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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Dover

A nice benefit of getting your security system installed by professionals is that you rarely have to concern yourself with it. However, there may be times when you need to reset your alarms in Dover. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command hub, resetting typically takes a few minor button tap when you’ve experienced a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you try to reset your Dover home security system, check your manual first. You don't want to damage your system because you hit the wrong button. In addition, control panels might be different if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Dover Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm happens because of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up the ADT mobile app and tap the shield option and submit your unique passcode to switch off the alarms in these situations. You could get a call from your security monitoring team, but just let them know you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Dover

If the power goes out from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you could start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your security is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset the alarm and halt the beeping, you must deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for an extended time, you could need a full system reset. Follow the instructions in the manual -- usually by entering your code and hitting the designated button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You might continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t end until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you are still having issues with your ADT controls at least 20 hours after power is restored.

Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

On occasion you will have to change a battery powering one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you should change your alarm system to Test Mode so you avoid triggering a false alarm. When the new battery is put in place, change the alarm panel from test mode and restore your usual settings. If the command center doesn't recognize the piece of equipment or the battery light remains on, you could have to perform a total reset of the system.

Reset Your Dover Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

The addition and deletion of personal codes can be done on your ADT Command interface and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't have to perform a resetting of your system when deleting or adding users. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new home with an existing ADT alarm system, you need to contact your security specialists at (302) 238-1722 to establish a new contract. The installation tech will go on site to switch out equipment, place other alarms or cameras (if needed), and reset the system for you.

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

Resetting a home security system in Dover is a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly devices and controls. If you would like to get your easy-to-use home protection system, dial (302) 238-1722 or send in the form below. Our specialists are ready to customize the ideal security system for your property.