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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Seattle

An important advantage of getting your home security set up by trained experts is that you rarely have to concern yourself with it. With that being said, there may be times where you must reset your alarms in Seattle. If you’re utilizing a smart command interface, a reset normally takes a couple button tap when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Owner’s Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you start resetting your Seattle home security system, consult your owner’s manual ahead of time. You don't want to compromise your home’s protection as a result of touching the wrong button. In addition, your system might change if you switched from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. And if you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Seattle Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm occurs due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may engage the ADT Command touchscreen or open your ADT smartphone app and touch the shield option and submit your credentials to deactivate the alarms in these situations. You could get a call from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Seattle

When you lose power due to a storm or other event, you might begin hearing a beeping sound from your central command hub. This signifies that your security is using the backup battery. To reset your unit and silence the constant chirping, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a complete reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the directions in your user’s handbook -- usually by entering your code and hitting the off button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You could continue to notice chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you continue to have problems with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

There will be infrequent times when you must change a battery powering one of your home security components. To do this, you will switch your alarm system to Test Mode so you prevent setting off an alarm by accident. When the battery is replaced, change the alarm panel from test mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel doesn't register the device or the battery light stays on, you could require a full reset of your security system.

Reset Your Seattle Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Adding and deleting personal codes can be done on your ADT Command interface and your ADT mobile app. You won’t need a reset of your alarm after adding or removing a user or code. However, if you find yourself moving to a new property that already has an ADT alarm system, you need to reach out to your home security professional at (206) 451-1051 to establish a new contract. The installation tech will come out and upgrade components, set up more components (as required), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Seattle is a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly devices and controls. If you’re ready to get your intuitive home security system, contact (206) 451-1051 or submit the form below. We’ll be ready to help customize the right security system for your needs.