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May 05, 2021

Command Your Ocala Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

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

Your smart speaker assistants like Alexa or Google can be paired with your wireless system to turn on your lights, activate your smart locks, and push tripped alarm alerts to your phone and ADT monitoring experts. Then if you’re heading for bed or to leave the house, all you have to do is say “Goodbye,” and your system will slip into ”Guard” mode. That’s a great advantage when you’re trying to leave quickly and have your arms full.

Here’s how to pair your Ocala security system with Alexa or Google Nest:

Enable The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To get voice prompts enabled on your home security system, you’ll need to turn on the ADT Control skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can instruct your smart speaker to perform many of the things that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With intuitive voice controls, you can activate your alarms, control your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or see if the garage door is up.

You could use other Alexa or Google skills to manage each security and automation component, but that can seem like a mess. One of the benefits of linking your Ocala security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that every voice command for every component is easily found in a singular place. Luckily, you can customize your home with all sorts of security and automation components as a package when you buy your ADT security system.

What Vocal Commands Can You Issue When You Connect Your Ocala Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more than just flipping on your smart bulbs or arming your alarms. You can also check the status of your camera or change any automation component to a preset setting. You can also tell Alexa or Google to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in the ADT Control mobile app.

Here are just a few phrases for your Google Nest or Alexa:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my porch light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You might also preset a routine in the Alexa or Google app that links different devices together. For example, say “Alexa, I’m leaving the house,” and activate your smart locks, arm your window and door sensors, turn down the thermostat, and turn off your smart lights. Or set a routine for “bedtime,” and watch as your AI assistant dims the lighting and resets the temperature. The devices you can combine together for a personalized scene are almost limitless.

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Should You Buy All Your Automated Items From A Single Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Is pairing your Ocala security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa simpler if you buy your components from the initial install, or can you pick over time? While you can mix and match -- many devices use z-wave wireless connections -- sometimes it’s more convenient to have all your smart home devices configured at the time of install.

By having your security, safety, and automation devices installed together, you make one unified home security system from the outset. Then you can design away and devise groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to set up a skill differently later. You could mix and match your smart components as you go, but then you may have a greater chance they won’t work in sync. Simply ensure that any added components are paired to your ADT system first, and then have your AI assistant respond through the ADT skill.

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

As you search for the best Ocala security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security experts will help you create a perfect system for an AI assisted smart home. Just call (352) 325-7261 or send in the form below to begin.