How Do I Connect an iPhone to an Interlogix Simon XT?

You can connect an iPhone to an Interlogix Simon XT using the Alarm.com Mobile App. The app is available for free from the App Store. A cellular module must be activated with Alarm.com, and properly configured with the Simon XT. You can then use the Alarm.com account to control the system.

Alarm.com is an interactive service platform that is used with various types of alarm systems. This service allows users to arm and disarm their system, check the status of sensors, control Z-Wave devices and view live feeds of their security cameras. By using the Alarm.com Mobile App, these actions can be performed remotely. This mobile app is how an iPhone connects with a Simon XT System.

Complete the following steps to get started with the Alarm.com Mobile App:

1. Obtain cellular service. Cellular communication is one way that an alarm system can send outbound communication signals. It is considered by many to be the optimal communication method for alarm systems, due to its quick speeds and outstanding reliability. In order to use cellular communication with a Simon XT System, you must first install a cellular module into the system. You must then obtain an alarm monitoring plan that includes cellular service. Please review our Monitoring Page to learn more about our alarm monitoring services.

2. Create an Alarm.com account. Your alarm monitoring company will create the Alarm.com account, then will send you an email with the resources you need to get started with Alarm.com. Follow the instructions outlined in the email to configure your Alarm.com account. Your Simon XT System will be associated with your Alarm.com account.

3. Download the Alarm.com Mobile App. Using your iPhone, access the App Store, and download the Alarm.com Mobile App. The app can be downloaded for free to any compatible iOS or Android device.

4. Login to Alarm.com. Use the Alarm.com Mobile App to login to your Alarm.com account. You will now be able to control your Simon XT System using your iPhone.

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