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March 01, 2022

Ways To Control Your Dothan Home Security From Your Cell Phone

In today’s world, a home security system is more than door sensors and security cameras. Your property’s protection might include CO detectors, smart lighting, and a whole host of home automation components. To control all of these elements you can utilize your touchscreen hub when you are at your property. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Dothan home security with a phone.

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

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Dothan home security system with your cell phone is by downloading the ADT Control app for your Android or Apple phone. At installation, your rep can guide you through the basic configuration. Once you’ve decided on your log-in credentials, you are able to enter it on additional phones or tablets. If you want to activate your system, touch the easy-to-identify shield. You can also access every device from the app, including cameras, sensors, and home automation components.

Gain Remote Access From Any Location

A home security app on your cell phone gives you the ability to control devices around your house with a simple finger swipe. Forgot to secure the front door when you left? Just open ADT Control. You are able to set your alarm, view cameras, adjust the lights, turn up the temperature, by hitting the right icon inside the app. You will stay connected with immediate updates on your phone when any of your connected security elements sense trouble.

Improve Your View

If you control your Dothan home security system with your phone, you can get a live view of your residence and surroundings if your surveillance is turned on. Explore live views from any connected camera straight from your mobile device, and save short video snapshots or a single image, and access longer recordings as desired. Then when guests arrive at your door – the postal worker, a delivery driver, or a relative -- take advantage of the two-way talk feature to speak with them.

Go Advanced With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

Through the main menu, you will enjoy access to a range of advanced features. Set schedules for your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and anything else you like by creating a custom scene. Here, you can program how your components operate together, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Set a bedtime scene that shuts down all the main living area smart bulbs, activates the porch light, lowers the temperature, and activates your alarm system. You can also customize a start-your-day scene that makes the opposite adjustments when the time comes to get your household going.

If you’re looking for to get more technical, you can turn on geo-services from the main hub or the app. By doing so, you can have your property
prepare itself by locking the doors, shutting off the smart lights, and turning on your security alarm when you leave the driveway. When you arrive from your long day on the job, your home will spring to action by automatically raising the garage door and disengaging the alarms.

Take Advantage Of ADT Control In Dothan By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Finally, you can leave your property with certainty knowing your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. All you have to do is reach out to (334) 219-8334 or fill in the form below and a one of our security specialists will help you build the right home security system for you -- bolstered by the incredible ADT Control app.