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May 05, 2021

Using Your Logan Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can control your Logan home security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your Logan security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Logan home security system you can create an amazing boost.

Your smart speaker assistants like Google or Alexa can be paired with your state-of-the-art system to control your smart lights, activate your door locks, and push tripped alarm alerts to your smartphone and ADT monitoring agents. Then as you’re heading for bed or to get out of the house, all you have to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and your system will spring into protection mode. That’s a nice time saver when you’re hurrying to get out of the house quickly and have your hands full.

How can you use Google Nest or Alexa with your Logan security system:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To turn on voice prompts on your security and automation system, you’ll want to activate the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Alexa app. Then you can ask your smart speaker to perform many of the tasks that you can do in your mobile ADT Control app. With intuitive voice controls, you can activate your system, control your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check to see if the garage door is up.

You could use different skills to work with each separate security and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the perks of pairing your Logan security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that every voice command for every component is conveniently found in the same skill. Luckily, you can outfit your house with all sorts of security and automation components that will work together with voice commands.

What Voice Instructions Can You Say When You Pair Your Logan Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more things than just turning on the lights or disarming your alarm system. You might want to check the status of your sensors or calibrate any automation component to a custom scene. You may also command your AI assistant to auto-adjust your components just like you could in the ADT app.

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

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “How cold is it in here?”

You might also create a routine in Google or Alexa that combines many alarms, cameras, and automation devices together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m leaving,” and activate your smart locks, arm your motion sensors, turn down the thermostat, and extinguish every light in the house. Or preset a routine for “tv time,” and relax as Google dims the smart bulbs and adjusts the air. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can pair together in a custom scene are seemingly endless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

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

Is connecting your Logan security system to Alexa or Google Nest simpler if you order your devices from the initial install, or can you pick over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- as long as your device uses z-wave tech -- sometimes it’s simpler to get 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 create a powerful, united security system from the beginning. Then you can design away and create routines and groups, and know all your components will work seamlessly from the outset. You could add different security devices as you go, but then you might have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. Simply ensure that any added alarms, cameras, or smart items are entered to your ADT system first, and then have your AI assistant respond through the ADT phrases.

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

As you search for the best Logan security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will help you customize your system for a voice-controlled smart home. Just contact (435) 393-6672 or complete the form below to get started.