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How to use the Vivint Smart Hub in your Logan smart home

November 06, 2023
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At the heart of your home security, the Vivint Smart Hub connects your cameras, locks, thermostats, and security sensors into a single united system. This easy-to-use, 7-inch color touch-enabled panel puts you in complete charge of your Logan home’s security and automation. See how it will help you and explore tips to get you started.

How can the Vivint Smart Hub in Logan help you?

Connecting wirelessly to components through radio wave transmissions and the Z-wave communications protocol, the Vivint Smart Hub is the control system for your home. You may arm or disarm your system, operate lights, update the thermostat, and more. When incorporating a doorbell camera, you can even talk to whoever’s at your front door. The Vivint Smart Hub features cellular functionality and a backup battery for enhanced reliability. It also gives you complete remote operability with the Vivint cell phone app.

Here’s a sample of the things you can do:

  • View real-time or saved video streams from your linked surveillance cameras
  • Arm and disarm your system
  • Turn lights on or off
  • Operate your garage door
  • Modify your smart thermostat settings
  • Speak directly to your monitoring center

You can enhance convenience even more with your Vivint Smart Hub in Logan by programming schedules or establishing rules. For example, you might have your smart thermostat automatically adjust each night at a specified time. Or, you can incorporate rules like having your front door unlock whenever the fire alarm trips.

Quick guide to arming and disarming your security system

Before you get into all the terrific things your Vivint Smart Hub can accomplish, you’ll have to grasp how to arm and disarm your system. It’s straightforward - just adhere to these instructions:

  • Touch the shield icon on the home screen and swipe to the right for “Away” and left for “Stay.”
  • Stay indicates you will remain in the home and arms all sensors excluding interior doors and motion detectors.
  • Away signifies you will be leaving, and everything in your home will arm.
  • To disarm, just slide the shield icon down and enter your PIN.

The home screen will show a notification if something is stopping the system from arming. To illustrate, an open door will urge you to act. Keep in mind that you are still able to arm the system by adhering to the steps above. You will then need to verify you want to ignore the sensor that isn’t ready.

Adding users to your Vivint Smart Hub in Logan

Despite the fact that various users can be set up when your system is installed, you will probably want to add another user in the future. Here are instructions to do so.

  • Touch the menu icon (three dots) on the bottom right of the welcome screen.
  • Press “Users” and type in your PIN.
  • Choose “Add new user” toward the bottom.
  • Select “Name,” enter the new user, and tap the Next button.
  • If you would like to provide the user remote functionality, select email or phone and provide the information to deliver an invite.
  • Hit Next and then create a PIN for the new user.
  • To take out a user, simply navigate to the menu, tap users, select the user you want to get rid of, and then tap “Delete User.”

Secure and automate your home with Vivint

Are you ready to take control of your home’s security and automation through an easy-to-operate touchscreen panel? You’ll appreciate the Vivint Smart Hub and your new Logan smart home. Contact (562) 376-5457 to get started.