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May 05, 2021

Using Your Naperville Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your Naperville home security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be great if your Naperville security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Naperville security system you can create an exciting improvement.

Your smart speaker assistants like Google or Alexa can access your wireless system to control your lights, activate your door locks, and push tripped alarm notifications to your mobile device and ADT monitoring team. Then as you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you have to do is say “Goodbye,” and watch everything slip into protection mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re hurrying to leave quickly and don’t want to fiddle with the phone app.

How can you link Google Nest or Alexa with your Naperville security system:

Enable The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To turn on voice control on your home security system, you’ll want to enable the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can instruct your devices to perform almost all of the tasks that you can do in your ADT Control app. With easy voice controls, you can disarm or arm your system, control your smart lights and smart thermostat, or check if the garage door is up.

Conversely, you can use separate skills to work with each alarm, sensor, and automation device, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the benefits of linking your Naperville security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa is that every voice command for every component is easily found in the same place. Luckily, you can customize your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras and pair them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Voice Controls Can You Issue When You Link Your Naperville Security System To Alexa or Google Nest?

Alexa and Google can do more things than just turning on the lights or setting your alarms. You can find out the status of your smart devices or adjust any automation component to a predetermined level. You might also ask your AI assistant to schedule your alarms and cameras just like you could in the ADT app.

Say these phrases for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the front door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

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

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You may also set a routine within Alexa or Google that puts many components together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m going out,” and activate your smart locks, arm your alarms, turn down the air, and extinguish your smart lights. Or set a routine for “movie night,” and let your all you devices automatically adjust. The components you can pair together for a personalized scene are seemingly endless.

Multiple Mobile Devices

Should You Order All Your Smart Items From The Same Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Does pairing your Naperville security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa work best if you buy your devices from one place, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave tech -- many times it’s simpler to get all your devices configured at the time of install.

By having your devices activated at the initial install, you make a unified system from the beginning. Then you can design away and make groups and routines, with every device working at install. You could mix and match your security alarms and cameras as you go, but then you may have to troubleshoot to get them to work together. Simply ensure that any extra components are linked to your security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond with the ADT skill.

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

As you’re looking for the best Naperville security system for your family, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you personalize your system for a voice-controlled smart home. Just call (630) 360-2986 or send in the form below to begin.