Ring is releasing some holiday-themed Fast Replies so as to add some cheer to its doorbell’s automated answering function. As a substitute of the standard “We can’t answer the door right now, but if you’d like to leave a message, you can do it now” kinds of messages, you possibly can as a substitute have your Ring greet guests by saying “We’re busy wrapping presents right now,” or have it mechanically thank supply employees for bringing items to your door.
According to Ring, Fast Replies can be found on just about each Ring doorbell. Whereas the function is free, you’ll need to be a paying subscriber if you need any customer responses to your doorbell’s “Happy Holidays!” greeting to be recorded (although you possibly can watch them occur stay with no Ring Defend plan).
Like in earlier years, you even have the choice to set carols like “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” or “Oh Hanukkah” as your chime tones, so you possibly can expertise getting uninterested in vacation music by mid-December with out leaving dwelling.
Ring appears to be constructing a group of holiday-themed Fast Replies and ringtones — earlier this 12 months, it added spooky ones for Halloween. Personally, I’m hoping there’s ultimately a group for each event; perhaps you might have a sappy love song play when somebody’s on the door round Valentine’s Day (probably resulting in you realizing that the package deal supply particular person is The One), or have your Ring inform company to “come back later, we’re responsibly playing with fireworks” on the Fourth of July or New 12 months’s.