Home Security Systems
Designed to deter. Ready to respond.
Help secure your home against break-ins, fire, flooding, and more, with Ring Alarm and Alarm accessories. Then, level-up your protection with a Ring Protect Pro subscription, sold separately, for optional on-demand emergency support with Alarm Professional Monitoring1, and more.
What you get with Ring Alarm.
Whole-home security, right out of the box:
Sensors to Help Detect Threats
Know when windows open, detect unexpected motion or smoke, and more, with a variety of Alarm Sensors that can trigger your Alarm’s siren.
Keeps Protecting, Even During An Outage
If you lose power, a built-in battery backup keeps your Alarm or Alarm Pro powered for up to 24 hours.
Just plug in the Ring Alarm Base Station, connect your sensors in the Ring App, and control it all with the Keypad.
Get more with Ring Protect Pro.*
Emergency Response Around the Clock
Opt into Alarm Professional Monitoring1, and if your Alarm is triggered, we’ll request the emergency police, fire, or medical help you need, day or night.
Get Alerted to Trouble in Real-Time
Get notifications on your phone from the Ring App when your Alarm Sensors are triggered or motion is detected.
Add Ring Cameras. See What’s Happening
Pair Ring Cameras and Doorbells, sold separately, to your Alarm to have them start recording if your Alarm goes off.
*Ring Protect Pro subscription sold separately.
Meet our Alarm systems.
Choose from our core whole-home protection with Ring Alarm, or go for Ring Alarm Pro with a mesh wifi router built in for advanced protection for your home and your network.
Essential whole-home security.
Advanced home security and built-in wifi router.
Feel safe and secure even if the power goes out.
If your home loses internet connection, alarm cellular backup keeps your Ring Alarm system connected and able to send alarm signals.
We'll request dispatch of real-time emergency responders when break-ins or any other security threat is detected by your Ring Alarm.
Adjust your settings in the Ring App to opt out of police response. That way we‘ll only request fire department dispatch during an emergency.
Expand your Ring of Security with Z-wave and wifi-enabled smart home products. Ring Protect subscription required, sold separately.
Get wifi coverage with integrated eero Wi-Fi 6 router with network security features built-in. Add additional eero Extenders, sold separately, to expand coverage for any size home.
up to 1500 sq ft
In case of an internet outage, keep your wifi and Ring Alarm system connected and online. 3GB of data is included every month. Option to use as much data as you need with extra data for $3 per GB.
Add up to four Ring Power Packs (sold separately) to keep your Ring Alarm Pro powered and online if you lose power. 24/7 Backup Internet requires a Ring Protect Pro subscription.
Your videos and Smart Alerts are processed locally and stored directly on a microSD card inserted into your Ring Alarm Pro; microSD card required for Local Video Storage.
Help protect your personal data, connected devices, and network from online threats.
All the pieces for peace of mind.
Start with the included Ring Alarm pieces and sensors in an Alarm Kit. Then, expand your protection with additional Ring Alarm Sensors to help detect threats, Ring Cameras, select Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, and more.
Virtual Security Guard
Ready to respond when you can’t.
With Virtual Security Guard9, provides real-time camera motion event monitoring by Rapid Response professionals at your home or business. Add it to your compatible Ring Protect subscription for $99/month per location.
Privacy is our priority.
From the initial concept to the final product, privacy, security, and user control are at the core of the decisions we make at Ring. Learn more about our privacy and security practices.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ring Alarm and Ring Alarm Pro are home security systems to protect any house or apartment. Security kits come with a Base Station, Contact Sensor, Motion Detector, Keypad and Range Extender.
Place Contact Sensors on any door or window in your home, and the Motion Detector in any room of your home, and you’ll get mobile notifications when your door or window is opened or motion is detected. Please note: Ring Alarm and all Ring Alarm accessories requires a subscription for in-app features and digital notifications, including digital arming/disarming. Subscription sold separately. View ring.com/protect-plans for pricing and details.
Ring Alarm Pro gives you a Ring Alarm for trusted physical security, and a built-in eero Wi-Fi 6 router for fast wifi and network security in a single system. Unlike traditional home security systems, Ring Alarm Pro also offers optional layers of backup protection to help stay connected in case the power or internet goes out. By combining Alarm Pro with a Ring Protect Pro plan, you have more protection, and more ways to secure your home.
The Ring Alarm Security Kit comes with everything you need to protect your home. The Base Station controls your entire Ring Alarm system and is only available in a kit.
For upgraded protection, Ring Alarm Pro comes in Kits as well. Or, purchase the Alarm Pro Base Station on its own and customize a security system exactly to your home's needs.
Additional Contact Sensors, Motion Detectors, Keypads, Range Extenders and future Ring Alarm components can be purchased separately to expand the coverage of both systems. These will connect with the Base Station at your home to protect your entire property. They both also work with Ring cameras, Ring Video Doorbells, Alexa-enabled Echo devices, and more. Please note: Integration with Ring Alarm requires a subscription (sold separately). Learn more here.
With Ring Alarm pro you can add eero 6 Extenders to expand coverage and Ring Power Packs for additional back up power.
Ring Alarm Pro gives you the trusted security and customizable features of Ring Alarm plus an eero Wi-Fi 6 router built in for network security and fast, reliable internet. The Ring Protect Pro Plan also offers 24/7 Backup Internet5 that is only available for use with a Ring Alarm Pro Base Station, giving you cellular internet connectivity when there’s no internet access available.
Yes, you can enroll in 24/7 professional monitoring with fire and medical emergency support for $20 / month / location with the Ring Protect Pro subscription.
Yes. Professional monitoring for Ring Alarm systems is only available with a Ring Protect Pro plan. Ring Protect Pro is not available in Canada. Canadian customers, learn more about your Protect Plans here.
Use the Keypad. Ring Alarm Pro provides three Security Modes to control your smart home security system:
Away mode arms all of your Contact Sensors and Motion Sensors, by default. Disarmed mode disarms your security devices so you can come and go.
Home mode arms Contact Sensors around the perimeter of your home, by default.
Subscribe to Ring Protect, sold separately, to easily arm and disarm your system with the free Ring App (compatible with iOS and Android phones and tablets).
For Ring Alarm Pro, while you can control your wireless security system from the Ring App, to control and manage your wifi, you do so from the eero app.
Ring Alarm comes with a 24-hour backup battery that kicks in whenever the power at home goes out. You can also get cellular backup4 with a Ring Protect Pro subscription, giving you essential security features to help protect your home during an outage.
With Ring Alarm Pro, when the power goes out you have two options:
- Alarm Pro has an internal backup battery inside the Base Station that can provide backup power. When using the internal battery, you may have limited access to Alarm features only.
Ring Power Packs (sold separately) can provide external battery backup for your Alarm Pro.
- Connect up to four fully-charged Power Packs to a single Alarm Pro to keep it working for hours and all Alarm Pro features will be available.
Ring Power Packs can also be used to provide backup power to your eero 6 Extenders, which will keep your expanded wifi network up if you lose power.
Yes, Professional monitoring is available for commercial businesses. However, smoke and carbon monoxide monitoring is not available at a business or commercially zoned address.
Learn more about our business security offerings, including professional monitoring at ring.com/business.
Ring Alarm 24/7 monitoring service is available only within the U.S. (all 50 states, but not U.S. territories) and in Canada (excluding Quebec). Canadian customers, learn more about your Protect Plans here.
In some areas, a permit is required in order to have a professionally-monitored alarm system.
Yes. Every new Ring Alarm comes with a free* 30-day trial of Ring Protect Pro. If you enroll in professional monitoring during your trial, you get 24/7 emergency response when you need it most, and enjoy the other benefits of Ring Protect Pro. For the first 7 days of professional monitoring, you can take advantage of our 7-Day Practice Period designed to help you learn the ins and out of your Ring Alarm and avoid false alarms. Before your trial is over, we’ll remind you to subscribe to Ring Protect Pro on Ring.com to keep your alarm professionally monitored.
*Free trial is not applicable for locations with an existing Ring Protect subscription. Terms and limitations apply. See Ring Protect Subscription Plans for more information.
All your existing Alarm sensors will still work with Ring Alarm Pro. You can upgrade by simply swapping out your Alarm Base Station with the Alarm Pro Base Station. Then, simply open the Ring App, begin to set up your Ring Alarm Pro Base Station, and choose the location which has the Ring Alarm Base Station that you’d like to replace. The app will help you save your Ring Alarm settings and devices, then restore them to your new Alarm Pro Base Station after it’s set up on your Ring account.
If you have signed up for 24/7 professional monitoring2, you may need a permit to request dispatch emergency services. After signing up for Ring Protect Pro, you’ll get an email from our dedicated Permits Team so you can have everything you need to apply for your permit. In some cases, our team will handle the entire permitting process, but for others, we’ll walk you through every step to help you get your permit as quickly as possible.
Yes, we offer a number of customizable options and promotions to help keep communities safe. Please visit our community programs page to learn more.
With a Virtual Security Guard subscription, Rapid Response's trained security professionals will monitor motion events captured on your Ring cameras for your home or business. You are in charge of which Ring cameras are monitored and when. Simply set your Ring Alarm to Home or Away Mode, and Rapid Response’s trained agents will start monitoring. Rapid Response agents can quickly check Live View, see if people are in the frame, and depending on the situation, can intervene on your behalf.
We know that your time is valuable and you may not be able to review every camera motion alert taking place on your property. With Virtual Security Guard, trained agents can view real-time motion events taking place on your property when a person is detected, to help keep your property or business protected so you can focus on what's important.
To get started you'll need a Ring Alarm, a compatible camera, a compatible Ring Protect subscription and be enrolled in Professional Monitoring
You can add Virtual Security Guard9 to a compatible Ring Protect subscription by logging into the Protect Plan page of your Ring Account and clicking "Purchase Virtual Security Guard".
You can add Virtual Security Guard9 to a compatible Ring Protect subscription for an additional $99/month per location. Virtual Security Guard is only available as a monthly subscription and you can cancel anytime. Rapid Response is the seller and provider of the camera motion monitoring service and agents. Ring bills your Ring account for this service.