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March 14, 2022

Tips To Control Your Salem Home Security Using Your Smartphone

These days, a home security system is more than keypads and alarms. Your home defense might incorporate integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a range of home automation equipment. To control all of these elements you can utilize your convenient touchscreen interface when you are on site. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Salem home security with a phone.

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

Getting Started With ADT Control

To start controlling your Salem home security system using your cell phone is through a download of the ADT security app for your Android or Apple phone. Once the download is complete, your ADT representative should walk you through the basic configuration. When you’ve created your username and password credentials, you may log on using other smartphones and other mobile devices. When wanting to engage your home’s security, tap the shield icon. You also have the ability to access all components from the app, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Access Your System From Wherever You Are

A home security app on your cell phone gives you the ability to control devices within your residence with an easy tap of your finger. Did you fail to secure the front door on the way out? All you have to do is open your ADT mobile app. You have the ability to arm your system, view cameras, alter light levels, turn up your HVAC, by touching the right icon in your app. You can even get immediate updates on your phone when any of your security devices sense trouble.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

By controlling your Salem home security system with your phone, you can enjoy a real-time view of your residence and surroundings when cameras are active. Access live video from any connected camera directly from your phone, and save short clips or an image, and watch lengthier segments as you wish. In the event visitors show up – the postal worker, a delivery driver, or a friend -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio feature to give them instructions.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Scheduling And Geofencing

When you go to the central menu, you will enjoy access to a range of modern settings. Schedule your lights, heat, sensors, and whatever else you want by designing a custom scene. Here, you are able to program how your components operate with one another, and when you would like them to engage or turn off. Create a bedtime scene that turns off all the main living area smart lights, flips on the exterior entry light, reduces the temperature, and arms your overall security alarm. You can also customize a morning scene that does the opposite when you need to rise and shine.

If you would like even more control, you can activate geo-services from the main hub or the app. By doing so, you can have your property
“shut-down” by locking the doors, shutting off the lighting, and engaging your alarms when you depart for work. Upon your return following a long day’s work, your home will spring to action by automatically raising the garage door and disengaging the alarms.

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

Finally, you can leave your property with certainty knowing your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. Just call (503) 300-4371 or complete the following form and a skilled security professional will help you build the right home security system for your property -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.