SimpliSafe Reviews

Learn about SimpliSafe's security systems for small businesses. Includes info on SimpliSafe, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on August 26th, 2019

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SimpliSafe is a provider of small business security systems for businesses and homes. They offer a wide range of security options, multi-sensory monitoring tools, and flexible contract options, among other features.




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The Haven



Pros: Relatively inexpensive with flexible contract options.

Cons: Smart features not available in the basic plan.

Bottomline: An excellent yet affordable monitoring system that is easy to set up and use.

Key Information:


Chad Laurans




Boston, Massachusetts

Number of Employees



Chad Laurans


294 Washington Street, 9th floor, Boston, MA 02108, US

Phone number

1 (800) 297-1605


News and & Activity:


News or Activity

August 7, 2019

SimpliSafe’s Home Security System can be Compromised by a $2 Wireless Emitter




Jerry Hildenbrand -

I'd recommend products from SimpliSafe as your best bet for interoperability. The company also makes an outstanding full system if you're looking at starting from scratch, too.

kcrazorbackfan -

Who do I recommend? Simplisafe - very easy to self-install, no contract, very low monitoring fees - you can't go wrong with them.

LifeIsGood -

I'd also recommend SimpliSafe. I installed a system for a family member and they were very happy with the product. Easy to install and reasonable monthly costs.

Terrie55 -

Thank you all, a friend who’s in the technology business recommended Simplisafe. It’s affordable and well rated, so I bought today and will let you know how it works.

SirRyann -

I’ve had SimpliSafe for over a year and love it. My parents recently switched from ADT to it as well but I’m not sure they even set it often, more a piece of mind for them.


How much does SimpliSafe cost per month?

SimpliSafe plans range from $14.99 to $24.99 per month.

See the full range of pricing options.

Is SimpliSafe any good?

SimpliSafe enjoys mostly favorable reviews. It is relatively cheap, contract-free, has professional security features and is easy to set up and install, although they do not offer outdoor cameras.

See what customers have to say about SimpliSafe.

Where can I buy SimpliSafe security?

  • Best Buy.
  • Target.
  • Walmart.
  • Select retail locations.

Contact SimpliSafe to find out about more store locations.

Is SimpliSafe as good as ADT?

SimpliSafe and ADT are both highly rated security system providers, with ADT having a higher overall rating. ADT offers better technology and monitoring options, has a better reputation and offers much better third party integrations. SimpliSafe, however, offers better value for money, as well as more contract flexibility.

See our SimpliSafe summary review.

Does SimpliSafe have a doorbell camera?

Yes. SimpliSafe offers a standalone doorbell that includes heat sensors and motion detectors, a wide angle HD camera and a 162-degree field of view.

Do I need WiFi for SimpliSafe?

WiFi is not essential when using SimpliSafe security systems. An internet connection gives you access to more features and settings, but it is not required in order to make use of the equipment.

Can you use SimpliSafe without subscription?

Yes, but with a limited capacity. Without a subscription, you won't be able to receive alerts on your smartphone and you will have to notify authorities yourself if an alarm goes off.

See our SimpliSafe summary review.

Does SimpliSafe need a landline?

No, a landline is not essential. SimpliSafe products are wireless and do not need a landline connection. However, there are landline, broadband, or cellular monitoring options to choose from.

See our SimpliSafe summary review.

How long do SimpliSafe batteries last?

SimpliSafe batteries have a lifespan of approximately 3 to 5 years.

Does SimpliSafe automatically call police?

SimpliSafe automatic calling has three steps.

  1. SimpliSafe calls you if an alarm is triggered.
  2. If you do not answer, SimpliSafe will contact a backup number.
  3. If the backup number isn't answered, a SimpliSafe representative will call 911.