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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Savannah

A nice benefit of getting your home security hooked up professionally is that you rarely have to worry about it. However, there will likely be a few instances when you need to reset your alarms in Savannah. If you use the ADT Command interface, resetting usually requires just a couple taps of the touchscreen when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Check Your Instruction Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you try to reset your Savannah home security system, check your manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to undermine your system due to pressing a button in error. In addition, control panels could be different if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to contact your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Savannah Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs due to an accidentally tripped sensor. You may use the control panel or access your ADT security app and tap the shield image and submit your credentials to turn off the system when this occurs. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Savannah

If the power goes out from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may begin hearing a steady beep from your control panel. That indicates that your security is using the backup battery. To reset your equipment and stop the steady beeps, you need to take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

But please note, if you lose power for an extended time, you may need a total reset of your system. Follow the instructions in the manual -- usually by putting in your PIN number and pressing the designated button two times -- and you should be running fine. You might keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not stop until the battery charges entirely. Contact your security technician if you keep having issues with your ADT controls 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

Occasionally you need to switch out a battery in one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you should switch your system to Test Mode so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. When the battery is replaced, remove the alarm from Test Mode and revert back to normal operations. If the control panel is unable to notice the component or the battery icon stays on, you could require a full reset of your security system.

Resetting Your Savannah Security System After Adding Or Deleting A Code

Adding and deleting users can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't require a reset of your alarm following the addition or deletion of users. But you should note, if you move into a new house with an existing ADT security system, you need to reach out to your home security professional at (912) 226-4483 to set up a new plan. The installer will come out and upgrade equipment, place additional components (as required), and do a factory reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Attempting to reset a home security system in Savannah can be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with user-friendly devices and controls. If you’re ready to find your intuitive home security system, dial (912) 226-4483 or complete the form below. Our specialists are happy to customize the ideal security system for your property.