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March 01, 2022

Tips To Control Your Columbus Home Security With Your Phone

These days, a home security system has more features than alarms and sensors. Your home defense might now involve integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a wide array of home automation devices. To control everything you can use your central command touchscreen when you are at your property. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Columbus home security with a phone.

Luckily, the ADT Control® home security app makes managing your system a breeze.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

The first step to controlling your Columbus home security system through your cell phone is by downloading the ADT security app for your mobile device. Once the download is complete, your ADT representative should walk you through the basic configuration. After you’ve established your log-in information, you can use it with other smartphones and other mobile devices. To arm your system, tap the easy-to-identify shield. You are able to access every device from the app, including cameras, sensors, and home automation components.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your cell phone allows you to control integrated equipment throughout your home with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you fail to engage the front door lock when leaving for the day? All you have to do is access your ADT mobile app. You have the ability to arm your system, view cameras, alter light levels, increase or decrease the temperature, by using the correct icon within the app. You can even get automatic notifications on your phone if any of your connected security elements detect an issue.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

If you control your Columbus home security system with your phone, you can get an actual video feed of your property when cameras are turned on. Peruse live video from all your security cameras directly from your phone, and save short clips or an image, and watch more extensive recordings as desired. In the event guests stop at your house – the mail carrier, a delivery driver, or a family member -- take advantage of the two-way talk functionality to talk with them.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Schedules And Geofencing

Through the primary menu, you will enjoy access to a range of high-tech options. Set schedules for your lights, heat, sensors, and anything else you like through the use of a customized scene. By using this feature, you are able to program how devices operate with one another, and when you would like them to turn on or off. Create a bedtime scene that turns off your downstairs smart lights, flips on the exterior entry light, lowers the thermostat, and arms your alarm system. Next, you can set a wake-up scene that reverts the settings when it’s time to get your household going.

If you would like to go even more high-tech, you can allow geo-services from your security app or touchscreen hub. By doing so, you can have your home secure itself by locking the doors, switching off the lights, and turning on your alarms when you leave the driveway. Upon your return following another day in the office, your house will spring to action by automatically opening the garage and disarming the alarms.

Reap The Benefits Of ADT Control In Columbus By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Finally, you can walk out your front door with certainty as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. Simply dial (614) 368-9896 or complete the form on this page and a one of our security specialists will help you build the perfect home security system for your property -- complete with ADT Control.