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May 05, 2021

Using Your Miami Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

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

Your smart speaker assistants like Google or Alexa can access your security and automation system to control your lights, set your locks, and send system alerts to your smartphone and ADT monitoring experts. Then when you’re ready for bed or to get out of the house, all you have to say is “Goodbye,” and watch everything activate into ”Guard” mode. That’s a nice time saver when you’re rushing to leave quickly and can’t pull up the phone app.

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

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To get voice prompts working with your security system, you’ll need to enable the ADT skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can tell your AI assistant to perform a majority of of the tasks that you can do in your ADT Control app. With natural voice commands, you can arm or disarm your alarms, adjust your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check to see if the garage door is opened.

You could use different Google or Alexa skills to manage each separate alarm, sensor, and automation item, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the benefits of pairing your Miami security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that everything is easily found in one place. Luckily, you can outfit your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras that will work together with voice commands.

What Vocal Instructions Can You Issue When You Pair Your Miami Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just flipping on your smart lights or setting your alarms. You might want to see the status of your camera or adjust a component to a custom level. You might also tell your AI assistant to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in the ADT app.

Say these commands for your Google Nest or Alexa:

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my porch light.”

  • “Did I leave the garage door open?”

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

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You can also preset a routine within Google or Alexa that combines multiple devices together. For instance, say “Hey, Google, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart door locks, arm your motion sensors, turn down the air, and flip off every light in the house. Or preset a routine for “tv time,” and watch as your AI assistant lowers the lights and adjusts the temperature. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can link together in a preset scene are almost limitless.

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Should You Buy All Your Smart Devices From One Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Is linking your Miami security system to Google Nest or Alexa easier if you get your components from the same place, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave technology -- many times it’s more convenient to get all your security components linked at the same time.

When you have your alarms, cameras, safety detectors, and automation devices installed together, you create a powerful, united security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and devise groups, routines, and custom commands, with everything working at install. You could add different smart alarms and cameras as you go, but then you might have to troubleshoot to get them to work in sync. Simply ensure that any additional devices are paired to your security system first, and then use voice commands using the ADT phrases.

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

As you look for the best Miami security system for your house, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create the perfect system for a voice-activated smart home. Just contact (305) 563-8665 or complete the form below to get started.