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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Huntsville Home System

An important advantage of having your security system set up professionally is that you seldom have to make major adjustments to it. With that being said, there will likely be a few instances where you need to reset your alarms in Huntsville. If you use a smart command hub, resetting normally takes a couple tap of a button after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you try to reset your Huntsville home security system, consult your owner’s manual first. You don't want to compromise your system because you hit the wrong button. In addition, your system may have changed if you upgraded from a number pad to a fully digital system. And if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to call the experts.

Resetting Your Huntsville Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the control panel or open your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield icon and submit your credentials to deactivate the alarms for these instances. You may receive notification from your monitoring professionals, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Huntsville

If power is lost due to high winds or other factors, you might begin hearing a beeping sound from your central command hub. This signifies that your security is using the backup battery. To reset your unit and halt the beeping, you should take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

However, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a full reset of your system. Pay careful attention to the directions in the manual -- usually by entering your PIN number and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be running fine. You could still hear chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not end until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you keep having issues with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after your power is back on.

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

Occasionally you must replace a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. In order to accomplish this, you will switch your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off an accidental alarm. After the you replace the old battery, move the system from Test Mode and resume normal operations. If the control panel doesn't notice the piece of equipment or the battery indicator stays on, you could need a whole system reset.

Reset Your Huntsville Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Adding and deleting users can be accomplished on your ADT Command interface and your ADT smartphone app. You won’t require a system reset after adding or removing users. With that being said, if you move into a new property already equipped with an ADT alarm system, you need to contact your home security professional at (256) 240-0573 to start a new contract. The technician will go on site to upgrade components, place additional devices (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Huntsville can be frustrating if it fails to include understandable devices and controls. If you would like to find your functional and powerful alarm system, call (256) 240-0573 or submit the form below. Our team is happy to design the perfect security system for your needs.