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May 05, 2021

Control Your Madison Security System With Google Nest Or Amazon Alexa

Did you know you can access your Madison security system with your voice-controlled smart speakers? Wouldn’t it be amazing if your Madison home security system was more intuitive? Well, good news! Using voice commands from your smart speaker with your Madison home security system you can create an amazing upgrade.

Your AI assistants like Alexa or Google can be paired with your wireless system to control your interior lighting, lock your door locks, and send tripped alarm notifications to your smartphone and ADT monitoring agents. Then if you’re preparing for bed or to leave the house, all you have to say is “Goodbye,” and your sensors and cameras activate into protection mode. That’s a nice time saver when you’re trying to lock up quickly and can’t make it to the your Command pad.

How can you link Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa with your Madison security system:

Turn On The ADT Control Using The Alexa or Google App

To get voice control turned on for your security system, you’ll want to turn on the ADT skill in the Alexa or Google Nest app. Then you can ask your devices to perform many of the things that you can manage in your ADT Control app. With intuitive voice commands, you can disarm or arm your alarms and sensors, adjust your smart lighting and smart thermostat, or see if you left the garage door open.

Conversely, you can use other Alexa or Google skills to manage each security and automation item, but that can become a bit unwieldy. One of the perks of pairing your Madison security system to Alexa or Google Nest is that everything is easily found in a singular skill. Luckily, you can personalize your house with alarms, automation, and security cameras and connect them with Google Nest or Alexa on install.

What Vocal Controls Can You Use When You Link Your Madison Security System To Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa?

Your AI assistant can do more things than just flipping on the lights or arming your alarms. You might want to check the status of your camera or change a component to a custom scene. You can also tell your smart speaker to auto-adjust your alarms and cameras just like you could in the ADT Control mobile app.

Try out these prompts for your Alexa or Google Nest:

  • “Arm my security system.”

  • “Lock the main door.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I close the garage door?”

  • “Record a clip from my doorbell camera.”

  • “What is my thermostat set at?”

You might also create a routine within Alexa or Google that puts many devices together. For example, say “Google, I’m leaving,” and activate your smart locks, turn on your motion sensors, lower the thermostat, and flip off your living room lights. Or set a routine for “bedtime,” and use the command to turn down the smart bulbs and adjust the temperature to a more comfortable level. The components you can combine together for a preset scene are almost limitless.

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Should You Get All Your Automated Devices From A Single Manufacturer Or Mix And Match?

Does connecting your Madison security system to Google Nest or Alexa work best if you get your devices from the initial install, or can you mix and match? While you can mix and match -- as long as your device uses z-wave technology -- you may find that it’s easier to have all your devices linked at the same time.

When you have your security, safety, and automation devices installed at one time, you create one cohesive system from the outset. Then you can program away and create routines and groups, and know everything will work seamlessly immediately. You could get different security components as you go, but then you will have hope that they work in sync. Just make sure that any additional alarms, cameras, or smart items are entered to your home security system first, and then have your AI assistant respond with the ADT skill.

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

As you’re looking for the best Madison security system for your home, turn to Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security pros will help you create a perfect system for a voice-activated smart house. Just phone (608) 424-5550 or fill out the form below to get started.