Ring Video Doorbell 2 on a modern home's front door.

Install Ring Video Doorbell 2 Without an Existing Doorbell

Before you get started, be sure to begin setting up your Video Doorbell 2 in the Ring app.

Charge the battery

  1. Fully charge the battery by plugging it into a power source using the provided orange cable.
  • The light will be green when fully charged. 
  • Insert the battery into the bottom of your Ring Video Doorbell 2 until it clicks into place.

Line up your Ring Video Doorbell 2

To properly line up your Ring Video Doorbell 2: 

  1. Click the level tool (included in the box) into the small hole on the front of the Ring Video Doorbell 2 below the camera.
  2. Place the Ring Doorbell 2 next to your door at about chest height (4 feet). 
  3. Level the device using the level tool. 
  4. Mark the positions for mounting holes with a pencil. 

Drill holes

Optional: Use a drill to drill holes where you marked the position of the mounting holes.

  1. If you are mounting the Ring Doorbell 2 on brick, concrete, or stucco, use the plastic anchors included in the box. You may need to use a hammer to get the anchors in. 
  2. If you are mounting the bracket on wood or vinyl, use the screws included.

Place your Ring Video Doorbell over the holes

  • Don't forget to remove the level tool from the front of the device. 

Screw in the Ring Video Doorbell 2

  • Be sure you use all four screws that are included. 

Install the faceplate

  • Place one of the provided faceplates on your Ring Video Doorbell 2 by slotting it in at the top and clicking it into place.

Tighten the security screw

Use one of the provided security screws and the star-shaped end of the screwdriver part to secure the faceplate.

Last updated 7 months ago