Person reviewing their Neighbors app feed on a mobile phone.

Customizing Your Neighbors App Notifications and Feed

Customize your Neighbors feed and update push notifications directly in the Ring app or the Neighbors app. Tap on one of the links below to learn more.

How to update your push notifications

Customize your push notifications to only see relevant posts. 

In the Ring app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    on the top left.
  2. Tap
    Neighbors
    .
  3. Tap the gear icon on the upper right.
  4. Tap
    Customize Neighbors
    .
  5. Tap
    Push Notification Settings
    .

In the Neighbors app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    on the top left side of your dashboard.
  2. Tap
    Customize Neighbors
    .
  3. Tap
    Push Notification Settings
    .
  4. Tap
    Filter Alerts
    by Type.
  5. Tap the blue
    Advanced Filters
    button to filter alert topics.
  6. Tap back to the
    Push Notification Settings
    screen to select Alert Tones, Schedule, Safety Report Notifications, or Comment Notifications.

Tap here if you want to disable notifications from the Neighbors app in your Ring app.

How to customize the Neighbors feed

In the Ring app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    in the top left.
  2. Tap
    Neighbors.
  3. Tap the
    gear icon
    on the upper right.
  4. Tap
    Customize Neighbors.
  5. Tap
    Content Settings.
  6. Tap the blue
    Advanced Filters
    button to choose and refine what topics you want to see in your feed.

In the Neighbors app:

  1. Tap on the
    menu (≡)
    on the top left of your dashboard.
  2. Tap
    Customize Neighbors.
  3. Tap
    Content Settings.
  4. Tap the blue
    Advanced Filters
    button to refine what topics you want to see in your feed.

If you want to find a post quickly without disrupting your settings:

  • Option 1:
    • Go to your
      Neighbors Feed
      .
    • Tap the blue
      Quick Filters
      button above the first post on the feed.
    • Select the Category, Distance, or Time of alerts you'd like to see.
  • Option 2:
    • Go to your
      Neighbors Feed.
    • Under each post's title and description, the post category appears.
    • Tap on the category to view a list of all posts in your feed under that category.

How to edit your email settings

Receive a summary of the events happening in your neighborhood based on the preferences you selected in your Feed settings.

In the Ring app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    in the top left.
  2. Tap
    Neighbors.
  3. Tap the gear icon on the upper right.
  4. Tap
    Customize Neighbors.
  5. Tap
    Email Notification Settings.
  6. Select
    Notification Settings
    – Weekly or Off.

In the Neighbors app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    in the top left corner.
  2. Tap
    Customize Neighbors.
  3. Tap
    Email Notification Settings.
  4. Select
    Notification Settings
    - Weekly or Off.

How to only see nearby posts

Only see nearby posts from a selected area in your feed.

In the Ring app:

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    on the left.
  2. Tap the
    Neighbors
    button.
  3. Go to
    Neighbors Settings
    .
  4. Tap
    Customize Neighbors.
  5. Tap
    Customize Neighborhood Area
    .
  6. Drag the slider left/right to make your neighborhood area larger or smaller.
  7. Press and slide your finger over one of the eight radius dots to customize your neighborhood shape.

In the Neighbors app:

  1. On your neighborhood feed, tap the
    menu (≡)
    in the top left corner.
  2. Scroll down and tap on
    Customize Neighbors.
  3. Tap
    Customize Neighborhood Area.
  4. Drag the slider left/right to make your neighborhood area larger or smaller.
  5. Press and slide your finger over one of the eight radius dots to customize your neighborhood shape.

Last updated 6 months ago