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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Fort Lauderdale System

A nice benefit of having your home security system set up by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. With that being said, there could be a few instances when you have to reset your alarms in Fort Lauderdale. When using the ADT Command hub, your system reset typically needs only a few minor taps of the touchscreen when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Owner’s Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

A word to the wise before you begin to reset your Fort Lauderdale home security system, check your owner’s manual first. You don't want to undermine your property’s defense as a result of touching something incorrectly. In addition, your system may be different if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a fully digital system. And if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Fort Lauderdale Home Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm happens as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to engage the central hub or bring up your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield icon and submit your credentials to turn off the system in these situations. You may get a call from your monitoring professionals, but just let them know you experienced a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Fort Lauderdale

If the power goes out because of lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that your home’s defense is being powered by the battery backup. To reset your equipment and halt the constant chirping, you must disarm/rearm the system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for prolonged time frame, you may need a complete reset of your home’s security. Pay careful attention to the directions in the manual -- normally by putting in your PIN number and hitting the designated button twice -- and you should be back in business. You might continue to notice the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not end until the battery charges entirely. Reach out to your home security specialists if you keep having issues with your ADT controls a day after the power is resumed.

Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

Occasionally you must change a battery in one of the devices in your security installation. To do this, you will set your system to "Test Mode" so you avoid triggering an accidental alarm. When the battery is replaced, move the alarm from test mode and resume your usual settings. If the control panel doesn't recognize the device or the battery icon remains on, you could require a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Fort Lauderdale Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Adding and deleting users can be completed on your ADT Command hub and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't need a reset of your alarm after adding or removing a user or code. But you should note, if you relocate to a new property already equipped with an ADT security system, you need to contact your home security professional at (954) 688-4955 to establish a new contract. The installer will go on site to upgrade equipment, set up other devices (if necessary), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Fort Lauderdale is difficult if it fails to include user-friendly equipment and instructions. If the time has come to get your easy-to-use home security system, dial (954) 688-4955 or complete the form below. Our specialists are ready to design the right security system for your property.