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March 14, 2022

Ways To Control Your Seattle Home Security Using Your Cell Phone

Nowadays, a home security system has more features than door sensors and security cameras. Your home defense can incorporate CO detectors, smart lighting, and a wide array of home automation devices. To control all of these elements you can utilize your touchscreen hub when you are on site. Or, you may control your Seattle home security with a phone.

Fortunately, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes remote access and scheduling easy to do.

Taking the First Steps With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Seattle home security system with your cell phone is through a download of ADT Control for your Apple or Android device. At installation, your rep should walk you through the proper settings. Once you’ve decided on your username and password information, you may enter it on other smartphones and other mobile devices. If you want to activate your system, press the icon in the shape of a shield. You are able to access any connected equipment from your phone, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your mobile device makes it easy to manage components around your house with an easy tap of your finger. Did you remember to secure the front door when you left? Just access ADT Control. You can set your alarm, check camera footage, turn lights on or off, change your HVAC, by touching the right icon within the app. You can even get instant alerts on your mobile device when any of your components detect an issue.

Improve Your View

By controlling your Seattle home security system with your phone, you can get an actual video feed of your property wherever a camera is active. Access live views from your surveillance system directly from your mobile device, and keep short clips or still images, and playback more extensive segments as you like. In the event visitors arrive at your door – the mail person, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a relative -- simply utilize the 2-way audio capability to speak with them.

Increase Functionality With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

Through the primary menu, you can explore some high-tech options. Schedule your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and more through the use of a customized scene. Here, you are able to program how your security elements operate with each other, and when you want them to turn on or off. Make a nighttime scene that shuts down your common-area smart lighting, flips on the porch light, turns down the comfort levels, and arms your alarm system. You can also customize a wake-up scene that makes the opposite adjustments when it’s time to rise and shine.

If you want to go even more high-tech, you might allow geo-services from your security app or touchscreen hub. By doing so, you can have your residence “shut-down” by operating locks, switching off the smart lights, and arming your security system when you leave the driveway. Then when you pull in from your long day on the job, your property will come alive by automatically opening the garage and disengaging the alarms.

Reap The Benefits Of ADT Control In Seattle By Speaking With Our Security Experts

You can finally go away with peace of mind knowing your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. All you have to do is reach out to (206) 451-1051 or submit the form on this page and a security rep will help you build the ideal home security system for you -- complete with ADT Control.