May 11, 2015 | Becki Hooper | Blog

Top Five Home Security Apps


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Be one step ahead with the security of your home by downloading these handy home security apps for iOS and Android.

AtHome Camera home security app

1. AtHome Camera (Free)

The AtHome Camera is an application for iOS and Android which allows the user to remotely turn a PC, smart TV/set-top box, smart phone and tablet into a home monitoring system, enabling you to keep an eye on your property through live streaming when you aren’t at home. The handy app will alert you wherever you are if motion is detected within your home whilst you’re away.


AtHome Camera home security app

Manything Home Security Webcam

2. Manything Home Security Webcam (Free)

The Manything application allows you to turn any iOS device into a free home monitoring camera. The app features live streaming, motion alerts, remote control and cloud recording. Similar to the AtHome Camera this application will allow you to keep tabs on your home when you’re not there or in another room.


Manything Home Security Webcam application

Yale crimewatcher app

3. Yale Crime Watcher (Free)

Find out more about the burglaries that have occurred in your local area with the Yale Crime Watcher application. Simply input your postcode for current burglary statistics within a mile of your home (during a one month period). All statistics are powered by the Police API system which means all the information given is up to date and accurate. The app also gives you tips and advice on how you can secure your home using Yale products.


Using home security app Yale Crime Watcher

Tile App

4. Tile App (Free)

The Tile application is not only a handy app but is also a fantastic product which allows you to locate anything that you affix the tile (approx £20) to such as keys and valuables, what’s more if your stuff is lost or stolen as long as the tile is still with it you can ask other Tile users for help locating it!


Tile App

Yale Home Security App

5. Yale Home System (Free)

To use this app you must have a Yale ‘Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm System’ installed in your home. This handy app allows users to control their Yale alarm from their smart phone.


Users are able to control the following remotely:

  • Arm and disarm
  • Activate accessories
  • Show event reports
  • View camera captures
  • System programming