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March 14, 2022

Tips To Control Your Tyler Home Security From Your Cell Phone

These days, a home security system is more than alarms and sensors. Your property’s protection may incorporate integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a range of home automation equipment. To manage it all you are able to use your touchscreen hub when you are home. When you’re not on location, you may control your Tyler home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes interacting with your devices a breeze.

Getting Started With ADT Control

To start controlling your Tyler home security system through your cell phone is through a download of the ADT security app for your Android or Apple phone. After it’s installed, your installer will instruct you through the proper settings. When you’ve established your log-in details, you may enter it on other smartphones and other mobile devices. If you want to activate your home’s security, tap the easy-to-identify shield. You also have the ability to access all components from your phone, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your mobile device gives you the ability to control integrated equipment within your residence with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you fail to engage the front door lock on the way out? Just open your ADT mobile app. You can set your alarm, check camera footage, turn lights on or off, turn up the temperature, by hitting the correct icon inside the app. You can even get instant alerts on your mobile device if any of your security devices are triggered.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

When you control your Tyler home security system with your phone, you have an actual view of your property when cameras are active. Access live views from your surveillance system directly from your mobile device, and record short clips or an image, and watch longer segments as you like. If guests show up – the postal worker, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a friend -- take advantage of the 2-way audio feature to give them instructions.

Go Advanced With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

Through the primary menu, you will enjoy access to several high-tech settings. Use scheduling your lights, heat, sensors, and anything else you like through the use of a customized scene. In this area, you can designate how your security elements interact with each other, and when you want them to turn on or off. Create a bedtime scene that turns off all the common-area smart bulbs, turns on the exterior entry light, lowers the thermostat, and arms your alarms. Next, you can set a start-your-day scene that makes the opposite adjustments when you need to get out of bed.

If you’re looking for to go even more high-tech, you might activate geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. You can now have your property
prepare itself by operating locks, turning off the lighting, and arming your security alarm when you leave the driveway. Upon your return after a long day’s work, your house will spring to action by automatically putting up the garage door and turning off the alarms.

Reap The Benefits Of ADT Control In Tyler With One Simple Phone Call

You can finally walk out your front door with confidence knowing your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. Simply dial (903) 231-9117 or submit the following form and a one of our security specialists will guide you toward the right home security system for your property -- complete with ADT Control.