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March 01, 2022

How To Control Your Concord Home Security With Your Cell Phone

Nowadays, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your home defense can include smart locks, flood sensors, and a whole host of home automation equipment. To command everything you are able to use your convenient touchscreen interface when you are at your property. Or, you can control your Concord home security with a phone.

Fortunately, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes interacting with your devices easy to do.

Getting Started With ADT Control

The first step to controlling your Concord home security system with your cell phone is through a download of ADT Control for your Android or Apple phone. Once the download is complete, your rep will instruct you through the proper settings. Once you’ve established your unique information, you are able to use it with various phones or tablets. When wanting to engage your your alarms, press the shield icon. You are able to access all components from your phone, including cameras, sensors, and home automation components.

Access Your System From Anywhere

A home security app on your mobile device allows you to control devices around your house with an easy tap of your finger. Forgot to lock the door when you left? Simply open the ADT Control App. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, adjust the lights, change the temperature, by hitting the correct icon within the app. You will stay connected with instant alerts on your phone when any of your components are triggered.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

If you control your Concord home security system with your phone, you have an actual view of your property if your surveillance is turned on. Explore live footage from your surveillance system directly from your mobile device, and record short clips or still images, and playback more extensive segments as you like. Then when guests stop at your house – the mail carrier, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a family member -- just use the 2-way audio functionality to give them instructions.

Increase Functionality With Schedules And Geofencing

When you go to the central menu, you will enjoy access to several advanced options. Schedule your lights, heat, sensors, and whatever else you want by creating a customized scene. Here, you can program how your components communicate with each other, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Create a nighttime scene that switches off the main living area smart lights, turns on the exterior entry light, turns down the comfort levels, and arms your alarms. Next, you can set a wake-up scene that makes the opposite adjustments when it’s time to get your household going.

If you would like to go even more high-tech, you can turn on geo-services from the main hub or the app. By doing so, you can have your home secure itself by activating locks, switching off the lighting, and arming your security alarm when you leave the driveway. Then when you pull in after another day in the office, your home will come alive by automatically putting up the garage door and disengaging your alarm.

Take Advantage Of ADT Control In Concord With One Simple Phone Call

Finally, you can go away with confidence as you know your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. All you have to do is reach out to (603) 945-0837 or fill in the form below and a skilled security professional will assist you in designing the ideal home security system for your property -- complete with ADT Control.