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

Linking Chime Pro to Ring Doorbells and Cameras

Chime Pro helps extend your wifi to Ring devices at the same location. Here's how to link your Ring devices to your Chime Pro:

  1. Tap the
    menu (☰)
    in the Ring app.
  2. Tap
  3. Tap the Ring device you want to connect to the Chime Pro.
  4. Tap the
    Linked Chimes
    tile. Choose from the settings on the
    Linked Chimes
    screen to set your ring and/or motion notifications.
  5. Now your Ring device is linked to Chime Pro.

Best practices for Chime Pro

  • Plug in Chime Pro close to your wifi router.
  • Once your Chime Pro is set up, move it to an outlet halfway between the router and the Ring device that needs a better wifi connection.
  • to make sure it's receiving a good wifi signal from your router.
  • If your Chime Pro has trouble re-connecting, then it might be due to interference.
    • Some things that can cause interference include (but are not limited to):
      • Materials such as stucco, brick, or concrete.
      • House appliances likes microwaves.
    • Please ensure your wifi can provide adequate upload speeds for your Ring devices through the Chime Pro. Chime Pro has a recommended minimum upload speed of 2 Mbps per device. Upload speeds significantly lower can lead to degraded video quality and other performance issues. Contact your internet service provider if upload speeds are insufficient.

Chime Pro Auto Mode

In Chime Pro Auto Mode, your Ring device automatically switches between your Chime Pro network and your home wifi network, depending on which option offers the best connectivity.

Note: This feature is currently available for Ring Video Doorbell 3, 3 Plus and 4. Find out which doorbell model you have in the Ring app.

Chime Pro Auto Mode is enabled by default for eligible devices. To check which of your devices are using Auto Mode in the Ring app:

  1. Tap 
    menu (☰).
  2.  Tap
  3. Tap your Chime Pro.
  4. Tap
    Chime Pro Network.
  5. Tap on a device to switch between Auto Mode (for eligible devices), Chime Pro Network and home wifi.

Alternatively, to turn Auto Mode on or off from your doorbell’s Device Health page in the Ring app:

  1. Tap
    menu (☰).
  2. Tap
  3. Tap your Video Doorbell 3, 3 Plus or 4.
  4. Tap
    Device Health.
  5. Tap
    Network Settings.
  6. Tap
    Auto Mode.
  7. Use the
    Auto Mode
    toggle to turn the feature on or off.
  8. Tap

Note: If you turn Chime Pro Auto Mode off for your doorbell, it will stay connected to its current network. To manually change your network to Chime Pro Network or home wifi:

  1. Open the Ring app.
  2. Tap
    menu (☰).
  3. Tap
    and select the Video Doorbell or Security Camera you'd like to reconnect to wifi.
  4. Tap the
    Device Health
  5. Under
    Change Network
    and follow the prompts in the app.

Last updated 1 month ago