Connecting Amazon Alexa to Your Mountain Alarm Smart Home Security System

Realize another level of security and automation convenience by connecting and controlling your Mountain Alarm system through and an Alexa-enabled device. Below are some requirements and the simple instructions on how to get started.

Compatibility The Skill is compatible with all Alexa-enabled Amazon devices (e.g., Echo Spot, Echo Dot, Echo Show, etc.)

Some compatibility considerations include: Doorbell cameras are not compatible with Amazon Alexa. It is not possible to play video on Echo device screens.


In order to use with Amazon Alexa, you must have:

• A customer account powered by

• Lights, thermostats, locks, garage doors, security panel, or camera powered by (Call Mountain Alarm at 1-888-349-3455 if you do not currently have interactive services.)

• A device with Amazon Alexa, such as the Echo or Echo Dot.

Important: The Amazon Alexa device must be set to English.

To set up skill with Alexa

Using your voice:

  1. Tell your Alexa enabled device: “Alexa, talk to” Alexa will respond letting you know that your account needs to be linked.

  2. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device or go to on your web browser.

  3. On the Home dashboard, you will see an card at the top of the app with a Link Account button.

  4. Tap Link Account.

  5. To finish linking your account, scroll down to Linking the Account.

Searching through Skills on Amazon Alexa App

  1. Open the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device.

  2. Tap the menu icon.

  3. Tap Skills & Games.

  4. Tap the search icon at the top of the screen.

  5. Enter into the search field.

Note: The Smart Home is the native Alexa skill.

  1. Tap on The skill should be at the top of the list.

  2. Tap Enable on the skill page and follow the directions listed in Linking the Account to link your account.

Linking the Account

  1. Log in with your account credentials and tap Allow.

  2. You will then be asked if you would like to enable secure actions. Secure actions are security-sensitive (i.e., unlock the door, open the garage, and disarm the panel) and protected behind a four-digit pin. If interested, tap Allow (go to step 3) otherwise tap Deny (go to step 4).

Note: You must have the appropriate system permissions for access to secure actions.

  1. Enter your four-digit pin and tap Submit.

  2. Your account is now linked. Tap X in the top left and begin interacting with through Amazon Alexa.

Now you can use voice commands to control your lights, thermostats, locks, garage doors, and security system with the Skill for Amazon Alexa. Call our Customer Experience Department today at 1-888-349-3455 if you need any assistance.