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May 05, 2021

Using Your Long Beach Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your Long Beach home security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be great if your Long Beach home security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Long Beach home security system you can create an amazing upgrade.

Your AI assistants like Google or Alexa can link to your security and automation system to control your smart lights, activate your smart locks, and send system alerts to your mobile device and ADT monitoring team. Then if you’re ready for bed or to run some errands, all you need to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and your system will slip into protection mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re trying to leave quickly and don’t want to fiddle with the mobile app.

Here’s how to use your Long Beach security system with Google Nest or Alexa:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To make your AI assistant understand the voice prompts for your home security system, you’ll need to activate the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can ask your smart speaker to perform almost all of the things that you can do in your mobile ADT Control app. With natural voice commands, you can activate your system, raise or lower your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or check to see if you left the garage door open.

You could use different Google or Alexa skills to manage each separate alarm, sensor, and automation device, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the perks of pairing your Long Beach security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that all your voice commands are easily found in a singular skill. Luckily, you can personalize your home with alarms, cameras, and automation devices all together when you purchase your home security system.

What Vocal Instructions Can You Say When You Link Your Long Beach Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more than just flipping on the lights or disarming your alarm system. You can also check the status of your smart devices or calibrate any automation component to a preset setting. You may also ask your AI assistant to auto-adjust your alarms and cameras just like you could in the ADT Control mobile app.

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

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

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

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You can also preset a routine in Alexa or Google that links different alarms, cameras, and automation devices together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart door locks, flip on your motion sensors, lower the air, and turn off your living room lights. Or set a routine for “tv time,” and let your lights, thermostat, and other devices automatically adjust. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can pair together for a preset routine are seemingly endless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Buy All Your Smart Devices From One Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Is linking your Long Beach security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa easier if you get your devices from the same place, or can you pick over time? While you can mix and match -- most use z-wave technology -- many times it’s simpler to have all your smart home devices connected at the same time.

By having your security, safety, and automation devices installed together, you create a powerful, united system from the outset. Then you can design away and create groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to reprogram later. You could add different security devices as you go, but then you will have to troubleshoot to get them to work together. Simply ensure that any extra devices are linked to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond with the ADT skill.

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

As you search for the best Long Beach security system for your family, look to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will help you create the perfect system for a voice-controlled smart house. Just call (562) 203-6338 or send in the form below to get started.