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May 05, 2021

Control Your Raleigh Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can command your Raleigh ADT security system with your voice? Wouldn’t it be great if your Raleigh ADT security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Raleigh security system you can create an intuitive improvement.

Your AI assistants like Alexa or Google can be paired with your wireless system to command your interior lighting, lock your smart locks, and push tripped alarm alerts to your phone and ADT monitoring team. Then as you’re preparing for bed or to get out of the house, all you need to do is say “Goodbye,” and your system will slip into guard mode. That’s a great advantage when you’re rushing to leave quickly and can’t pull up the mobile app.

How can you pair Google Nest or Alexa with your Raleigh security system:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To make your AI assistant respond to the voice commands for your security system, you’ll want to enable the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can ask your devices to perform a majority of of the things that you can do in your mobile security app. With intuitive voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, control your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or see if you left the garage door open.

Conversely, you can use separate skills to manage each alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the advantages of pairing your Raleigh security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that every voice command for every component is conveniently found in one skill. Luckily, you can outfit your home with alarms, automation, and security cameras that will work off each other with one voice command.

What Voice Commands Can You Issue When You Connect Your Raleigh Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Google and Alexa can do more than just flipping on your smart lights or disarming your motion sensors. You can also find out the status of your sensors or change any automation component to a custom setting. You might also command your smart speaker to auto-adjust your devices just like you could in your mobile security app.

Try out these phrases for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the main door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You can also preset a routine within the Alexa or Google app that puts different devices together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m going out,” and lock your smart locks, flip on your alarms, turn down the smart thermostat, and turn off your living room lights. Or set up a routine for “tv time,” and use the command to dim the lights and set the A/C to a more comfortable level. The devices you can pair together to make a personalized routine are almost limitless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Get All Your Automated Devices From A Single Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Does pairing your Raleigh security system to Google Nest or Alexa work best if you order your devices from one place, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- most use z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s simpler to get all your devices linked at the time of install.

When you get your devices activated at the initial install, you create one cohesive security system from the outset. Then you can program away and devise routines and groups, and know everything will perform as it should from the outset. You could mix and match your security devices as you go, but then you may have hope that they work together. Just make sure that any extra alarms, cameras, or smart items are linked to your ADT system first, and then use voice commands using the ADT voice prompts.

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

As you look for the best Raleigh security system for your home, look to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you customize the perfect system for a voice-activated smart home. Just phone (919) 756-7929 or send in the form below to begin.