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

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 Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Add device
  2. Select Ring and touch Doorbell
  3. Tap the field that says Tap here to enter your Ring credentials
  4. Enter your Ring account email address and password
  5. Touch Next and select Authorize
  6. 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
  7. Tap Done 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 Home screen, touch the Plus (+) icon and select Add device
  2. Touch the down arrow to Add device manually
  3. Select Doorbell and touch Ring
  4. Tap Use these Ring Devices to select your new Ring devices
    Note: You will see the name of your previously connected doorbell(s)
  5. Select the new doorbell(s) you wish to connect with SmartThings
  6. Tap Done to complete setup

  

You can use Ring Doorbell with Automations to turn on your lights or control a speaker when your Ring Doorbell detects motion or the button is pressed. Click here to learn more about creating Automations.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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