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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Hagerstown Home System

An important advantage of having your security system installed by trained experts is that you seldom need to concern yourself with it. Even so, there could be a couple situations where you have to reset your alarms in Hagerstown. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command hub, a reset usually takes a couple button tap after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Hagerstown home security system, consult your instruction manual prior to proceeding. You don't want to compromise your system as a result of touching something incorrectly. In addition, your system may change if you upgraded from a numerical keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. If there’s ever a time when you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't worry as you can always reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Hagerstown Security System Due To A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm takes place due to a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the central hub or open the ADT mobile app and hit the shield icon and submit your unique passcode to switch off the alarms for these instances. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but simply inform them that you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Hagerstown

When you lose power due to high winds or other factors, you might start hearing a beeping sound from your control panel. That indicates that your home’s defense is being powered by the backup battery. To reset your equipment and stop the beeping, you must deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you may need a complete system reset. Follow the instructions in the manual -- typically by submitting your PIN number and hitting the on/off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You might continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it’s possible it won’t cease until your battery reaches a full charge. Contact your home security specialists if you continue to have issues with your ADT equipment 20 hours after power is restored.

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

There will be infrequent times when you will have to switch out a battery powering one of your home security components. To do this, you will set your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off an alarm by accident. When the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel from Test Mode and revert back to normal operations. If the command center is unable to register the component or the battery light is still on, you might require a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Hagerstown 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 smartphone app. You won’t need a system reset after adding or removing codes. With that being said, if you find yourself moving to a new property with an existing ADT security system, you should reach out to your home security professional at (301) 288-1501 to set up a new plan. The technician will go on site to upgrade equipment, set up additional devices (if necessary), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Hagerstown can be frustrating if it doesn’t have understandable instructions and features. If you would like to acquire your intuitive alarm system, dial (301) 288-1501 or complete the form below. Our specialists are happy to customize the perfect security system for your needs.