Ring doorbell not ringing inside? [Fixed]
Many things happen in front of our doors every day. The security and protection of the house start from the front door of the door.
With the Ring Smart doorbell, you will never miss a visitor. Ring doorbell makes home security at your fingertips. It makes it easy to monitor your possessions and home from anywhere.
With this smart doorbell, you can always answer, talk and watch any visitor, whether you are at home or outside.
With the motion sensor, the bell alerts you via your smartphone about any movement in front of your home.
It also records any movement without the visitor even presses the bell. Ring doorbell pro provides a large 160-degree shooting angle. That gives you the greatest ability to see everything happening in front of the house in HD quality.
The ring app is easy to install and works with a battery or electricity. It also can be connected to the Internet and Wi-Fi.
Some customers complain that Ring Doorbell not so ideal. After a few years of usage, their bells are not ringing inside. They stop chiming, and they don’t know what the problem is.
Here, we will discuss these issues and how to deal with them.
Why is my ring doorbell not ringing inside the home?
Your doorbell is designed to ring inside your house in two ways.
The first, by wiring the ring doorbell to the traditional bell you have. In case your ring doorbell not wired to your traditional bell, you will depend on your smartphone.
Another option you have is buying a device called the ring chime. It is a separate wireless unit designed for ringing inside the house without depending on your smartphone.
Why is my ring doorbell not chiming?
- The doorbell is not connected to.
The first reason to search for in case your doorbell stops ringing is the Wi-Fi dropout.
Sometimes homes with thick brick walls block the Wi-Fi network connection.
That makes distant devices cannot be connected to the Wi-Fi network.
It’s easy to solve such a problem. You have two options, either you buy a Wi-Fi extender or a ring chime unit. Although you can put a Wi-Fi extender between the router and doorbell, the ring chime unit is a better solution.
The chime makes it possible for people without smartphones hearing the doorbell chiming inside the house. It’s a wireless device that can be connected to all the ring devices you have. You just have to connect it to your ring app.
Note: you can install the chime app in the same way you’ve installed the ring app.
- Your battery is getting flat.
Your battery can last for several months if you turn off the motion detection feature.
If your battery is in a good state, you will get notifications on your smartphones for avoiding doing that.
Also, if the light of the bell is left led, the battery will be drained in no time. Then, you will need a hard reset for your bell.
- Your smartphone’s notifications are silent.
If you depend on your smartphone for hearing the ring, you have to make sure that notifications are not silenced.
Some phones are saving their batteries by sleeping some applications.
To solve that, search for the battery maintenance option on your smartphone.
Then, make sure that the ring app is in the list of apps that phone cannot make them sleep.
How can you mute your indoor doorbell chime?
Sometimes, we need to have some relaxing time without any distractions. You can easily get your break by silencing the phones connected to your bell.
Fortunately, you can also mute the doorbell chime from ringing inside the house whenever you want.
If you have a chime unit, you can only mute it for a while. Don’t worry, it doesn’t mean that it will be disconnected.
There are some differences between the traditional ring doorbell and the ring doorbell pro in muting the chime.
If you have a ring doorbell pro, you can mute the mechanical chime.
On the other hand, a regular ring doorbell requires an add-in chime.
For ring doorbell pro:
- Open the ring app.
- Tap on the Settings Gear icon.
- Choose “Doorbell Kit Setting.”
- Disable “Ring my in-home doorbell.”
For the regular ring doorbell:
- Add Chime to your ring app.
- On the main screen, select the chime.
- Select “Chime Snooze” and turn it off.
- You can limit the period of snoozing by selecting from 1 to 12 hours.
Can you change the ring doorbell chime sound?
Here, we are going to talk about the chime unit as you can easily control your mobile notifications’ sound. You can change the default tone of your Chime. There are a variety of tones on the chime app. You can also select another stored tone on your device.
It’s so easy, just follow the instructions:
- On the ring app, tap on the image of the Chime.
- Select “Chime Tones” then, choose the tone you want from the list.
- Finally, save the changes.
As an indicator that the tone has been downloaded, you will notice that blue light is flashing.
After the download is done, the blue light will stop flashing. Then, you can enjoy the new tone.
Note: this process can last for a few minutes.
Can you adjust the volume of your bell?
Yes. You can adjust the ring chime volume through your ring chime app. As well, you can mute it as we mentioned above.
How can you turn on the Microphone on your smartphone?
Your ring device enables you to speak to your visitors wherever you are.
You just need to confirm that you enable the ring app to use your smartphone’s microphone.
You can simply do that by opening the app settings on your device.
If you are an Android user, select “Application Manager,” then select the ring app. On the “Permissions” page, enable the app for using your phone’s microphone.
If you are an iOS user, go to the Settings’ app and select the ring app from the list of app you installed. Then, enable the “Microphone” option.
- The ring doorbells – with their various versions – provide you with a high level of home safety.
- They make it easy to watch everything happen in front of your house.
- You can get alerts and notifications to your smartphone to answer and speak to your videos. It can store videos and detect the motions.
- As well, you can extend the usage of your ring doorbell even without smartphones through the ring chime.
- The chime provides you with many other features to help you to control the way of notifications you get.
- You can change the volume and the ring tone. You can also mute the doorbell for a while. It can also solve the problem of Wi-Fi dropout.
It’s more useful to supplement your ring device with the chime.