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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Prescott

One perk of getting your home security system set up professionally is that you hardly ever have to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there will likely be times when you must reset your alarms in Prescott. If you’re utilizing a smart command interface, your system reset usually requires just one or two taps of the touchscreen following occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you start resetting your Prescott home security system, check your owner’s manual prior to proceeding. You’ll never want to compromise your home’s protection due to pressing a button in error. In addition, your system could have changed if you upgraded from a number pad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Prescott Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to use the central hub or open the ADT mobile app and touch the shield icon and enter your credentials to turn off the system for these instances. You may be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just let them know it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Prescott

When you lose power due to high winds or other factors, you could start to hear a beeping sound from your control panel. That indicates that your security is running off the backup battery. To reset your equipment and halt the steady beeps, you need to deactivate and reactivate your system.

However, if you lose power for prolonged time frame, you might need a total reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the directives in the manual -- typically by putting in your PIN number and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be running fine. You may continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t end until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you keep having difficulties with your ADT system 20 hours after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

Occasionally you need to change a battery in one of your home security components. When this needs to be done, you should switch your system to Test Mode so you don't trigger an alarm by accident. When the battery is replaced, change the alarm out of test mode and revert back to normal operations. If the control panel fails to register the device or the battery icon stays on, you might have to perform a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Prescott Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A User

The addition and deletion of people can be done on your ADT Command interface and the ADT Control mobile app. You won’t have to perform a system reset following the addition or deletion of a user or code. But you should note, if you move into a new property that already has an ADT alarm system, you'll want to call your home security professional at (928) 888-9024 to set up a new plan. The installer will go on site to switch out equipment, install additional alarms or cameras (as required), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Prescott is a challenge if it isn’t equipped with user-friendly instructions and features. If you would like to acquire your easy-to-use alarm system, contact (928) 888-9024 or send in the form below. We’ll be pleased to help customize the right security system for your needs.