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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Lake Havasu

An important advantage of having your security system set up professionally is that you hardly ever find a reason to make major adjustments to it. With that being said, there will likely be a couple situations where you need to reset your alarms in Lake Havasu. When using a smart command hub, your system reset typically requires just one or two taps of the touchscreen when you’ve experienced a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Check Your Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you try to reset your Lake Havasu home security system, read your instruction manual ahead of time. You don't want to compromise your home’s protection because you hit a button in error. In addition, control panels may change if you moved from a numerical keypad to a fully digital system. If there’s ever a time when you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the experts.

Resetting Your Lake Havasu Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm occurs because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You may engage the central hub or bring up the ADT mobile app and touch the shield icon and type in your credentials to deactivate the system when this occurs. You could be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Lake Havasu

When you lose power due to high winds or other factors, you may begin hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your control panel. That indicates that the alarm is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset the alarm and silence the steady beeps, you should disarm/rearm the system.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for an extended time, you might need a full reset of your system. Heed the instructions in the manual -- typically by submitting your PIN number and pressing the on/off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You might keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Call your home security specialists if you continue to have problems with your ADT controls 20 hours after your power is back on.

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

On occasion you need to replace a battery in one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you want to set your alarm system to test mode so you avoid triggering a false alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, change the alarm out of test mode and restore your usual settings. If the control panel fails to recognize the component or the battery indicator remains on, you could need a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Lake Havasu Security System When Adding Or Removing A Code

The addition and deletion of users can be completed on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't have to perform a resetting of your system after adding or removing codes. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new house already equipped with an ADT security system, you need to contact your home security professional at (928) 888-9023 to establish a new contract. The installation tech will visit your property to switch out equipment, install more devices (if necessary), and perform a full reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Lake Havasu is a challenge if it doesn’t have understandable devices and controls. If you’re ready to find your functional and powerful alarm system, call (928) 888-9023 or submit the form below. Our team is happy to design the perfect security system for your residence.