In this article, I show how to connect ADT to WiFi.
This process is very simple and takes less than 5 minutes.
Step-by-step to connect ADT to WiFi
Follow the instructions below.
- Click on "Tools "in the alarm panel;
- Enter your user Code;
- Click on "WiFi Settings";
- Click on "Scan for Network";
- Select your network;
- Enter the password for the network;
- Click the "OK" button;
- Check if the connection is established.
And it's done.
Now you have your ADT connected to the WiFi network.
The following pictures show the process details.
There's a "Tool" button on the right side of the screen.
You need to enter your code to get into the configuration menu.
Here's the WiFi Settings button.
The ADT panel can scan your network to look for the WiFi signal.
Here are the results of the scan with the WiFi signals SSID and strength.
Select your router's Wifi and enter the password.
Here you can see an icon that indicates the connection is OK.
And that's all you have to do to connect your ADT to the WiFi.
It's pretty easy, isn't it?
Why connect the ADT Keypad to the WiFi?
You may wonder what the purpose of having the ADT keypad connected to WiFi is.
The explanation is very simple. Here are the reasons.
- Alarm redundant communication;
- Faster response from the app commands;
- Automatic updates.
When you connect the ADT system to WiFi, the system has an alternative way (other than the LTE signal) to communicate to the ADT monitoring centers.
It is essential to have a faster response from your ADT command system, so why not have it connected to the WiFi and use the Internet to communicate?
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For more information, visit the ADT website.
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