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How to Install the Ring App

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Introduction

The Ring app lets you set up, manage and control your Ring doorbells, cameras and security system. You can monitor your home from anywhere as well as receive alerts on your phone or tablet. With Ring Neighborhoods, you can share videos with nearby Ring users, so your entire community can stay informed on local crime.
Ring App

1 Install the App

The Ring App is available for Android and iOS devices. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidAn Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Launch the Play Store on your mobile device.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Tap in the search box at the top of the screen.
    Google Play Store with Search bar highlighted.
  3. Search for "ring" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in Play Store search.
  4. Tap Install and then Open to use it.
    Install button highlighted in Play Store for found app.
AppleAn iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Launch the App Store on your mobile device.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Search for "ring" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in App Store search.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
    Get button highlighted in App Store for found app.

2 Launching the App for the First Time

On the first launch of the Ring app you'll have to choose how you want to log in:

  • Choose Create Account if you don't have a Ring account or wish to use a new one,
  • Or choose Login if you already have an existing Ring account.

Create Account and Login buttons highlighted in Ring app during first launch.

To Create a New Ring Account
  1. Fill in your First Name and Last Name then tap Continue.
    First and Last Name fields, and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  2. Choose your Country of residence and tap Continue.
    Country selection box and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  3. Fill in your Email in both fields then tap Continue.
    Email and Retype Email fields, and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  4. Make up a Password for your Ring account then tap Create Account.
    Password field and Create Account button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  5. You'll get a confirmation message that your Ring account was created together with instructions on how to activate it.
    Email verification message showing in Ring app during account creation.
  6. Open your email and look for an activation message from Ring. Click the provided link to activate the Ring account.
To Log In with an Existing Ring Account
  1. Fill in your Email Address and Password associated with your Ring account and tap Log In.
    Email Address and Password fields, and Log In button highlighted in Ring app during login.
  2. If you're required to verify your account, open your email and retrieve the temporary Code received from Ring, then enter it in the app and tap Verify.
    Verification code entry field and Verify button highlighted in Ring app during login.

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The Ring app lets you set up, manage and control your Ring doorbells, cameras and security system. You can monitor your home from anywhere as well as receive alerts on your phone or tablet. With Ring Neighborhoods, you can share videos with nearby Ring users, so your entire community can stay informed on local crime.
Ring App

The Ring App is available for Android and iOS devices. Choose the type of device you have and expand the instructions below:

AndroidAn Android Phone or Tablet
  1. Launch the Play Store on your mobile device.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Tap in the search box at the top of the screen.
    Google Play Store with Search bar highlighted.
  3. Search for "ring" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in Play Store search.
  4. Tap Install and then Open to use it.
    Install button highlighted in Play Store for found app.
AppleAn iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
  1. Launch the App Store on your mobile device.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Search for "ring" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in App Store search.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
    Get button highlighted in App Store for found app.

On the first launch of the Ring app you'll have to choose how you want to log in:

  • Choose Create Account if you don't have a Ring account or wish to use a new one,
  • Or choose Login if you already have an existing Ring account.

Create Account and Login buttons highlighted in Ring app during first launch.

To Create a New Ring Account
  1. Fill in your First Name and Last Name then tap Continue.
    First and Last Name fields, and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  2. Choose your Country of residence and tap Continue.
    Country selection box and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  3. Fill in your Email in both fields then tap Continue.
    Email and Retype Email fields, and Continue button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  4. Make up a Password for your Ring account then tap Create Account.
    Password field and Create Account button highlighted in Ring app during account creation.
  5. You'll get a confirmation message that your Ring account was created together with instructions on how to activate it.
    Email verification message showing in Ring app during account creation.
  6. Open your email and look for an activation message from Ring. Click the provided link to activate the Ring account.
To Log In with an Existing Ring Account
  1. Fill in your Email Address and Password associated with your Ring account and tap Log In.
    Email Address and Password fields, and Log In button highlighted in Ring app during login.
  2. If you're required to verify your account, open your email and retrieve the temporary Code received from Ring, then enter it in the app and tap Verify.
    Verification code entry field and Verify button highlighted in Ring app during login.