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May 05, 2021

Command Your Bakersfield Security System With Alexa or Google Nest

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

Your AI assistants like Google or Alexa can be paired with your wireless system to turn on your smart lights, lock your door locks, and send system alerts to your phone and ADT monitoring agents. Then as you’re heading for bed or to get out of the house, all you need to do is say “Goodbye,” and your sensors and cameras spring into protection mode. That’s a great convenience when you’re hurrying to lock up quickly and can’t get to the control pad.

Here’s how to link your Bakersfield security system with Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa:

Switch On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To get voice prompts enabled on your security system, you’ll have to turn on the ADT Control skill in the Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa app. Then you can instruct your smart speaker to perform a majority of of the commands that you can manage in your mobile security app. With easy voice controls, you can activate your alarms and sensors, raise or lower your smart bulbs and smart thermostat, or see if the garage door is opened.

You could use separate skills to work with each security and automation component, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the advantages of pairing your Bakersfield security system to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa is that every voice command for every component is found in a singular skill. Luckily, you can outfit your home with alarms, cameras, and automation devices that will work together with voice commands.

What Voice Controls Can You Issue When You Pair Your Bakersfield Security System To Google Nest or Alexa?

Alexa and Google can do more than just turning off your smart bulbs or arming your alarms. You can also see the status of your smart devices or adjust your thermostat to a predetermined level. You might also ask your AI assistant to auto-adjust your components just like you could in the ADT Control mobile app.

Try out these phrases for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my home security system.”

  • “Lock the back door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

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

  • “What temperature is my thermostat?”

You might also preset a routine in Google or Alexa that links multiple alarms, cameras, and automation devices together. For example, say “Alexa, I’m going out,” and trigger your smart door locks, arm your motion sensors, turn down the air, and flip off your smart lights. Or set a routine for “bedtime,” and sit back as your AI assistant lowers the smart bulbs and turns up the thermostat. The components you can combine together in a personalized routine are seemingly endless.

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Should You Order All Your Smart Components From One Place Or Mix And Match?

Is linking your Bakersfield security system to Alexa or Google Nest easier if you buy your alarms and cameras from one place, or can you build over time? While you can get non-ADT components -- many devices use z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s simpler to get all your security components connected at the same time.

When you get your alarms, cameras, safety detectors, and automation devices activated at the initial install, you make a unified home security system from the outset. Then you can pre-set away and create groups and routines, and know each command will work perfectly from the outset. You could mix and match your smart devices as you go, but then you might have a greater chance they won’t work in sync. Simply ensure that any additional components are linked to your security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond with the ADT voice prompts.

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

As you search for the best Bakersfield security system for your family, just call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you customize the perfect system for an AI assisted smart house. Just contact (661) 231-6886 or send in the form below to begin.