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May 05, 2021

Command Your Fort Wayne Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can control your Fort Wayne security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be great if your Fort Wayne ADT security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Fort Wayne home security system you can create an intuitive boost.

Your smart speaker assistants like Alexa or Google can be paired with your state-of-the-art system to command your interior lighting, lock your smart locks, and push system alerts to your mobile device and ADT monitoring experts. Then if you’re ready for bed or to leave the house, all you have to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and watch everything slip into guard mode. That’s a great time saver when you’re hurrying to leave quickly and can’t make it to the control pad.

Here’s how to link your Fort Wayne security system with Alexa or Google Nest:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To make your AI assistant listen for the voice controls for your security and automation system, you’ll need to enable the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can instruct your smart speaker to perform a majority of of the commands that you can do in your mobile security app. With intuitive voice controls, you can disarm or arm your system, adjust your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or check if the garage door is up.

You could use other Alexa or Google skills to control each alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the perks of pairing your Fort Wayne security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa is that everything is conveniently found in one place. Luckily, you can customize your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras that will work off each other with voice commands.

What Voice Controls Can You Issue When You Connect Your Fort Wayne Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more things than just turning on the lights or arming your alarms. You can also find out the status of your camera or change any automation component to a preset level. You might also command Alexa or Google to auto-adjust your alarms and cameras just like you could in the ADT app.

Say these phrases for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my porch light.”

  • “Did I leave the garage door open?”

  • “Record a clip from my garage door camera.”

  • “How cold is it in here?”

You might also create a routine within the Alexa or Google app that links different devices together. For example, say “Google, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart door locks, flip on your window and door sensors, turn down the air, and flip off your living room lights. Or set up a routine for “tv time,” and use the phrase to lower the smart bulbs and put the temperature to a more comfortable level. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can combine together for a personalized routine are almost limitless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Buy All Your Smart Components From One Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Does connecting your Fort Wayne security system to Alexa or Google Nest work best if you order your alarms and cameras from the same place, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s easier to get all your security components linked at the initial install.

When you have your devices installed at one time, you create a powerful, cohesive security system from the outset. Then you can program away and create groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to set up a skill differently later. You could mix and match your smart components as you go, but then you will have hope that they work together. However, make sure that any additional alarms, cameras, or smart items are linked to your ADT system first, and then prompt Alexa or Google using the ADT phrases.

The Best Home Security System For Google Nest or Alexa Is From Secure24 Alarm Systems

As you search for the best Fort Wayne security system for your house, look to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security experts will help you personalize the perfect system for a voice-controlled smart house. Just contact (260) 203-1992 or complete the form below to begin.