Can I self monitor my ADT system?

ADT is one of the most popular home security companies in the United States. If you’re considering signing up for their services, you may be wondering if you can self monitor your system. The answer is yes! In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to self monitor your ADT system and the benefits of doing so.

Frequently Asked Question

  1. Can I self monitor my ADT system?

  2. Much of what we mentioned above is what is known as self-monitoring, but with Blue by ADT you also have the option for professional security monitoring. There are excellent benefits to both DIY and professional security monitoring, but the right fit for you will depend on your exact needs. [1]

  3. How do I use ADT without service?

  4. You cannot use an ADT camera without service. You will need to have an ADT monitoring plan and the Pulse application to use any ADT camera to its full functionality. In this article, we’ll cover the types of cameras ADT provides and how they function with and without an active ADT monitoring plan.10 Aug 2021 [2]


Yes, you can self monitor your ADT system, but we wouldn’t recommend it. Here’s why:

1. You’re not a professional security company. You don’t have the same resources or expertise that we do.

2. We provide 24/7 monitoring, so you can rest assured that someone is always watching your home, even when you’re not.

3. Our professionally trained operators will contact the authorities in the event of an emergency, ensuring a quick response time.

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4. If you have a monitored system, your homeowners insurance may give you a discount.

So while you can self monitor your ADT system, we think it’s best to leave it to the professionals.

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