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

Time (Or Timezone) Wrong on The Ring App And Recordings

Adding a new location in the Ring app

Ring cameras are widely popular tools in home security as they help monitor the inside and outside of your home or business. Because of this, they’ve become an indispensable tool to many. As reliable as these cameras usually are, there are occasional issues. Some Ring users have experienced problems with the time or timezone being … Read more

Newsletter (21st Nov 22): Amazon Broke Music… But At Least Smart Home Deals Have Landed!

Video thumbnail showing me doing air quotes with the text Amazon Upgraded Prime Music

(This newsletter was originally sent to subscribers on 21st November 2022) Amazon just destroyed music… but at least Black Friday is almost here! Today’s newsletter looks at the latest smart home news, our recent videos & blog posts, and more. At the start of the month, Amazon announced that they had “upgraded” Prime Music – … Read more

Fixing “Video Processing” Errors In The Ring App

Some Ring footage on the timeline that still shows Video is processing

Getting your video quickly from a Ring camera is incredibly important. Whether it’s a package being dropped off, a family member stopping by for a visit, or home security, getting stuck on a video processing message is a serious delay. The video processing error appears because your smartphone, the Ring device, and the Ring servers … 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

Two (Or More) Ring Doorbells On One Transformer: Possible?

Various Ring wiring diagrams for multiple doorbells on one transformer

Ring Doorbells can be fun, convenient, and offer an extra layer of security, but dealing with wiring a doorbell is a little intimidating. Can you even wire two Ring Doorbells to one transformer? Well the short answer is: You can wire two or more Ring Doorbells to a single transformer, as long as that transformer … 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

Does Ring Support Multi-User Geofencing Yet? (Are There Any Workarounds?)

Geofencing in the Ring app

Many Ring users make use of the Ring app’s geofencing capabilities. This convenient feature allows the actions you specify to be carried out when you leave your home and/or when you return. While this is no doubt a great feature for an individual, what about a family? Ring’s geofencing is typically used with only one … Read more

Ring Bird’s Eye View Map Is Blurry (Is There An Easy Fix?)

Really blurry Ring birds eye view map

Ring announced the Doorbell Pro 2 at the start of 2021, and it had an interesting feature: 3D radar, allowing for enhanced motion detection and a Bird’s Eye View map (I’ll discuss what those fancy marketing terms mean in a second!). This new feature sounds awesome, but it has a big problem: when setting it … Read more