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March 14, 2022

How To Control Your San Antonio Home Security From Your Cell Phone

Nowadays, a home security system is more than door sensors and security cameras. Your property’s protection may incorporate smart locks, flood sensors, and a range of home automation devices. To control it all you are able to utilize your convenient touchscreen interface when you are on site. If you’re away, you can control your San Antonio home security with a phone.

Luckily, ADT’s mobile security application makes interacting with your devices a breeze.

Getting Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your San Antonio home security system with your cell phone is through a download of ADT Control for your Android or Apple phone. After it’s installed, your installer should walk you through the proper settings. When you’ve decided on your unique details, you may log on using other smartphones and other mobile devices. To arm your system, tap the shield icon. You are able to access all components from the app, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Gain Remote Access From Any Location

A home security app on your mobile device allows you to control devices within your residence with a simple finger swipe. Forgot to secure the front door when leaving for the day? All you have to do is access ADT Control. You are able to set your alarm, see live video feeds, turn lights on or off, turn up the thermostat, by hitting the correct icon inside the app. You can even get instant alerts on your phone if any of your components sense trouble.

Improve Your View

When you control your San Antonio home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a live view of your interior and exterior if your surveillance is active. Explore live footage from any connected camera directly from your cell phone, and keep shorter segments or an image, and watch lengthier segments as you wish. In the event people show up – the mail carrier, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a relative -- simply utilize the 2-way audio capability to speak with them.

Increase Functionality With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

When you go to the primary menu, you will find some modern features. Set schedules for your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and anything else you like by creating a customized scene. In this area, you can designate how your components interact with one another, and when you would like them to engage or turn off. Set a bedtime scene that turns off your common-area smart lights, flips on the exterior entry light, reduces the temperature, and engages your alarm system. Then customize a morning scene that does the opposite when you need to rise and shine.

If you would like even more control, you can turn on geo-services from the main hub or the app. You can now have your home secure itself by activating locks, turning off the smart lights, and engaging your alarms when you drive away. When you arrive following your long day on the job, your home will spring to action by automatically opening the garage and turning off your security system.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In San Antonio By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to go away with confidence as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. All you have to do is reach out to (210) 794-6382 or complete the form on this page and a security rep will assist you in designing the ideal home security system for your property -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.