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Issues With Ring Doorbell’s ‘Free Faceplate’ Offer

Screenshot from the Ring app dashboard showing the free faceplate offer for the Ring Doorbell Pro 2

Ah, bling. Everyone loves a bit of it. Of course for most ‘normal’ people, “bling” would refer to some flashy jewelry. However for big nerds like me, it refers to totally-awesome faceplates that adorn my Ring doorbell: And what’s better is that this was free. Well, it wasn’t totally free because I had to buy … Read more

Can You Disable Night Vision on Ring Cameras Or Doorbells?

The night vision options within the Ring app allowing you to turn off night vision on the Ring Doorbell Pro 2

The IR night vision feature on Ring cameras can be a great add-on, but it can also cause plenty of headaches. Users have been requesting more control over IR night vision for years, but can you disable night vision on Ring devices? You can’t disable auto IR night vision on most of Ring’s cameras or … Read more

Ring’s ‘You Are Being Recorded’ Warning: How To Turn On Or Off

Four Toggle Options in the Ring app Doorbell settings

Ring is one of the most popular smart home device manufacturers available today. To keep themselves in the running, they’re constantly upgrading their devices and software. These updates sometimes include new and ever more useful features for their line of smart cameras. One of these recent upgrades, however, has gotten mixed reception. It involves a … Read more

Do Ring’s Smart Home Products Use a Lot of Electricity?

Ring Floodlight Cam wall mounted - front view

Smart home devices might seem like they use up a lot of electricity, but is this true? How much energy is being used by your Ring devices? Ring’s smart home products do not use a lot of electricity. Even the most power-hungry Ring devices are still only using a small amount of electricity and shouldn’t … 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