Disable keypad's "full battery" indicator LED light

I have the same concern, my bedroom keypad just glows at night, and is keeping us up. It should only be a matter of a firmware update. When the unit is plugged into the wall, both the battery indicator plus the status indicator stay on. When the unit is unplugged from the wall, both are out, but the status indicator comes on with a keypress. The battery indicator should do the same in both instances regardless if it plugged into the wall or not. Once it is a full charge, shut it off until a keypress. Or, maybe dim it at night to somewhere around 25% power.

I have gotten into the habit of unplugging the unit from the wall at night, and then back in during the day.

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I see two issues with the keypad: (1) There is no reason for a bright green light to remind me the battery is fully charged. Either dim it or turn if off altogether after charging as others have suggested. (2) Why is the battery light so large to begin with? A much smaller LED is just as useful and would not have to be very bright. If the keypad had been market-tested before full production, all of these faults would have come to light (pun intended) and adjustments could have been made before selling the first unit.

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Yep this is also the case with the flashing charging indicator.

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How is this not an option that light is blinding and all other lights can be dimmed!

I hardwired my keypads because I wasn’t comfortable trusting the battery but that light is insane. I talked to customer service and they didnt seem to think anything was in the works.

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The battery lasts a long time, you can trust it. I have gone a month without it plugged in. I know the issue is the lights, but you can rest easy about the battery.

Agreed. I have my keypads hardwired to my existing wiring from my old alarm (using the 24v to 5v USB adapters). For now, I leave the alarm panel unplugged and will plug it in when the keypad batteries get low to charge them up for a day, and then unplug once done.

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Please please please add this feature.

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Even with a three layer thick a piece of painters tape over it, it is still too bright. This shouldn’t be a hard change.

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Please, please, please allow us to disable. I just hooked ours up last night and that thing is ridiculous. Thanks.

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Just got my alarm yesterday and… yup, you guessed it, I am here and can not believe the intensity of the GREEN LED.

H E L P.

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I just installed the Ring alarm system with the keypad in the bedroom (prior to seeing this forum) and I agree the battery status light is like having a green strobe light in the bedroom - very distracting at night while trying to watch TV or sleep. I would prefer to be distracting when there is a battery issue - not have this be normal operation (manage the exception).

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Does Ring even look at these messages? The chain of this message has been going for 7 months and no comments from Ring

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No they don’t it’s a community forum. The only way to get it addressed is to raise a support case referencing it.

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Yup, this light is pretty bright and difficult to sleep with.

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All the lights should be much dimmer. We’re probably going to put it in another room. By far my biggest complaint about the system so far. (Just installed it tonight).

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I hope I am not missing something in the thread here or just being too obvious but the lights do seem to get very dim when the keypad is not plugged into the power supply. Okay, they’re not really dim, they’re off. They light back up if you touch a button. You can just plug the power supply into a timed outlet (smart plug or old fashioned timer) so that it only charges during the day and you rely on battery power at night. What do you think?

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Also, buttons light up if the keypad detects motion (your hand gets close) when power save mode is off.

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Installed control panel in bedroom yesterday, will put tape over green light today! Come on Ring, let’s get a fix for the battery light!

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Seven months of continual complaints about the bright green battery light hasn’t resulted in a fix, so surely adding my complaint to the stack will be helpful so here it is. Mine is covered with tape also and yes it looks stupid. It was so bright that it could serve dual purpose as a tanning bed if it weren’t for the alien green ____ tone issue. I planned on adding additional keypads but that’s no longer being considered; in fact, I stopped adding to my two systems I’ve started thinking I may need to cut my losses and consider other systems with more camera options and better support. My neighbors incident map is centered on an address I’ve never heard of and Ring cannot find a solution for that either. Oh, and the alarm licensing people at Ring insist that a city in which I don’t live requires me to obtain a permit. Sigh. Seriously guys, at what point are y’all going to be embarrassed enough to consider some restructuring of your engineering support division?
P.S. I was not allowed to say “alien green ____ tone” because it is considered profanity. I’m not kidding. I attached a screen shot to prove it. I hope no one is offended, LOL!

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Just installed Ring. I agree with everyone here, the green battery indicator light is INSANELY bright. It’s almost a deal-breaker for us. Is there any direct line to customer service that will allow us to complain in person, in case they are ignoring the community chat?

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