If you own a Ring doorbell at home and you want to know how to check the battery level on the ring doorbell, ensure you keep reading through this article. As this article will walk you through how to check battery level on ring doorbell.
You can easily check the battery level of your ring doorbell using your mobile phone using the official app that you can download and install from the google play store for android or the apple app store for iOS.
Here in this article, we would briefly discuss how to check the battery level of your ring doorbell using the ring app on your smartphone.
How To Check Battery Level on Ring Doorbell
To check your battery charge level in the Ring App, follow the steps below:
- Tap the three lines on the top left of the Dashboard screen.
- Tap Devices.
- Tap the doorbell or camera you want to check.
- Tap Device Health.
- Check the percentage under Battery Level.
How Long Does a Fully Charged Ring Battery Last
It takes about 6 to 8 hours for a ring doorbell battery to fully charge. A fully charged Ring battery can be used for an average of 3-5 events per day. An event refers to each time your Ring doorbell records a clip and sends it to the cloud.
According to Ring, on average your battery can last for about 6-12 months. To charge your ring doorbell, you can use a micro-USB cable, that was included in the box when your doorbell was purchased.
Connect the micro USB cable to the USB charger or a USB power source like a computer. You should know that plugging your Ring doorbell directly into a USB outlet would tend to be faster than when you plug your Ring doorbell into a computer USB port.
How do I Know When my Ring Battery is Fully Charged
When you are charging your ring battery and it displays a solid green light, this indicates that your ring battery is fully charged. You can also check the battery status of your Ring doorbell through your phone through the Ring app.
Follow these steps to check the battery charge through the Ring app on your mobile device:
- Open the Ring app on your smartphone.
- Click the three lines (menu) on the top left of the Ring app.
- Click Devices.
- Click on the doorbell you want to check.
- Click Power Settings.
- You can view the Battery Level, under Battery Status.
- The Feature Power Usage will be displayed below Battery Status. You can view and adjust features that affect battery life, and you will be able to optimize your battery life.
Ring Battery Level Not Updating
If your ring battery level is not updating follow these troubleshooting steps:
Check Your Wi-Fi Connection
If your ring doorbell is not updating, you should check your WiFi connection and ensure that it is connected to your ring doorbell app.
If there is an issue with the Wi-Fi network connection, then the Ring app won’t show the battery status correctly.
To fix this issue you can restart your router, move your router closer to your phone, and then reconnect your Ring Doorbell again with the ring app.
Check the USB Charging Cable
If the USB charging cable is faulty then your ring Doorbell may not charge and hence the battery charge level won’t update in the ring app.
You need to check the working functionality of your charging cable to ensure it provides enough charge to the ring battery.
You can use the same USB cable to charge another device, if it doesn’t function correctly, then you should have the USB cable replaced.
Another this is that you need to give your ring battery enough time to fully charge. You should leave your device plugged into a USB adapter or computer for about 5 to 6 hours.
Faulty Ring Battery
If your ring doorbell battery is damaged, it may not be able to maintain a proper charge level. On average you are recommended to use your ring battery for 6 to 12 months.
You can order a ring battery replacement through the ring website or other online stores such as eBay, Walmart, Amazon, Bestbuy, etc.
Ring Doorbell Battery Charged But Not Working
If your Ring doorbell battery is charged but not working, below are some troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue:
Disconnect And Reconnect Your Doorbell
You should try to disconnect and reconnect your ring doorbell through the Ring app.
To disconnect your ring doorbell:
Open the ring app, select Devices < Device Name < General Settings < Remove Device.
To reconnect your ring doorbell:
- Open the ring app on your mobile phone. Go to “Set up a device” < Scan the QR code on the device < choose your location.
- Name your device and Activate set-up mode
- Connect to your Ring device < Connect your phone to an available Wi-Fi network < Test your device
Reset Your Doorbell
To reset your ring doorbell follow these steps:
- Remove the security screw using the appropriate screwdriver.
- Remove the faceplate.
- Locate the setup button on the top right, below the camera. Most doorbells often have an orange dot.
- Press down and hold the setup button for 10 seconds.
- The front doorbell light will flash for a few minutes. The reset is complete when it stops.
Ring Battery Charging Lights
When you connect the micro-USB charger to the charging port in the ring battery. When the battery begins to charge, both the red and green lights will be displayed. When the light displayed on the battery turns to a solid green, then your battery is fully charged.
How Do I Know When my Ring Light Battery is Fully Charged?
To know if your ring battery is fully charged, you need to check the light on the battery. When your ring battery is charging both the red and green lights will light up. When your ring battery is fully charged, the battery will display a solid green light.