The Ring Stick Up Cam Pro is a versatile security camera that can be used both indoors and outdoors to monitor your home. It’s part of the Ring ecosystem, and you can control and configure it through the Ring app on your smartphone or tablet. Here’s how to set up and use the Ring Stick Up Cam Pro:
Note: Before you begin, make sure you’ve already installed the Ring Stick Up Cam Pro in the desired location.
How to Setup the Ring Stick Up Cam Pro
1. Unbox and Prepare the Camera:
- Open the camera packaging and ensure that you have all the necessary components, including the camera, mounting hardware, power adapter, and a user manual.
2. Download the Ring App:
- First, download and install the Ring app on your smartphone or tablet. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices.
3. Create or Sign In to Your Ring Account:
- Open the Ring app and follow the on-screen instructions to create a new Ring account or sign in if you already have one.
4. Add Your Ring Stick Up Cam Pro:
- In the Ring app, tap the “+” button or the “Set Up a Device” option.
- And then choose the “Security Cams” from the list of device types.
5. Scan the QR Code or Enter the Serial Number:
- The app will prompt you to scan the QR code on your Stick Up Cam Pro or manually enter the device’s serial number is usually located on the bottom of the camera.
6. Power On the Camera:
- Connect the camera to the provided power adapter and cable. Ensure that the camera is powered on.
7. Connect the Camera to Wi-Fi:
- Then connecting the camera to your Wi-Fi network. You’ll need to select your Wi-Fi network and enter the network password when prompted.
8. Name Your Camera:
- Give your Stick Up Cam Pro a name that makes it easy to identify in the app, such as “Front Door” or “Backyard.”
9. Install the Camera:
- Depending on your installation needs, you can mount the camera indoors or outdoors using the included mounting hardware. Follow the installation instructions provided in the camera’s user manual.
10. Customize Motion Detection Settings:
- The Ring Stick Up Cam Pro comes with motion detection settings that you can customize to suit your preferences. You can adjust motion zones, sensitivity, and the frequency of motion alerts. This customization is crucial to avoid excessive notifications.
11. Optional: Subscribe to a Ring Protect Plan:
- Ring offers optional subscription plans called Ring Protect Plans that provide additional features, including cloud storage for video recordings. You can choose to subscribe to one of these plans if you wish.
12. Start Using Your Stick Up Cam Pro:
- Once your camera is set up and configured, you can access its live feed and receive motion alerts through the Ring app. Open the app, select your Stick Up Cam Pro from the list of devices, and you can view the camera’s live stream and access recorded videos if you have a Ring Protect Plan.
13. Additional Features:
- The Ring app allows you to control various aspects of your Stick Up Cam Pro, such as turning it on or off, enabling or disabling motion alerts, and setting up scheduling for when the camera is active.