How To Set Security Camera Light Schedules

Learn how to control Ring security camera Light Features and create custom schedule for basic features.

Use Smart Lighting light schedules with your Ring Floodlight Cam, Floodlight Cam Wired Pro, Floodlight Cam Wired Plus and Spotlight Cam Battery, wired and mounted versions with your Ring Smart Lighting. Security cameras and Smart Lighting will need to be scheduled individually.

You can use light schedules to:

  • Turn lights off.
  • Turn lights on.
  • Set dusk-to-dawn schedules.
  • Create custom schedules for the same time/day of the week.
  • Be able to determine if you have light schedules that overlap/conflict.

Update the Ring app.
Ensure that you have the most updated light features by downloading the latest version of the Ring app.

Controlling the Light Schedules Feature

You will need to add a light schedule for each Floodlight Cam and Spotlight Cam individually.

  1. Open the Ring app:
  2. Tap the menu (☰).
  3. Tap Devices.
  4. Tap the Floodlight Cam or Spotlight Cam that you want to adjust.
  5. Tap the Device Schedule tile.
  6. Tap Light Schedules.
  7. Tap Add Schedule.
  8. Select, “Yes, help me setup a schedule.”
    1. Follow the prompts to set a Light Schedule.
  9. Or, select “No, I don’t need help.”
    1. Fill out the following fields to set a Light Schedule.
      1. Customize the Name of the schedule.
      2. Control the Lights behavior.
      3. Set a Timeframe from Start to End like dusk and dawn.
      4. Select the Days Of The Week for the light schedule to be active
  10. Tap Save Schedule.

The Ring app will alert you if there is a light scheduling conflict with a previously established schedule for that particular device. You’ll have an option to keep the new schedule or change it.

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