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How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Finally working. Camera now opens once doorbell is pressed. Can also now opt for what device you receive the announcements/alert on.
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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

There was an update yesterday/today to the Alexa app (for IOS at least, Canada), version 2.2.326868.0, and I now see the "announcement devices" options for the doorbell and tested that it does auto load the live view to my Echo Show(s) when doorbell pressed, for a short time.

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Hi Polaris, Nesbit80, Blakhorse01, & Everyone else,

 

Confirmed, the new IOS update to the Alexa app (US & Canada) has the option to automatically display the front door when the doorbell is pressed.

 

Now our next simple ask is for the option to automatically display when there is motion near the doorbell.

 

Regards

 

Joe

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Hi together,

confirmation from here, in the Alexa App (Germany) is an option for the automatically live view of ring doorbell. 

It works fine if somebody presses the doorbell.


Regards

Jonathan

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Must have a Dot Close to a Show 8 in order for the Dot to Tell the Show 8 to open the Ring Doorbell

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Hi PHC1,

 

No additional Echo device required - its native to the Alexa app.

After updating the Alexa App the new feature is there - although while I was tinkering I did unlink and re-link my Amazon and Ring accounts.

 

Does it not work for you? Go press the door bell and it should Announce and then within 8-10 seconds display the front door. After displaying the front door (for probably 30 seconds) the device will display the previous screen (my home screen).

 

The next feature everyone wants is auto display when there is motion.

 

Regards

 

Joachim 

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Just wanted to confirmed what Joachim mentioned. 

 

No additional devices needed. I have video automatically loading on 4 x Echo Show 5 and 1 x Echo Show 8 simultaneously.

 

Make sure all devices have the latest firmware, including the latest apps on your phone. I relinked my Ring to my Amazon account and they all worked. Not sure if there may be other steps some users need, but this worked for me. I really appreaciate the button on the ring (muted microphone) which allows you to press the screenon the Echo Show to start the conversation.

 

Next request - a button which allows you to unlock / open your gate on the same screen and this would be PERFECT.

 

Thanks again Amazon / Ring for bringing the first feature.

 

Bob

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

How did you do it?
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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

Great News! How long does it take the Amazon Show to display who is at the door?

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New Neighbor

Re: How do I get Ring 2 video to automatically show on Echo Show 8

How much time does it take to display who rings the doorbell. Could you actually measure the time delay?