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May 05, 2021

Control Your Memphis Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can command your Memphis security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be great if your Memphis home security system was even easier to control? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Memphis ADT security system you can create an intuitive boost.

Your AI assistants like Alexa or Google can access your state-of-the-art system to turn on your smart lights, lock your smart locks, and send tripped alarm notifications to your mobile device and ADT monitoring experts. Then when you’re heading for bed or to get out of the house, all you have to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and watch everything activate into guard mode. That’s a great convenience when you’re hurrying to lock up quickly and can’t make it to the key pad.

Here’s how using your Memphis security system with Google Nest or Alexa works:

Enable The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To make your AI assistant respond to the voice commands for your security and automation system, you’ll want to activate the ADT skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can ask your smart speaker to perform many of the things that you can do in your mobile security app. With easy voice controls, you can arm or disarm your system, raise or lower your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check to see if the garage door is up.

You could use separate Alexa or Google skills to control each separate security and automation item, but that can seem like a mess. One of the benefits of pairing your Memphis security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that every voice command for every component is easily found in one place. Luckily, you can customize your home with alarms, cameras, and automation devices and connect them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Vocal Instructions Can You Say When You Connect Your Memphis Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just turning off the lights or arming your motion sensors. You can see the status of your smart devices or calibrate your thermostat to a custom scene. You can also command Alexa or Google to schedule your alarms and cameras just like you could in your mobile security app.

Try out these commands for your Google Nest or Alexa:

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

  • “Record a clip from my front door camera.”

  • “How cold is it in here?”

You might also preset a routine in Alexa or Google that puts many components together. For example, say “Hey, Google, I’m leaving,” and activate your smart door locks, flip on your alarms, lower the air, and flip off every light in the house. Or set up a routine for “bedtime,” and use the command to dim the lighting and put the thermostat to a more comfortable level. The devices you can combine together to make a preset scene are almost limitless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Order All Your Smart Components From One Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Is pairing your Memphis security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa easier if you order your devices from the initial install, or can you mix and match? While you can mix and match -- as long as your device uses z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s more convenient to have all your smart home devices connected at the same time.

By having your alarms, cameras, safety detectors, and automation devices installed at one time, you make a powerful, cohesive security system from the outset. Then you can design away and make groups and routines, with all your devices working from the outset. You could add different security devices as you go, but then you may have hope that they work in sync. Simply ensure that any additional components are linked to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond using the ADT phrases.

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

As you look for the best Memphis security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you customize a perfect system for a voice-controlled smart house. Just phone (901) 250-6841 or send in the form below to start.