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May 05, 2021

Command Your Boise Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can control your Boise security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be great if your Boise ADT security system was voice activated? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Boise ADT security system you can create an amazing boost.

Your voice activated assistants like Google or Alexa can access your state-of-the-art system to control your lights, set your smart locks, and send tripped alarm alerts to your phone and ADT monitoring agents. Then if you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you need to say is “Goodbye,” and watch everything slip into guard mode. That’s a great time saver when you’re trying to leave quickly and have your hands full.

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

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To get voice prompts enabled on your security and automation system, you’ll have to activate the ADT Control skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can ask your smart speaker to perform many of the commands that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With easy voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, raise or lower your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or check if the garage door is up.

Then again, you could use separate Google or Alexa skills to manage each alarm, sensor, and automation component, but that can seem like a mess. One of the advantages of pairing your Boise security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that every voice command for every component is found in the same skill. Luckily, you can customize your home with all sorts of security and automation components and pair them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Vocal Instructions Can You Use When You Pair Your Boise Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just turning on your smart bulbs or disarming your motion sensors. You might want to find out the status of your sensors or calibrate any automation component to a custom level. You may also tell your smart speaker to schedule your alarms and cameras just like you could in your mobile security app.

Try out these phrases for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my alarms.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I set the alarms?”

  • “Record a clip from my garage door camera.”

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You can also create a routine within Alexa or Google that combines many components together. For instance, say “Alexa, I’m leaving,” and trigger your smart locks, flip on your motion sensors, lower the air, and turn off your smart lights. Or set a routine for “tv time,” and watch as your AI assistant lowers the smart bulbs and adjusts the air. The alarms, cameras, and home automation you can pair together to make a preset scene are almost limitless.

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Should You Get All Your Smart Devices From The Same Place Or Mix And Match?

Is linking your Boise security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa easier if you order your devices from the initial install, or can you mix and match? While you can use different components -- many devices use z-wave wireless connections -- many times it’s easier to get all your security components connected at the same time.

When you get your alarms, cameras, safety detectors, and automation devices installed together, you make one cohesive system from the start. Then you can design away and devise routines and groups, and not have to reconfigure later. You could add different security alarms and cameras as you go, but then you will have a greater chance they won’t work together. However, make sure that any additional devices are paired to your ADT system first, and then have your AI assistant respond through the ADT phrases.

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

As you look for the best Boise security system for your house, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you personalize the perfect system for an AI assisted smart home. Just phone (208) 242-4791 or complete the form below to start.