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March 01, 2022

Ways To Control Your Cedar Rapids Home Security From Your Cell Phone

In today’s world, a home security system is more than alarms and sensors. Security might now involve integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a range of home automation equipment. To command it all you can utilize your convenient touchscreen interface when you are home. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Cedar Rapids home security with a phone.

Thankfully, ADT’s mobile security application makes remote access and scheduling easy to do.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To start controlling your Cedar Rapids home security system using your cell phone is through a download of ADT Control for your Apple or Android device. Once the download is complete, your ADT representative will instruct you through the initial set-up. Once you’ve established your log-in credentials, you may enter it on additional smartphones and other mobile devices. To arm your system, press the icon in the shape of a shield. You are able to access every device from this convenient interface, including cameras, sensors, and home automation components.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your cell phone makes it easy to manage devices within your residence with a simple finger swipe. Did you remember to engage the front door lock when leaving for the day? All you have to do is access your ADT mobile app. You have the ability to set your alarm, view cameras, adjust the lights, change the temperature, by using the correct icon in your app. You will stay connected with automatic notifications on your cell phone if any of your security devices detect an issue.

Get A Better View

By controlling your Cedar Rapids home security system with your phone, you have a live video feed of your property if your surveillance is operating. Peruse live video from any connected camera straight from your mobile device, and record shorter segments or a single image, and playback longer segments as desired. Then when visitors stop at your house – the postal worker, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a relative -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio capability to give them instructions.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Scheduling And Geofencing

By using the primary menu, you will find some high-tech settings. Use scheduling your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and whatever else you want by designing your own unique scene. By using this feature, you are able to specify how your security elements interact with one another, and when you would like them to activate or shut down. Set a end-of-day scene that turns off all the downstairs smart lighting, activates the outside entrance light, reduces the comfort levels, and engages your alarm system. Next, you can generate a start-your-day scene that makes the opposite adjustments when the time comes to rise and shine.

If you would like to go even more high-tech, you might activate geo-services from the main hub or the app. Now, you can have your home prepare itself by activating locks, turning off the lighting, and engaging your security alarm when you leave the driveway. When you arrive from another day in the office, your home will come alive by automatically opening the garage and disengaging your alarm.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Cedar Rapids With One Simple Phone Call

You can finally go away with confidence as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. Simply dial (319) 214-2293 or complete the following form and a skilled security professional will guide you toward the perfect home security system for your unique needs -- complete with ADT Control.