Tag Archives: vivint gives back

Getting ready for our appointment with @VivintHome

Tomorrow, we’ll be seeing the return of Vivint to our home. We’re having a new camera added to the back of our house and a new alarm panel installed. When they’re done with that, they’re going to do a once over and make sure everything is up to snuff. In… Read more »

How to easily change your @VivintHome device names

In this brief tutorial, you will learn how to change the device names on your Vivint Smart Home system. The most common reason you would want to do this is that you’ve moved one or more of your Ping cameras. Most people will want the camera name to reflect the camera’s… Read more »

How to easily check @VivintHome Smart Deadbolt battery levels

In this brief video tutorial, I show you how to check the battery levels of your Vivint Home Smart Deadbolts. It’s much easier than you think, and you can do it from your favorite mobile device.   This super short video is just over a minute, but you’ll be checking your deadbolt… Read more »

Using the @VivintHome app to automatically make sure your doors are locked

While this will apply to anyone using a Vivint Smart Home, this is aimed at Auto families. As Autism parents, we very often have to go to great lengths to ensure the safety of our kids on the Spectrum. If you are one of the many families using the Vivint… Read more »

How we used our Ping Camera by Vivint Smart Home to protect our cat 

This is an unorthodox use of our smart home technology, but I’m always looking to share the creative things we’ve been able to do with our smart home technology by Vivint Smart Home. We’ve been having a problem with one of our cats. Our oldest cat Cleo is being bullied by… Read more »

How to get the technology needed to help keep your wandering kids with #Autism safe

It’s Autism Awareness Month and one of the biggest concerns that Autism parents face is wandering. Children with Autism have a tendency to wander away from a position of safety, only to find themselves in danger. Unfortunately, these situations don’t always end well and we know that the faster the… Read more »

#Autism families are sharing about how @VivintGivesBack has improved their lives and given them peace of mind

For a while now, I’ve been talking about how I use the home automation/security system I received from the Vivint Gives Back Project to keep my kids with Autism safer. You can read all about my experiences by clicking here. I thought it might be beneficial for you to see what other families… Read more »