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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Fort Worth

A nice benefit of having your home security system set up by professionals is that you hardly ever have to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there could be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Fort Worth. When using a smart command hub, a reset typically needs only a few minor tap of a button following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you start resetting your Fort Worth home security system, check your manual ahead of time. You don't want to damage your system because you hit something incorrectly. Also, your system could have changed if you switched from a numbered keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. If there’s ever a time when you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Fort Worth Home Security System After A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the central hub or bring up your ADT smartphone app and touch the shield icon and type in your security code to turn off the system in these situations. You may get a call from your monitoring professionals, but simply inform them that you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Fort Worth

When you lose power because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may start hearing a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that your home’s defense is running off the battery backup. To reset your equipment and stop the steady beeps, you should disarm/rearm the system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you may need a total system reset. Heed the directions in the manual -- usually by entering your code and pressing the designated button twice -- and you should be running fine. You could keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it may not stop until the battery charges entirely. Contact your security technician if you continue to have difficulties with your ADT controls at least 20 hours after your power is back on.

Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

Occasionally you must change a battery in one of your home security components. When this needs to be done, you should set your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you avoid triggering a false alarm. Once the new battery is put in place, move the alarm panel from Test Mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the command center doesn't notice the device or the battery indicator remains on, you could need a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Fort Worth Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of Someone

The addition and deletion of personal codes can be accomplished on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You should never have to perform a system reset after adding or removing users. However, if you relocate to a new home with an existing ADT alarm system, you should call your home security professional at (817) 415-2313 to start a new contract. The installation tech will come out and upgrade equipment, place additional devices (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Fort Worth will likely be frustrating if it fails to include user-friendly instructions and features. If you would like to get your intuitive alarm system, call (817) 415-2313 or send in the form below. Our team is happy to design the right security system for your property.