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Light Settings for Your Spotlight Cam (1st Gen), Wired

By default, the spotlight on your Spotlight Cam (1st Gen), Wired will only come on when it detects motion at night. Light Settings in the Ring app lets you control when your spotlight comes on.

To access your Light Settings in the Ring app:

  1. Open the
    Menu (≡)
    .
  2. Tap
    Devices.
  3. Tap your Spotlight Cam Wired.
  4. Tap
    Device Settings.
  5. Tap
    Light Settings.
  6. Toggle
    Motion-Activated Lights
    off if you do not want the spotlight to come on, even at night time.
  7. Add a
    Light Schedule
    to keep your device's lights on or off at specific times.

If it is dark outside and your lights are not turning on, try adjusting the Motion Sensitivity slider.

Learn how to customize your Motion Zones.