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How long does it take to charge a Ring battery?

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Are you wondering how long does it take to charge a Ring battery? Whether you are a new owner or are planning to buy a Ring device, understanding the charging process is essential.

In this article, we will discuss factors that affect the charging time, charging estimates of various Ring devices and tips to charge your Ring battery faster. In the end, we will present a few FAQs so that all your questions about this topic are answered.


Factors affecting Ring battery charging time

The charging time for a Ring battery depends on the following factors:

  • Battery capacity: The battery capacity determines the amount of time it takes to charge a battery. The larger the battery capacity, the longer it takes to charge.
  • Charging method: You can charge Ring devices using a micro USB cable, a solar panel or a charging dock.
  • Power source: Using a wall outlet or a USB port with higher voltage and amperage will charge your RIng battery faster.

Now, let us head to the estimated charging time of the Ring devices.

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Estimated charging time of Ring devices

The charging time of Ring devices varies according to the make of the device and the factors mentioned above. It is also impossible to divulge the exact charging time of the Ring devices as the factors are not constant for everyone. However, we can provide an estimate of the charging time of some of the popular Ring devices:

  • Ring Video Doorbell: The estimated charging time for Ring Video Doorbell is five to ten hours.
  • Ring Video Doorbell 2: The Ring Video Doorbell 2 takes around five to ten hours to fully charge.
  • Ring Video Doorbell 3: It will take around five to ten hours to charge the Ring Video Doorbell 3.
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro:
  • Ring Spotlight Cam: You can charge the Ring Spotlight Cam in five to ten hours.
  • Ring Floodlight Cam: Ring Floodlight Cam takes five to ten hours to fully charge.

Let us understand a few tips that should help you to charge your Ring battery faster.

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Tips to charge Ring battery faster

Here are some tips to charge the Ring battery faster:

  • Use a high-powered source: Use a wall outlet or a USB port with high voltage and amperage to get the best result in a shorter time.
  • Charge during off-peak hours: This ensures that other devices do not use the battery power so that the battery charges faster.
  • Use a charging dock: If your Ring device supports a charging port, use it to charge the device more efficiently than a micro USB cable.
  • Avoid overcharging: You should avoid overcharging to conserve battery life.

Frequently answered questions

Now, we discuss a few frequently answered questions that people ask related to Ring battery charging:

How long does it take to charge a Ring battery with Charging Station?

If you are charging the Ring Charging Station to charge your Ring battery, the charging time will depend on the device model and the battery capacity.

However, Ring claims a Charging Station can fully charge a battery in about 2 hours. Again, it depends on the factors that we have already mentioned above.


How long does a fully charged Ring battery last?

According to Ring, a fully charged Ring battery will power the device anywhere between 6 months to a year depending on the usage.

Several features such as live view, motion detection and other features drain the battery life faster.


How long to charge the Ring battery for the first time?

If you are cold charging the Ring battery, it will usually take a longer time than normal. You should charge the Ring battery for at least 8 hours for the first time.


What is the fastest way to charge a Ring battery?

Using a Ring Charging Station is the fastest way to charge a Ring battery. However, a wall socket or a USB port is a perfect substitute for a Charging Station. Just make sure that the power source is compatible with the device to avoid battery damage.


How often do I need to charge my Ring battery?

You should charge your Ring battery as soon as it reaches to around 20%.


Can I charge my Ring battery with a solar panel?

Some Ring devices such as Ring Spotlight Cam and Ring Stick Up Cam support solar charging. Do check the model and make of your Ring device to confirm that it can be charged by a solar panel.

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: kumarhemant@pm.me

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