I have 4 light fixtures on the exterior of the house (pictured blue=lights, green=switches). 2 of them are on a wall along the stairs, 2 are at installed on the ceiling of an overhang in front of the garage.

All 4 of these fixtures are controlled by two light switches, one upstairs in the main level of the house, and one in the garage right inside the door.

I would like to install a Ring Floodlight Cam on the garage light closest to the door, how would I take that one fixture off the circuit so that it always receives powerenter image description here?

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    Can you post photos of the insides of all boxes involved please? Apr 17 '20 at 2:03
  • Does that include switches too or just light fixture boxes? Would I need to do every single fixture to verify? Apr 17 '20 at 2:30
  • You'll need the switches for sure, and at least one light fixture (if not two, or even all four) Apr 17 '20 at 2:33
  • Thank you! I'll do this first thing tomorrow! Apr 17 '20 at 2:35
  • Since there is no hot feed to the location, you'll need to run new cable to the RingCam location. Are you sure you want it permanently on? I would recommend installing a separate on/off switch for that one fixture. Apr 17 '20 at 15:27

You pretty much need to run a new cable to that outlet and re-wire the existing cable to bypass that outlet.

inspection of the outlets may reveal the possibility for a different option, but I'm not expecting it to.

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