You can use it to manage any of the devices in your home, access user permissions, and control basic settings like chimes, panel volumes and display options. Arming and disarming your home will likely be the most used feature on the home-screen. You can also control door-locks and garage doors directly from here. Depending on how you customized your Vivint Smart Home system, you may see a temperature display for controlling thermostats. A camera icon for accessing cameras and live video feeds and a toggle option for controlling lamp modules and switches. Finally, the menu icon can be used to access settings and your users and permissions.