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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Burlington

A nice benefit of getting your home security hooked up by professionals is that you hardly ever have to make major adjustments to it. With that being said, there could be times where you need to reset your alarms in Burlington. If you use the ADT Command interface, a reset usually requires just a few minor tap of a button when you’ve experienced a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

One note of caution before you try to reset your Burlington home security system, check your manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to undermine your property’s defense due to pressing something incorrectly. Additionally, the process might change if you moved from a number pad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Burlington Security System Due To A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You may engage the ADT Command touchscreen or access your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield icon and type in your unique passcode to turn off the system for these instances. You might be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Burlington

If power is lost because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may begin hearing a steady beep from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that your home’s defense is using the backup battery. To reset the alarm and silence the steady beeps, you must deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if you lose power for a longer period of time, you may need a full reset of your home’s security. Heed the instructions in your user’s handbook -- usually by entering your unique passcode and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You may keep hearing chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t cease until the battery charges entirely. Contact your home security specialists if you are still having difficulties with your ADT controls a day after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

Occasionally you will have to switch out a battery powering one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you will switch your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you avoid triggering an accidental alarm. When the new battery is put in place, move the system out of "Test Mode" and resume normal operations. If the system fails to recognize the component or the battery icon is still on, you could need a whole system reset.

Tips to Reset Your Burlington Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

Removing or adding personal codes can be completed on the ADT Command panel and your ADT mobile app. You should never need a reset of your alarm when deleting or adding a user or code. With that being said, if you find yourself moving to a new property already equipped with an ADT alarm system, you'll want to call your residential security experts at (802) 242-6460 to start a new contract. The installation tech will go on site to upgrade outdated parts, install more alarms or cameras (as required), and do a factory reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Burlington can be frustrating if it doesn’t have user-friendly equipment and instructions. If the time has come to get your intuitive home security system, call (802) 242-6460 or send in the form below. Our specialists are ready to help customize the perfect security system for your residence.