SimpliSafe Doorbell Installation Guide: Step-by-Step Instructions to Install SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro

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SimpliSafe Doorbell Installation

Are you looking to install a SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro? Look no further! In this article, we will provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to install the SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro. Follow these step-by-step instructions to ensure a successful installation and enjoy a secure and convenient doorbell system.

Key Points:

  1. Turn off the power to your existing doorbell to ensure safety during installation.
  2. Use a multimeter to confirm that the power is off if your doorbell is not working.
  3. Remove the existing doorbell carefully, taking note of the two wires inside.
  4. Prepare the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro by attaching the base plate and optional angle plate.
  5. Connect the wires from the doorbell to the terminals on the base plate.
  6. Install the doorbell onto the base plate, ensuring a secure fit.
  7. Insert the security screw to prevent theft of the doorbell.
  8. Power on the circuit breaker and wait for the doorbell to power up.
  9. Download the SimpliSafe app and create an account.
  10. Follow the app instructions to complete the setup and configuration of your doorbell.

Introduction

The SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro is the latest doorbell released by SimpliSafe. Before you begin the installation process, it is important to turn off the power to your existing doorbell. This will prevent any electrical accidents or mishaps during the installation.

Step 1: Turn off the power to your existing doorbell

To ensure your safety, follow these steps to turn off the power to your existing doorbell:

  1. Locate your circuit breaker panel.
  2. Find the circuit breaker that controls the power to your doorbell.
  3. Flip the circuit breaker switch to the “off” position.
  4. Test the doorbell to confirm that the power is off. If the doorbell no longer lights up or rings, the power is successfully turned off.

Step 2: Confirm power is off

In case your existing doorbell is not working or lit up, it is important to confirm that the power is off before proceeding with the installation.

  1. Use a multimeter to check for any voltage.
  2. Set the multimeter to voltage reading mode.
  3. Place one terminal of the multimeter on one of the screws and the other terminal on the other screw of the doorbell.
  4. If the multimeter does not display any reading, it indicates that the power is off.

Step 3: Remove the existing doorbell

Remove the existing doorbell carefully by following these steps:

  1. Remove the screws holding the doorbell in place.
  2. Take note of the two wires connected to the doorbell.
  3. Avoid touching the contacts with your fingers or a screwdriver to prevent any accidents.

Step 4: Prepare the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro

Before installing the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro, make sure you have all the necessary components:

  1. SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro.
  2. Base plate.
  3. Optional angle plate (for adjusting the angle of the doorbell).

Attach the base plate and optional angle plate (if desired) to the doorbell by following these steps:

  1. Insert the wires through the base plate.
  2. Slide the optional angle plate onto the wires.
  3. Secure the plates with the provided screws.

Step 5: Connect the wires

Connect the wires from the doorbell to the terminals on the base plate:

  1. Loosen the terminals on the base plate.
  2. Straighten the wires and insert them into the terminals.
  3. Ensure a secure connection by tightening the terminals.

Step 6: Install the doorbell

Install the doorbell onto the base plate by following these steps:

  1. Align the doorbell with the base plate.
  2. Slide the doorbell down onto the base plate until it locks into place.
  3. Make final adjustments to the alignment if necessary.

Step 7: Insert the security screw

To prevent theft, insert the security screw provided with the package:

  1. Locate the small hole at the bottom of the doorbell.
  2. Insert the security screw using the provided mini screwdriver.
  3. Tighten the screw to secure the doorbell in place.

Step 8: Power on and setup

Now that the installation is complete, it is time to power on the circuit breaker:

  1. Go back to the circuit breaker panel.
  2. Flip the circuit breaker switch for the doorbell to the “on” position.

Wait for the doorbell to power up. It may take a couple of minutes for the doorbell to start functioning properly.

Step 9: Configure using the SimpliSafe app

To complete the setup process and make full use of the features offered by the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro, follow these steps:

  1. Download the SimpliSafe app on your smartphone.
  2. Create a username and password or log in to your existing account.
  3. Open the app and navigate to the setup screen.
  4. Select “Video Doorbell Pro” as the device you are setting up.
  5. Provide a name for your property, such as “Home.”
  6. Choose your Wi-Fi network and enter the password when prompted.

Once the setup is complete, you can configure additional settings and features through the app.

Conclusion

Installing the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro is a straightforward process when following the steps outlined in this guide. By turning off the power, connecting the wires, and using the SimpliSafe app, you can have a fully functional smart doorbell in no time. Enjoy the convenience and security provided by the SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro.

Remember to follow all safety precautions and secure the doorbell using the provided security screw. Now you can answer your door from anywhere with the SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro!

Note: The SimpliSafe Doorbell Pro installation guide is subject to change. For the latest and most accurate instructions, refer to the official SimpliSafe documentation and support.