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View your Event History and Event Summary in the Ring app

Event History is a video timeline that provides easy access to all events recorded1 by your Video Doorbells or home Security Cameras with a Ring Protect subscription (sold separately). Event History features icons on a timeline, letting you know when certain events happened. Event Summary (only available with Ring Protect Plus or Pro) lets you see a daily digest of all the events and recordings at your location.

Types of events in your Event History

Event types may vary, depending on your device(s).

  • Ring
  • Motion
  • Live View
  • Motion Events
  • Person Detected
  • Answered Rings (doorbells)
  • Missed Rings (doorbells)
  • Key Delivery
  • Linked Device
  • Driving
  • Traffic Stop

With a Ring Protect Plan subscription you also get access to Snapshot Capture² which takes recurring photo snapshots taken throughout the day that appear in your Event History.

View your Event History

To see your Event History for one device:

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap
    Devices
    .
  3. Tap a device.
  4. Tap
    Event History
    .

To see your Event History for all devices:

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap menu on the top left.
  3. Tap
    History
    .

Filter events in your Event History

To filter events, tap the Events menu in the Ring app. Then choose Ring, Motion, Live View, Linked Devices, or Favorite. Then tap Filter Events.

View your Event Summary

To see your Event Summary (only available with Ring Protect Plus or Pro) in the Ring app:

  1. Tap
    menu
    on the top left.
    • Make sure you have selected a specific location at the top of the menu, and not All Cameras. To select a location, tap the dropdown at the top of the menu.
  2. Tap
    History
    .
  3. Tap the three dots on the top right to access the more menu.
  4. Tap
    Event Summary
    .

¹ Your Ring videos in the cloud are stored temporarily, up to 180 days. Changing your video storage time will only affect videos that are recorded after you adjust your storage time setting. Check Ring Protect Subscription Plans for more information.

² Snapshot Capture photos in the cloud can be stored up to 14 days. Storage options vary based on your Ring Protect Subscription Plan.