Set up and use your Ring Alarm Keypad

Your Ring Alarm Keypad gives you hands-on control of Ring Alarm. It’s used to arm and disarm your Ring Alarm system when you’re inside your home or business.

Keypad features:

  • Mounting: You can mount the Keypad on a wall or place it on a table near a door you use often. 
  • Power: It connects to power using the included USB power supply and cable, but you can use it plugged in or unplugged. It takes a few hours to charge the internal rechargeable battery, and it should last for about 7 months, depending on usage.
  • Siren: The Ring Alarm Keypad acts as a second siren that sounds when your Ring Alarm is triggered. 
  • Chirps: Enable chirp tones in the app under the keypad device page to hear when a sensor is triggered

Additional Keypad specifications:

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  • Trigger the Panic Alarm by pressing the and X buttons. 
  • Bypass sensors when you press the button 
  • Adjustable volume for chirps and announcements

Keypad (2nd Generation)

  • Emergency buttons to trigger Panic, Fire and Medical alarms (simply press and hold for 3 seconds) 
  • New Keypad buttons and LEDs provide tactile and visual cues
  • Smaller, improved design makes it easier to mount and use

Where should I install the Keypad?

  • Install your Keypad near entry points - the doors you use most often to come and go.
  • You may want to install an additional Keypad in an upstairs bedroom or basement family room, for convenient arming and disarming.

Where should I avoid using a Keypad?

  • Don’t use it outdoors or in environments with extreme hot or cold temperatures.
  • Don’t use inside detached garages, warehouses or sheds. Alarm devices should always be used in the same building as the Base Station.
  • Don’t use near water or chemicals.
  • Keep out of the reach of small children (who may play with the keypad)

Keypad setup

How to setup and install a Keypad:

  1. Make sure your Ring Alarm is disarmed.
  2. In the Ring app, tap Menu, then tap Set Up a Device, then tap Security Devices, then tap Keypads, and tap Keypad.
  3. Follow the in-app instructions to complete setup. 
  4. Choose a convenient location so you can arm and disarm easily as you come and go. 
  5. You can rest the Keypad on a flat surface or install it on a wall with the bracket and screws provided.

Note: If you're planning to use the Keypad unplugged, you should fully charge it first.

Arming and disarming using your Ring Alarm Keypad

Learn how to arm and disarm your Ring Alarm Keypad.


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