Why does Motion detector detect when alarm disarmed

It may be me (Probably is) but even though my Ring alarm system is disarmed, whenever I pass my 2 motion detectors they send an alert to my app/phone? Have I set it up incorrectly in the app? Any help would be great as I have to do a lot of home working and I am constantly passing these detectors. Cheers

Hi @keith47424. The Motion Detectors will still be on and detecting motion even when the system is disarmed, they just won’t trigger the alarm when motion is detected. You can disable the alerts for the Motion Detector in the Ring App by opening the menu > Devices > Alarm Base Station > Motion Detector > toggle off the Motion Alerts. The Motion Detector will still be on and detect motion in the Event History, but you won’t get an alert. It will also still detect motion and trigger the alarm when the system is armed, even if the Motion Alerts are toggled off. I hope this helps! :slight_smile:

Seems like a big waste of battery power if its sensing motion 24/7 for no reason.

Agreed absolutely 100%. There should definitely be an option to have them shut down when disarmed

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Sure clutters up the Event History with meaningless motion detection “events”.