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March 01, 2022

Tips To Control Your Dayton Home Security With Your Cell Phone

In today’s world, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your property’s protection might now involve smart locks, flood sensors, and a wide array of home automation equipment. To control all of these elements you are able to use your convenient touchscreen interface when you are at your property. Or, you may control your Dayton home security with a phone.

Luckily, ADT’s mobile security application makes remote access and scheduling easy to do.

Getting Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Dayton home security system with your cell phone is by getting the ADT Control app for your mobile device. After it’s installed, your installer will instruct you through the proper settings. When you’ve created your username and password details, you may enter it on various smartphones and other mobile devices. If you want to activate your your alarms, touch the easy-to-identify shield. You are able to access all components from this convenient interface, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Gain Remote Access From Anywhere

A home security app on your smartphone makes it easy to command devices around your house with a simple finger swipe. Did you fail to engage the front door lock on the way out? Simply go to your ADT mobile app. You can set your alarm, see live video feeds, turn lights on or off, change the temperature, by using the right icon inside the app. You can even get immediate updates on your phone in the event any of your components detect an issue.

Get A Better View

If you control your Dayton home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a real-time glimpse into your interior and exterior wherever a camera is active. Peruse live footage from all your security cameras right from your mobile device, and save short video snapshots or an image, and access lengthier videos as desired. If guests show up – the mail carrier, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a relative -- simply utilize the 2-way audio feature to talk with them.

Go Advanced With Scheduling And Geofencing

When you go to the central menu, you will find several high-tech features. Set schedules for your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and anything else you like through the use of your own unique scene. Here, you are able to program how your security elements operate with each other, and when you want them to turn on or off. Create a nighttime scene that shuts down all the main living area smart lights, turns on the porch light, reduces the comfort levels, and activates your overall security alarm. Then customize a start-your-day scene that reverts the settings when the time comes to get your household going.

If you want even more control, you might activate geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. By doing so, you can have your property
secure itself by operating locks, shutting off the smart lights, and arming your security system when you depart for work. When you arrive from another day in the office, your property will come to life by automatically putting up the garage door and disengaging your security system.

Reap The Benefits Of ADT Control In Dayton By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to walk out your front door with peace of mind as you know your residence is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than ever before. All you have to do is reach out to (937) 230-5750 or fill in the form on this page and a one of our security specialists will guide you toward the right home security system for your unique needs -- bolstered by the incredible ADT Control app.