Ring Floodlight Cam (1st Generation) mounted to a white wall outside, with its bright, motion-activated LED lights turned on.

Installing Floodlight Cam (1st Gen)

Learn how to install your Floodlight Cam (1st Gen).

WARNING: Electrical shock hazard. Before you begin installation, disconnect power to the installation area with your circuit breaker or fuse box. Always use caution when you handle electrical wiring.

Installation by a qualified electrician may be required in your area. Refer to your local laws and building codes before performing electrical work; permits plus professional installation may be required by law.

Step One - Installing the Floodlight Cam bracket

For detailed instructions on installing your Floodlight Cam bracket, watch the video below. 

Step Two - Wiring your Floodlight Cam

For detailed instructions on wiring your Floodlight Cam bracket, watch the video below.  

Step Three - Hang your Floodlight Cam 

  • Use the included hook to attach Floodlight Cam to your junction box by inserting one end through the mounting hole on your Floodlight Cam and the other end onto the mounting bracket.  
Hook option for mounting Floodlight Cam.

Step Four - Finish wiring your Floodlight Cam

  • Take the copper ground wire from your Floodlight Cam and loop it around the green ground nut on the Floodlight Cam bracket.
  • Connect the copper ground wire to end of the green or copper ground wire coming out of your junction box with a wire nut.
Wiring Floodlight Cam.
  • Using a wire nut: Wrap the wires you want to connect together, then put the ends inside the wire nut and twist clockwise until secure.
Wrapping electrical wire for Floodlight Cam.
  • Connect the black wire from your junction box to the black wire on Floodlight Cam using another wire nut.
Connecting Floodlight Cam to junction box.
  • Connect the white wire from your junction box to the white wire on Floodlight Cam.

Safety note: If your junction box doesn't have clearly colored black and white wires, consult with a licensed electrician.

Step Five - Finish installing your Floodlight Cam

For detailed instructions on the final steps in your Floodlight Cam’s installation, watch the video below. 

Learn more about setting up your Ring Floodlight Cam in the Ring app.

Last updated 5 months ago