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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In South Bend

A nice benefit of getting your home security system installed by trained experts is that you hardly ever need to worry about it. With that being said, there will likely be a few instances when you must reset your alarms in South Bend. If you use the ADT Command hub, resetting typically requires just one or two tap of a button after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

One note of caution before you begin to reset your South Bend home security system, check your manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to compromise your home’s protection due to pressing something incorrectly. Additionally, the process could change if you switched from a numbered keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your South Bend Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place due to an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to engage the ADT Command touchscreen or access your ADT security app and touch the shield option and enter your security code to turn off the alarms when this occurs. You may be contacted by your security monitoring team, but just let them know it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In South Bend

When you lose power from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you could start to hear a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that the alarm is using the backup battery. To reset the alarm and silence the steady beeps, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

However, if power is out for a longer period of time, you may need a complete reset of your system. Follow the directions in the instruction manual -- usually by submitting your code and tapping the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may continue to notice chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it may not cease until your battery is fully charged. Contact your home security specialists if you are still having difficulties with your ADT equipment 20 hours after your power is back on.

Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you will have to replace a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you want to switch your system to test mode so you avoid triggering a false alarm. When the new battery is put in place, remove the alarm panel from test mode and restore normal operations. If the control panel doesn't notice the piece of equipment or the battery indicator is still on, you could have to perform a full reset of your security system.

Tips to Reset Your South Bend Security System When Adding Or Removing Someone

The addition and deletion of users can be done on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't have to perform a resetting of your system after adding or removing a user or code. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new property that already has an ADT alarm system, you'll want to contact your home security professional at (574) 241-6763 to establish a new plan. The installation tech will visit your property to upgrade components, place other devices (if needed), and perform a full reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in South Bend can be difficult if it isn’t equipped with clear devices and controls. If you’re ready to get your intuitive home security system, contact (574) 241-6763 or complete the form below. We’ll be ready to design the perfect security system for your residence.