How To Use
  • How to Physically Install Your Ring Video Doorbell 2 with an Existing Doorbell

    Note: This article only applies to the Ring Video Doorbell 2 (with a removable battery) and only applies to digital chimes. Most Ring Doorbells don't require a diode.    Physically installing up your Ring Video Doorbell 2 with an existing doorbell is a simple process. Scroll down for a ste...

  • Ring Video Doorbell 2 Setup Mode

    While setting up Ring Video Doorbell 2, you'll be asked to put the device into Setup Mode. In order to put the device into Setup Mode, press and release the black button on the front of the doorbell. Note: The Ring Video Doorbell 2 has a gray battery with a silver clip, which can be removed compl...

  • How to Connect Your Ring Video Doorbell 2 Directly to a Low Voltage Transformer (Without a Pre-existing Doorbell)

    If you don't have an existing doorbell, it's possible to connect a Ring Doorbell 2 directly to a low voltage 8-24V AC transformer (40V maximum) at 50/60Hz. Note: Some important facts for people planning on using this optional alternate configuration for their Ring Video Doorbell 2.  The Ring Vid...

  • Utilizing Motion Detection with your Ring Video Doorbell 2

    Question: What are motion zones and how can I use them to enhance my Ring Video Doorbell 2's motion detection capabilities? Answer: Motion Zones allow you to define a specific area that you want your Ring 2 to cover while ignoring everything outside that area. By selecting your motion zones to ex...

  • Installing the Diode on your Ring Video Doorbell 2

    The diode included with your Ring Video Doorbell 2 is a small device that makes sure that your digital bell plays all the way through its sound cycle. If you have a digital doorbell chime, it's required in order for your Ring Doorbell 2 to function properly. The diode is not required for a mechan...

  • Installing the Wedge Kit and Corner Mount for the Ring Video Doorbell 2

    What is a Wedge Kit?  The wedge kit is an optional accessory used to angle your Ring Video Doorbell 2 down five degrees. If you installed your Ring Video Doorbell 2 higher than the optimal installation height of four feet off the ground, the wedge kit can improve your view. It can also reduce mot...

  • Using the Adapter Plate Included with your Ring Video Doorbell 2

      If you have the Ring Video Doorbell (1st generation) and you would like to replace it with a Ring Video Doorbell 2, the included adapter plate will allow you to install it in the same location without having to drill new holes in your wall.  The Ring Video Doorbell has 1st and 2nd generat...

  • Using a Wedge Kit to Properly Position Your Ring Video Doorbell 2

    I'm installing my Ring Doorbell 2 on a house with aluminum siding or in a house where the door is atop a set of stairs. How do I properly position my Ring Video Doorbell 2 to catch visitor motion but minimize "false positive" motion alerts such as cars in the street? Both of these situations requ...