Contact Sensor
  • Setting up and using your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor

    Your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor is designed to monitor your doors and windows. It is made up of two parts - the sensor and the magnet - and when installed on a door or window, it can tell if the door or window is open or closed.  By default, your Ring Alarm Contact Sensors are armed when using bot...

  • Installing your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation)

    If your door or window has a unique frame, size structure or moulding, you may want to take a creative approach to mounting the Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (2nd Generation). Note: Before you can begin mounting the Contact Sensor, you need to follow the steps in the app and add it to your Ring Alarm...

  • How to install your Ring Alarm Contact Sensors on different types of doors, windows and trim

    Ring Alarm Contact Sensors are designed to keep doors and windows in homes and businesses secure.  There are some things to know before you begin installing your Contact Sensor: The Contact Sensor is made up of two parts, the sensor and the magnet. One part should be mounted on the door or windo...

  • Troubleshooting your Contact Sensor (1st Generation)

    Follow these steps to help resolve issues with your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (1st Generation). How to reconnect your Contact Sensor (1st Generation) If your Contact Sensor (1st Generation) is losing or has an unstable connection, you can try moving it closer to the Alarm Base Station or add a R...

  • Troubleshooting your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation)

    Resolve issues with your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (2nd Generation). If your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation) won’t connect Move the Contact Sensor closer to the Alarm Base Station. Add a Range Extender between the Contact Sensor and the Base Station. The Range Extender helps extend and expand...