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Ring Floodlight Upside Down Mounting Guide: Soffits/Eaves, Horizontally & More

Ring Floodlight Cam in its box

The Ring Floodlight Cam is one of Ring’s flagship pieces of smart home technology. This light handles security, motion activated lighting, and a variety of other features. Making the most of the Ring Floodlight Cam is all about how you mount it.  For more users, the standard mounting works best. Simply attach this light to … Read more

Which Ring and Nest Devices Support 5 GHz WiFi?

Phone screenshot showing the WiFi selection of my Ring Indoor Cam, with the prompt asking me if I want to connect to a pre-existing WiFi network.

When it was first released, 5 GHz WiFi was advertised as being faster and sometimes ‘more reliable’ than 2.4 GHz WiFi. Whilst this is broadly true, many Ring and Nest devices still seem to only support 2.4 GHz WiFi. This got me wondering whether this can lead to worse connections for your smart devices, and … Read more

Ring’s Night Time Image Is Way Too Dark (Faulty Night Vision Fixes)

An example of the overly dark night vision performance from the Ring Doorbell Pro 2

Night vision is one of the best selling points of Ring’s doorbells and cameras, but what happens when it just doesn’t work? Ring cameras can struggle in low-light environments. You can take advantage of settings like Color Night Vision or the new night vision options in newer Ring cameras and doorbells. You can also make … Read more

Ring Doorbell Or Camera Stuck On “Updating” (How To Fix This)

Checking for Firmware Updates in the Ring App

Picture it; you’ve finally got your new Ring camera and you’re all ready and excited to set it up! Everything goes well with connecting it to your Wi-Fi network and the Ring app, so for the last step, it starts updating the firmware. So you wait, and wait…and wait. Wait…why’s it taking so long?? Some … Read more

How To Disable Ring Notifications When Home (Or Going Out)

The Do Not Disturb options on an Android phone

Ring notifications are great—when they aren’t overwhelming! It’s great to know when a package arrives or who’s at the door, but when you’re home trying to relax, sometimes you just want some peace and quiet. Is there a way to get in control of those notifications? Ring notifications can get a little bothersome when you’re … Read more

Ring Video Freezes After A Few Seconds (Can This Annoying Issue Be Fixed?)

Apps to Update in App Store

Seeing what’s going on in and around our homes is a major key to keeping them safe. To that end, many people opt for smart home cameras like Ring smart cameras to keep an eye on their homes. This goes swell most of the time! But not always… Having a clear picture and video of … Read more

Upside Down Ring Doorbell/Camera Image: How To Fix This

Upside Down Image on Ring Stick Up Cam

Using the ever-popular Ring cameras is usually a breeze. They conveniently keep an eye on our homes and businesses when we’re there, and even when we’re not there. Most of the time everything is great – but sometimes, issues do come up.  Some Ring camera users have reported that the videos their cameras capture are … Read more

Will Ring Doorbells and Cameras Work With a Mobile Hotspot?

Samsung S10 screenshot showing the mobile hotspot options on Android

With everything opening up, more people are on the go. Perhaps you yourself are planning on traveling soon. For added security during their travels, many decide to take one or more of their Ring security devices with them. But being these devices require an internet connection in order to be able to operate, is this … Read more

Is Someone Shining Bright Lights Into Your Doorbell Or Camera?

Me shining a phone torch light into a Ring Indoor Cam

In this day and age, most of us have at least one smart home camera and/or video doorbell to monitor and protect our homes. Especially when it comes to outdoor cameras, the potential to have something happen to one of them is unfortunately always there.  One new trend involves people flashing lights at smart cameras. … Read more