Ring Chime (2nd Generation) plugged into a wall in a modern kitchen

Ring Chime (2nd Gen) Information

The Ring Chime (2nd Generation) is an updated version of the classic Ring Chime. Simply plug it in to a power outlet, set it up in the Ring app, and you'll be able to hear alerts from your Ring devices at home.

What's the difference between this Chime and the previous generation Chime?

As an updated version of the Chime, the second generation Chime now has a sleek new look that meshes well with any decor as well as a new LED indicator so you know if it’s online. 

What's the difference between the Chime (2nd Generation) and the Chime Pro (2nd Generation)?

The second generation Chime is a more economical alternative to the Ring Chime Pro, which acts a wifi extender as well as a doorbell.  

Chime Tones

You have the option to change and customize Chime Tones for Alerts and Notifications.

The Chime Tones available are:

  • Ring Default
  • Ring Alert 2
  • Ring Alert 3
  • Harp
  • Flashback
  • Triangle
  • Upbeat
  • Navi
  • Xylophone
  • Train Whistle
  • Charge!
  • Dogs Barking
  • Doorbot
  • Westminster Soft
  • Westminster
  • TNF Chimetone Brass

In addition, holiday themed Chime Tones are added throughout the year.

Tech Specs

What comes in the box?

Ring Chime (2nd Generation)

  • Ring Chime Unit
  • Quick-start guide

What are the specs of the Ring Chime?


Ring Chime(2nd Generation)

2.4GHz Wireless 802.11 B/G/N wifi
Connection Speed
High speed internet is recommended for optimal performance
System Requirements
iOS 12 or later, Android 6.0 or later
3.06 in. x 2.44 in x 0.98 in (77.8mm x 62mm x 25mm)
Power Supply
Standard power outlet


How does Ring Chime (2nd Generation) work?

When plugged into a standard wall socket, the Chime produces an audio signal whenever you receive an alert from a Ring device for motion and doorbell announcements. 

Will Ring Chime (2nd Generation) flash when triggered?

No. Ring Chime does not flash when triggered.

Can you choose a different chime sound or set your own chime sound?

Yes. Learn more about selecting new Chime tones for the Ring Chime.

Can you change the volume of the chime? Can you turn the Chime off?

Yes. You can change the volume of your Ring Chime unit and configure which device(s) will trigger your Chime. If you do not want to trigger your Chime, it's easy to turn off the connection from the Device Settings in your app.

Is the Ring Chime (2nd Generation) compatible with all Ring video doorbells and security cameras?

Yes, the second generation Ring Chime will work with any Ring video doorbell or security camera product. 


Should I set up my Ring device or the Ring Chime (2nd Generation) first?

We recommend setting up your Ring device (video doorbell or security camera) first, then setting up the Ring Chime. After the device and the Chime are active and on the wifi network, use the Ring app to associate the Ring Chime with the Ring device. 

How do I set up Ring Chime (2nd Generation)?

Simply plug your Ring Chime into a wall socket and follow the guided instructions in your Ring app. 

Can I connect multiple Chime to one device or multiple devices to one Chime?

Yes. Ring Chime connects to 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz wifi and can be paired to any number of Ring devices. You can also pair multiple Ring Chime units to one Ring video doorbell or security camera. Once connected, your Ring Chime will work anywhere it has a wifi connection.

Purchases, refunds, and warranties

Where can I order Ring Chime?

The Ring Chime is available on Ring.com and at many fine retailers.

Does Chime have a warranty?

Yes, a 1-year parts and lifetime theft protection.

Tap here for more information on Ring's Limited Warranty.

What is Ring's refund policy?

You have 30 days from the date you received your device(s) to request a full refund. You are responsible for covering the cost of return shipping.

Last updated 4 months ago