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Do I own my Vivint equipment?

Do I own my Vivint equipment?

You own the equipment. You can either pay for all the equipment up front or pay for it over the course of a few years. If you decide to pay for it over time, Vivint offers 0% APR so there’s no added interest.

What do I do with my Vivint equipment after I cancel?

Some users have reported that with the smart home panel, their Vivint equipment will continue to work locally after they cancel their Vivint account. This means they cannot monitor or control any of their devices remotely, but they can do so using the Vivint panel in their home.

Can I use Vivint equipment with ring?

Ring cameras are not compatible with the Vivint home security system. While it is possible to link other smart home devices with the Z-wave feature, only Vivint-designed cameras are compatible with the Vivint security system and covered by its professional monitoring service.

Will my home alarm work without monitoring?

Depending on the company, a home alarm may continue to work without monitoring. Customers who cancel their monitoring service can try resetting their home security equipment. However, after a few false alarms, many homeowners prefer that the police aren’t automatically sent to their home.

What happens if you cancel Vivint?

Yes, Vivint will refund you on a prorated basis if you own a prepaid account after it deduces the charges and fees of the cancelation. Otherwise, you must pay the contract in full to cancel it.

Do you have to return equipment to Vivint?

Unfortunately, Vivint only allows you to cancel within three days of receipt of your equipment without penalty (a timeframe required by law). No, you cannot use Vivint’s security cameras without service. The cameras that Vivint provides are designed exclusively for use with their own monitoring service.

What do you do with old Vivint equipment?

If you bought the house and the equipment is still in there, then it is yours to keep. If the previous owner failed to move the equipment with them and still owes money on it then they will have to settle it with Vivint. Vivint does not go back for it’s equipment if a person defaults on their payment.

How to use a Vivint system without a contract?

If the one you have is the 2-Gig Go unit; here’s the installer manual: Basically those remote access features that you like work through the web app from the monitoring service. There is no way to emulate that functionality without a subscriber service.

Is there a fee to use Vivint camera?

The person who is opting for the service has to pay the $99 account transfer fee. Vivint will not charge any fees to you while transferring the contract. In Summary: Vivint Camera does not work if you do not have a monthly subscription service active on your plan. The monitoring service gets over immediately; the plan is dead or not renewed.

Can a Vivint thermostat work without monitoring?

Thermostats should be fine locally. Panel would still alarm locally (of course she would need to be arming it). Doorbell won’t work BUT depending on the doorbell you might be able to connect it directly to it’s manufacture’s service (SkyBell for example) Could also consider cheaper monitoring like

Can a Vivint Doorbell be used for video recording?

The Vivint service is live instantly after you install the system, and monitoring will be active. 2) Video recording is provided using the Vivint cameras. The doorbell will also have a camera that will record any activity happening in front of the door.