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How To Delete Your Ring Account? (Find Out)

How To Delete Your Ring Account? (Find Out)

While creating a ring account can be simple, understanding how to delete one successfully requires some knowledge.

Ring uses a cloud-based networking architecture to run all of its products and devices. This enables the Ring smartphone application to retain and conveniently access all user-owned data and video capture. 

Each user of a Ring device must set up a separate account that is exclusive to them, their installed devices, and the devices they are monitoring because everything is centralized into a single app and saved in the cloud.

What if, though, you decided to remove the account? Since this is your final choice, you must be certain that you want to go through with it.

If you’re certain, read on to find out how to remove a Ring account. 

What You Could Expect?Explanation
Removing a Ring Account Well, creating a Ring account is extremely simple and quick, but taking down your account might be challenging. The ring is not an exception to the rule that most service providers make it difficult to switch from their offerings. 
How to Terminate a User’s Account in Ring?From the Ring app on your smartphone, it’s simple to remove a single user from your Ring account without doing so for the whole thing. 
Do I Lose Any Saved Recordings If I Delete My Account? You will lose all saved recordings if you decide to delete your account. After an account has been deleted, Ring does not offer the option to retrieve any data or recordings that were stored in the cloud. 
A Shared User’s Removal from Your Ring Account A shared user can carry out simple actions through the Ring mobile app or web login. They can open any smart device managed by Ring, such as a Ring Alarm System, watch or download cloud-stored videos, and receive notifications when a motion event or doorbell activation takes place. 
An overview

Removing a Ring Account 

While creating a Ring account is extremely simple and quick, taking down your account might be challenging. The ring is not an exception to the rule that most service providers make it difficult to switch from their offerings. 

A security system for your door
A security system for your door

A Ring account can be deleted in a few quick steps: 

  1. You must first log into your Ring account by visiting Ring.com and selecting “Login” in the top right corner of the screen. 
  1. Click sign-in after entering your email address and password from here. 
  1. Next, and here is where things can get a bit complex, you must type ring.com/account/data requests into your browser’s URL bar. Please remember that in order for this screen to load correctly, you must be logged into your account. 
  1. You have the choice to “Request My Personal Information” or “Delete My Personal Information” on the displayed screen. Choose “Delete my personal information” from the menu. Ring will terminate your account after deleting your personal information. 
  1. Checking the email address connected to your Ring account is the final step. Ring will send a confirmation email with information on how long it will take to finish the deletion procedure. They will also advise downloading any stored videos to a local computer or hard disk and provide steps for doing so. 

How to Terminate a User’s Account in Ring?

From the Ring app on your smartphone, it’s simple to remove a single user from your Ring account without doing so for the whole thing. 

  1. Get your phone’s Ring app open. 
  1. In the upper left corner, click the menu symbol (3 lines). 
  1. Select Settings. 
  1. Click Users. 
  1. Since I don’t have any shared users on my account, let’s simply use our imaginations here. Tap on the User that you want to delete. 
  1. Tap Remove user at the bottom of the screen when you scroll there. 
  1. Press Delete. 

You now know how to delete your ex, your ex-roommate, or even your children from your Ring account to increase your privacy. 

A security camera for the outdoors
A security camera for the outdoors

To see what devices are still connected to your network, online accounts, etc., and to make any necessary cleanups, it’s usually worthwhile to go over your home automation account settings on a semi-regular basis. 

Do I Lose Any Saved Recordings If I Delete My Account? 

You will lose all recorded recordings if you decide to delete your account. After an account has been deleted, Ring does not offer the option to retrieve any data or recordings that were stored in the cloud. 

Before letting you proceed with completely deleting your account, Ring does a superb job of making it obvious that all of your data will be wiped without the chance to be retrieved.  

The best course of action for the account holder is to download all of the movies to their local hard drive by following the instructions provided by Ring. 

A Shared User’s Removal from Your Ring Account 

Every Ring account has two fundamental sorts of users: the principal account owner and the account holders who have been designated as shared users. Some of the capabilities and features available to a shared user are constrained. 

What Can a Shared User Do? 

A shared user can carry out simple actions through the Ring mobile app or web login. They can open any smart device managed by Ring, such as a Ring Alarm System, watch or download cloud-stored videos, and receive notifications when a motion event or doorbell activation takes place. 

What Is Not Allowed for a Ring Shared User? 

A shared user’s capabilities are also constrained. The shared user is restricted from doing things like deleting any account-related data or authorizing another user to access account-related data like videos. 

Getting Rid of a Shared User 

There are various procedures to follow when removing a profile if you want to remove a user or a profile from your account rather than your entire account. 

Follow these steps after successfully logging into your Ring account: 

  • In the top right corner, click the account symbol. 
  • To choose Control Center, click the drop-down menu. 
  • Select “Shared Users” from the menu on the right side of the screen. 
  • Choose the user account that you want to delete
  • Press Delete. 
  • After that, click Save. 
  • The shared user’s account has now been effectively deactivated. 

Resetting a Ring doorbell 

The Ring 1, Ring 2, or Ring Pro models may all be easily reset, although the process varies depending on the model you have. 

1. Locate the orange button on the back of the doorbell, push it, and keep it down for at least 20 seconds before letting go to reset Ring 1. 

  • Hold the black button on the front of the doorbell for 20 seconds to reset Ring 2. 
  • Hold the black button on the right side of the camera for 20 seconds to reset the Ring Pro. 

2. After you release the button, the front-mounted Ring light should begin to flash. The reset is now finished. 

You could also wish to reset the doorbell if you want to detach it from your account and give it to someone else. If so, just take it out of the Ring app on your phone instead of having to reset the gadget itself. 

You should be aware that when you remove a device from the Ring app, all the videos it has recorded are likewise removed. Before deleting the device from the app, make sure to download any footage you want to keep. 

Camera footage easily seen on your electronic device
Camera footage was easily seen on your electronic device

Other FAQs

On how many separate accounts can Ring devices be used? 

On one account, you can have up to ten Ring devices. 

How is a Ring location deleted? 

Open the Ring app and select Menu > Locations to remove a Ring location. To delete a location, select delete by tapping the three dots next to it. 

How to remove a Ring camera? 

A Ring camera may be taken off quite easily. A screwdriver is all you require. First, use the screwdriver to locate the screws on the camera ring and remove them. The camera ring can be easily removed after the screws have been removed. 

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Conclusion

  • When the time comes, Ring makes it simple for you to deactivate your account, whether you have plans to switch to another DIY home security service, sell your Ring Doorbell or other devices, or are just dissatisfied with your current set of devices.
  • A Ring account can be deleted with relative ease. It’s crucial to keep in mind that after you cancel your account, neither you nor the Ring service will have access to any of your data.
  • You will lose all recorded recordings if you decide to delete your account. After an account has been deleted, Ring does not offer the option to retrieve any data or recordings that were stored in the cloud. 
  • Every Ring account has two fundamental sorts of users: the principal account owner and the account holders who have been designated as shared users. Some of the capabilities and features available to a shared user are constrained.

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