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May 05, 2021

Control Your Santa Clarita Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your Santa Clarita ADT security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your Santa Clarita ADT security system was even easier to control? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Santa Clarita security system you can create an exciting upgrade.

Your smart speaker assistants like Alexa or Google can link to your security and automation system to command your lights, set your smart locks, and send system alerts to your phone and ADT monitoring agents. Then as you’re ready for bed or to run some errands, 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 have your hands full.

How can you link Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa with your Santa Clarita security system:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To make your AI assistant listen for the voice commands for your security and automation system, you’ll need to turn on the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can tell your AI assistant to perform almost all of the things that you can manage in your mobile ADT Control app. With natural voice prompts, you can disarm or arm your system, raise or lower your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or check if the garage door is up.

You could use different Google or Alexa skills to manage each camera, alarm, and automation item, but that can seem like a mess. One of the perks of linking your Santa Clarita security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that every voice command for every component is easily found in one skill. Luckily, you can outfit your house with all sorts of security and automation components that will work off each other with one voice command.

What Vocal Commands Can You Say When You Link Your Santa Clarita Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Google and Alexa can do more things than just turning on your smart bulbs or arming your alarms. You can find out the status of your smart devices or calibrate a component to a preset setting. You might also ask your smart speaker to schedule your components just like you could in the ADT app.

Try out these commands for your Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my porch light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You can also create a routine in Alexa or Google that links many devices together. For instance, say “Google, I’m leaving the house,” and trigger your smart locks, arm your window and door sensors, lower the smart thermostat, and turn off your living room lights. Or set a routine for “movie night,” and let your lights, thermostat, and other devices automatically conform to their pre-programmed setting. The devices you can combine together to make a preset scene are almost limitless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Get All Your Automated Components From A Single Manufacturer Or Or Build Over Time?

Does connecting your Santa Clarita security system to Google Nest or Alexa work best if you order your components from the same place, or can you build over time? While you can mix and match -- as long as your device uses z-wave technology -- sometimes it’s easier to get all your devices linked at the initial install.

By having your security, safety, and automation devices installed at one time, you instantly create a cohesive home security system from the outset. Then you can program away and devise routines and groups, and not have to set up a skill differently later. You could get different smart components as you go, but then you may have to troubleshoot to get them to work together. However, make sure that any additional alarms, cameras, or smart items are entered to your ADT system first, and then prompt Alexa or Google using the ADT skill.

The Best Security System For Alexa or Google Nest Is From Secure24 Alarm Systems

As you search for the best Santa Clarita security system for your house, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security experts will help you create your system for a voice-activated smart house. Just phone (661) 231-0767 or complete the form below to get started.