Constant false positive motion alerts

Try turning off advanced motion detection - it worked for me. Going to make a dedicated thread on it

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Thanks for that J1mmy, turning off Advanced Motion Detection did the trick. Shouldn’t need to and I still think it’s a way of Ring trying to push people into taking out a Protect Plan :rage::rage:

I have been having exactly the same issues. Constant motion notifications and not being able to connect to video.
THIS STARTED THE SAME DAY MY FREE SUBSCRIPTION RAN OUT!!!
This is bull crap ring!!! You guys are trying to force us into a subscription. I’m ripping out all my ring devices and going on a internet tirade.
Just in the time I typed this I got three notifications

Gee, funny that you said that. Exactly the same thing happened to me. Ring2 was working fine until my free trial ended. Now I can’t get rid of false motion sensing no matter how I change settings or exclude zones. Big lag in notifications also. Sounds like the only way you can get Ring2 to work properly is to pay monthly fee! Think I’ll be returning mine to Amazon.

Hi neighbors, we have sent all comments directly to the team currently looking into this. We can assure you that we are actively working on this. If you have questions regarding Advanced Motion Detection, please refer to Riley’s article. We recommend reaching out to our support team directly so that they can take a look into your concern for you to verify if this is the common issue that we are currently looking into. We will also continue to update this thread with any important information for the future, but please be in touch with support in the meanwhile.

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It’s now been over a :date: year since Ring’s last communication to me and about two years :date: since I first informed Ring about the problem. They promised multiple times that this would be fixed, yet I still often get over 100 false motion alerts a day. Today, I counted well over 350 false alerts and yet Ring still does nothing. And I even pay for the yearly plan, but Ring doesn’t fix it.

:face_with_symbols_over_mouth: :angry: :rage:

Received > 200 alerts today and I still can’t get Ring to respond to me, let alone fix this issue like they promised me that they would.

04/30/2021 I’m having the same issue with no resolution but I’m not surprised. I had trouble with the Amazon fire stick 4k and each previous generation but the issues never gets resolved. Bought the gaming remote for my 2nd Generation fire stick but when i updated to the new 4k my amazon gaming remote stopped working and is no long is supported so its garbage now. Be careful buying tech from Amazon.

Ditto. It’s owned by Amazon, what can we honestly expect? Their “escalation” is surely the “circular file”, just like Microsoft. It used to work fine, they screwed it up and refuse to fix it to force you to buy a new model. Wyze has some really decent cameras that do more for less.

Any update on this over 3 months later and 2 years after you were first notified?

Rest assured, I have (or had) a subscription and it happens to me too. Never did until the warranty ran out.

I can guarantee that I’ve now had over 100,000 false alerts since I’ve installed my ring doorbell > 2 years ago. Ring has promised me multiple times that they’d fix it, but it never has been fixed and not only did they stop responding to my e-mails, they turned off the e-mail support altogether. (I like having things in writing.) As a former programmer (who actually dealt with writing programs dealing with computer imagery), I know how tough this is, but that doesn’t excuse the lack of movement on this nor the lack of response by Ring.

RIng turned off the e-mail support option (but says that we can reply to the thread - Self-Service Tools During Longer Than Usual Wait Times – Ring Help. Since RIng refuses to respond to the e-mail thread, I tried checking on the status of the issue via Chat (so I could have everything in writing) and I still can’t get help. The person just pointed me to “Specialized Support” - the same place this was supposedly for well over a year. In reality, the phone number he gave me was RIng’s general US support number. I gave the person the background on it and he dropped the conversation. If any of my staff did that with a customer, at the very minimum it would be a disciplinary write-up.

PS: About | Ring still shows the help@ring.com as a valid contact address.

Wow, I just started having this problem this morning (6-3-21) on one of three motion detector cameras in my yard. I have lowered the zone area and taken a broom and dusted, moved any possible issues in front of the camera and still won’t stop.

I am also very upset with their service. I spent a long time on the phone recently for another issue and was offered a free one month extension for the recordings. Guess what, it didn’t go through!

Horrible customer service!!! I spent a lot of money on this system. How long is the warranty?

Sad to say I’m having this issue as well. Standing in my front door checking on the first false alarm and 2 more while I’m standing there with not even a leaf moving.