Ring Stick Up Cam Battery (3rd Generation) mounted on a wall outside ready to protect.

Setting Up Your Stick Up Cam (3rd Gen) for Battery or Solar in the Ring App

Set up your Stick Up Cam, Battery or Solar, in the Ring app with this step-by-step guide.

Charge the provided battery

Both the Battery and Solar versions of the Stick Up Cam come with a Quick Release Battery Pack. Fully charge the provided battery by plugging it into a USB port using the provided orange cable.

The battery is fully charged when only the green LED is lit.

Download the Ring app

To download the Ring app:

  1. On your mobile device, go to the
    (for iOS devices) or the
    (for Android devices).
  2. Search for “Ring.”
  3. Download and install the Ring app on your mobile device.

Or visit ring.com/app on your mobile device.

Create or log in to your account

If this is your first Ring product, you will be asked to set up an account.

To set up an account:

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Select “Create Account.”
  3. Follow the in-app instructions to create a new account.

If you already have another Ring device installed, simply open the Ring app.

Tap 'Set Up a Device'

Tap “Set Up a Device” then select “Security Cams.”

Scan the QR code on your Ring device

You can scan the QR code on your Ring device or product packaging via the Ring app.

  1. Tap the
    menu (≡)
    on the left side of your Dashboard in the
    Ring app
  2. Tap
    Set up a Device
    and select
    Security Cameras
  3. Tap
    I’m Ready to Scan
  4. Point your smartphone’s camera at the QR code on your Ring device or product packaging.
  5. Center the code in the phone camera’s view at the bottom half of the screen.
  6. When the code is recognized, a green square will appear and a pop-up with your device image detected.

If you experience issues scanning the QR code, please follow these steps:

  • Move your camera closer or further from the QR code to help it focus.
  • Once your camera finds focus, hold it steady for a few seconds.
  • If your camera won’t focus, clean your camera lens, move to a well-lit area, and try again.

If you continue to experience issues, please follow these additional steps:

  1. Tap
    Other Options
    below the scanner.
  2. Select
    Can’t Scan the QR code
  3. Confirm by selecting
    Enter code manually
    (this corresponds to PIN code digits underneath the QR code).
  4. Find your device in the list.
  5. Enter your five digit PIN which can be found below the QR code.

Specify your location

If this is your first time setting up a Ring device, you will receive a request from your phone informing you that the Ring app wishes to use your phone’s location services to pinpoint your location. Allowing the app to do so will assist with inputting your address.

Enter your address information into the app, then confirm it.

If you have established a location previously, you can select it from the list of your locations.

Note: Without a specific location, certain features of your Stick Up Cam will not work properly.

Learn more about Ring devices and your address.

Choose where your Stick Up Cam will be installed

Select either “Indoors” or “Outdoors” based on where you plan to install your Stick Up Cam.

If you chose “Indoors,” select whether or not your Stick Up Cam will be facing a window.

Note: By facing your Stick Up Cam towards a window you can block night vision and significantly reduce Motion Detection reliability.

Name your device

Select a specific name for your Stick Up Cam, Battery or Solar, to distinguish it from other Ring devices on your account. You can choose one of the default names that are suggested, or you can enter your own by selecting “Custom…” at the bottom of the list.

Insert the battery

Insert the battery with the flat metal catch facing the back of your Stick Up Cam. The largest portion of this catch should be on the bottom.

When you have inserted the battery properly, you should hear a ‘click'. This means the battery is properly secured.

Wait 30 seconds for your Stick Up Cam to power on.

Wait for your Stick Up Cam to enter Setup Mode

Your Stick Up Cam will enter Setup Mode after inserting the battery. When the light on the front of your Stick Up Cam begins flashing blue, tap “The Light is Flashing” in your Ring app to continue to the next step.

If your Stick Up Cam does not go into Setup Mode automatically after powering on, press and release the small orange button under the battery cover.

Connect to your Ring device

iOS: Tap “Join” when the Ring app asks to join the Ring wifi network.

Android: Your device should automatically connect to the Ring wifi network.

If your device does not automatically connect to the Ring wifi network, or if you chose to continue without scanning in step five, please follow the steps below:

  1. Press the home button on your phone to leave the Ring app.
  2. Navigate to the
    app, then tap
  3. On Android, you may need to navigate to
  4. Select the Ring wifi network from the list of available networks. The network will appear as either:
  5. Ring-
    followed by the last six digits of the MAC ID.
  6. Ring Setup
    followed by the last two digits of the MAC ID.
  7. Once connected, close your
    app and return to the Ring app.

Connect your Stick Up Cam, Battery or Solar, to your wifi

Be sure you’re near your router and have your wifi password ready.

  1. Select your wifi network.
  2. If you have more than one wifi network, select the network closest to where you will be installing your Stick Up Cam.
  3. Enter your wifi password and press

Note: After connecting to your wifi network, your Stick Up Cam will update its internal software. While performing an update, the light on the front of your device will flash blue. Do not unplug your device while this update is in progress. When the blue light stops flashing, you can tap “Continue” in the Ring app and begin using your Stick Up Cam.

Test your device

Once your Stick Up Cam, Battery or Solar, has completed its update and setup, configure your Stick Up Cam’s motion zones, then open Live View to test your camera.

Get instructions on physically installing your Stick Up Cam, Battery or Solar.

Last updated 5 months ago