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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In St. Louis

An important advantage of getting your home security system set up by trained experts is that you hardly ever need to concern yourself with it. However, there will likely be times when you have to reset your alarms in St. Louis. When using the ADT Command hub, a reset normally requires just a few minor tap of a button when you’ve experienced occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Consult Your Owner’s Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you begin to reset your St. Louis home security system, read your owner’s manual first. You wouldn’t want to undermine your system because you hit the wrong button. Additionally, the process might change if you moved from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your St. Louis Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm happens due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may engage the central hub or bring up your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield image and type in your unique passcode to turn off the system for these instances. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In St. Louis

If power is lost from high winds or other factors, you could begin hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your central command hub. That indicates that your home’s defense is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and silence the steady beeps, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

Keep in mind, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you could need a complete reset of your home’s security. Follow the directions in the instruction manual -- usually by entering your unique passcode and pressing the designated button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You might continue to notice 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 agent if you are still having issues with your ADT equipment 20 hours after your power is back on.

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

There will be infrequent times when you need to switch out a battery within one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you will switch your system to Test Mode so you prevent setting off a false alarm. When the you replace the old battery, move the alarm from test mode and restore normal operations. If the system doesn't recognize the piece of equipment or the battery light stays on, you might have to perform a whole system reset.

Tips to Reset Your St. Louis Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

Adding and deleting users can be completed on your ADT Command interface and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't have to perform a system reset when deleting or adding codes. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new house that already has an ADT security system, you should reach out to your home security professional at (314) 274-9817 to set up a new contract. The installer will go on site to replace outdated parts, install additional devices (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in St. Louis can be frustrating if it fails to include clear equipment and instructions. If the time has come to find your easy-to-use alarm system, contact (314) 274-9817 or submit the form below. Our team is happy to customize the ideal security system for your needs.

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