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March 01, 2022

How To Control Your Albuquerque Home Security Using Your Phone

These days, a home security system has more features than keypads and alarms. Your home defense might now involve CO detectors, smart lighting, and a wide array of home automation components. To command all of these elements you can make use of your central command touchscreen when you are on site. If you’re away, you have the ability to control your Albuquerque home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the ADT Control® home security app makes managing your system a breeze.

Getting Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Albuquerque home security system using your cell phone is by downloading the ADT Control app for your Android or Apple phone. At installation, your installer will instruct you through the initial set-up. Once you have created your log-in details, you are able to enter it on additional phones or tablets. If you want to activate your home’s security, press the shield icon. You can also access every device from your phone, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Gain Remote Access From Anywhere

A home security app on your mobile device allows you to command devices within your residence with an easy tap of your finger. Forgot to secure the front door when leaving for the day? All you have to do is open the ADT Control App. You can activate your overall home security, check camera footage, alter light levels, turn up the thermostat, by hitting the right icon in your app. You can even get immediate updates on your cell phone in the event any of your components sense trouble.

Get A Better View

By controlling your Albuquerque home security system with your phone, you have a live view of your property wherever a camera is operating. Access live views from your surveillance system directly from your phone, and record short video snapshots or still images, and watch longer recordings as you like. In the event guests arrive at your door – the mail person, a salesman, or a friend -- just use the two-way talk capability to talk with them.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Schedules And Geofencing

Through the primary menu, you can explore some modern settings. Use scheduling your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and anything else you like by creating your own unique scene. Here, you can designate how your security elements communicate together, and when you would like them to engage or turn off. Make a nighttime scene that shuts down all the common-area smart lighting, activates the porch light, reduces the temperature, and activates your alarms. Next, you can set a start-your-day scene that reverts the settings when you need to get your household going.

If you’re looking for to get more technical, you could allow geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. Now, you can have your residence secure itself by locking the doors, turning off the lights, and turning on your security system when you leave the driveway. Upon your return following a long day’s work, your property will come to life by automatically raising the garage door and disarming your alarm.

Take Advantage Of ADT Control In Albuquerque By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to leave your property with confidence as you know your residence is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. Simply dial (505) 317-6311 or submit the form below and a one of our security specialists will help you build the ideal home security system for your unique needs -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.