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May 05, 2021

Command Your West Lafayette Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your West Lafayette home security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your West Lafayette ADT security system was even easier to control? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your West Lafayette security system you can create an amazing improvement.

Your voice activated assistants like Alexa or Google can link to your state-of-the-art system to turn on your interior lighting, activate your door locks, and send system notifications to your smartphone and ADT monitoring team. Then when you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you need to do is say “Goodbye,” and watch everything spring into ”Guard” mode. That’s a nice advantage when you’re hurrying to get out of the house quickly and have your arms full.

How can you link Google Nest or Alexa with your West Lafayette security system:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To make your AI assistant listen for the voice commands for your security and automation system, you’ll want to enable the ADT skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can tell your devices to perform almost all of the things that you can do in your mobile security app. With intuitive voice commands, you can activate your alarms and sensors, adjust your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check if you left the garage door open.

You could use separate skills to control each separate alarm, sensor, and automation item, but that can seem like a mess. One of the perks of pairing your West Lafayette security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa is that all your voice commands are conveniently found in the same place. Luckily, you can personalize your home with all sorts of security and automation components all together when you get your home security system.

What Vocal Commands Can You Use When You Connect Your West Lafayette Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more than just turning on your smart bulbs or arming your motion sensors. You might want to see the status of your sensors or change a component to a custom setting. You might also ask Alexa or Google to auto-adjust your alarms and cameras just like you could in the ADT app.

Here are just a few phrases for your Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

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

  • “How cold is it in here?”

You can also create a routine in Google or Alexa that combines multiple devices together. For example, say “Hey, Google, I’m going out,” and activate your smart locks, turn on your alarms, lower the air, and flip off your living room lights. Or set up a routine for “bedtime,” and let your thermostat, lights, and other devices automatically conform to their pre-programmed setting. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can link together to make a personalized scene are almost limitless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Get All Your Smart Components From A Single Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Does pairing your West Lafayette security system to Google Nest or Alexa work best if you order your devices from one place, or can you mix and match? While you can get non-ADT components -- most use z-wave wireless connections -- sometimes it’s easier to have all your devices connected at the time of install.

By having your devices installed together, you instantly create a cohesive security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and create routines and groups, and not have to reconfigure later. You could add different security components as you go, but then you may have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. Just make sure that any added components are paired to your security system first, and then prompt Alexa or Google through the ADT skill.

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

As you search for the best West Lafayette security system for your house, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create your system for a voice-activated smart house. Just phone (765) 221-3339 or complete the form below to start.