ADT® Authorized Dealer Serving Charleston, SC & The Lowcountry
View of a man holding a phone with a smart home screen on a desk.
March 01, 2022

How To Control Your Charleston Home Security With Your Cell Phone

In today’s world, a home security system goes beyond alarms and sensors. Security might incorporate smart locks, flood sensors, and a range of home automation equipment. To command it all you can utilize your touchscreen hub when you are on site. When you’re not on location, you have the ability to control your Charleston home security with a phone.

Thankfully, the ADT Control® home security app makes interacting with your devices a simple process.

Taking the First Steps With ADT Control

The first step to controlling your Charleston home security system with your cell phone is by getting the ADT Control app for your mobile device. Once the download is complete, your installer can guide you through the initial set-up. After you have created your username and password information, you may use it with other devices. When wanting to engage your your alarms, tap the shield icon. You are able to access any connected equipment from this convenient interface, including smart lights and locks, surveillance systems, and sensors.

Control Your Devices From Any Location

A home security app on your smartphone makes it easy to manage devices throughout your home with the effortless touch of your finger. Did you fail to lock the door on the way out? All you have to do is access the ADT Control App. You can activate your overall home security, see live video feeds, alter light levels, turn up the temperature, by hitting the correct icon inside the app. You can even get automatic notifications on your cell phone when any of your connected security elements detect an issue.

Get A Better View

When you control your Charleston home security system with your phone, you have an actual glimpse into your residence and surroundings if your surveillance is turned on. Peruse live video from any connected camera right from your mobile device, and save short clips or still images, and access lengthier videos as desired. Then when people arrive at your door – the postal worker, a delivery driver, or a family member -- take advantage of the bi-directional audio capability to talk with them.

Get the Most Out of Your System With Schedules And Geofencing

When you go to the main menu, you can explore some modern settings. Schedule your lights, heat, sensors, and anything else you like by designing a custom scene. Here, you can program how your security elements communicate with each other, and when you would like them to turn on or off. Set a bedtime scene that shuts down all the downstairs smart lights, activates the exterior entry light, turns down the temperature, and arms your alarms. You can also customize a morning scene that does the opposite when it’s time to rise and shine.

If you would like even more control, you might turn on geo-services from your security app or touchscreen hub. Now, you can have your home secure itself by locking the doors, switching off the lighting, and engaging your security system when you leave the driveway. Upon your return after another day in the office, your home will spring to action by automatically opening the garage and turning off your security system.

Get The Power Of ADT Control In Charleston By Speaking With Our Security Experts

Now you’re able to walk out your front door with confidence as you know your house is [[safer|more secure|better protected] than it’s ever been. All you have to do is reach out to (843) 305-8663 or fill in the following form and a one of our security specialists will assist you in designing the right home security system for your unique needs -- complete with ADT Control.