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March 14, 2022

Ways To Control Your Toledo Home Security With Your Cell Phone

Nowadays, a home security system is more than alarms and sensors. Your home defense might include integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a whole host of home automation components. To manage all of these elements you can use your touchscreen hub when you are home. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Toledo home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes managing your system a simple process.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Toledo home security system through your cell phone is through a download of the ADT Control app for your Android or Apple phone. At installation, your installer can guide you through the initial set-up. After you’ve created your unique credentials, you are able to log on using various smartphones and other mobile devices. When wanting to engage your system, touch the shield icon. You also have the ability to access every device from your phone, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Access Your System From Wherever You Are

A home security app on your smartphone makes it easy to manage integrated equipment around your house with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you fail to engage the front door lock when you left? All you have to do is access the ADT Control App. You are able to set your alarm, see live video feeds, alter light levels, increase or decrease the temperature, by touching the right icon inside the app. Then receive immediate updates on your cell phone when any of your components detect an issue.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

When you control your Toledo home security system with your phone, you can enjoy an actual view of your residence and surroundings when cameras are active. Peruse live video from your surveillance system straight from your phone, and record short video snapshots or a single image, and access longer videos as you wish. In the event visitors show up – the postal worker, a salesman, or a family member -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio functionality to give them instructions.

Increase Functionality With Scheduling And Geofencing

Through the main menu, you will find some modern features. Set schedules for your lights, heat, sensors, and anything else you like by creating a custom scene. Here, you can program how your security elements operate with each other, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Set a nighttime scene that switches off the downstairs smart bulbs, turns on the outside entrance light, turns down the comfort levels, and activates your alarms. Next, you can generate a morning scene that does the opposite when you need to rise and shine.

If you would like even more control, you can turn on geo-services from your security app or touchscreen hub. Now, you can have your home prepare itself by activating locks, shutting off the smart lights, and turning on your alarms when you depart for work. Upon your return from a long day’s work, your property will spring to action by automatically putting up the garage door and turning off your alarm.

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

You can finally go away with peace of mind knowing your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. Simply dial (419) 359-8479 or fill in the following form and a skilled security professional will assist you in designing the right home security system for you -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.