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May 05, 2021

Command Your Dover Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can command your Dover security system with your voice? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your Dover home security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Dover home security system you can create an intuitive boost.

Your AI assistants like Google or Alexa can link to your state-of-the-art system to turn on your lights, activate your locks, and send system notifications to your smartphone and ADT monitoring experts. Then if you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you have to do is tell your home “Goodbye,” and watch everything activate into guard mode. That’s a great time saver when you’re rushing to lock up quickly and can’t get to the key pad.

Here’s how using your Dover security system with Google Nest or Alexa works:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Google or Alexa App

To turn on voice prompts on your security and automation system, you’ll want to turn on the ADT skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can ask your AI assistant to perform a majority of of the commands that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With intuitive voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, control your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or see if the garage door is up.

You could use other skills to work with each separate camera, alarm, and automation item, but that can grow to overkill. One of the benefits of pairing your Dover security system to Google Nest or Alexa is that everything is easily found in a singular place. Luckily, you can customize your house with alarms, cameras, and automation devices that will work off each other with one voice command.

What Vocal Controls Can You Issue When You Connect Your Dover Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more than just turning off your smart lights or arming your alarm system. You might want to see the status of your smart devices or change any automation component to a preset level. You might also ask your AI assistant to plan a timetable for your components just like you could in the ADT app.

Try out these prompts for your Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my bedroom light.”

  • “Did I leave the garage door open?”

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

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You can also create a routine within Google or Alexa that puts many alarms, cameras, and automation devices together. For example, say “Hey, Google, I’m going out,” and lock your smart door locks, flip on your alarms, lower the air, and turn off your living room lights. Or preset a routine for “tv time,” and relax as Alexa turns down the smart bulbs and resets the temperature. The components you can link together for a custom routine are only limited by your imagination.

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Should You Get All Your Smart Components From A Single Place Or Or Build Over Time?

Is pairing your Dover security system to Alexa or Google Nest simpler if you get your devices from the initial install, or can you pick over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- many devices use z-wave tech -- you may find that it’s easier to have all your security components linked at the same time.

By having your security, safety, and automation devices activated at the initial install, you make one cohesive system from the beginning. Then you can pre-set away and create groups, routines, and custom commands, and not have to reprogram later. You could add different smart alarms and cameras as you go, but then you might have hope that they work together. Just make sure that any additional devices are linked to your ADT system first, and then have your AI assistant respond using the ADT voice prompts.

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

As you’re looking for the best Dover security system for your house, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you customize the perfect system for a voice-controlled smart house. Just call (302) 238-1722 or send in the form below to get started.