problem. This procedure will disable and then re-enable the Ring Skill but your Ring ...

  • Ring Alexa Skill Stopped Working

    If you’ve already enabled the Ring Skill in your Alexa app, but it stopped working, you may be having a connectivity issue. If auto live view or Live View is not connecting, follow the steps below to resolve the problem. This procedure will disable and then re-enable the Ring Skill but your Ring ...

  • Helping your Ring Devices work with Alexa

    Make your home smarter by getting your Ring devices to work with your Amazon Alexa-enabled device! Follow the links below for more information on using Alexa with Ring! Ring devices are compatible with Alexa-enabled devices such as Echo Show, Echo Spot, Echo Dot, Fire Tablets (7 and above)...

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