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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Utica

An important advantage of getting your security system set up by professionals is that you seldom need to make major adjustments to it. With that being said, there may be times when you need to reset your alarms in Utica. If you use a smart command interface, your system reset normally needs only one or two taps of the touchscreen following occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Read The Owner’s Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

A word to the wise before you begin to reset your Utica home security system, check your instruction manual ahead of time. You don't want to compromise your property’s defense due to pressing something incorrectly. Additionally, the process could be different if you switched from a numerical keypad to a fully digital system. If there’s ever a time when you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Utica Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm happens due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You are able to engage the control panel or access your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield icon and submit your unique passcode to switch off the alarms in these situations. You could be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Utica

If power is lost because of high winds or other factors, you could begin hearing a steady beep from your control panel. This lets you know that your home’s defense is running off the backup battery. To reset your unit and stop the constant chirping, you must disarm/rearm the system.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a total reset of your home’s security. Heed the instructions in the manual -- typically by putting in your code and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may still hear the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t cease until your battery is fully charged. Contact your security technician if you continue to have issues with your ADT controls at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

Occasionally you need to replace a battery in one of the devices in your security installation. In order to accomplish this, you will change your home’s defense to "Test Mode" so you don't trigger a false alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, move the system from Test Mode and resume normal operations. If the control panel is unable to recognize the device or the battery light stays on, you might require a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Utica Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

Adding and deleting users can be accomplished on your ADT Command interface and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't require a system reset after adding or removing codes. However, if you relocate to a new property with an existing ADT security system, you should contact your home security professional at (315) 367-2727 to start a new service. The installation tech will come out and replace components, place additional alarms or cameras (as required), and perform a full reset.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Utica will likely be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear devices and controls. If the time has come to find your intuitive home protection system, contact (315) 367-2727 or send in the form below. We’ll be pleased to design the ideal security system for your property.