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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your San Diego Home System

A nice benefit of having your home security hooked up professionally is that you hardly ever need to concern yourself with it. Even so, there may be a few instances where you need to reset your alarms in San Diego. If you use a smart command hub, a reset usually takes a few minor taps of the touchscreen following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Instruction Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

One note of caution before you begin to reset your San Diego home security system, read your instruction manual first. You wouldn’t want to damage your home’s protection because you hit a button in error. Also, the process might change if you upgraded from a number pad to a digital command hub. If there’s ever a time when you’re struggling to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the professionals.

Resetting Your San Diego Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm happens due to the accidental tripping of a sensor. You may use the ADT Command touchscreen or open the ADT mobile app and hit the shield option and submit your credentials to switch off the alarms in these situations. You could be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them you had a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In San Diego

If the power goes out because of a storm or other event, you may start hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that the alarm is being powered by the backup battery. To reset your unit and stop the constant chirping, you need to deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for a longer period of time, you might need a full system reset. Follow the directives in your user’s handbook -- usually by entering your code and pressing the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security specialists if you continue to have problems with your ADT equipment a day after your power is back on.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you must replace a battery powering one of your home security components. When this needs to be done, you should switch your alarm system to test mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. Once the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm panel out of Test Mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to notice the component or the battery light remains on, you might have to perform a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your San Diego Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

The addition and deletion of users can be completed on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't have to perform a system reset when deleting or adding users. With that being said, if you relocate to a new home already equipped with an ADT system, you'll want to reach out to your security specialists at (619) 354-2314 to start a new contract. The installer will come out and switch out equipment, set up other devices (if needed), and reset the system for you.

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

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in San Diego will likely be a challenge if it doesn’t have clear devices and controls. If you would like to acquire your easy-to-use home protection system, contact (619) 354-2314 or complete the form below. Our team is ready to design the perfect security system for your needs.