How does Ring Security work?
The security system sends an alert to your phone when it detects activity. Connecting the system determines the types of alarms you receive. If you have a Ring Protect Plus plan with professional surveillance, the surveillance center will call the police after checking for false alarms.
Does Ring Alarm require professional monitoring?
No, you can self-monitor your Ring Alarm system without paying for a monthly subscription. With self-monitoring, it’s up to you to call the police in an emergency.
Does ring surveillance call the police?
Yes, Call Protect Plus’ professional monitoring center should contact the police if there is an alarm.
What do I do if my Ring security system has a false alarm?
Each time the alarm goes off, Ring’s monitoring center will call you (and your emergency contacts) with an automatic message to confirm the alarm. You must enter a verbal password to cancel the alarm.
Call recommends storing the monitoring station phone number (+ 1-833-209-2159) in your contact list under “Ring Alarm” so you can respond faster (get your emergency contacts to do the same).
If no one cancels the false alarm, the monitoring station contacts the police. Most police departments charge a fine if you have a certain number of false alarms in a calendar year.
Who monitors Ring security systems?
Ring operates its own monitoring center.
What is “Home Mode” on Ring Alarm?
Home mode allows you to connect the alarm system while you are at home. To prevent false alarms, motion sensors inside the house do not trigger an alarm if you move around. But the alarm still goes off if someone opens a door or window. This condition is useful at night, when the whole family sleeps at home.
Do I own or lease a Ring security system?
Can I take my ring alarm with me when I move?
Yes. Because you own the equipment, you do not need to ask permission to move it to another house. You will need to change the address of your account if you have professional monitoring. This tells the monitoring center where help should be sent during an alarm.
Can Ring’s service be transferred?
Yes, Call Customer Support can help you transfer devices to another Call account. There is no contract for service plans like Ring Protect, so the new user can sign up for service when they are ready.
Which sensors do Ringalarm have?
Ring alarm supports the following sensors:
- Contact sensors trigger an alarm when a burglar opens a door or window to enter your home.
- Motion detectors trigger an alarm when there is movement in your home while you are away.
- Sensors for flooding and freezing helps you prevent water damage in your home.
- Panic buttons trigger an instant alarm when you push them.
- Smoke and carbon monoxide listeners detect sounds from your smoke and CO sensors that go out. These indirectly detect hazards along with your existing detectors.
- Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms directly detect hazards in your home. This is a third-party sensor that does not work with professional surveillance.
Can ring alarm detect gas leaks, smoke and carbon monoxide?
Ring alarm can detect smoke and carbon monoxide as long as you have the right sensors. Ring alarm does not detect gas leaks.
Does the Ring Alarm sound a siren when there is an uninvited guest?
Yes, there is a siren in the base station and keyboard. You can also buy extra keyboards and stand-alone sirens for other parts of your home.
Does Ring Alarm work if the power goes out?
Yes, Ring Alarm’s base station has a battery backup that lasts for 24 hours if the power goes out. If you have a Ring Protect subscription, the base station will contact the monitoring center using AT & T’s mobile network if you lose your Internet connection during the same power outage.
Do I need a landline to use Ring Alarm?
No, Ring Alarm uses broadband internet and mobile connections to communicate with the monitoring center.
Do I need an alarm permit for my ring alarm?
It depends on where you live. Many cities need an alarm permit (including a small annual fee), but you should contact your local police department to see if you need a permit.
Is ring alarm easy for children to use?
Probably. Most older children and teens should have no trouble entering a PIN to disarm the system when they return home from school. It is up to you to decide if your child is mature enough to use the control panel.
How do I get a sign for my garden or stickers for my windows?
Call seller yard signs and stickers separately from its security systems. All Ring doorbells and security cameras come with a sticker.
Can I get a discount on my homeowners insurance?
Yes, you can get an insurance rebate by downloading an alarm certificate from your Call Account settings as long as you have professional monitoring. You can send or print a copy to your insurance agent.