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May 05, 2021

Control Your Kennewick Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can control your Kennewick security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your Kennewick ADT security system was even easier to control? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Kennewick ADT security system you can create an amazing upgrade.

Your voice activated assistants like Google or Alexa can link to your state-of-the-art system to turn on your interior lighting, lock your smart locks, and push system alerts to your smartphone and ADT monitoring team. Then if you’re heading for bed or to get out of the house, all you need to say is “Goodbye,” and watch everything spring into ”Guard” mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re hurrying to leave quickly and can’t make it to the your Command pad.

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

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To get voice commands enabled on your security system, you’ll need to activate the ADT skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can instruct your smart speaker to perform many of the things that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With easy voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, raise or lower your smart lights and smart thermostat, or see if you left the garage door open.

Then again, you could use different Google or Alexa skills to manage each alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the perks of pairing your Kennewick security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that everything is easily found in one skill. Luckily, you can outfit your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras that will work all together with intuitive voice commands.

What Voice Instructions Can You Issue When You Link Your Kennewick Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Google and Alexa can do more than just turning off your smart lights or arming your alarm system. You might want to check the status of your smart devices or calibrate a component to a custom setting. You can also command Alexa or Google to plan a timetable for your alarms and cameras just like you could in your mobile security app.

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

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the main door.”

  • “Turn off my porch light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You may also preset a routine within the Alexa or Google app that links many components together. For instance, say “Hey, Google, I’m going out,” and trigger your smart door locks, turn on your alarms, lower the thermostat, and extinguish every light in the house. Or preset a routine for “movie night,” and watch as your AI assistant lowers the lighting and adjusts the air. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can link together for a personalized scene are seemingly endless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Order All Your Automated Devices From The Same Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Does linking your Kennewick security system to Alexa or Google Nest work best if you buy your devices from the same place, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave technology -- sometimes it’s more convenient to get all your security components linked at the same time.

By having your devices installed at one time, you create one united home security system from the start. Then you can design away and create groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to reconfigure later. You could get different smart devices as you go, but then you might have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. However, make sure that any added devices are paired to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond with the ADT skill.

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

As you search for the best Kennewick security system for your home, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create a perfect system for a voice-activated smart home. Just phone (509) 240-8704 or fill out the form below to begin.