All about Ring Alarm
  • Ring Alarm (1st Generation) Installation Guide

      1. What's included with your Ring Alarm?  Ring Alarm Base Station: The central hub of your Ring Alarm system. Connects all of your Alarm devices to the Ring app, so you’ll always stay in control of your home, wherever you are. Connects to power with the included power supply.   Ring Keypad: ...

  • Ring Alarm (2nd Generation) Installation Guide

    For safety and compliance information for this product, click here. What's included with your Ring Alarm?  Ring Alarm Base Station: The central hub of your Ring Alarm system. It connects all of your Alarm devices to the Ring app, so you can stay in control of your home from anywhere. Connects t...

  • Ring Alarm (2nd Generation) FAQ

    The following article lists the most frequent questions users have about Ring Alarm (2nd Generation). What is the Ring Alarm Security Kit? The Ring Alarm Security Kit is a DIY home security system that works on any house or apartment. It comes with the following: Base Station, the brains of the ...

  • How long does the Ring Alarm siren sound?

    If your siren is triggered in your home or business, the Ring Alarm Base Station siren will sound for 10 minutes and then turn off. If you disarm your Ring Alarm before 10 minutes, the siren will turn off immediately. If your Ring Alarm is running on internal backup battery and your siren is trig...

  • Linked Devices - Automatically record on cameras when Alarm is triggered

    When your Ring Alarm is triggered, every second counts. With a Ring Protect subscription, you can set any Ring camera to start recording1 the moment your Alarm is triggered. To set up your Ring cameras to begin recording when your alarm is triggered, simply follow these instructions. Setting up l...

  • Pulling out multiple battery tabs while setting up Ring Alarm devices

    Successfully set up Ring Alarm devices even if you’ve accidentally pulled all the battery tabs with these easy-to-follow steps. Contact Sensor (1st Gen) and Motion Detector (1st Gen) First, remove the cover and take out the battery. Next, add the devices, one at a time. Open the Ring app. Tap th...

  • Replacing Contact Sensor and Motion Detector batteries (1st Gen)

    Learn best practices on how to replace the battery of your Contact Sensor and Motion Detectors. For additional information on the current state of a particular device’s battery, controls, history, and battery power levels, visit the device’s Device Health page in the Ring app. Battery Level: If ...

  • How to set up and change your Alarm access code

    One of the most important pieces of information you'll need to use when working with your Alarm is your four digit access code. This article will explain what an access code is, as well as how to set up and change yours. What is an access code? An access code is a unique, four digit number that i...

  • Understanding Z-Wave and mesh networks

    When setting up your Ring Alarm system, it's important to understand how your devices communicate with one another so you can set up your Alarm components so they can use the strongest signal possible. This article will help you understand how your Alarm devices communicate. What is Z-Wave? Z-Wav...

  • Updating the firmware on your Ring Alarm devices

    Occasionally, we need to make firmware updates to the devices on your Ring Alarm system.  Firmware is software that runs on devices, and these updates help us improve the performance and stability of your Alarm system. Updating your firmware is simple and your home will remain safe and secure thr...

  • About QR codes on Ring Alarm devices

    Ring Alarm devices, along with most other Ring devices, come labeled with a unique QR code and 5-digit code. These codes are meant to be scanned during the device setup process. From the Ring app dashboard, tap the menu (☰) then tap Set Up a Device to add a device to your Ring account. You'll fin...

  • Technical specifications for Ring Alarm devices

    Ring Alarm security devices are designed to keep your property safe and secure. The actual results of each Alarm owner’s experience may vary based on factors such as usage, location, and the environment.  Compatibility  Ring Alarm devices are designed to operate in a particular region and are not...

  • Network guide to wireless range and interference

    When adding a new wireless system or adding to an existing one it’s important to understand what can impact the performance of your network. Let's go over some networking basics to help you get the best performance out of your system. Radio frequency interference (RFI), what is it and how does it...