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A Python library to communicate with Ring Door Bell (https://ring.com/)

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Python Ring Door Bell is a library written for Python 3.6+ that exposes the Ring.com devices as Python objects.

Currently Ring.com does not provide an official API. The results of this project are merely from reverse engineering.

Documentation: http://python-ring-doorbell.readthedocs.io/

Installation

# Installing from PyPi
$ pip install ring_doorbell

# Installing latest development
$ pip install \
    git+https://github.com/tchellomello/python-ring-doorbell@master

Initializing your Ring object

import json
import getpass
from pathlib import Path
from pprint import pprint

from ring_doorbell import Ring, Auth
from oauthlib.oauth2 import MissingTokenError


cache_file = Path("test_token.cache")


def token_updated(token):
    cache_file.write_text(json.dumps(token))


def otp_callback():
    auth_code = input("2FA code: ")
    return auth_code


def main():
    if cache_file.is_file():
        auth = Auth("MyProject/1.0", json.loads(cache_file.read_text()), token_updated)
    else:
        username = input("Username: ")
        password = getpass.getpass("Password: ")
        auth = Auth("MyProject/1.0", None, token_updated)
        try:
            auth.fetch_token(username, password)
        except MissingTokenError:
            auth.fetch_token(username, password, otp_callback())

    ring = Ring(auth)
    ring.update_data()

    devices = ring.devices()
    pprint(devices)


if __name__ == "__main__":
    main()

Listing devices linked to your account

# All devices
devices = ring.devices()
{'chimes': [<RingChime: Downstairs>],
'doorbots': [<RingDoorBell: Front Door>]}

# All doorbells
doorbells = devices['doorbots']
[<RingDoorBell: Front Door>]

# All chimes
chimes = devices['chimes']
[<RingChime: Downstairs>]

# All stickup cams
stickup_cams = devices['stickup_cams']
[<RingStickUpCam: Driveway>]

Playing with the attributes and functions

devices = ring.devices()
for dev in list(devices['stickup_cams'] + devices['chimes'] + devices['doorbots']):
    dev.update_health_data()
    print('Address:    %s' % dev.address)
    print('Family:     %s' % dev.family)
    print('ID:         %s' % dev.id)
    print('Name:       %s' % dev.name)
    print('Timezone:   %s' % dev.timezone)
    print('Wifi Name:  %s' % dev.wifi_name)
    print('Wifi RSSI:  %s' % dev.wifi_signal_strength)

    # setting dev volume
    print('Volume:     %s' % dev.volume)
    dev.volume = 5
    print('Volume:     %s' % dev.volume)

    # play dev test shound
    if dev.family == 'chimes':
        dev.test_sound(kind = 'ding')
        dev.test_sound(kind = 'motion')

    # turn on lights on floodlight cam
    if dev.family == 'stickup_cams' and dev.lights:
        dev.lights = 'on'

Showing door bell events

devices = ring.devices()
for doorbell in devices['doorbots']:

    # listing the last 15 events of any kind
    for event in doorbell.history(limit=15):
        print('ID:       %s' % event['id'])
        print('Kind:     %s' % event['kind'])
        print('Answered: %s' % event['answered'])
        print('When:     %s' % event['created_at'])
        print('--' * 50)

    # get a event list only the triggered by motion
    events = doorbell.history(kind='motion')

Downloading the last video triggered by ding

devices = ring.devices()
doorbell = devices['doorbots'][0]
doorbell.recording_download(
    doorbell.history(limit=100, kind='ding')[0]['id'],
                     filename='last_ding.mp4',
                     override=True)

Displaying the last video capture URL

print(doorbell.recording_url(doorbell.last_recording_id))
'https://ring-transcoded-videos.s3.amazonaws.com/99999999.mp4?X-Amz-Expires=3600&X-Amz-Date=20170313T232537Z&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=TOKEN_SECRET/us-east-1/s3/aws4_request&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=secret'

How to contribute

See CONTRIBUTING.rst

Credits && Thanks

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