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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Scottsdale System

One perk of having your security system installed by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. However, there may be times where you must reset your alarms in Scottsdale. When using a smart command interface, your system reset normally requires just one or two button tap following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Check Your Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Scottsdale home security system, check your instruction manual first. You don't want to compromise your system due to pressing the wrong button. In addition, your system could have changed if you moved from a numbered keypad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Scottsdale Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place because of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You are able to engage the ADT Command touchscreen or access your ADT security app and hit the shield icon and type in your security code to turn off the alarms in these situations. You might get a call from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Scottsdale

If power is lost due to a storm or other event, you could start hearing a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that your home’s defense is running off the backup battery. To reset your unit and silence the steady beeps, you must deactivate and reactivate your system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you might need a complete reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the instructions in the instruction manual -- normally by putting in your unique passcode and tapping the designated button two times -- and you should be back in business. You might still hear chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it’s possible it won’t end until your battery is fully charged. Reach out to your home security specialists if you keep having difficulties with your ADT controls a day after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

On occasion you must replace a battery within one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you want to switch your home’s defense to test mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. After the battery is replaced, move the alarm from test mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel fails to recognize the device or the battery indicator is still on, you could require a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Scottsdale Security System When Adding Or Removing A Code

Removing or adding people can be accomplished on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You should never require a system reset when deleting or adding a user or code. With that being said, if you move into a new house with an existing ADT system, you need to call your home security professional at (480) 608-0061 to start a new plan. The technician will visit your property to upgrade equipment, set up additional devices (if needed), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Scottsdale can be difficult if it fails to include understandable equipment and instructions. If the time has come to acquire your intuitive home security system, call (480) 608-0061 or send in the form below. We’ll be pleased to customize the right security system for your property.