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March 01, 2022

Tips To Control Your Lancaster Home Security Using Your Cell Phone

These days, a home security system is more than keypads and alarms. Security can include integrated smoke detectors, smart lights, and a wide array of home automation components. To control everything you can utilize your central command touchscreen when you are home. If you’re away, you may control your Lancaster home security with a phone.

Fortunately, the ADT Control® home security app makes remote access and scheduling a simple process.

How To Get Started With ADT Control

To begin controlling your Lancaster home security system using your cell phone is through a download of the ADT security app for your Android or Apple phone. At installation, your ADT representative should walk you through the basic configuration. Once you’ve created your unique details, you can use it with additional smartphones and other mobile devices. When wanting to engage your home’s security, tap the icon in the shape of a shield. You also have the ability to access any connected equipment from this convenient interface, including window and door sensors, smart locking and lights, and video cameras.

Control Your Devices From Wherever You Are

A home security app on your cell phone makes it easy to manage integrated equipment throughout your home with an easy tap of your finger. Did you fail to secure the front door when you left? All you have to do is open the ADT Control App. You are able to activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, turn lights on or off, turn up the temperature, by using the correct icon within the app. You can even get immediate updates on your phone if any of your components sense trouble.

Keep Eyes On Your Property

When you control your Lancaster home security system with your phone, you can get a live view of your property when cameras are turned on. Access live video from your surveillance system directly from your mobile device, and keep shorter segments or an image, and access more extensive recordings as you wish. Then when people show up – the mail person, an Amazon or Grubhub driver, or a friend -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio feature to talk with them.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Custom Schedules and Geo-Services

When you go to the main menu, you will enjoy access to several high-tech options. Schedule your smart thermostat, door and window sensors, lighting, and anything else you like by designing a custom scene. Here, you are able to specify how your security elements interact with each other, and when you want them to activate or shut down. Set a nighttime scene that switches off the downstairs smart lights, flips on the porch light, reduces the comfort levels, and arms your alarm system. Then set a wake-up scene that makes the opposite adjustments when it’s time to get your household going.

If you would like even more control, you can turn on geo-services from your central command center or smartphone. You can now have your property
“shut-down” by locking the doors, turning off the lights, and engaging your security alarm when you leave the driveway. Upon your return from another day in the office, your house will spring to action by automatically putting up the garage door and disengaging your security system.

Take Advantage Of ADT Control In Lancaster With One Simple Phone Call

You can finally go away with peace of mind as you know your home is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than ever before. All you have to do is reach out to (717) 256-1587 or complete the form below and a one of our security specialists will assist you in designing the perfect home security system for you -- complemented by the amazing functionality of ADT Control.