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March 01, 2022

Tips To Control Your Minneapolis Home Security From Your Phone

These days, a home security system has more features than door sensors and security cameras. Your home defense may now involve CO detectors, smart lighting, and a wide array of home automation equipment. To manage it all you can make use of your touchscreen hub when you are on site. Or, you can control your Minneapolis home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the ADT Control® home security app makes managing your system a simple process.

Taking the First Steps With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Minneapolis home security system through your cell phone is through a download of the ADT Control app for your Apple or Android device. At installation, your installer can guide you through the proper settings. When you have created your log-in information, you are able to enter it on other phones or tablets. To arm your your alarms, touch the shield icon. You also have the ability to access all components from your phone, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your mobile device gives you the ability to manage integrated equipment throughout your home with an easy tap of your finger. Forgot to engage the front door lock on the way out? Just go to your ADT mobile app. You have the ability to arm your system, check camera footage, adjust the lights, increase or decrease the temperature, by hitting the right icon within the app. You can even get instant alerts on your cell phone in the event any of your connected security elements detect an issue.

Get A Better View

When you control your Minneapolis home security system with your phone, you can enjoy an actual video feed of your interior and exterior if your surveillance is turned on. Explore live video from any connected camera straight from your mobile device, and keep short video snapshots or a single image, and access lengthier videos as you like. If people stop at your house – the mail person, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a relative -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio feature to give them instructions.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Scheduling And Geofencing

By using the central menu, you will find a range of modern features. Set schedules for your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and anything else you like by creating your own unique scene. By using this feature, you can program how your components communicate with one another, and when you want them to turn on or off. Set a nighttime scene that switches off your main living area smart lighting, turns on the porch light, lowers the temperature, and activates your overall security alarm. You can also set a morning scene that does the opposite when you need to rise and shine.

If you want to get more technical, you might turn on geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. Now, you can have your residence secure itself by activating locks, switching off the lighting, and arming your security system when you leave the driveway. When you arrive following a long day’s work, your property will come to life by automatically opening the garage and disarming the alarms.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Minneapolis By Contacting Us Today

Finally, you can walk out your front door with confidence as you know your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. All you have to do is reach out to (612) 314-0605 or submit the form below 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.