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The Frontpoint security app allows users to monitor their security system while away from home. You can adjust device settings and turn equipment on and off all through the app.
If a sensor triggers, you’ll receive an alert specifying the details. The app averages 4.1/5.0 stars with more than 100,000 installs on devices, so users are generally pleased with its performance.
Below are typical functions you can control within a home security app. The included column lists those supported by the Frontpoint app. Please know that to use some of the features you must have certain equipment. For example, you cannot lock/unlock doors unless you have smart locks in place that are compatible with your security system.
Function Included Arm/Disarm System Arm/Disarm By Sensor Smart Plug Control Lock/Unlock Smart Doors View Camera Live Stream Camera Controls (Pan, Tilt, Zoom) View Recorded Video View Doorbell Camera Image Sensor Images* Event History Weather Smart Thermostat Controls Control Lights On/Off Only (No Scheduling) Create Programs/Schedules Garage Door Control Geofencing Multi-Factor Authentication Add/Change Security Codes Move System Contact Support Purchase Equipment Manage & Pay For Monitoring
*Not compatible with the new hub.
Here’s a quick video that shows what the app looks like and some of its functions.
Scenes is a Frointpoint app feature that allows you to adjust multiple devices with the press of one button. For example, if you’re leaving the house, tap “away,” and your security system arms, your doors lock, your thermostat adjusts and your garage door closes.
Our personal testing of the app, combined with feedback we’ve received from readers, revealed several pros/cons we think you should be aware of.
- Android smartphones and tablets
Frontpoint’s app gives you an easy way to know the status of your home’s security and automation without being a nuisance. The app is easy to use and reliable, which explains the majority of 5-star reviews from users. You can do much more than just arm and disarm your Frontpoint security system through its app. Read our Frontpoint Review to learn more about its security system.
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