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March 01, 2022

Tips To Control Your Lima Home Security From Your Cell Phone

In today’s world, a home security system is more than keypads and alarms. Your property’s protection can include CO detectors, smart lighting, and a wide array of home automation equipment. To command everything you are able to use your touchscreen hub when you are home. Or, you can control your Lima home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes interacting with your devices a simple process.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Lima home security system through your cell phone is by downloading the ADT Control app for your Android or Apple phone. At installation, your rep should walk you through the basic configuration. Once you’ve decided on your log-in information, you are able to use it with additional smartphones and other mobile devices. If you want to activate your home’s security, touch the easy-to-identify shield. You can also access any connected equipment from the app, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Control Your Devices From Anywhere

A home security app on your cell phone allows you to manage devices within your residence with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you remember to secure the front door on the way out? All you have to do is access ADT Control. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, adjust the lights, change your HVAC, by using the right icon within the app. You can even get instant alerts on your phone in the event any of your connected security elements sense trouble.

Get A Better View

When you control your Lima home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a real-time glimpse into your property wherever a camera is operating. Explore live video from your surveillance system directly from your phone, and record short clips or still images, and watch longer videos as you wish. In the event people show up – the mail person, a salesman, or a family member -- simply utilize the 2-way audio feature to speak with them.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Scheduling And Geofencing

When you go to the central menu, you can explore some high-tech features. Schedule your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and whatever else you want by designing a customized scene. In this area, you can specify how devices operate with one another, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Make a end-of-day scene that shuts down your main living area smart lighting, flips on the outside entrance light, lowers the temperature, and arms your alarm system. You can also set a wake-up scene that reverts the settings when the time comes to get your household going.

If you would like even more control, you could turn on geo-services from the main hub or the app. Now, you can have your property
“shut-down” by operating locks, switching off the smart lights, and engaging your alarms when you leave the driveway. Upon your return after another day in the office, your property will spring to action by automatically raising the garage door and disarming the alarms.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Lima By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to go away with certainty knowing your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than ever before. Simply dial (419) 359-8743 or complete the following form and a one of our security specialists will assist you in designing the ideal home security system for your unique needs -- complete with ADT Control.