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May 05, 2021

Command Your Tyler Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your Tyler ADT security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your Tyler home security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Tyler home security system you can create an exciting improvement.

Your voice activated assistants like Alexa or Google can link to your security and automation system to turn on your smart lights, activate your door locks, and push system notifications to your phone and ADT monitoring team. Then when you’re ready for bed or to leave the house, all you need to say is “Goodbye,” and watch everything slip into protection mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re trying to lock up quickly and can’t get to the your Command pad.

Here’s how to link your Tyler security system with Alexa or Google Nest:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To make your AI assistant listen for the voice prompts for your security and automation system, you’ll have to turn on the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can ask your devices to perform almost all of the things that you can do in your mobile security app. With intuitive voice commands, you can arm or disarm your alarms and sensors, control your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or check if the garage door is up.

Conversely, you can use other Alexa or Google skills to manage each separate alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can grow to overkill. One of the advantages of linking your Tyler security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa is that every voice command for every component is conveniently found in a singular place. Luckily, you can customize your home with alarms, automation, and security cameras and connect them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Vocal Controls Can You Use When You Connect Your Tyler Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just turning on your smart bulbs or setting your alarm system. You might want to find out the status of your smart devices or adjust a component to a predetermined setting. You may also command Alexa or Google to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in your mobile security app.

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

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You can also set a routine within Alexa or Google that combines multiple devices together. For instance, say “Google, I’m going out,” and trigger your smart locks, arm your alarms, lower the smart thermostat, and turn off your living room lights. Or set up a routine for “tv time,” and use the prompt to turn down the lighting and adjust the thermostat to a more comfortable level. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can pair together to make a personalized scene are seemingly endless.

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Should You Buy All Your Automated Components From One Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Does connecting your Tyler security system to Alexa or Google Nest work best if you buy your alarms and cameras from the initial install, or can you build over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- most use z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s simpler to get all your devices configured at the initial install.

When you get your security, safety, and automation devices installed together, you make one unified home security system from the start. Then you can design away and devise routines and groups, and know each command will perform seamlessly immediately. You could mix and match your security devices as you go, but then you may have hope that they work together. However, make sure that any added devices are entered to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond using the ADT voice prompts.

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

As you search for the best Tyler security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will help you create the perfect system for a voice-activated smart house. Just contact (903) 231-9117 or complete the form below to get started.