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May 05, 2021

Command Your Corpus Christi Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

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

Your voice activated assistants like Alexa or Google can link to your state-of-the-art system to turn on your smart lights, activate your locks, and push tripped alarm notifications to your phone and ADT monitoring agents. Then when you’re heading for bed or to leave the house, all you need to do is say “Goodbye,” and your system will spring into guard mode. That’s a great time saver when you’re trying to leave quickly and don’t want to pull up the mobile app.

Here’s how using your Corpus Christi security system with Google Nest or Amazon’s Alexa works:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

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

Then again, you could use separate skills to control each camera, alarm, and automation item, but that can seem like a mess. One of the benefits of pairing your Corpus Christi security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that all your voice commands are easily found in a singular skill. Luckily, you can personalize your home with alarms, automation, and security cameras and connect them with Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa on install.

What Voice Controls Can You Issue When You Connect Your Corpus Christi Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Google and Alexa can do more than just turning off the lights or setting your alarms. You can see the status of your sensors or adjust any automation component to a custom scene. You may also command Alexa or Google to plan a timetable for your devices just like you could in the ADT Control mobile app.

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

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You might also preset a routine in Alexa or Google that combines different devices together. For example, say “Google, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart locks, flip on your window and door sensors, turn down the smart thermostat, and flip off every light in the house. Or preset a routine for “bedtime,” and use the phrase to lower the lights and set the A/C to just the right level. The devices you can combine together to make a personalized routine are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Buy All Your Automated Components From One Manufacturer Or Or Build Over Time?

Is connecting your Corpus Christi security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa easier if you get your components from the same place, or can you pick over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- many devices use z-wave tech -- sometimes it’s simpler to have all your security components configured at the initial install.

When you get your devices activated at the initial install, you instantly create a powerful, united security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and devise groups, routines, and custom commands, with every device working at install. You could mix and match your security components as you go, but then you will have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. However, make sure that any added components are entered to your ADT system first, and then use voice commands using the ADT skill.

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

As you’re looking for the best Corpus Christi security system for your family, look to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you customize your system for a voice-activated smart house. Just call (361) 223-9020 or fill out the form below to get started.