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March 01, 2022

Ways To Control Your Columbus Home Security With Your Phone

These days, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Security can now involve integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a wide array of home automation components. To control it all you are able to utilize your central command touchscreen when you are on site. Or, you may control your Columbus home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the ADT Control® home security app makes interacting with your devices a simple process.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

The first step to controlling your Columbus home security system using your cell phone is by downloading ADT Control for your Android or Apple phone. After it’s installed, your installer can guide you through the initial set-up. When you’ve decided on your unique information, you may log on using various devices. To arm your system, touch the easy-to-identify shield. You also have the ability to access all components from the app, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Access Your System From Anywhere

A home security app on your cell phone allows you to manage components throughout your home with an easy tap of your finger. Did you fail to engage the front door lock on the way out? Simply access your ADT mobile app. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, adjust the lights, turn up your HVAC, by using the right icon within the app. You can even get instant alerts on your phone in the event any of your connected security elements sense trouble.

Get A Better View

When you control your Columbus home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a live glimpse into your property if your surveillance is turned on. Access live video from any connected camera straight from your mobile device, and save shorter segments or still images, and access longer segments as you like. In the event visitors stop at your house – the postal worker, a delivery driver, or a family member -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio functionality to give them instructions.

Go Advanced With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

By using the main menu, you will find several advanced options. Schedule your lights, heat, sensors, and more through the use of a customized scene. By using this feature, you may program how devices interact with each other, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Create a bedtime scene that switches off your main living area smart lights, flips on the porch light, reduces the temperature, and activates your alarm system. Next, you can customize a wake-up scene that does the opposite when the time comes to get out of bed.

If you would like even more control, you can activate geo-services from the main hub or the app. You can now have your residence prepare itself by locking the doors, switching off the lighting, and engaging your alarms when you drive away. When you arrive after another day in the office, your property will come alive by automatically putting up the garage door and turning off your security system.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Columbus With One Simple Phone Call

Now you’re able to leave your property with peace of mind knowing your residence is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. All you have to do is reach out to (706) 397-7027 or fill in the following form and a one of our security specialists will guide you toward the perfect home security system for you -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.