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March 01, 2022

How To Control Your Abilene Home Security With Your Phone

Nowadays, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your property’s protection might incorporate CO detectors, smart lighting, and a whole host of home automation devices. To manage everything you are able to make use of your central command touchscreen when you are on site. Or, you can control your Abilene home security with a phone.

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

Getting Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Abilene home security system using your cell phone is by getting the ADT Control app for your mobile device. After it’s installed, your installer should walk you through the proper settings. After you’ve created your username and password information, you may enter it on additional phones or tablets. When wanting to engage your your alarms, touch the icon in the shape of a shield. You can also access any connected equipment from this convenient interface, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Control Your Devices From Anywhere

A home security app on your mobile device makes it easy to command devices around your house with a simple finger swipe. Did you fail to engage the front door lock when you left? Just open the ADT Control App. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, adjust the lights, change the thermostat, by hitting the right icon inside the app. You can even get automatic notifications on your phone when any of your components are triggered.

Get A Better View

If you control your Abilene home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a live view of your residence and surroundings when cameras are active. Explore live views from all your security cameras directly from your cell phone, and keep short clips or a single image, and playback more extensive segments as you wish. If guests stop at your house – the mail carrier, a salesman, or a relative -- take advantage of the 2-way audio feature to give them instructions.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Scheduling And Geofencing

By using the main menu, you can explore some modern options. Set schedules for your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and more by creating a custom scene. Here, you can program how your components communicate with each other, and when you would like them to engage or turn off. Make a end-of-day scene that shuts down all the downstairs smart lighting, turns on the outside entrance light, lowers the thermostat, and arms your alarm system. You can also customize a start-your-day scene that reverts the settings when you need to rise and shine.

If you want to go even more high-tech, you could turn on geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. You can now have your property
secure itself by activating locks, turning off the lighting, and engaging your security alarm when you depart for work. Then when you pull in following your long day on the job, your property will come alive by automatically putting up the garage door and turning off your alarm.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Abilene With One Simple Phone Call

Finally, you can go away with certainty as you know your residence is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. Just call (325) 313-2016 or submit the form below and a skilled security professional will help you build the ideal home security system for you -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.