To connect Ring Doorbell to WiFi, you need to set it up properly first. So let us have a look at how to install Ring Doorbell. During the process, we will also explain how to connect the Ring Doorbell to WiFi.
The first step in the process should be to download the Ring application. The process is different for Android and iOS.
If you are an Android user, open the menu and go to the Google Play Store. Search for ‘Ring’ in the search bar. You will find a variety of applications by that name. Pick the one by ring.com developer and install it. The application is over a hundred MB in size and is compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop and above OS.
If you are using an Apple device with iOS, open the Apple App Store and search for Ring. The application is around 700 MB and is compatible with iOS 10 and above. It runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The Ring application is very user friendly and is available in a variety of different languages.
- Set up your Ring Account
If you are installing the application for the first time, then you have to create an account for the Ring.com website. If you have used Ring devices before, you can log in to your Ring account directly. Making a ring account is a straightforward process. It shouldn’ take you more than 2-3 minutes to get over with it.
- Set up your device
Next up, you have to set up the device. In your Ring mobile application, find the set up a new device option and pick the device which you own. The application will guide you through setting up your Ring Doorbell by yourself. You will be asked to scan the QR code present on the device. Scan it and pair your device your Ring mobile application. The device will be bind to your account from now.
- Set up the Location
Once done with the setup phase, you will be asked to enter your location. Enter your current location in the Ring mobile application. If you have just installed the Ring mobile application to your device, you will be asked if you want to allow the Ring mobile application to access your device location. If you allow it, then the Ring mobile application will automatically detect your area and save it.
- Give a name
Every Ring device should be assigned a nickname. This helps you identify multiple devices with the same model number easily. Giving a name to each Ring Doorbell would be necessary if you own more than two devices at home. Here is a tip. Use words like “main doorbell” or “1st-floor doorbell” for your Ring Doorbell devices.
- Connect to WiFi network
It’s time to set up your Ring Device. This is the step where we will connect the device to WiFi. If you are using an Android device, the Ring mobile application will automatically connect to the network. If you are on iOS, however, you will be given a prompt where you will be asked to press the ‘join now’ button.
Now make sure your mobile device is connected to the WiFi network to which you want your Ring Doorbell to connect. Move to a location where the signal strength of your WiFi network is good and enter it’s SSID and Password in the Ring mobile Application.
Once you are connected, the Ring Doorbell will proceed to update itself. The device will check for any updates in firmware and install it automatically. Wait for updates to complete and once done, the device will show up in your Mobile application.
- Test the doorbell
Once the setup is complete, you can press the button on your Ring Video Doorbell 2 and see if it works as expected. You should see the video and audio feed from the doorbell.
If you have followed the instructions carefully, and still if the Ring Video Doorbell 2 not working, you might want to contact the customer service for assistance. In this article, we discussed how to connect your Ring Video Doorbell 2 to WiFi.