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Vivint Reviews

Learn why more than 2 million customers trust Vivint to keep their homes safe. 

“Best Overall Home Security System of 2024”

“Connected Home Product of the Year - Vivint Smart Lighting”

“Best for Smart Home Automation 2024”

“Best Professional Installation 2024”

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Vivint Home Security Reviews

Our story is in the reviews, the proof is in the product

The best smart home security system is one built for your unique home and designed to actively protect it. Customers love Vivint because we do both. From home security to smart home automation, all of our products work together in one connected system that you control.

Customer reviews

Real Vivint home security system reviews tell the true Vivint story.

Rated 4.2 out of 5 based on
14,215 reviews on

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Vivint home security
changes lives.

Joseph (Actual Vivint Customer)

“Love the product. Love the service. Love the company. ADT and Brinks technology doesn’t even compare.”

Rhonda (Actual Vivint Customer)

“The new element thermostat is easily saving me $50 each month on electricity. My Vivint system pretty much pays for itself.”

Denise (Actual Vivint Customer)

“The peace of mind I have now is so comforting. Especially knowing when I leave home I can still check in on my husband to make sure all is well.”

Juana (Actual Vivint Customer)

“All I can say is that “Vivint Support Rocks!” You guys are the best!”

Walter (Actual Vivint Customer)

“The technician and manager that arrived at my house were extremely professional and informative. They worked very hard to make the installation absolutely perfect.”

Why choose Vivint

Vivint leads the industry in every single category.
(last updated July 2024)

24/7 security monitoring with 2-way talk through panel Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Cameras use light/sound to deter crime Yes No No No No No No
Doorbell detects and protects packages Yes No No No No No No
Professional installation from experts on staff Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Integrated lighting, locks, thermostats, and security sensors Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Touchscreen display to view camera feeds Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Car protection with disturbance alerts Yes No No No No No No
30 days of continuous video recording Yes No No No No No No
In-home professional support Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
Products designed/developed in-house Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
60 month interest-free financing Yes Yes No No No No No
App rating 4.6 4.8 4.4 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.6
exclusive technology

Smarter security, professionally installed

We take care of everything and make it easier than ever to manage and protect your home. Our proprietary technology deters real threats, captures what’s important, and allows you complete control of your system from one simple platform.

unmatched support

There when you need us, 24/7

Know your home is safe, no matter what. Vivint smart home security specialists are always there, ready to respond in an emergency or help with whatever you need. Get smarter security, backed by the best support team in the business.

Peace of mind
starts here.

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Reviews FAQs

Is Vivint a good security system?

Absolutely! It's great that you're considering Vivint for your security needs. We’re widely recognized for our advanced technology and comprehensive, cutting-edge security offering—security cameras, sensors, smart lurker detection. Our customers love our convenient, user-friendly app and Hub, simple smart home integration, and award-winning 24/7 professional monitoring. The system's cutting-edge equipment, such as smart cameras, doorbell cameras, and sensors, contribute to an effective and robust security setup.

The Vivint commitment to innovation and continual improvement has earned positive reviews in the home security industry. And with customizable systems and help always available, Vivint is a reliable choice for individuals looking for a tailored, top-notch security solution.

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What is the No. 1-rated home security?

Vivint consistently ranks among the top home security systems, earning recognition for its cutting-edge technology, smart home integration, and top-notch customer service. Our customers love the ease of integrating smart home automation with security and the intuitive user interface Vivint offers with the app and Hub. Our commitment to innovation results in No. 1 ratings by numerous industry experts and consumer reviews.

Vivint stands out for its comprehensive security solutions, including state-of-the-art cameras, doorbell cameras, and sensors and detectors, providing users with a robust and reliable defense against potential threats. The customizable systems and professional monitoring services add an extra layer of assurance and personalization, contributing to its well-deserved reputation as a top-rated home security system.

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Which is better: Vivint vs ADT?

Both Vivint and ADT are reputable home security system providers, each with its own set of strengths. When comparing Vivint and ADT, it often comes down to individual preferences and specific needs. Vivint is known for its advanced technology, smart home integration, and user-friendly interface. The system offers a range of innovative features, including customizable plans, smart cameras, doorbell cameras, and sensors.

And while ADT relies on Google to supply its home automation offering, at Vivint you’ll find everything you need under one roof. Our innovation team continually develops and implements the most advanced security and home automation products, designed to seamlessly work together to create a complete smart home security system that brings complete peace of mind.

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Why is Vivint the best security system?

Vivint is often regarded as one of the best security systems for lots of reasons. First, its cutting-edge technology and innovation stand out, providing users with state-of-the-art security products and features. The integration of smart home devices, such as cameras, doorbell cameras, and sensors/detectors, coupled with our proprietary lurker detection—Smart Deter—sets Vivint apart in creating a comprehensive and interconnected security ecosystem.

Another key strength is our user-friendly interface via the Hub or app on your smartphone. You can tailor a security setup that fits your specific needs, providing flexibility and ensuring you only pay for the security you want and need.

And at Vivint we’re committed to providing around-the-clock support and assistance. Our customers appreciate the peace of mind that comes with knowing that their homes are monitored by a dedicated team, ready to respond to any emergency, day or night.

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What is Vivint phone number?

You can always give us a call at (800) 678-2635. Get answers to your home security questions, set up an in-home consultation, or receive assistance customizing a system that fits your unique home and needs. We’re here to help!