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. Note: Video through the Ring Video Doorbell is not yet available in the SmartThings app.

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

 

Connect the Ring Doorbell with the SmartThings Hub

Connect additional Ring Doorbells

Use and configure the Ring Doorbell within SmartThings

Remove the Ring Doorbell from SmartThings

 

 

Connect the Ring Doorbell with the SmartThings Hub

 

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. 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 and later install another doorbell, follow these steps to set up the new doorbell with SmartThings:

  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

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. 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

 

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