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Identify Which Ring Doorbell You Have

Which Ring Doorbell You Have
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With the numerous versions of the Ring doorbell available, it can be difficult to determine which one you have. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to identify your Ring doorbell model.

It’s important to know which model you have if you’re looking to troubleshoot your Ring doorbell or need to upgrade your device or need replacement parts for your Rin.

The Ring Doorbell has generally two parts: One part is covering the camera in between a circle and the other part has a Ring button. Identifying the Ring model is much more difficult from its physical appearance as almost all Ring doorbells are identical.

But, these four methods will help you identify which RIng Doorbell you have.

i) Product Box

ii) Ring Device

iii) Ring app on your Device

iv) Ring Forums and Community

Ring Video Doorbell 

1080p HD video, motion detection

RIng doorbell

Which Ring Doorbell You Have

Check the Product Box

If you have the original product box for your Ring doorbell, identifying your model is easy. The product box contains the model name and number on the outside of the box.

Look at the Back of the Device

If you don’t have the product box, you can still identify the model by looking at the back of the device. The back of each Ring doorbell model has a label that identifies the model name and number.

Ring app

  • First, launch Ring app on your device.
  • Tap on Settings > Devices
  • Select the doorbell or camera on which you want to get the info.
  • Tap Device Health.

Here, you will see Device Details. You can also view Ring doorbell on TV or on your Ring app.

Ring device and model name

Ring Forums and Community Groups

Forums and communities are great sources of useful information and knowledge from experts. Here, you can ask any informal question which may involve technicalities such as Ring recording, Ring Blue light, etc.

There are multiple platforms where you can join Ring communities and Forums.

Comparison of Different Ring Doorbells

You can also differentiate between different RIng doorbells and identify their models just by looking at their design if you have a little information about all models.

Ring 1st Generation and 2nd Generation doorbells are quite identical but their camera shape has little difference.

The Ring Video Doorbell (First Generation) has the most basic features, while the Ring Video Doorbell 4 has the most advanced features, including color pre-roll video and a quick-release battery pack

Ring models

Contact Customer Support

If you are still unable to find your Ring device name and model number due to being it too old, you can contact Ring customer service which will guide you about your Ring device and also resolve any technical issues.

All Ring Doorbell Models’ Differences Explained

Know Difference between Ring Devices with Graph LR

A[Locate the Ring Doorbell] –> B[Check the Physical Design]

A –> C[Check the Model Number]

A –> D[Use the Ring App]

B –> E[Silver Finish – Ring Video Doorbell/Ring Video Doorbell 2]

B –> F[Black Finish – Ring Video Doorbell Pro/Ring Video Doorbell Elite]

C –> G[Model Number Starts with 88RG – Ring Video Doorbell]

C –> H[Model Number Starts with 8VR – Ring Video Doorbell 2]

C –> I[Model Number Starts with 88LP – Ring Video Doorbell Pro]

C –> J[Model Number Starts with 8VR1E – Ring Video Doorbell Elite]

D –> K[Open Ring App]

K –> L[Select Devices]

L –> M[Select Ring Doorbell]

M –> N[Select Device Health]

N –> O[View Model Name and Number]


Knowing which Ring Doorbell model you have is essential, as it helps you troubleshoot, get the right accessories, and enjoy its full capabilities. We hope this guide has helped you determine which Ring Doorbell model you own. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact Ring’s customer support team for assistance.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many versions of Ring doorbell are there?

Ring offers three different types of doorbell cameras:

  1. Video Doorbell 2
  2. Video Doorbell Pro
  3. Peephole Cam

Which ring doorbell is wireless?

Ring Video Doorbell model is wireless and it needs a battery to operate.

What is the best type of Ring doorbell to buy?

  • You must check whether you need a wired doorbell or a wireless one.
  • You must compare prices and ease of installation.

Ring Video Doorbell 4 is the best of all Ring models.

About Author

Hamza Munir

Originally from Pakistan, being a young lad in Tech industry, Hamza has a keen interest in PC games, and Windows OS Security Systems. He loves technology and Alexa products and he has used multiple automated gadgets at home, with almost every version of the Echo and Rumbas especially. He is recently studying advanced AI and Machine Learning at ITU Pakistan. Now, He has also involved himself in Aurdino products to study advanced Robotics. His degree is Bachelor's in Computer Science but his Specialization has taken him to a higher positions at various job positions. Now, He writes detailed information on every issue and feature of Alexa, Echo, and other smart and automated gadgets and also reviews them according to my use and personal utility experience. Hamza has been providing people with different troubleshoots related to robotics, and AI since 2020 and He has attached himself with <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">smarthomehut</a> in 2022 You can find him @ <ol> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Facebook</a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> </ol> More Info <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">About Smarthomehut</a>

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