How To Set Up An Arming Reminder

We know that sometimes getting out of the house involves looking for keys, missing shoes, kids throwing tantrums — the list goes on! On days like this, we can’t blame you for forgetting to arm your security system, but we can make it easy for you to do so on the go!

Using your Brinks Home™ Mobile App, you can set a reminder based on your schedule or location to let you know if you forgot to arm your home, allowing you to secure your home remotely with a quick tap on your phone!

This brief instructional video demonstrates how to successfully set up arming reminders:

Step-by-step Instructions:

1. Notifications
Head to the top left-hand corner and click on the 3 horizontal lines, and then select 'Notifications'.

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2: Turn on System Notifications

If you do not already have push notifications turned on, you'll need to complete that step first.

Under 'System Notifications' you'll find a wide range of pre-customized reminders to choose from. Choose 'Daily Arming Reminder', which alerts you if you leave home without arming your smart home security system.

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3: Set your notification time
Create a notification for after the last person typically leaves your house. If the system isn't armed by this time, you'll get an alert on your phone. If you have Places (Geo-Fence) set up, you have the option of triggering the alert when you leave your home's geo-fence.

4: Set your notification days and add recipients
Choose the days of the week when you want this notification in effect. For example, you may not want this alert when you're sleeping in during the weekend. Once you've selected your days, click the 'Add Recipient' button and choose who you want to get the alert.

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Now save your notification and you're done! You won’t have to wonder if you armed your system again, because we’ll remind you.


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