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May 05, 2021

Using Your Dayton Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can command your Dayton home security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your Dayton ADT security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Dayton security system you can create an exciting improvement.

Your voice activated assistants like Google or Alexa can be paired with your wireless system to turn on your interior lighting, set your locks, and push tripped alarm alerts to your mobile device and ADT monitoring agents. Then when you’re preparing for bed or to run some errands, all you need to say is “Goodbye,” and your sensors and cameras spring into guard mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re rushing to leave quickly and can’t make it to the key pad.

Here’s how to link your Dayton security system with Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To switch on voice prompts on your security system, you’ll need to enable the ADT Control skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can tell your AI assistant to perform a majority of of the tasks that you can manage in your mobile security app. With intuitive voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, control your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or see if the garage door is up.

Then again, you could use other skills to control each separate alarm, sensor, and automation item, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the perks of linking your Dayton security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that everything is easily found in one skill. Luckily, you can personalize your house with alarms, cameras, and automation devices at the same time when you get your ADT security system.

What Vocal Instructions Can You Say When You Pair Your Dayton Security System To Alexa or Google Nest?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just turning on the lights or setting your motion sensors. You can also find out the status of your smart devices or calibrate a component to a custom scene. You might also ask Alexa or Google 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 front door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “How cold is it in here?”

You can also set a routine in Alexa or Google that links many devices together. For example, say “Alexa, I’m going out,” and activate your smart locks, flip on your motion sensors, turn down the thermostat, and extinguish your living room lights. Or preset a routine for “bedtime,” and relax as Google turns down the smart bulbs and turns up the temperature. The components you can combine together for a preset scene are seemingly endless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Order All Your Smart Components From A Single Manufacturer Or Or Build Over Time?

Does pairing your Dayton security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa work best if you order your alarms and cameras from the initial install, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave wireless connections -- you may find that it’s simpler to get all your devices linked at the time of install.

When you have your security, safety, and automation devices activated at the initial install, you instantly create one united home security system from the beginning. Then you can design away and devise groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to reconfigure later. You could mix and match your security alarms and cameras as you go, but then you might have hope that they work together. However, make sure that any additional alarms, cameras, or smart items are linked to your security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond through the ADT skill.

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

As you’re looking for the best Dayton security system for your home, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security experts will help you create a perfect system for a voice-controlled smart home. Just contact (937) 230-5750 or send in the form below to begin.