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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Modesto

One perk of having your security system set up by trained experts is that you rarely have to concern yourself with it. Even so, there may be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Modesto. If you use a smart command hub, your system reset normally requires just a couple button tap following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Modesto home security system, read your manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to compromise your system as a result of touching a button in error. In addition, the process might have changed if you moved from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you can't reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Modesto Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm happens as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You can utilize the ADT Command touchscreen or access your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield image and submit your credentials to switch off the system for these instances. You may be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Modesto

When you lose power because of high winds or other factors, you might start hearing a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your home’s defense is running off the battery backup. To reset your equipment and halt the constant chirping, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for a longer period of time, you might need a complete reset of your home’s security. Follow the directions in the instruction manual -- usually by submitting your unique passcode and tapping the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may still hear chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t end until the battery charges entirely. Reach out to your home security agent if you are still having difficulties with your ADT equipment a day after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

Occasionally you will have to change a battery in one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you want to set your home’s defense to test mode so you prevent setting off a false alarm. After the you replace the old battery, remove the system from "Test Mode" and resume your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to register the piece of equipment or the battery icon is still on, you may require a full reset of your security system.

Tips to Reset Your Modesto Security System When Adding Or Removing A User

Adding and deleting people can be done on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't need a system reset following the addition or deletion of users. However, if you relocate to a new house that already has an ADT security system, you need to contact your security specialists at (209) 226-4324 to establish a new service. The installation tech will go on site to upgrade components, install other devices (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Modesto is a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear devices and controls. If the time has come to acquire your easy-to-use alarm system, call (209) 226-4324 or send in the form below. Our specialists are pleased to help customize the perfect security system for your residence.