End-to-end encryption is now available for Ring’s premium battery-operated video doorbell devices. Including the rest of its security cameras. This is more than a year after the feature was implemented for wired and plugged-in products. When you sell or discard your Ring gadget, Ring will make it simpler to save recorded movies.
End-to-end encryption prevents anyone but the owner from accessing recorded video. Law enforcement is not included, so Ring or Amazon are unable to share video in response to a request from the authorities. It will only be accessible from the enrolled mobile device. giving owners a little bit more comfort.
WHAT RING DEVICES BENEFIT FROM END-TO-END ENCRYPTION? End-to-end encryption will be available on all of Ring’s currently available devices. Among many others, this also applies to the Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 and the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and 4. The $59 Ring Video Doorbell Wired is the lone outlier in this list.
Advertisement However, there are a few restrictions for end-to-end encryption in this situation. Users who enable it will no longer be able to preview videos in rich notifications and the event timeline view in the Ring app. No user can share videos from the Ring app or see content on Echo Show devices, and shared users won’t be able to view videos on their own devices either.
Additionally, Alexa Greetings and Quick Replies will be turned off. Birds Eye View is likewise inoperable. However, turning off end-to-end encryption does turn all of these functions back on.
Last but not least, Ring also unveiled a fresh function this week that makes upgrading to new Ring products simpler. Deactivated Device Slate is a feature that enables users to choose to store any video to their account without physically downloading it. Therefore, a new Remove Device option that enables the user keep or delete events/videos from the device surfaces when you try to remove a camera or doorbell from your account.