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How to Set Up Motion Alerts and Motion Schedules

With Motion Schedules, you can schedule periods of time when you don't want to receive Motion Alerts from your Ring device(s).

For example, if you know the trash is picked up every Tuesday between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m., you may want to turn off your Motion Alerts during that time frame.

How to create a Motion Schedule

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap the top 
    Menu (≡)
    .
  3. Tap
    Devices.
  4. Select the device you'd like to apply the
    Motion Schedule
    to.
  5. Tap
    Motion Settings
    .
  6. Tap
    Motion Schedules.
  7. Tap
    Add Schedule.
  8. Name your schedule (Night Time, Morning, Evening, Custom).
  9. Tap
    Continue
    .
  10. Select the time frame you'd like to
    Turn Alerts Off
    or
    Turn Alerts On
    . (e.g. 1:00 a.m.- 6:00 a.m).
  11. Tap
    Continue
    .
  12. Select the days of the week you'd like to apply the schedule to.
  13. Tap on the circles to enable the day you'd like to apply to the schedule.
  14. Save your
    Settings
    .

Toggle a Motion Schedule on or off

Once you have created a Motion Schedule, it will appear in a list on the Motion Schedule page. You can toggle the item(s) on or off from the list by tapping on the toggle control button on the right.

  • If the toggle is blue, the rule is enabled (turned on).
  • If the toggle is white, the rule is disabled (turned off).

Edit a Motion Schedule

You can edit each Motion Schedule to avoid getting Motion Alerts during certain times and days.

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap the top 
    Menu (≡)
    .
  3. Tap
    Devices.
  4. Select the device you'd like to apply the
    Motion Schedule
    to.
  5. Tap
    Motion Settings
    .
  6. Tap
    Motion Schedules.
  7. Under
    Motion Schedules
    , select the Motion Schedule you'd like to edit (e.g. Schedule 1).
  8. Tap on the schedule you've created and edit the
    Name, Timeframe, and Days of the Week
    .

Delete a Motion Schedule

  1. Tap on the
    Motion Schedule
    you've created under Motion Schedules.
  2. A red trash can icon with
    Remove this Schedule
    will appear. Tap on it and confirm that you'd like to remove the Motion Schedule during the time frame you selected.

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