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SimpliSafe Reviews (2022): Camera, Doorbell, Smart Lock, Smoke Detector, Customer Reviews, And More

You’ve seen the SimpliSafe commercials — low cost, no commitment, etc. — too good to be true? There’s no long-term contract, and you can easily relocate the system if you move homes. While the equipment itself costs more than competitors, you’ll save on monthly monitoring fees, which are some of the most competitive in the industry. We’ll help you decide if SimpliSafe can help keep your family and property safe from break-ins.

Simplisafe smart lock inside of door in home (Caption: SimpliSafe Smart Lock Installation)

SimpliSafe Smart Lock Installation: Installation, Troubleshooting, Calibration, And More

SimpliSafe’s Smart Lock syncs with their home security system. But unlike most home security components that you can easily install via a peel-and-stick adhesive, the smart lock takes some extra work. But don’t worry, it’s easier than you might think! Our experts take you through the installation process step-by-step, with a video for our visual learners.

A SimpliSafe Smart Lock installed on a door frame. Caption: SimpliSafe Smart Lock Review

SimpliSafe Smart Lock Review: How Does It Compare To Other Smart Locks?

SimpliSafe’s home security system is compatible with a select few third-party smart locks, but they’ve released their own branded smart lock that you can easily install and sync with their system. What makes their smart lock stand out? It’s one of the most affordable smart locks on the market for its base price. But overall, is it worth it for its functionality and other features?

Abode vs SimpliSafe

Abode vs SimpliSafe: Home Security Systems Compared

SimpliSafe and Abode offer security systems with no long-term contracts. You purchase the equipment, pay for your monitoring plan and stop service whenever you want. SimpliSafe is a household name with its multi-platform advertisements and Abode is still a rather small company. But could Abode protect your home just as well as SimpliSafe for less money?

Simplisafe doorbell outside (Caption: Simplisafe Doorbell Review)

SimpliSafe Doorbell Review: Installation, Troubleshooting, vs Ring, vs Nest, And More

SimpliSafe, a popular and highly-ranked DIY security system, also carries a video doorbell camera, the SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro, that you can use with or without their system. Does this camera live up to the quality and ease of setup you’ll find with SimpliSafe’s other equipment? And how does it stack up against other doorbell cameras?

SimpliSafe vs Vivint doorbells side by side (Caption: SimpliSafe vs Vivint)

SimpliSafe vs Vivint Security Systems Compared: Cost, Monitoring, Installation, Customer Service, And More

Are you looking for a basic or more elaborate home security system? Both SimpliSafe and Vivint can provide security for your home, but the two have vastly different offerings. SimpliSafe offers a more simple security system at a lower cost. Meanwhile, Vivint has added features, like home automation, that you may be willing to pay extra for. Compare the two head-to-head and decide which aligns more closely with what you want.

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