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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Saginaw

An important advantage of having your home security system installed by professionals is that you seldom need to concern yourself with it. Even so, there will likely be a couple situations when you must reset your alarms in Saginaw. If you use a smart command hub, a reset normally takes a couple button tap when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Saginaw home security system, consult your owner’s manual first. You’ll never want to undermine your property’s defense due to pressing the wrong button. In addition, your system may be different if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Saginaw Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm occurs due to the accidental tripping of a sensor. You are able to utilize the control panel or access your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield image and submit your credentials to switch off the system in these situations. You might be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them it was a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Saginaw

If power is lost from high winds or other factors, you might start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that your security is being powered by the backup battery. To reset your unit and stop the beeping, you must disarm/rearm the system.

However, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you might need a total reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the instructions in the instruction manual -- typically by entering your PIN number and tapping the on/off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You might still hear chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t end until the battery charges entirely. Contact your home security specialists if you continue to have difficulties with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

Occasionally you will have to switch out a battery powering one of the devices in your security installation. To do this, you should set your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off a false alarm. When the new battery is put in place, move the alarm from "Test Mode" and revert back to your usual settings. If the command center fails to register the component or the battery light is still on, you may require a whole system reset.

Tips to Reset Your Saginaw Security System After Adding Or Deleting A Code

The addition and deletion of people can be completed on your ADT Command hub and your ADT smartphone app. You won’t require a resetting of your system after adding or removing a user or code. With that being said, if you find yourself moving to a new home with an existing ADT security system, you need to contact your home security professional at (989) 214-1746 to start a new plan. The technician will visit your property to upgrade equipment, install more devices (if needed), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Saginaw will likely be difficult if it doesn’t have clear instructions and features. If you would like to find your easy-to-use alarm system, dial (989) 214-1746 or send in the form below. Our team is pleased to help customize the perfect security system for your residence.