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March 01, 2022

Ways To Control Your Hoover Home Security Using Your Smartphone

Nowadays, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your home defense may include CO detectors, smart lighting, and a wide array of home automation equipment. To control everything you are able to make use of your touchscreen hub when you are at your property. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Hoover home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the responsive ADT cell phone app makes remote access and scheduling a simple process.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To start controlling your Hoover home security system with your cell phone is by getting the ADT Control app for your mobile device. At installation, your installer will instruct you through the initial set-up. After you’ve created your log-in details, you can enter it on additional smartphones and other mobile devices. If you want to activate your system, touch the icon in the shape of a shield. You can also access all components from the app, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Gain Remote Access From Anywhere

A home security app on your smartphone allows you to control components throughout your home with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you remember to secure the front door when leaving for the day? Just go to the ADT Control App. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, adjust the lights, increase or decrease the temperature, by touching the correct icon within the app. You will stay connected with immediate updates on your phone if any of your security devices are triggered.

Get A Better View

By controlling your Hoover home security system with your phone, you can enjoy an actual glimpse into your interior and exterior when cameras are active. Access live video from any connected camera directly from your cell phone, and keep shorter segments or a single image, and playback lengthier recordings as you wish. Then when people show up – the mail person, a delivery driver, or a relative -- simply utilize the bi-directional audio functionality to give them instructions.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

By using the central menu, you will find a range of high-tech options. Set schedules for your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and more through the use of a custom scene. By using this feature, you may specify how your security elements operate together, and when you would like them to engage or turn off. Make a bedtime scene that turns off all the main living area smart lights, flips on the porch light, reduces the temperature, and activates your alarm system. You can also 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 can turn on geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. Now, you can have your property
secure itself by locking the doors, shutting off the lights, and arming your security alarm when you leave the driveway. Then when you pull in from a long day’s work, your home will come to life by automatically putting up the garage door and turning off your alarm.

Take Advantage Of ADT Control In Hoover With One Simple Phone Call

You can finally leave your property with certainty knowing your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it has ever been before. All you have to do is reach out to (205) 203-0764 or fill in the following form and a security rep will guide you toward the perfect home security system for you -- bolstered by the incredible ADT Control app.