The Best Security Systems With Apps in 2024

If your alarm goes off and there’s no one there to hear it, does it even make a sound? Yes, if you have a security app. We tested the best security systems with mobile applications, and here’s what we found.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
The Best Security Systems With Apps in 2024
10,000+ research hours
60+ systems tested
150+ simulated break-ins
40 systems reviewed
5 systems recommended
  1. Google Patents. (1966). Home security system utilizing television surveillance.

  2. Google. (2021). Set up ADT with Google.

  3. Vivint. (2024). Smart Home App – Create Custom Rules & Notifications.

  4. SimpliSafe. (2019). Product Requests and Suggestions.

  5. Ring. (2024). Neighbors by Ring.

  6. Amazon. (2024). Alexa Routines.

  7. Ring. (2023). An Update to Ring In-App Features.