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Pairing your Jefferson City smart home to Google or Alexa

June 18, 2021
Google Nest paired with Vivint Home Security

Wouldn't it be perfect if you were able to power your Jefferson City security system by your voice? You’re in control when you pair your Vivint system to your favorite AI assistant, like Amazon's Alexa or Google Home. After you launch the Vivint skill, you can control all your security cameras, alarms, and home automation devices with your Echo or Nest speakers. Then when you're preparing to sleep or depart for vacation, all you have to do is tell your assistant to guard the house and watch your home transition into guard mode.

Learn more about pairing your Jefferson City smart home to Google or Alexa:

How can you link your Jefferson City smart home to your Amazon Echo or Google Home

Simply adhere to these simple steps to pair your Jefferson City smart home to your Amazon devices:

  • After you set up your Alexa device, log into the Amazon Alexa mobile app and hit Skills & Games.

  • Search for the Vivint Smart Home Skill. You will see two different Alexa skills: Vivint Basic and Vivint Complete.

  • Enable both the Basic and Complete skills. The Complete skill enables you complete control of your connected home security and home automation components, but you need to say, "Alexa, ask Vivint to turn on the alarms." The Basic skill allows you to control lights, thermostats, and other automation equipment by merely saying, "Alexa, flip on the lights."

  • Alexa will require you to log into your Vivint account so it can link.

  • You can now control your Vivint system with your Alexa components.

Vivint home security control panel

If you use Google over Amazon, here is the best way to sync your Jefferson City smart home with your Google Nest:

  • Open the Google Home mobile app and press the + icon in the top left section.

  • Pick set up device and go with the Have Something Already Set Up choice.

  • Locate Vivint and press to pair the accounts.

  • Permit Google to handle your Vivint devices and sign into your Vivint system.

  • You can authorize your components smart devices to different areas to make your Google Home experience simpler.

  • Finish by saying, "Hey, Google, sync with Vivint," and you are free to use your Vivint equipment with Google smart speakers.

What voice commands can you use with your Nest or Echo devices?

You can use almost every function of your Jefferson City smart home via your AI assistant. See the status of your smart alarms and cameras, swap to a pre-determined mode, or perform minute tweaks of a setting via user-friendly vocal commands. Or ask your Echo or Nest device to schedule your security system just like with the Vivint App.

Check out a few commands you will be able to assign to Google or Alexa:

  • “Arm my security system to away.”

  • “Latch all the doors.”

  • “Turn off my kitchen light.”

  • “Did I forget the garage door open?”

  • "Save a clip of my doorbell camera."

  • "Lower the heat 3 degrees."

  • “Turn off the kid’s room light in an hour.”

Live stress-free when you set cycles in your Alexa or Google Home app that combine different functions. For instance, try "Alexa, I'm going out," and trigger your motion detectors, adjust the thermostat, and lock the doors. Or create a preset for "tv night" and use your smart home to lower the lighting and move the temperature to to that perfect, cozy place.

Buy the best smart security system to pair to your Alexa or Google speaker

As you're looking for the superior Jefferson City security system for your family, check out Vivint. A Vivint specialist will help you tailor-make your smart home for your needs. Just call (573) 498-8565 or fill out in the form below to get started.