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May 05, 2021

Control Your Riverside Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

Did you know you can access your Riverside ADT security system with intuitive voice commands? Wouldn’t it be great if your Riverside security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Riverside ADT security system you can create an amazing boost.

Your voice activated assistants like Google or Alexa can be paired with your wireless system to command your smart lights, activate your door locks, and send system alerts to your smartphone and ADT monitoring team. Then when you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you have to say is “Goodbye,” and your sensors and cameras activate into ”Guard” mode. That’s a nice convenience when you’re rushing to lock up quickly and can’t find the your Command pad.

Here’s how to link your Riverside security system with Alexa or Google Nest:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To turn on voice control on your security system, you’ll have to enable the ADT skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can instruct your devices to perform almost all of the things that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With easy voice controls, you can disarm or arm your system, raise or lower your smart lights and smart thermostat, or see if the garage door is opened.

Then again, you could use different Alexa or Google skills to control each alarm, sensor, and automation device, but that can seem like a mess. One of the benefits of linking your Riverside security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that everything is easily found in the same place. Luckily, you can customize your home with all sorts of security and automation components and link them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Vocal Commands Can You Say When You Connect Your Riverside Security System To Alexa or Google Nest?

Google and Alexa can do more than just turning on your smart lights or setting your alarms. You might want to check the status of your smart devices or adjust any automation component to a custom level. You might also command your AI assistant to plan a timetable for your alarms and cameras just like you could in your mobile security app.

Here are just a few commands for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You may also create a routine in the Google or Alexa app that combines different components together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart locks, turn on your alarms, lower the smart thermostat, and extinguish every light in the house. Or set a routine for “movie night,” and let your lights, thermostat, and other devices automatically adjust. The components you can pair together for a custom routine are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Get All Your Smart Components From The Same Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Is linking your Riverside security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa easier if you get your components from the initial install, or can you build over time? While you can use different components -- as long as your device uses z-wave wireless connections -- many times it’s more convenient to have all your smart home devices connected at the initial install.

When you get your devices installed together, you make a powerful, cohesive home security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and create groups and routines, with every device working at install. You could add different smart devices as you go, but then you will have hope that they work together. Just make sure that any added devices are paired to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond using the ADT skill.

The Best Security System For Alexa or Google Nest Is From Secure24 Alarm Systems

As you search for the best Riverside security system for your house, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will help you create your system for a voice-controlled smart home. Just phone (951) 253-3041 or fill out the form below to get started.