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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Lima System

A nice benefit of getting your home security system hooked up by trained experts is that you seldom have to worry about it. With that being said, there could be a few instances where you must reset your alarms in Lima. When using the ADT Command interface, your system reset typically requires just a few minor button tap following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you try to reset your Lima home security system, read your owner’s manual first. You don't want to damage your system as a result of touching something incorrectly. Also, control panels might be different if you upgraded from a number pad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you can't reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Lima Home Security System After A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You can engage the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up your ADT security app and tap the shield icon and submit your security code to deactivate the system for these instances. You might receive notification from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Lima

When you lose power from high winds or other factors, you might begin hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that the alarm is using the backup battery. To reset the alarm and stop the constant chirping, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

However, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you may need a full reset of your system. Heed the directives in the instruction manual -- usually by entering your PIN number and tapping the designated button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You may keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not end until the battery charges entirely. Call your home security specialists if you continue to have difficulties with your ADT system at least 20 hours after your power is back on.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you will have to change a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you should switch your alarm system to Test Mode so you don't trigger an alarm by accident. When the new battery is put in place, move the alarm panel out of "Test Mode" and restore normal operations. If the control panel fails to notice the component or the battery light remains on, you could require a total reset of the system.

Reset Your Lima Security System After Adding Or Deleting A Code

The addition and deletion of people can be done on your ADT Command interface and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't need a resetting of your system following the addition or deletion of codes. With that being said, if you relocate to a new home with an existing ADT security system, you'll want to call your home security professional at (419) 359-8743 to establish a new contract. The installation tech will visit your property to replace components, install additional alarms or cameras (as required), and do a factory reset.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Lima can be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with user-friendly instructions and features. If you’re ready to find your functional and powerful home protection system, dial (419) 359-8743 or complete the form below. Our team is ready to design the right security system for your residence.