It is very convenient to view your security cameras and ring the doorbell on your TV. Look at an instant you are on your couch relaxing and watching TV, and your doorbell rings. The TV says, “Ken is on the front door,” and instantly, on your TV, you have a live video. Amazing right? That is what the ring-app and doorbell do for you.
What is a Ring App?
When connected to your Wi-Fi network, the Ring-app will send you instant alerts when someone presses on your doorbell, or they trigger the motion sensors of the ring doorbell. When you accept the notification, you will speak, hear, and see anyone on your property from your firestick device via your TV. It is an innovative way to enhance security in your home.
The ring doorbell keeps an eye on all the activities happening at your front door. In addition to this, the Ring-app is compatible with most smart devices. This feature allows you to show the video on products such as refrigerators, TV screens, and Smartphones. All ring-apps are compatible with an AI called amazon Alexa.
What is Amazon Alexa?
Amazon Alexa is also known as simply Alexa. It is a virtual assistant for Artificial Intelligence developed by Amazon. Used first in a smart speaker called the Amazon speaker, Echo Studio, Echo Dot, and Amazon Tap speakers produced by Amazon Lab 123. Using itself as an automation system in a home, Alexa can control several smart devices.
How to Install Ring App on Firestick
All devices work with Amazon Alexa. So, with the Alexa app, you can set your ring doorbell to work on your firestick. Before you can enjoy your ring app with your firestick, you need to install it using Alexa. You can achieve this on both your smart devices or computer.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Launch the Firestick device.
Step 2: Select the search icon.
Step 3: Type Ring app and click on the ring app icon when it appears.
Step 4: Wait for the installation to complete..
Step 5: Open the ring app and tap on the blue ‘Enable to Use’ option. It will add A-Skill to your Alexa-device.
Step 6: Enter your Ring credentials on the popup screen.
Step 7: Tap ‘Sign In,’ after which it will redirect you to the authorization screen.
Step 8: Click ‘Authorize.’
You will get a notification that confirms that you have linked the two devices successfully. What is left for you is to discover the devices. You can do this process by either using the voice command: “Alexa Discover Device” or by clicking “Discover Devices.” Visit the Ring Page located on Amazon.com and enable the Skill on a computer.
After you have finished helping the Skill on the computer, follow the pop-out onscreen instructions to link the device. For you to do this, you need to sign in to your Amazon account.
Note: You must use the same Amazon account on your Fire TV and the Alexa app to connect your Fire TV with Ring. If login in the accounts is different, you won’t link the devices.
How to View the Ring Doorbell on Firestick?
After you finish connecting the ring app to your firestick, you will be able to display all the devices you have on your TV screen. To do this is simple. All you need is to initiate the required voice command. You need to know the names of your devices. The exact name of your devices is the names given to them when you first set them up. According to the location, most users give devices names such as “BackYard” or “FrontYard.”
According to your preference, you need to give the corresponding voice command if you name the app differently. If you are not certain of the device name, you can launch the Ring app and tap the “My Device Option” to look them up. In the displayed menu, you will see all the devices with their names.
Alexa voice commands and functions
- “Alexa, show me the (device name)”: To show the Ring Doorbell camera on the TV screen.
- “Alexa, hide the (device name)”: to remove the Ring Doorbell camera from the display screen.
- “Alexa, play the last events from the (device name)”: this command plays the last recorded event.
- “Alexa, pause”: this command pause the video.
Can I Use the Ring App on Other Amazon Devices?
The Ring Doorbell app is compatible with all Alexa-enabled devices. You can link all other devices after using the Alexa app to enable the Skill. For instance, if you have an Echo Dot or Echo Show besides the Fire TV, the Ring Doorbell will connect.
Also, you can initiate Ring Doorbell commands on the Echo Dot or Echo Show. For example:
- “Alexa, answer the (device name)”: This voice command will show the video and use the device’s built-in speaker and microphone to communicate via the device.
- “Alexa, talk to the (device name)”: For the same task, this command is a different command.
Ring Doorbell has the following Features:
- Motion detection.
- 1080p camera.
- Night vision.
- Two-way talk.
- Customizable motion zones.
- Removable, rechargeable battery pack.
- Hardwire power option.
- Person detection.
What are the Different Modes on the Ring App?
Ring app modes are new features in the Ring App that allow you to select with just one tap how your Ring Doorbells, Ring Security Cams, and Ring Alarm operate using three different modes:
- Away, and
The Ring app allows you to have full security in your home no matter where you may be. If you have an Amazon Firestick, you can easily connect it with the Ring Doorbell you have and view it on the screen in a few seconds. It allows you to take a look at everything that you have to know.