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March 14, 2022

How To Control Your Pittsburgh Home Security With Your Phone

Nowadays, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your property’s protection can incorporate integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a wide array of home automation components. To manage all of these elements you are able to make use of your touchscreen hub when you are at your property. When you’re not on location, you can control your Pittsburgh home security with a phone.

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

Taking the First Steps With ADT Control

To start controlling your Pittsburgh home security system using your cell phone is by getting the ADT Control app for your Apple or Android device. After it’s installed, your ADT representative can guide you through the initial set-up. Once you’ve decided on your username and password credentials, you can enter it on other devices. To arm your home’s security, tap the icon in the shape of a shield. You can also access every device from this convenient interface, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Access Your System From Any Location

A home security app on your smartphone gives you the ability to manage devices around your house with a simple finger swipe. Did you remember to lock the door on the way out? Simply open the ADT Control App. You can arm your system, view cameras, adjust the lights, turn up your HVAC, by touching the correct icon in your app. Then receive immediate updates on your mobile device when any of your components are triggered.

Improve Your View

By controlling your Pittsburgh home security system with your phone, you can get a real-time video feed of your residence and surroundings wherever a camera is active. Peruse live views from your surveillance system directly from your phone, and keep short video snapshots or an image, and watch longer videos as you wish. If people show up – the mail carrier, a delivery driver, or a relative -- just use the two-way talk functionality to speak with them.

Go Advanced With Scheduling And Geofencing

When you go to the central menu, you will enjoy access to a range of high-tech settings. Use scheduling your lights, heat, sensors, and more by designing your own unique scene. Here, you are able to designate how your security elements interact with each other, and when you want them to turn on or off. Make a nighttime scene that shuts down your common-area smart bulbs, activates the exterior entry light, lowers the thermostat, and activates your alarm system. Then set a start-your-day scene that makes the opposite adjustments when you need to get out of bed.

If you would like even more control, you might turn on geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. By doing so, you can have your property
“shut-down” by operating locks, switching off the lights, and turning on your alarms when you depart for work. Then when you pull in after your long day on the job, your property will come to life by automatically raising the garage door and disarming your security system.

Reap The Benefits Of ADT Control In Pittsburgh By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to leave your property with certainty as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. Simply dial (412) 230-3668 or submit the form on this page and a skilled security professional will help you build the perfect home security system for your unique needs -- complete with ADT Control.