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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Home Security System In Jefferson City

One perk of getting your security system hooked up by professionals is that you hardly ever need to concern yourself with it. However, there could be a few instances where you need to reset your alarms in Jefferson City. When using a smart command interface, a reset usually requires just a few minor button tap when you’ve experienced occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Read The Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Jefferson City home security system, read your manual first. You wouldn’t want to compromise your property’s defense due to pressing a button in error. Also, the process may have changed if you switched from a numbered keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to reach out to the experts.

Resetting Your Jefferson City Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place as a result of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You are able to engage the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up the ADT mobile app and tap the shield icon and submit your unique passcode to deactivate the system in these situations. You may be contacted by your security monitoring team, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Jefferson City

If power is lost from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you might start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that the alarm is using the secondary power source. To reset your unit and silence the beeping, you need to take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

Keep in mind, if power is out for an extended time, you might need a total reset of your home’s security. Follow the instructions in your user’s handbook -- usually by submitting your code and pressing the on/off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You may keep hearing the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t end until the battery charges entirely. Call your home security specialists if you are still having issues with your ADT system 20 hours after power is restored.

Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

On occasion you will have to switch out a battery powering one of your security devices. In order to accomplish this, you want to switch your home’s defense to test mode so you avoid triggering a false alarm. After the new battery is put in place, move the alarm out of Test Mode and restore normal operations. If the system doesn't notice the device or the battery light stays on, you might need a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Jefferson City Security System When Adding Or Removing Someone

Removing or adding people can be done on your ADT Command interface and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't need a resetting of your system after adding or removing users. With that being said, if you relocate to a new property already equipped with an ADT alarm system, you'll want to call your security specialists at (573) 200-8693 to set up a new service. The installation tech will come out and replace outdated parts, install other alarms or cameras (if needed), and do a factory reset.

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

Attempting to reset a home security system in Jefferson City can be difficult if it isn’t equipped with understandable equipment and instructions. If you’re ready to get your functional and powerful alarm system, dial (573) 200-8693 or complete the form below. We’ll be ready to design the right security system for your property.