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How to connect your Tulsa smart home to Google or Alexa

June 18, 2021
Google Nest paired with Vivint Home Security

Wouldn't it be great if you were able to power your Tulsa security system with your voice? You can when you sync your Vivint system to your favorite smart 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 through your Echo or Nest device. Then when you're preparing to sleep or depart for vacation, Simply tell your smart device you’re headed out and watch your home transition into guard mode.

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

How do you sync your Tulsa smart home to your Google Home or Amazon Echo

Follow these quick steps to sync your Tulsa smart home to your Amazon speaker:

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

  • Search for the Vivint Smart Home Skill. You’ll have two different Alexa skills: Vivint Complete and Vivint Basic.

  • Turn on both the Basic and Complete skills. The Complete skill allows you almost complete management of your connected home security and home automation devices, but you have to start out with, "Alexa, ask Vivint to arm the alarms." The Basic skill empowers you to change thermostats, lights, and other automation equipment by only saying, "Alexa, turn on the lights."

  • Alexa will have you log into your Vivint account so it can connect devices.

  • You can now use your Vivint system with your Alexa devices.

Vivint home security control panel

If you use Google over Alexa, here is how to pair your Tulsa smart home to your Google Nest:

  • Select the Google Home App and press the + icon in the upper left corner.

  • Select set up device and press the Have Something Already Set Up choice.

  • Search for Vivint and click to link the accounts.

  • Enable Google to administer your Vivint system and log into your Vivint system.

  • You can appoint your components smart devices to various parts of the house to make your Google Home experience more user-friendly.

  • Wrap up by saying, "Hey, Google, sync with Vivint," and you can now use your Vivint system with Google Nest devices.

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

You can control almost every function of your Tulsa smart home via your favorite AI assistant. See the status of your smart components, transfer to a pre-determined setting, or tinker with the details of a setting with some simple voice commands. Or command your Nest or Echo speaker to arrange your entire security system in the same way as you can with the Vivint mobile app.

Here are just a few commands you can give to Google or Alexa:

  • “Change my security system to away.”

  • “Secure all the doors.”

  • “Power off my family room light.”

  • “Did I leave the garage door open?”

  • "Keep a clip of my indoor camera."

  • "Lower the heat 3 degrees."

  • “Turn off the downstairs light in 30 minutes.”

You can also preset routines in your Google Home or Alexa mobile app that combine many functions. For example, say "Google, I'm leaving the house," and set your alarms, lower the thermostat, and secure the doors. Or create a scene for "tv night" and ask the command to lower the lighting and move the thermostat to to that perfect, cozy place.

Obtain the superior home security system to pair to your Google or Alexa devices

As you're finding the ultimate Tulsa security system for your home, trust Vivint. A Vivint specialist will help you customize your smart home for any need. Simply call (918) 731-3376 or send in the form below to get started.