Ring Doorbell is a Wi-Fi doorbell that is actually more than a doorbell. Yes, it fills the shoes of your typical doorbell but adds an impressive video intercom system that allows you to talk to your visitors, from your smartphone or tablet. You can do all of this from home, or from wherever, just as long as you’re connected to the internet.
Ring Doorbell Video devices are packed with useful features, the app is extremely user-friendly, and everything is easy-to-connect to Wi-Fi. Here’s how to change the Wi-Fi network on your Ring Doorbell.
The First Wi-Fi Connection
Your Ring Doorbell device’s first Wi-Fi experience actually won’t be connecting to your home network. When you start setting it up, it first enters the Setup Mode, prompting you to download the app onto your smart device to move forward.
Once you’ve downloaded the app and set up your account (this shouldn’t take too long, it requires only the most basic information), the app will connect to the nearby Ring Doorbell device.
Wait, how can it connect via Wi-Fi without the device being connected to a network? Well, while in Setup Mode, Ring Doorbell will project its own temporary Wi-Fi network. This is used to connect the Ring app to the device, and once setup is complete it will connect to a Wi-Fi network.
Now, following the instructions on your smartphone or tablet, you’ll connect to your home’s Wi-Fi and configure the settings. Once this is done, the projected Wi-Fi network will cease its broadcast and the device will connect to your Wi-Fi of choice.
Changing the Wi-Fi
Your Ring Doorbell may be working perfectly, but if your Wi-Fi network goes down and you have a spare one, you may want to connect to it, instead. Alternatively, you may have changed your router or moved to a new home.
In any case, you should be able to change the Wi-Fi network on your Ring Doorbell device. Unfortunately, they haven’t made this very easy. Given the fact that there are no controls that allow you to do it from the device itself, you may have to use the Ring app.
This is a easy way, however it is able to now no longer paintings on each device. Just open the Ring app, navigate to the cam, visit Device Health, and faucet Change Wi-Fi Network. From the listing of networks, select the only which you need to attach to.
Some gadgets can also additionally provide a specific option, referred to as Reconnect to Wi-Fi. After deciding on this option, the system would require you to “Press the orange button”, this means that unmounting the Ring Doorbell out of your wall.
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What if I have a WiFi network that has a password?
A few people have commented that they have to use their wifi network with a password. If this is the case, it’s very important you input your password into the Ring app beforehand.
Do I need to be on WiFi in order to connect my doorbell?
Ring does not require that you be on WiFi in order to connect your doorbell. The device will work either way!
If you have any questions about changing the WiFi on your Ring Doorbell, please don’t hesitate to contact us.