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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your West Lafayette System

One perk of getting your security system installed by trained experts is that you seldom need to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there will likely be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in West Lafayette. When using the ADT Command interface, a reset typically takes a few minor tap of a button when you’ve experienced occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Check Your Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

A word to the wise before you start resetting your West Lafayette home security system, read your manual first. You don't want to undermine your system due to pressing a button in error. Also, your system may have changed if you moved from a numbered keypad to a digital command hub. If there’s ever a time when you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to call your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your West Lafayette Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm takes place as a result of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You are able to utilize the central hub or access your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield image and type in your credentials to switch off the alarms for these instances. You may be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In West Lafayette

If power is lost from a storm or other event, you could start hearing a steady beep from your central command hub. This signifies that your home’s defense is being powered by the battery backup. To reset the alarm and stop the constant chirping, you need to deactivate and reactivate your system.

Keep in mind, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you might need a complete reset of your system. Pay careful attention to the directives in the instruction manual -- typically by putting in your PIN number and pressing the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You might continue to notice the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not stop until the battery charges entirely. Reach out to your home security specialists if you are still having difficulties with your ADT system a day after power is restored.

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

On occasion you need to change a battery in one of the devices in your security installation. To do this, you should change your system to test mode so you prevent setting off a false alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, change the alarm panel from "Test Mode" and revert back to your usual settings. If the control panel doesn't recognize the piece of equipment or the battery indicator is still on, you may need a total reset of the system.

Reset Your West Lafayette Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A User

Removing or adding people can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT mobile app. You should never have to perform a reset of your alarm following the addition or deletion of users. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new home with an existing ADT system, you need to contact your residential security experts at (765) 221-3339 to establish a new service. The installer will go on site to switch out outdated parts, install other devices (if necessary), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in West Lafayette is a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear devices and controls. If you would like to get your functional and powerful home protection system, contact (765) 221-3339 or submit the form below. We’ll be happy to customize the right security system for your residence.