How to Install the Ring App

Introduction

iOS and Android phones showing mobile app landing page
The Ring app lets you control your devices and review your videos in one simple dashboard. And with Ring Neighborhoods, you can share videos with nearby Ring users, so your entire community can stay informed on local crime.

Before you begin, ensure you have a mobile device with an active internet connection and you know the credentials for your Wi-Fi network.

? What kind of device are you installing the app on?

  1. Android
  2. Apple iOS

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iOS and Android phones showing mobile app landing page
The Ring app lets you control your devices and review your videos in one simple dashboard. And with Ring Neighborhoods, you can share videos with nearby Ring users, so your entire community can stay informed on local crime.

Before you begin, ensure you have a mobile device with an active internet connection and you know the credentials for your Wi-Fi network.

  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.
  1. From your device's main screen, open the Ring app.
    Partial phone screen with mobile app icon highlighted
  2. Select Set up a Ring device.
    Mobile app greeting screen
  3. You will be prompted to sign up for a Ring account, or log in to an existing account.
    Mobile app signup screen
  4. Once logged in, you will be presented with a list of Ring devices. Select the device you'll be adding.
    Mobile app device setup selection screen
  5. Once you have selected your device, you will be prompted to name that device.
    Mobile app device setup screen
  6. The Ring app will attempt to apply a geographic location to your device based on your Ring account's information and mobile device's GPS. Select Continue to proceed.
    Mobile app device location selection screen
  7. The app will instruct you on what to do with your Ring device to continue setup. Select Continue to proceed.
    Mobile app device setup instructions screen
  8. The app will now ask that you exit it briefly to connect your mobile device to the Wi-Fi network your Ring device is broadcasting. The app will display a helpful video that will instruct you on how to complete this on your mobile device.
    Mobile app device Wi-Fi setup instructions screen
  9. Once you're connected to the Ring's Wi-Fi network, the Ring app will recognize this and alert you. Tap the alert to be brought back into the Ring app to continue the setup process.
    Device Wi-Fi connection confirmation
  10. The Ring app will then begin searching for Wi-Fi networks around you.
    Mobile app scanning for Wi-Fi
  11. Select your Wi-Fi network from the list of available networks.
    Mobile app Wi-Fi selection screen
  12. When prompted, type in your Wi-Fi network's password (if necessary), and select Continue.
    Mobile app Wi-Fi setup key request
  13. Your Ring device will begin connecting to your Wi-Fi network.
    Mobile app device connecting screen
  14. Congratulations! Your Ring camera is now setup and ready to use. Select Continue to complete setup.
    Mobile app Wi-Fi setup completion confirmation
  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.
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