Contact Sensor
  • Troubleshooting Tampered Contact Sensors

    Learn about the tamper switch on the Ring Alarm contact sensors. Contact sensors detect when someone opens and closes either a door, window, or outdoor access point such as a gate. They have a tamper switch that tells when the sensor is not fully attached to its mounting bracket. This can happen ...

  • Ring Alarm Contact Sensor and Motion Detector - Setup and Use

      Wondering how to setup and use your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor or Motion Detector? Check out the links below for more information:   Setting up Ring Alarm Contact Sensor.   Setting up Ring Alarm Motion Detector.     Additional resources: Installing Ring Alarm Contact Sensors on Different Types ...

  • Setting Up and Using Your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor

    This information applies to our customers in the US and Canada only. If you are outside the US and Canada, learn more here. Monitor movement inside your home when a door or window is opened or closed with Ring Alarm Contact Sensors. Designed to be keep your entrances secure, Contact Sensors are m...

  • Installing Your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation)

    Setup your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation) in the Ring app.Before you begin mounting your Contact Sensor, complete the installation process by adding it to your Ring Alarm using the Ring app. Mount your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation) on a door or window, even those with uncommon frames, sizes, s...

  • Installing Ring Alarm Contact Sensors on Different Types of Doors, Windows and Trim

    Learn how to install Ring Alarm Contact Sensors to keep your doors and windows secure.  How to install a Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (2nd Gen). There are some things to know before you begin: The Contact Sensor is made up of two parts, the sensor and the magnet. One part should be mounted on the d...

  • Troubleshooting Your Contact Sensor (1st Generation)

    Get tips on how to fix your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (1st Generation) by reconnecting it, removing the device, performing a factory reset and more. Reconnecting your Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (1st Generation) If your Contact Sensor (1st Generation) is losing or has an unstable connection, you c...

  • Troubleshooting Your Contact Sensor (2nd Generation)

    Understand Contact Sensor (2nd Generation) light patterns, troubleshoot connection issues, perform a factory reset and more. Ring Alarm Contact Sensor (2nd Generation) is offline or unresponsive To get your Contact Sensor to respond or come back online: Move the Contact Sensor closer to the Al...

  • Ring Alarm Quick Exit

      Click here to learn about the Ring Alarm Quick Exit feature.