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How to Factory Reset a Ring Video Doorbell

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Introduction

You can reset a Ring Video Doorbell to its factory default state if it's no longer working as intended and you've exhausted all troubleshooting options, or if you plan on selling it or giving it away. This guide will take you through that process.
Ring Logo.

1 Factory Reset a Ring Video Doorbell

Resetting a Ring Video Doorbell to its factory default state will erase all its saved settings and preferences.

  1. Make sure the doorbell is powered up if it's hardwired or the battery is charged.
    Ring Video Doorbell plugged into power outlet.
  2. Press and hold the reset button on the back of the doorbell for 15 seconds.
    Reset button highlighted on back of Ring Video Doorbell.
  3. After releasing it, the ring light located on the front will flash a few times indicating the doorbell is restarting.
    Ring light flashing on front of Ring Video Doorbell.
  4. The doorbell is now reset to factory defaults. If you want to set it up again, you'll need to use the Ring app to reconnect it to your WiFi network.

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You can reset a Ring Video Doorbell to its factory default state if it's no longer working as intended and you've exhausted all troubleshooting options, or if you plan on selling it or giving it away. This guide will take you through that process.
Ring Logo.

Resetting a Ring Video Doorbell to its factory default state will erase all its saved settings and preferences.

  1. Make sure the doorbell is powered up if it's hardwired or the battery is charged.
    Ring Video Doorbell plugged into power outlet.
  2. Press and hold the reset button on the back of the doorbell for 15 seconds.
    Reset button highlighted on back of Ring Video Doorbell.
  3. After releasing it, the ring light located on the front will flash a few times indicating the doorbell is restarting.
    Ring light flashing on front of Ring Video Doorbell.
  4. The doorbell is now reset to factory defaults. If you want to set it up again, you'll need to use the Ring app to reconnect it to your WiFi network.