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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Orlando

One perk of getting your home security installed by trained experts is that you rarely need to worry about it. However, there could be times when you must reset your alarms in Orlando. When using the ADT Command interface, your system reset typically requires just a couple button tap after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Orlando home security system, read your manual first. You’ll never want to damage your system due to pressing a button in error. Also, the process may have changed if you switched from a numbered keypad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the experts.

Resetting Your Orlando Home Security System After A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens because of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the control panel or bring up your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield icon and submit your credentials to deactivate the system in these situations. You may receive notification from your security monitoring team, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Orlando

If power is lost due to high winds or other factors, you might start to hear a beeping sound from your control panel. That indicates that your security is running off the battery backup. To reset your unit and stop the constant chirping, you must take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for prolonged time frame, you could need a total system reset. Heed the directives in your user’s handbook -- typically by submitting your unique passcode and pressing the on/off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You could keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t stop until your battery is fully charged. Call your home security agent if you continue to have difficulties with your ADT equipment a day after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

On occasion you must change a battery powering one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you will set your system to Test Mode so you don't trigger an alarm by accident. When the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel from Test Mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to recognize the component or the battery light is still on, you may need a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Orlando Security System After Adding Or Deleting Someone

The addition and deletion of users can be done on your ADT Command interface and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't require a reset of your alarm after adding or removing users. With that being said, if you relocate to a new property that already has an ADT security system, you need to reach out to your security specialists at (407) 789-2352 to set up a new plan. The installation tech will visit your property to switch out components, set up more alarms or cameras (as required), and perform a full reset.

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

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Orlando can be a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly equipment and instructions. If you’re ready to acquire your functional and powerful alarm system, call (407) 789-2352 or send in the form below. Our team is happy to design the ideal security system for your property.