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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Arlington

A nice benefit of getting your security system hooked up professionally is that you seldom find a reason to concern yourself with it. Even so, there could be times when you need to reset your alarms in Arlington. When using a smart command interface, a reset usually takes a couple tap of a button when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you begin to reset your Arlington home security system, check your instruction manual first. You don't want to compromise your home’s protection because you hit the wrong button. Also, the process could have changed if you switched from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. And if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't worry as you can always call the professionals.

Resetting Your Arlington Home Security System After A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm happens as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to use the central hub or bring up your ADT security app and touch the shield image and type in your security code to deactivate the system for these instances. You may receive notification from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

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

If power is lost because of high winds or other factors, you could begin hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that your home’s defense is running off the battery backup. To reset your unit and stop the beeping, you need to deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for an extended time, you might need a total reset of your home’s security. Heed the directives in the manual -- typically by putting in your unique passcode and tapping the designated button two times -- and you should be back in business. You could keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not end until the battery charges entirely. Contact your home security agent if you keep having problems with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after your power is back on.

Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

On occasion you need to switch out a battery powering one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you want to switch your alarm system to test mode so you prevent setting off an accidental alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, move the system from test mode and resume normal operations. If the system fails to notice the piece of equipment or the battery icon remains on, you could require a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Arlington Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Removing or adding people can be completed on your ADT Command interface and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't need a resetting of your system when deleting or adding a user or code. However, if you find yourself moving to a new house already equipped with an ADT system, you should contact your security specialists at (703) 546-7973 to set up a new plan. The technician will visit your property to switch out outdated parts, install additional alarms or cameras (as required), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Arlington is a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear instructions and features. If the time has come to find your functional and powerful home security system, contact (703) 546-7973 or complete the form below. Our specialists are pleased to help customize the right security system for your needs.