Can I view Ring Doorbell on TV?
Yes! You can view your Ring Doorbell on any television with a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. You can also view your Ring Doorbell on select Samsung TVs.
Viewing your Ring Doorbell and security cameras on your TV is very convenient. Imagine that you are relaxing on your couch watching TV and the doorbell rings. Simply say “Alexa, show the front door” and you immediately have a live video on your TV.
You can also get motion and doorbell notifications on your TV screen with some Samsung Smart TVs with SmartThings. You can learn more with Samsung’s guide for viewing your Ring Doorbell on a Smart TV.
It is very easy to connect your Ring to Fire TV. The first step is to link your Ring Camera to Amazon Alexa with the Ring Skill. Your Ring Camera is controlled on your TV using Amazon Alexa. Alexa is built into the Fire TV and Fire TV stick devices. You can install the Amazon Alexa app on your smartphone or access it through the web to complete the setup.
Here is a step-by-step guide with pictures on how you can link your Ring cameras with Amazon Alexa.
Once connected, you can view your Ring Doorbell on your Fire TV with a simple command. Use a connected Amazon Echo device or the smart voice remote with your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick and say the following command.
Alexa. Show the front door.
Just replace front door with the name of your Ring Doorbell or other connected camera. Your TV will load the live Ring video stream and display it on your screen.
Ring Doorbell pairs perfectly with the Echo Show or Echo Spot. You can view your live feeds or motion events using the same commands as listed above for the Fire TV. However, there are additional commands that can only be used on the Echo Show or Spot.
See video and talk through the camera!
These commands allow you to see the video and talk through the camera. With this setup, you can answer the Ring Doorbell using your Show or Spot and have a 2-way conversation with the person at the door.
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