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Get your tablet or smartphone and open the Ring app.

On the screen’s top left corner, usually, is the menu symbol. Tap on it.

Select “Devices” from the menu options.

Choose your Ring doorbell device from the list of devices connected to your account.

After choosing your doorbell, find the settings icon by tapping on it. This icon is often a gear or cog emblem.

Within the settings menu, locate and select “Motion Settings” or “Motion Detection.”

You should see an option to disable motion detection or toggle it off. Tap on this option to turn it off.

Similarly, look for an option that says “Motion Alerts” or something similar within the settings menu and tap on it.

Disable motion alerts by toggling them off or selecting an option that indicates turning them off.


Q1. Can I turn off my Ring doorbell without using the app?

A1. Yes, You can disable your Ring doorbell without using the app. You may deactivate your Ring doorbell permanently or temporarily using other techniques.

Q2. Is there a physical button on the Ring doorbell to turn it off?

A2. No, there isn’t a physical button specifically designed to turn off the Ring doorbell. You may, however, deactivate its functionality in various ways.

Q3. What are the alternative methods to turning off the Ring doorbell without using the app?

A3. One common method is by disconnecting the power source of your Ring doorbell. This can be achieved by either unplugging it from an electrical outlet or turning off the circuit breaker connected to it.

Q4. Are there any risks associated with turning off the Ring doorbell without using the app?

A4. There are no significant risks involved in turning off your Ring doorbell without using the app. However, keep in mind that while disabled, you won’t be able to receive notifications or use any of its features until it’s turned back on.

Q5. Can I still use other features of my Ring device if I turn it off without using the app?

A5. No, when you turn off your Ring doorbell without using the app, all its features will be temporarily disabled until you decide to turn it back on.

Q6. How do I know if my Ring device is turned off successfully?

A6. To ensure that your Ring device is turned off successfully, check for any LED lights or indicators on your device that may indicate whether it’s powered on or not.

Q7. Can I schedule specific times for my Ring device to automatically turn on and off?

A7. Yes, you can schedule specific times for your Ring device to automatically turn on and off by utilizing certain settings within either the app or web portal.

Q8. Is it possible to permanently turn off my Ring doorbell without using the app?

A8. Yes, by disconnecting the power source permanently, you can effectively keep your Ring doorbell turned off until you decide to reconnect it.

Q9. Will my Ring device lose any data or settings if I turn it off without using the app?

A9. No, turning off your Ring device without using the app will not cause any loss of data or settings. Once you turn it back on, all your previous configurations will still be intact.

Q10. How can I turn my Ring device back on after turning it off without using the app?

A10. To turn your Ring device back on after being turned off, simply reconnect its power source or restore power to the circuit breaker connected to it. Once powered on, it should resume normal functionality.

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