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May 05, 2021

Command Your Gaithersburg Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can access your Gaithersburg security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be great if your Gaithersburg ADT security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Gaithersburg ADT security system you can create an amazing boost.

Your AI assistants like Google or Alexa can be paired with your wireless system to control your lights, lock your smart locks, and send tripped alarm alerts to your smartphone and ADT monitoring team. Then if you’re heading for bed or to leave the house, all you have to do is say “Goodbye,” and watch everything activate into protection mode. That’s a nice time saver when you’re hurrying to get out of the house quickly and can’t mess with the phone app.

How can you use Google Nest or Alexa with your Gaithersburg security system:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To make your AI assistant respond to the voice commands for your home security system, you’ll need to turn on the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can instruct your devices to perform almost all of the commands that you can do in your ADT Control app. With easy voice commands, you can arm or disarm your system, adjust your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or check to see if the garage door is opened.

You could use separate Alexa or Google skills to control each camera, alarm, and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the perks of pairing your Gaithersburg security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that everything is conveniently found in one place. Luckily, you can personalize your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras all together when you get your home security system.

What Vocal Controls Can You Issue When You Connect Your Gaithersburg Security System To Alexa or Google Nest?

Your AI assistant can do more than just flipping on your smart bulbs or arming your alarms. You might want to find out the status of your smart devices or change your thermostat to a preset scene. You may also command Alexa or Google to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in the ADT app.

Try out these phrases for your Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the main door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You might also create a routine in Google or Alexa that puts different components together. For example, say “Hey, Google, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart locks, arm your window and door sensors, turn down the smart thermostat, and flip off your smart lights. Or set a routine for “tv time,” and use the phrase to lower the lighting and put the thermostat to the perfect level. The components you can pair together in a custom scene are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Order All Your Smart Items From One Place Or Mix And Match?

Does pairing your Gaithersburg security system to Alexa or Google Nest work best if you get your devices from the same place, or can you mix and match? While you can get non-ADT components -- many devices use z-wave tech -- many times it’s simpler to have all your security components configured at the initial install.

By having your devices installed at one time, you create a powerful, unified system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and create groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to reconfigure later. You could get different smart components as you go, but then you might have hope that they work in sync. However, make sure that any added components are paired to your ADT system first, and then have your AI assistant respond through the ADT skill.

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

As you look for the best Gaithersburg security system for your house, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will help you personalize your system for a voice-activated smart home. Just call (301) 278-8866 or send in the form below to begin.