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

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

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

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

Newsletter (7th Oct 22): Q4 Is Here & Smart Home Updates Are Ramping Up

The Ring Spotlight Cam powered by a solar panel

(This newsletter was originally sent on 7th October 2022) Hi everyone, Tristan here. I mentioned in the last newsletter that there hadn’t been many recent smart home updates. That was because of the September lull: everyone was finishing up vacations and heading back to work and school-run routines. But now the smart home industry is … Read more