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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Montgomery

A nice benefit of getting your security system installed by trained experts is that you rarely find a reason to concern yourself with it. With that being said, there may be times where you need to reset your alarms in Montgomery. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command hub, resetting usually takes a few minor button tap following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

A word to the wise before you try to reset your Montgomery home security system, check your instruction manual first. You’ll never want to damage your property’s defense because you hit a button in error. In addition, your system could be different if you switched from a number pad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you can't reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Montgomery Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm takes place due to an accidentally tripped sensor. You can engage the control panel or access your ADT security app and touch the shield image and type in your unique passcode to switch off the system when this occurs. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but just tell them you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Montgomery

If the power goes out because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you might start hearing a beeping sound from your control panel. That indicates that your home’s defense is using the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and halt the beeping, you should take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

But please note, if you lose power for an extended time, you might need a total reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the directions in your user’s handbook -- usually by entering your PIN number and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may still hear chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not end until the battery charges entirely. Reach out to your home security specialists if you are still having problems with your ADT system a day after the power is resumed.

Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you will have to switch out a battery within one of your security devices. To do this, you should set your home’s defense to "Test Mode" so you avoid triggering an alarm by accident. When the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm panel out of test mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to recognize the component or the battery light remains on, you might need a total reset of the system.

Reset Your Montgomery Security System After Adding Or Deleting Someone

Adding and deleting people can be accomplished on your ADT Command interface and your ADT mobile app. You won’t require a resetting of your system following the addition or deletion of a user or code. But you should note, if you relocate to a new property with an existing ADT security system, you'll want to call your home security professional at (334) 219-7426 to set up a new contract. The technician will visit your property to upgrade outdated parts, install other components (as required), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Montgomery will likely be difficult if it fails to include clear instructions and features. If the time has come to acquire your easy-to-use home security system, dial (334) 219-7426 or complete the form below. We’ll be ready to help customize the right security system for your property.