You are watching TV and the doorbell rings, So pull up your doorbell camera on your TV and instantly see who is at the door. You can play your front Ring doorbell camera on your phone via the Ring app. But what if you want to take things a step further and be able to view the live feed from your doorbell on your TV?
Did you know that you can link your Ring doorbell to your smart TV? It’s really easy and you can do it through the following methods.
Key Article Points:
Can You Watch Your Ring Camera on Your TV?
You can stream your Ring video screen on your TV and the method of streaming is different depending on the compatibility of both devices.
For LG TVs:
You can watch the Ring doorbell screen via the built-in Alexa app on your LG TV.
For Samsung TVs:
SmartThings app will help you to enable your front Ring Doorbell camera on your TV
For Other Smart TVs:
If you don’t have LG or Samsung TV, you will need Amazon Firestick, Fire TV cube, or another streaming device such as Roku/Google Chromecast which will directly link your Ring account to Alexa and stream your content to your big screens. Alexa is already built into the Fire TV and Fire TV stick devices.
Important Note: You must check the compatibility of the Smart TV model you are using with Ring before you watch your Ring camera on your TV. In the following headings, compatible Brands of LG, Samsung, and Ring are mentioned from which you can check yours.
Ring Compatibility with Samsung TV
Samsung TV is compatible with the “SmartThings” app, which is available on Samsung’s newer TV models. Once you have the app installed, you can add your Ring doorbell as a device to your SmartThings system and control it directly from the TV.
So, You can view your Ring doorbell camera and Ring video doorbells via the SmartThings app on your Samsung TV.
Ring Compatibility with LG TV
If you have 2019 LG OLED TVs and NanoCell TVs running WebOS 4.0 or newer models have already Alexa built into them. You can connect your Ring to your LG TV.
How to check Built-in Alexa in LG TV
Note: The availability of Alexa on LG TVs may vary depending on the model and region. If the Alexa app is not available for your TV, you can try using an Amazon Echo device or an Alexa-enabled device to control your Ring doorbell.
Which Amazon Devices are compatible with Ring Skill?
Which Ring Devices are compatible with Alexa
Ring Video Doorbells (such as Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell 2, Ring Video Doorbell 3, and Ring Video Doorbell Pro)
How To View Ring Doorbell on Samsung TV
First, make sure that your Ring Doorbell is installed at your front door and that it is operating well. You can connect your Ring to your Samsung TV through SmartThings.
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How To View Ring Doorbell on Amazon Fire TV | Echo Show
For integrating your Ring Doorbell on your Fire TV, you have to link your Ring account with Alexa after which you will be able to view your Ring doorbell on your Fire TV.
Connect Ring Doorbell with Amazon Alexa
Did you know?
The Ring has integrated with Amazon’s Alexa to allow users to view their Ring doorbells and cameras on Amazon’s Echo Show devices. This integration enables users to see and speak with visitors at their front door using voice commands.
Ring offers a feature called “Ring Neighborhoods” that allows users to join a virtual neighborhood watch program. With this feature, users can receive real-time crime and safety alerts from their neighbors, view local crime and safety maps and join community discussions. This feature is accessible through the Ring app on smart TVs, giving users a convenient and interactive way to stay informed about their neighborhood’s safety.
Show Your Ring Doorbell on Fire TV Cube/Stick
Once your Ring devices are discovered, you can start using voice commands to interact with them through Alexa.
Example commands include:
- “Alexa, show me the front door.”
- “Alexa, answer the door.”
- “Alexa, turn on motion alerts.”
Note: To use the video intercom feature with Alexa, you’ll need an Echo Show device.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can You View Ring Doorbell at Any Time?
Yes! If you are away from your home, you can use the SmartThings app on your mobile and check any notification or feed from your Ring doorbell on your mobile.
If you have integrated your Alexa account with Ring, you can also ask Alexa to show you the current front door view.
Smart TV or Fire TV Doesn’t Show the Video Feed of the Doorbell?
- Check for any device updates and make sure that all your devices are up to date.
- Make sure that all your devices are on the same Wi-Fi network.
- Make sure that you have an active internet connection.
Do I need a separate device to view my Ring Doorbell on a TV?
Yes! If you don’t have LG TV or Samsung TV you’ll need a separate compatible device such as a Fire TV Stick, a Chromecast, or an Amazon Echo Show to view your Ring Doorbell on a TV.
Is it possible to view multiple Ring Doorbells on a single TV?
Yes, you can view multiple Ring Doorbells on a single TV by adding multiple devices to your Ring account and selecting the desired device from the list within the Ring app on the compatible device connected to your TV.
Can I view my Ring Doorbell on a TV without an internet connection?
No, you need an internet connection to view your Ring Doorbell on a TV. Both the Ring Doorbell and the compatible device used to view it on the TV need to be connected to the internet.
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