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May 05, 2021

Command Your Baltimore Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

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

Your voice activated 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 tripped alarm notifications to your smartphone and ADT monitoring team. Then if you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you need to say is “Goodbye,” and your sensors and cameras activate into guard mode. That’s a great advantage when you’re hurrying to leave quickly and can’t make it to the your Command pad.

Here’s how using your Baltimore security system with Alexa or Google works:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To get voice control working with your home security system, you’ll want to enable the ADT skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can tell your smart speaker to perform almost all of the things that you can do in your ADT Control app. With intuitive voice prompts, you can disarm or arm your alarms and sensors, control your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or see if you left the garage door open.

You could use other Google or Alexa skills to work with each separate alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the advantages of pairing your Baltimore security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that all your voice commands are easily found in a singular place. Luckily, you can customize your home with alarms, cameras, and automation devices at the same time when you buy your ADT security system.

What Voice Commands Can You Say When You Link Your Baltimore Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more than just turning on your smart bulbs or disarming your motion sensors. You can also check the status of your sensors or change a component to a preset setting. You may also ask your AI assistant to plan a timetable for your devices just like you could in the ADT app.

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

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You may also create a routine within Alexa or Google that combines different components together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart door locks, arm your alarms, turn down the air, and flip off your living room lights. Or set a routine for “bedtime,” and watch as Alexa lowers the lighting and adjusts the temperature. The components you can combine together in a custom routine are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Buy All Your Automated Components From The Same Place Or Mix And Match?

Is pairing your Baltimore security system to Alexa or Google Nest easier if you order your devices from the initial install, or can you mix and match? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave technology -- many times it’s more convenient to have all your smart home devices linked at the initial install.

By having your alarms, cameras, safety detectors, and automation devices activated at the initial install, you create one cohesive system from the outset. Then you can program away and make routines and groups, with everything working on day one. You could add different smart alarms and cameras as you go, but then you might have a greater chance they won’t work in sync. Simply ensure that any extra components are entered to your ADT system first, and then use voice commands with the ADT phrases.

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

As you look for the best Baltimore security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create the perfect system for a voice-activated smart house. Just call (410) 934-3289 or fill out the form below to begin.