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May 05, 2021

Command Your Fresno Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can control your Fresno home security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your Fresno ADT security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Fresno ADT security system you can create an amazing boost.

Your smart speaker assistants like Google or Alexa can access your security and automation system to turn on your lights, lock your smart locks, and push system notifications to your smartphone and ADT monitoring agents. Then when you’re ready for bed or to get out of the house, all you have to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and your system will activate into ”Guard” mode. That’s a nice advantage when you’re rushing to lock up quickly and have your arms full.

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

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To get voice control enabled on your security system, you’ll want to enable the ADT Control skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can instruct your devices to perform many of the things that you can do in your mobile ADT Control app. With intuitive voice controls, you can disarm or arm your alarms and sensors, adjust your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check to see if you left the garage door open.

You could use different skills to control each separate alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the benefits of linking your Fresno security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that every voice command for every component is found in the same skill. Luckily, you can outfit your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras as a package when you buy your home security system.

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

Alexa and Google can do more things than just turning on the lights or arming your alarms. You can find out the status of your smart devices or change your thermostat to a predetermined level. You may also ask your AI assistant to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in the ADT app.

Here are just a few prompts for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You can also preset a routine within Alexa or Google that combines many components together. For example, say “Google, I’m leaving,” and activate your smart locks, arm your window and door sensors, turn down the air, and flip off every light in the house. Or set up a routine for “bedtime,” and use the command to lower the lights and set the A/C to a more comfortable level. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can combine together in a custom scene are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Get All Your Smart Components From The Same Manufacturer Or Or Build Over Time?

Is connecting your Fresno security system to Alexa or Google Nest simpler if you order your components from the same place, or can you build over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- many devices use z-wave tech -- sometimes it’s simpler to get all your devices linked at the initial install.

When you have your security, safety, and automation devices installed at one time, you make one unified security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and create groups and routines, and not have to reconfigure later. You could add different security components as you go, but then you will have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. Just make sure that any extra alarms, cameras, or smart items are linked to your ADT system first, and then prompt Alexa or Google using the ADT voice prompts.

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

As you look for the best Fresno security system for your family, look to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create a perfect system for an AI assisted smart house. Just phone (559) 212-3897 or complete the form below to begin.