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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Kingsport

A nice benefit of getting your home security system installed by professionals is that you rarely need to concern yourself with it. However, there will likely be a few instances where you must reset your alarms in Kingsport. When using a smart command interface, your system reset normally requires just a few minor button tap when you’ve experienced a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Kingsport home security system, read your owner’s manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to undermine your system because you hit a button in error. Additionally, the process could change if you moved from a number pad to a fully digital system. And if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to call your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Kingsport Home Security System After A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You can engage the central hub or access your ADT security app and touch the shield option and enter your credentials to deactivate the alarms when this occurs. You may get a call from your monitoring professionals, but just let them know it was a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Kingsport

If the power goes out from high winds or other factors, you could start hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that your security is running off the backup battery. To reset your equipment and silence the constant chirping, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for an extended time, you may need a full reset of your system. Pay careful attention to the directives in the manual -- typically by submitting your PIN number and pressing the on/off button two times -- and you should be back in business. You might continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it might not stop until the battery charges entirely. Contact your security technician if you are still having difficulties with your ADT system at least 20 hours after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

Occasionally you must 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 avoid triggering a false alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel out of test mode and resume your usual settings. If the command center fails to register the device or the battery indicator stays on, you might need a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Kingsport Security System When Adding Or Removing A User

The addition and deletion of personal codes can be done on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You won’t need a reset of your alarm after adding or removing codes. However, if you relocate to a new property that already has an ADT security system, you'll want to reach out to your security specialists at (423) 241-8746 to establish a new service. The installation tech will come out and switch out components, place additional components (if needed), and do a factory reset.

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

Resetting a home security system in Kingsport is a challenge if it doesn’t have user-friendly instructions and features. If you’re ready to get your easy-to-use home security system, call (423) 241-8746 or send in the form below. Our specialists are happy to help customize the perfect security system for your property.