How do I arm/disarm Scout? Demo of how to arm/disarm with a key fob or RFID sticker My system's arming "chirps" are too loud. Do I need to be in range of my Scout hub to arm/disarm? How can I tell if the system is armed or disarmed? Can I arm/disarm my Scout system remotely? Can I create an arm/disarm schedule? Can I verbally arm/disarm my Scout? Can I tell who armed/disarmed my Scout system? How much time do I have to leave my home before my Scout is fully armed? How much time do I have to disarm my system after I enter my home or if I trigger an armed sensor? For customers using Nest: Why does a pop-up appear when I arm or disarm a mode?
Arming and disarming your Scout is fast and easy! Take note, before you arm/disarm your system, you'll first want to configure your modes.
Mobile App & Web Dashboard
Instantly arm/disarm your Scout Alarm directly from your Door Panel:
To arm/disarm with the RFID sticker, follow the same steps for arming/disarming with a key fob.
The RFID sticker functions the exact same way as a key fob, and can easily hide as a spare key on a secret object in your home. Lost key fob? Phone completely dead? Guest staying with you? Grab your secret object! Just like a key fob, you can arm/disarm your Scout Alarm by swiping the sticker in front of any door panel in your system.
Our Z-Wave Smart Lock integrations with Yale and Schlage allow you to sync your alarm modes with the lock's opening and closing. Easily arm and disarm from the lock's keypad, or in the app.
Verbally arm and disarm your preferred modes with Alexa and Google Assistant. For your security, Alexa or Google will ask for your secret pin code in order to disarm.
Scout's IFTTT integration allows you to use applets to arm and disarm Scout. Set-up geofencing, schedule armament/disarmament, and more!
You can silence your system's arming "chirps" through the mobile app by following these steps:
We can also lower the Door Panel's opening and arming chirp volume for you. Simply email email@example.com and we’ll take care of it!
Nope! You can arm/disarm from anywhere via the Scout mobile/web app.
There are two ways to tell if your Scout is armed or disarmed:
You can arm/disarm your Scout system remotely via the web dashboard or mobile app.
We do not have scheduling available directly within the Scout Alarm apps, however, this can be achieved with our IFTTT integration.
Please note that for security purposes, pin number verification is required to disarm Scout verbally
Yes! In your activity feed, the admin, member, or key fob/RFID sticker that armed or disarmed the system will be listed alongside a timestamp.
After tapping a Mode to initiate the arming sequence, you have approximately 45 seconds to exit before Scout fully arms. The arming time cannot be changed.
After entering your home, the default time to disarm Scout is set at 45 seconds. However, the disarm time can be customized within a specific Scout mode. To alter the disarm time, follow the steps below:
Please Note: The Custom Alarm Delay is not available for any modes that have Professional Monitoring enabled, as a 45 second alarm delay is required for Professional Monitoring.
The Works With Nest guidelines require us to obtain a second confirmation before setting your Nest to Home or Away. This means you’ll have to arm your Scout using the app or online dashboard. Here’s how:
In order to change the status of your Nest, you must tap this pop-up notification every time you arm/disarm your Scout Alarm. Learn more here.