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Stick up camera battery fixed ip address

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F50
New Neighbor II

Stick up camera battery fixed ip address

Is it possible to configure the stick up camera battery (or any other ring camera) with a fixed ip address on the LAN? I would like to give the camera an ip address that is outside the router dhcp range. Also I don't want to set up a dhcp reservation in the router.

I don't see an option in the android ring app to assign an ip address to the camera either when setting up a new camera or for an existing installed camera.

In addition, I know this is the camera forum, but I have the same question for the Doorbell 2.

Thanks...
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Community Manager

Re: Stick up camera battery fixed ip address

It is not possible to assign an IP to our devices that is outside of a DHCP range. Our devices do not only connect based on IP address but also based on criteria of compatibility, compliances, and of course resources. 



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F50
New Neighbor II

Re: Stick up camera battery fixed ip address

Thanks for that information. To make sure I understand, is it correct that Ring devices cannot connect to a router with DHCP disabled?
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Re: Stick up camera battery fixed ip address

Very good question @F50! If DHCP is disabled on your router, and you do not want to use a DHCP reservation, you can certainly use a static IP or select a private IP address. The IP address would of course still need to be within your subnet (I.E. between 192.168.0.2 - 192.168.0.255).

 

Once you have an IP address in mind, begin a new setup in the Ring app, and tap "add a hidden network" when you get to the last step of "selecting your home wifi network". You will see the "add a hidden network" option will give you the ability to manually enter your network info, including IP address. Hope this helps!



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