SmartThings Support

Ring Doorbell

Get some peace of mind with Ring and SmartThings. When your Ring Doorbell button is pressed or motion is detected, SmartThings can send you notifications or trigger lights or alarms of your choosing.

This article will tell you how to connect the following Ring Doorbells with SmartThings:

 

  • SmartThings app
  • SmartThings Classic app

Connect the Ring Doorbell in the SmartThings app

Connect additional Ring Doorbells

Use and configure the Ring Doorbell within SmartThings

Remove the Ring Doorbell from SmartThings

 

Connect the Ring Doorbell in the SmartThings app

Note: The Ring Doorbell is supported in the US and UK.

1. Set up a Ring account

Download and install the Ring app for iOS or Android, and then create a Ring account.

 

2. Setup the Ring Doorbell

Follow the Ring Doorbell user’s guide to install the doorbell and connect it to Wi-Fi.

 

3. Connect the Ring Doorbell through the SmartThings app

In the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Dashboard, tap Add device
  2. Android: Tap Add Device Manually
  3. Select Doorbell
  4. Tap Ring
  5. Tap the field that says Tap here to enter your Ring credentials
  6. Enter your Ring account email address and password
  7. Tap Next
  8. Tap Authorize
  9. All Ring Doorbells associated with your Ring account will be automatically selected
    If you do not wish to add a particular Ring device to SmartThings, tap Use these Ring Devices and deselect that device
  10. Tap Done
  11. Tap Done again to complete setup

 

Connect additional Ring Doorbells

Tip: If you previously connected a Ring Doorbell with SmartThings and later install another doorbell, follow these steps to set up the new doorbell with SmartThings:

  1. From the Dashboard, tap Add device
  2. Android: Tap Add Device Manually
  3. Select Doorbell
  4. Tap Ring
  5. Tap Use these Ring Devices to select your new Ring devices
    Note: You will see the name of your previously connected doorbell(s)
  6. Select the new doorbell(s) you wish to connect with SmartThings
  7. Tap Done
  8. Tap Done again to complete setup

 

Use and configure the Ring Doorbell within SmartThings

Access your doorbell from the Devices tab in the SmartThings app:

  1. From the Dashboard, tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap the device

 

You can also configure your Ring Doorbell with Automations, such as turning on a light when your Ring Doorbell detects motion or the button is pressed. Click here to learn more about creating Automations.

 

Remove the Ring Doorbell from SmartThings

If the Ring Doorbell is connected but not operating as normal, you may need to remove and reconnect the device in order for it to successfully integrate with your SmartThings setup.

To remove the device from the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. From the Dashboard, tap on the Devices tab
  2. Tap the three dots in the top right
  3. Tap Edit
  4. Tap the red minus icon (-) next to the name of the device
  5. Confirm removal (this cannot be undone)

 

For more information about compatibility, product details, and technical specifications, visit our Works With SmartThings page here.

 

Connect the Ring Doorbell in the SmartThings Classic app

Connect additional Ring Doorbells

Use and configure the Ring Doorbell within SmartThings Classic

Remove the Ring Doorbell from SmartThings Classic

 

Connect the Ring Doorbell in the SmartThings Classic app

 

1. Set up a Ring account

Download and install the Ring app for iOS or Android, and then create a Ring account.

 

2. Setup the Ring Doorbell

Follow the Ring Doorbell user’s guide to install the doorbell and connect it to Wi-Fi.

 

3. Connect the Ring Doorbell through the SmartThings Classic app

In the SmartThings Classic mobile app:

  1. Tap Marketplace
  2. Under Things, tap Doorbells
  3. Select your Ring device
  4. Tap Connect Now
  5. Tap the field that says Tap here to enter your Ring credentials
  6. Enter your Ring account email address and password
  7. Tap Next
  8. Tap Authorize
  9. All Ring Doorbells associated with your Ring account will be automatically selected
    If you do not wish to add a particular Ring device to SmartThings, tap Use these Ring Devices and deselect that device
  10. Tap Done
  11. Tap Done again to complete setup

 

Connect additional Ring Doorbells

Tip: If you previously connected a Ring Doorbell with SmartThings Classic and later install another doorbell, follow these steps to set up the new doorbell with SmartThings Classic:

  1. Tap Marketplace
  2. Under Things, tap Doorbells
  3. Select your Ring device
  4. Tap Connect Now
  5. Tap Use these Ring Devices to select your new Ring devices
    Note: You will see the name of your previously connected doorbell(s)
  6. Select the new doorbell(s) you wish to connect with SmartThings
  7. Tap Done
  8. Tap Done again to complete setup

 

Use and configure the Ring Doorbell within SmartThings

Access your doorbell from the Things view within the SmartThings mobile app:

  1. Tap My Home
  2. Tap Things
  3. Tap the device

 

You can also automate your Ring Doorbell with SmartApps, such as turning on a light when your Ring Doorbell detects motion or the button is pressed. To install related SmartApps:

  1. Tap Marketplace
  2. Tap SmartApps
  3. Tap Lights & Switches to install “Smart Lights”
  4. Choose the SmartApp and follow its on-screen installation instructions

 

Remove the Ring Doorbell from SmartThings Classic

If the Ring Doorbell is connected but not operating as normal, you may need to remove and reconnect the device in order for it to successfully integrate with your SmartThings setup.

To remove the device from the SmartThings Classic mobile app:

  1. Tap My Home
  2. Tap Things
  3. Tap the doorbell
  4. Tap the gear icon
  5. Tap Edit Device
  6. Tap Remove
  7. Confirm removal (this cannot be undone)

Or remove the Ring (Connect) SmartApp to disconnect all of your Ring doorbells:

  1. Tap Automations
  2. Tap SmartApps
  3. Tap Ring (Connect)
  4. Tap Remove
  5. Confirm removal

 

For more information about compatibility, product details, and technical specifications, visit our Works With SmartThings page here.

 

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