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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Allentown

One perk of getting your home security hooked up by professionals is that you rarely have to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there will likely be a few instances when you need to reset your alarms in Allentown. When using a smart command interface, resetting usually takes one or two tap of a button following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you start resetting your Allentown home security system, read your instruction manual first. You don't want to compromise your system due to pressing the wrong button. In addition, control panels may change if you switched from a number pad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Allentown Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm happens because of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You are able to engage the central hub or open your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield image and type in your security code to switch off the system when this occurs. You may get a call from your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Allentown

If power is lost because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you might start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that your home’s defense is using the battery backup. To reset your unit and stop the constant chirping, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

However, if your power outage lasts for prolonged time frame, you may need a full reset of your system. Follow the directives in the instruction manual -- typically by putting in your PIN number and hitting the designated button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You could continue to notice the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t end until your battery reaches a full charge. Contact your security technician if you are still having difficulties with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after power is restored.

When You Need To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

On occasion you must switch out a battery powering one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you will change your alarm system to test mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. When the battery is replaced, remove the alarm panel from test mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the system doesn't notice the component or the battery light stays on, you could need a full reset of your security system.

Tips to Reset Your Allentown Security System After Adding Or Deleting Someone

The addition and deletion of personal codes can be accomplished on the ADT Command panel and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't need a system reset after adding or removing codes. But you should note, if you move into a new house that already has an ADT security system, you should reach out to your residential security experts at (601) 298-3167 to start a new plan. The installation tech will visit your property to replace outdated parts, set up more devices (if needed), and perform a full reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Allentown can be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear devices and controls. If the time has come to find your easy-to-use alarm system, contact (601) 298-3167 or complete the form below. Our team is pleased to help customize the perfect security system for your property.