Installing your Spotlight Cam Plus

Get step-by-step instruction on how to install your Ring Spotlight Cam Plus.

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Quick Start
1. Open the Ring app.
2. Select Set Up a Device.
3. Scan QR code with the Ring app.

Hardware Included

  • Security screw for metal collar
  • Mounting screws
  • Wall anchors


Tools Needed

  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Drill (optional)


NOTE: Remove protective film from device. This ensures your device works properly.

Remove the battery.
Twist the Speaker hatch counterclockwise to unlock
and remove the cover.


Then, remove the battery and discard the orange
battery insulator.


Charge the battery.
Plug it into a power source using the provided USB cable.
Once the battery’s fully charged, only one light on top will
glow green.


Re-insert the battery.
Slide the battery back into the camera
until it clicks into place.


Twist the battery compartment cover clockwise
to lock it and tighten the security screw.



Choose a location with the view you want.
Your camera can be mounted on an outdoor wall, eave, or

For optimal motion detection:
Mount the camera about 3 feet (1 meter) from the middle
of the entry point, and about 10 feet (3 meters) above the


If installing on a wall...
Your camera comes ready to mount, with the ball joint
pointing down. No adjustments are needed before


If installing on an eave or overhang...
Remove the battery compartment cover by twisting it
counterclockwise and insert the ball joint plate with the
ball joint pointing up.


Remove the mounting plate.
Slide it down to remove it from the camera mount.


Install the mounting plate.
For wall installation, the UP arrow should point up. For an
eave or overhang, the arrow should point toward the area
you want to monitor for motion.

If installing on a wood surface, screw the plate directly
into the wall.

If installing on a masonry surface, mark four screw holes
using the plate as a guide.

Drill pilot holes using a 1/4” drill bit. Insert the included
wall anchors, then drive the four mounting screws through
the mounting plate into the wall anchors.

WARNING! Only use the included mounting screws
when securing the mounting plate.
CAUTION! DO NOT drill into your home’s electrical wiring.


Attach the camera mount.
Slide it onto the mounting plate.


Then, tighten the security screw.



Attach your camera to the camera mount.
Loosen the metal collar on the bracket using a Phillips-head
screwdriver (not included).
Push the ball joint into the socket until it snaps into place.


Adjust the camera angle.
Rotate the camera to focus on the area of your choice. Look
at Live View in the Ring app to make sure it’s positioned at
your desired angle.

Tighten the security screw.
Then, tighten the screw on the metal collar to secure the
camera position.


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