How to install Smart Doorbell Camera (wired)

In most homes, installing an ecobee Smart Doorbell Camera is an easy process that takes about 45 minutes. Follow the steps below or scroll further to watch the installation video, find wiring diagrams, troubleshooting tips, and more.

  1. Check compatibility with your doorbell system and in-home chime
  2. Download the ecobee app to install your doorbell camera

Download the ecobee app.

Compatibility and installation

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Here's what you'll find in the box.

  • illustration of smart doorbell camera

    Smart Doorbell Camera

  • illustration of the backplate of smart doorbell camera

    Backplate & security screw (pre-attached)

  • illustration of the back of smart doorbell camera


  • illustration of ecobee chime adapter

    Chime Adapter

Also included:

  • 2 wire extenders
  • 5 wire connectors
  • 2 long screws and 2 anchors (brick only)
  • 4 short screws

Tools you’ll need:

  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Drill
  • ¼” masonry bit (hard surfaces) or 5/64” bit (soft surfaces)

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