Outdoor Contact Sensor
  • Ring Alarm Outdoor Contact Sensor - Setup and use

    The Ring Alarm Outdoor Contact Sensor is designed to monitor your outdoor windows and doors, as well as gates and sheds. The Outdoor Contact Sensor is made up of two parts, the sensor and the magnet. When installed on your door or window, it can tell if the door or window is open or closed. By de...

  • Installing your Outdoor Contact Sensor

    Setting up the Outdoor Contact Sensor in the Ring app How to setup and install an Outdoor Contact Sensor: Make sure your Ring Alarm is disarmed. In the Ring app, open the menu. Tap Set Up a Device, then tap Security, tap Sensors, and find the Outdoor Contact Sensor. Follow the in-app instruction...

  • Tips for installing your Outdoor Contact Sensor

    Your Outdoor Contact Sensor can be installed almost anywhere on the outside of your home or building, but we recommend choosing a spot that includes the following considerations:Note: Before you can begin mounting the sensor, you first need to follow the steps in the Ring app and add it to your R...

  • Troubleshooting your Outdoor Contact Sensor

    Follow these steps to help resolve issues with your Ring Alarm Outdoor Contact Sensor. The light patterns on your Outdoor Contact Sensor will help you identify if it’s working well, or if there’s something wrong. The LED indicator on your Outdoor Contact Sensor might: Blink green three times whe...

  • Outdoor Contact Sensor communications test

    When you complete the Outdoor Contact Sensor communications test, if the LED next to the setup button turns green, your test was successful. If the LED turns red, the device can't communicate with the alarm system. If the communications test didn’t pass, we recommend trying several options. Mov...

  • Ring Alarm Outdoor Contact Sensor - Help & FAQs

    Ring Alarm Outdoor Contact Sensor - Setup and use Installing the Outdoor Contact Sensor Tips for installing and mounting your Outdoor Contact Sensor Troubleshooting your Outdoor Contact Sensor