How to Install a Ring Camera

November 2, 2023
David Sunnyside

Your Ring camera is more than a doorbell; it's a powerful home security device that can monitor and protect your property. However, you can't rely on your Ring camera to do its job unless it is properly installed and maintained. A poorly angled camera can capture the wrong areas and result in false alarms. It can also have trouble detecting motion in low-light conditions or during the night. In this article, we will show you how to install a ring camera properly.

Before beginning the installation process, make sure that you have all of the necessary tools and materials. This includes a screwdriver (both manual and electric) as well as screws that are suitable for use with vinyl siding. You will also need a ladder or step stool depending on the height at which you are installing your Ring camera. If your Ring camera is hardwired, you will also need an electrical junction box or outdoor outlet.

First, you will need to remove your existing doorbell from the wall or trim. Once you have done this, you will be ready to install your new Ring camera. Before you mount your Ring camera, check the video feed in the app to make sure that you are getting a good angle and field of view. Once you are satisfied, it's time to attach the mounting bracket in the hole where your old doorbell used to be.

Be careful during this step to avoid bending or damaging the wires, which could cause your Ring camera to stop working. If you are unsure of how to do this, consult the product manual or contact Ring's support team for assistance. Once the camera is installed, you can test its functionality by connecting to your Wi-Fi network and following the instructions in the Ring app.

David Sunnyside
Co-founder of Urban Splatter • Digital Marketer • Engineer • Meditator
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