3 Steps To Connect Ring Doorbell & Camera To Samsung TV.


The Ring video doorbell & cameras are accessible from multiple smart devices such as your mobile, tablet, and computer, and people are also asking if they can access them and watch what’s happening in their front door or around their house from the Samsung smart TV?

The answer is yes you can see the motions detected by your Ring doorbell & cam and the live feed when someone presses the bell on your Samsung TV without having to move from the couch and this by connecting them to the SmartThings app via your phone then turn on the notification on your TV.

In the case of doorbells ensure that you have the “Ring Doorbell Pro” because the “Ring Doorbell” and “Ring Doorbell 2” are not compatible with live video feeds and also make sure to have one of the following compatible TVs:

  • 2018 models NU7400 and later.
  • 2019 models RU7400 and later.
  • 2020 models TU8500 and later.

Step 1: Set up the Ring doorbell & cam on the app.

The first thing to do is to start by setup your devices on the Ring app and you can do that by following the steps below:

Note: If your gadget is already installed and configured avoid these instructions and move to the next chapter to connect it with SmartThings.

  1. Download the Ring app on your IOS or Android device.
  2. Create an account if you don’t have one.
  3. Click on Set Up a Device.
  4. Then choose Doorbells (Choose cameras if you want to set up a camera).
  5. Scan the QR code or MAC ID barcode on your Ring device.
  6. Specify your location, then name your device.
  7. Follow the Physical Installation Steps in the Ring App.
  8. Put your device into Setup Mode.
  9. Connect your gadget to the Ring wifi network.
  10. Then connect it to your home Wifi.
  11. Finally, Go and test to see if the device working properly.

You can follow the detailed steps in this article.

Important: Make sure to enable the Motion Alerts and Ring Alerts features on the Ring doorbell & camera dashboard in order to be able to receive the notifications on your TV.

Step 2: Connect the Ring Doorbell & camera on the SmartThings app.

After that you need to connect your devices to your SmartThings app on your phone or tablet, the app is available on the Apple Store, Play Store, or Galaxy Store.

Here are the steps to pair your doorbell or camera with SmartThings:

  1. Download the SmartThings app on your phone or tablet.
  2. log in to your account or create one.
  3. On the home screen tap the “+” icon on the right of the screen.
  4. Select Device, then search for Ring and select it.
  5. Tap on Doorbells or cameras, hit Next.
  6. Then tap Authorize Connection to Ring.
  7. Sign in to the Ring account that you’re using on the Ring app.
  8. Click on the Authorize button and follow the instructions on the screen.
  9. Now your device is added to your SmartThings app.

Step 3: Set up the Ring device on your Samsung TV.

Now you need to go on the SmartThings app on your Samsung TV and turn on the Ring notifications in order to receive notifications and images for Ring Alerts and Motion Alerts. And here’s how to do it:

  1. Log in to your SmartThings app on your TV.
  2. Once signed Tap on the Settings icon on the top right of the screen.
  3. Turn on Ring & Motion notifications to receive motion and ring alerts.
  4. The notification will appear on your TV (You can watch them on full-screen).

Benefits of using Ring camera & doorbell from the Samsung TV.

Even if you can do everything from the smartphone or tablet integrating the Ring doorbell or camera with Samsung smart TV still has some benefits to the users.

The Samsung TV provides a large screen compared to your mobile or tablet which may be so beneficial for those who have limited vision or who are not comfortable using the Ring app.

Also, the smart TV can be a good alternative when your phone battery or your mobile is in another room and you don’t want to move from the sofa to see who’s at your door.

Final Thought.

So we hope that we covered all the questions related to pairing the Ring doorbell and camera to your Samsung smart TV if you have additional questions you can contact Samsung or Ring customer support.

Adam B