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Vivint App: The Complete Guide

Jul 01, 2019|

There are plenty of benefits to smart home technology—energy efficiency and savings, integration among devices, and greater accessibility, to name a few.

But many will agree that one of the biggest benefits of a smart home is the ability to control your devices and stay connected to your home no matter where you go.

With a Vivint system, our smart home app is the tool that makes this possible.

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With the Vivint app, you can control your home from anywhere.

What is the Vivint app?

Much of the technology used in smart homes today is app-based, allowing you to control your smart home devices from your smartphone.

Each of your smart devices are connected to your home’s WiFi network and smart hub, which can then be accessed remotely via apps on your mobile device.

If you have standalone devices, they each require a separate app in order to control them. When your smart home devices are part of a complete smart home system, like Vivint, you can manage your security system and each of the devices within your smart home from one central app.

What can the Vivint app do?

The Vivint app boasts a number of features and advanced functionality:

  • Complete system control from one place. The app provides centralized control of your entire smart home system from a single location, including your security system, thermostat, locks, cameras, and lights.
  • View live and recorded video. Through your app, you can also view your home’s camera footage. Log into the app any time and view live feeds of your outdoor or indoor cameras, or view the recorded footage at your convenience.
  • System alerts straight to your phone. You can receive system alerts on the app that will alert you to specific events, like a door left unlocked, a smoke alarm, or a security system breach.
  • Two-way talk feature. You can communicate directly with the 24/7 security monitoring center as well as through smart devices like the Vivint Indoor Camera or your Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro, with the two-way talk feature.
  • Custom routines. To personalize your system, you can also set up custom routines right inside the app. For example, you can automatically lock your doors at a specific time or disarm your security system when you unlock your front door.
  • Multiple user accounts. Everyone in the family can have access to the app with individual user accounts. You can also create permissions and set limits for specific users, which is particularly handy if you don’t want your kids to fiddle with the thermostat or change notification settings.

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It makes life easier

Have you ever thought about how much easier life would be if you didn't have to think about or remember certain things? Enter the Vivint app. You can create custom actions within the app that take care of things around the house for you.

For example, you can set your lights to automatically turn on when you unlock your front door (no more fumbling in the dark for the light switch when your arms are full). Or, you can set a rule that arms your security system and turns down your thermostat when you lock your front door. Whatever action around the house would make life easier for you, chances are good your app can help.

It connects all your devices

Unlike standalone smart home devices, the Vivint app helps connect all of your smart home devices together, so you don't have to open up a separate app for every device.

Part of a Vivint package includes professional installation. When our Smart Home Pros install your system, they'll make sure everything works together as it should. They'll also help you set up the app on your phone, so you'll know exactly what it can do and how you can use it.

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On a trip and want to check in on your home? Simply open your Vivint app and see exactly what's happening.

It gives you peace of mind

Above all, being able to access and control your home no matter where you go gives you a certain peace of mind you wouldn't otherwise have. So whether you want to check in on your kids, make sure you locked the front door, or adjust your home's temperatures, we've got you covered.

Because it's part of a Vivint security system, the app also lets you communicate with Vivint's 24/7 monitoring team. So if you're away from home and your smoke alarm goes off or your security system is triggered, our Smart Home Specialists are there to help, whether it's requesting emergency services to your home or silencing a false alarm.

Enjoy convenience and peace of mind today

The Vivint app is more than just a cool smart home perk—it's complete home control, convenience, and peace of mind in the palm of your hand.

To see how a Vivint system can make life easier than ever for you, contact our Smart Home Pros today at 844.481.8630 for a free quote.

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1. The Electronic Disclosure Consent;
2. Receive recurring marketing communications from Vivint at the telephone number and email address you provide on this form, including autodialed calls, texts, and prerecorded messages (consent not required to make a purchase; reply “STOP” to opt-out of texts or “HELP” for help); and
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*Offer Details

Qualifying system purchase requires minimum $599.99 expenditure on equipment after all discounts have been applied, professional installation, and execution of Vivint monitoring services agreement. Click here for monthly service plan prices. DIY system purchases and reactivations of previously-installed systems not eligible for offer. Offer not available in all states or provinces. Equipment purchase may be financed separately subject to an agreement with one of Vivint's third-party financing partners. Monthly $1.48 cellular network maintenance fee applies. Taxes and local permit fees may apply.

Third-Party Financing Options Available

Financing eligibility and terms subject to credit approval by one of Vivint's third-party financing partners. Qualified customers may finance equipment purchase at 0% APR for up to 60 months. Month-to-month service agreement available when equipment is purchased upfront.

Vivint Systems & Services

System supports up to six cameras subject to sufficient WiFi speeds. Without a Vivint services plan, product and system functionality is limited (including loss of remote connectivity). Speak to a Vivint representative at the phone number in this offer for complete equipment, services, and package details, including pricing and financing details. Products and services in Louisiana provided by Vivint Louisiana Commercial Certificate #58280. See Vivint license numbers here.