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Wyze Doorbell Chime Controller Installation Guide

Before setting up your Wyze Video Doorbell v2, you'll follow the steps below to install Wyze Doorbell Chime Controller. Then, return to the Wyze Video Doorbell v2 Setup Guide.

💡 Even if your existing chime is non-functional, you should still install the chime controller.

Controller Installation.jpeg

To install your Wyze Doorbell Chime Controller:

  1. In the Wyze app, tap Home, then tap + plus sign on the top left.
  2. Tap Add Device > Cameras > Wyze Video Doorbell v2.
  3. Tap Next.
  4. Check the box next to "I have a screwdriver and existing wired doorbell." Tap Next.
  5. Verify that you have all of the items required for installation. Tap Next.
  6. Verify once more that you have the items required for this step, then tap Next
  7. Press your existing doorbell button to check that it works as expected. Tap Next.
  8. Turn off power to your existing mechanical doorbell at your electrical panel.
  9. Press the doorbell button again to check that the power is turned off. Tap Next
  10. Open your chime box and take a photo of your current wiring. Tap Next in the app.
  11. Select the option in the Wyze app that best matches your chime's wiring setup and follow along in the app to connect the wires to the correct terminals.
    Doorbell v2 Chime  wiring in app.png
    Typically, homes with 1 doorbell have 2 wires, homes with 2 doorbells have 3 wires, etc.
    1. If you have 2 wires, follow the instructions to connect to the fuse wire.
      • See the Before and After Installation graphics below for reference.
    2. If you have 3 wires, follow the instructions to select the correct door, and connect the proper wires.
    3. If you have 4 or more wires, follow the instructions to find the proper wires to connect.
      • This will involve some trial and error. If you are not comfortable testing your electrical panel, stop. Call your local electrician for help. 
  12. Your Wyze Doorbell Chime Controller installation is complete! Close the chime box and prepare to install the doorbell. Tap Next, and return to Wyze Video Doorbell v2 Setup Guide.

 

If you have 1 doorbell (2 wires in your chime box):

Before Installing Wyze Video Doorbell v2 After Installing Wyze Video Doorbell v2
Doorbell v2 Before Installation.png Doorbell v2 After Installation.png

 

If you have two Wyze Video Doorbell v2 devices and 1 chime box, here are real photos of how the chime controllers would look when installed:

Mechanical Chime Box with 2 Controllers Digital Chime Box with 2 Controllers
Mechanical 2 Controller.png Digital 2 Controllers.png

 

Important: If you do not have an existing in-house chime or you are unsure of wiring, stop. Contact your local, licensed electrician for assistance. 

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