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March 01, 2022

How To Control Your Champaign Home Security Using Your Cell Phone

These days, a home security system is more than keypads and alarms. Your property’s protection might incorporate integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a whole host of home automation devices. To manage it all you are able to use your convenient touchscreen interface when you are on site. When you’re not on location, you can control your Champaign home security with a phone.

Luckily, the ADT Control® home security app makes remote access and scheduling easy to do.

Getting Started With ADT Control

To start controlling your Champaign home security system using your cell phone is through a download of the ADT Control app for your mobile device. After it’s installed, your installer can guide you through the basic configuration. Once you have established your log-in credentials, you are able to log on using additional devices. If you want to activate your system, touch the shield icon. You also have the ability to access every device from the app, including cameras, sensors, and home automation components.

Access Your System From Wherever You Are

A home security app on your mobile device gives you the ability to command components within your residence with the effortless touch of your finger. Forgot to secure the front door on the way out? All you have to do is go to your ADT mobile app. You are able to activate your overall home security, check camera footage, turn lights on or off, turn up the thermostat, by hitting the right icon inside the app. You will stay connected with immediate updates on your mobile device when any of your components are triggered.

Get A Better View

If you control your Champaign home security system with your phone, you can get an actual view of your residence and surroundings wherever a camera is turned on. Peruse live footage from your surveillance system directly from your phone, and save short clips or a single image, and watch lengthier videos as desired. In the event visitors show up – the mail carrier, a salesman, or a family member -- take advantage of the 2-way audio functionality to talk with them.

Increase Functionality With Scheduling And Geofencing

By using the central menu, you can explore some modern features. Set schedules for your comfort levels, sensors, smart lighting, and more by designing a custom scene. Here, you may program how your security elements communicate with each other, and when you want them to activate or shut down. Set a bedtime scene that turns off the main living area smart lights, activates the outside entrance light, lowers the temperature, and activates your overall security alarm. You can also set a morning scene that does the opposite when the time comes to get out of bed.

If you want to get more technical, you can allow geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. By doing so, you can have your home secure itself by operating locks, switching off the lights, and turning on your security alarm when you drive away. Upon your return following a long day’s work, your house will come to life by automatically opening the garage and disengaging your security system.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Champaign With One Simple Phone Call

You can finally walk out your front door with confidence as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than ever before. Simply dial (217) 765-0086 or fill in the form below and a one of our security specialists will guide you toward the right home security system for your unique needs -- complete with ADT Control.