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Pre-Roll and Advanced Pre-Roll

Pre-Roll and Advanced Pre-Roll enable you to view more complete motion events. A Ring device with Pre-Roll or Advanced Pre-Roll will capture the few seconds before a motion event is triggered and attach it to the event clip. This provides you with a better look at what's happening outside your door.

Ring devices with Pre-Roll:

  • Battery Doorbell Pro
  • Video Doorbell 3 Plus
  • Video Doorbell 4
  • Spotlight Cam Pro Battery
  • Stick Up Cam Pro, Battery, Plug-In and Solar

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Ring devices with Advanced Pre-Roll:

  • Wired Ring devices

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Advanced Pre-Roll
Pre-Roll video length
4 seconds
6 seconds
As a picture-in-picture in Live View when answering an alert, and at the beginning of a recorded video in your timeline
At the beginning of a recorded video in your timeline
Black and white for Video Doorbell 3 Plus; Full color for Video Doorbell 4, Spotlight Cam Pro Battery and Stick Up Cam Pro, Battery, Plug-In, and Solar)
Full color
Low definition
High definition
No sound
Full sound
Low light
Does not function
Full functionality

Last updated 5 months ago