What Is the ADT Control App?

When it comes to home security, convenience and remote access mean peace of mind for you. Check out what the ADT Control app brings ADT customers.

Table of Contents

  • How to Sign Up for ADT
  • How to Choose an ADT Package
  • What Is the ADT Control App?
  • ADT Control App Features
  • ADT Control App Compatible Devices
  • FAQ


The ADT Control mobile app puts the ADT Command touchscreen panel directly into the palm of your hand. This means that you have complete access to your ADT Smart Home security system at all times, no matter if you’re in your living room, at work or thousands of miles away. This control gives you peace of mind and the security that you need.

How to start with ADT

How to Sign Up for ADT

ADT is an industry leader when it comes to home security. Since 1874, ADT has been helping customers stay secure with always-evolving technology. When you want to sign up for a home security system, there is no better company to choose than ADT.

Call National Broadband today to talk with Michelle, an ADT expert, who can walk you through exactly what your home needs for security. You may want just a basic intrusion and alarm system, or you may want to step it up to a smart home system with video camera surveillance.

How to Choose an ADT Package

ADT offers numerous products and security packages to choose from. You can mix and match products to find the most logical fit for your home and family.

The packages shown below are quite popular and provide your family with the safety and assurance you desire. Each ascending package offers more products to keep your family safe.

Please note that all packages shown require a 36-month contract.

ADT Secure Home

The ADT Secure Home package provides all the necessities of a state-of-the-art home security system.

  • Intrusion detection
  • Fire, carbon monoxide and flood monitoring sensors
  • ADT Command, a touchscreen control panel
  • Voice control

ADT Smart Home

ADT Smart Home makes your security system part of a broader automated home.

Includes everything in ADT Secure Home, plus:

  • ADT Control accessibility, a remote access mobile app
  • Smart home automation

ADT Video and Smart Home

ADT Video and Smart Home provides families with video surveillance, home automation and the latest security products.

Includes everything in ADT Smart Home, plus:

  • Video security
  • Stored video clips

What Is the ADT Control App?

The ADT Control app allows users to control their ADT system from just about anywhere. ADT Control puts the ADT Command portal in the palm of your hand, meaning you can have convenience and security no matter where you are. You have the ability to control your smart devices, access any video feeds, monitor your home remotely and so much more.

The ADT Control app is available when you choose an ADT Smart Home package or above. ADT Secure Home package subscribers still have access to the touchscreen ADT Command portal – just not a mobile version of it.

The ADT Control App

ADT Control App Features

The ADT Control app has many features to stay connected to your security system at all times. Here is a quick rundown of just some of the amazing things you can do with your ADT Control app:

  • Arm and disarm remotely: Arm and disarm your security system from anywhere from the palm of your hand
  • Receive instant alerts: Get updated immediately when the status of your system changes, such as a door being unlocked
  • Watch live video: Stream your video feed anytime or choose to check in when your sensors send you an alert
  • Use smart light functionality: Access your smart lights remotely, such as turning lights on or off to make it look like someone is home
  • Lock and unlock doors: Lock and unlock your smart lock-enabled doors with the app, such as to let in contractors, babysitters and more, and then remotely lock back up when they leave
  • Control your smart thermostat: Adjust your thermostat through the app to account for active home conditions and maximize savings on energy costs

ADT Control App Compatible Devices

ADT Control is fully compatible with ADT-supplied smart devices, including smart lights, smart thermostats, garage door controllers, smart plugs, security cameras, smart door locks and sensors for carbon monoxide, fire and flood. The ADT Control app is also compatible with other devices from top brands.

ADT Compatible Device - Sonos

ADT Control Functionality with Sonos Products

Sonos smart speakers integrate into the ADT Control app easily, meaning you can control your favorite music in the ADT Control app. You can even include Sonos speakers into your customized ADT smart home scenes, combining lighting, thermostat adjustments and music to create a welcome home atmosphere, a cleaning day soundtrack and so many more possibilities.

Google Nest Doorbell

ADT Control and Google Nest Doorbell*

ADT is compatible with the Google Nest Doorbell, giving users a smart solution to people at the front door. For a limited time, new customers can receive a Google Nest Doorbell** when they sign up with a 36-month contract.

The Google Nest Mini

ADT Control and Google Assistant

ADT Control is completely compatible with the Google Assistant-enabled Google Nest Mini.1 This allows you to use your voice to control your ADT Smart Home security system.

Frequently asked questions

What is the ADT Control app?

The ADT Control app allows ADT customers to access and remotely control their ADT security system from their mobile device. It is essentially the same application as the ADT Command touchscreen panel, just the mobile app version.

What ADT packages are available?

Common ADT packages to choose are the ADT Secure Home package, ADT Smart Home, and the ADT Video and Smart Home package. These packages' specific prices are flexible based on the equipment you choose to include. To receive a free consultation on an ADT home security solution, call us today.

What is the difference between ADT Secure Home and ADT Smart Home?

ADT Secure Home is a basic security package. You receive intruder protection, such as sensors and wired alarms, hazard monitoring and the ADT Command touchscreen panel. With the Smart Home package, you receive wireless, smart home automation features and the added convenience of the ADT Control app.

How can I learn more about ADT?

National Broadband has a team of security system experts ready to consult you for free. Give us a call today!

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