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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Los Angeles

An important advantage of having your home security hooked up professionally is that you seldom have to worry about it. Even so, there will likely be a couple situations when you must reset your alarms in Los Angeles. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command panel, your system reset typically requires just a couple button tap following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Read The Instruction Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Los Angeles home security system, consult your owner’s manual first. You’ll never want to compromise your property’s defense due to pressing something incorrectly. Also, control panels could be different if you upgraded from a number pad to a digital command hub. And if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Los Angeles Security System Due To A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm takes place as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to engage the control panel or open your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield image and type in your unique passcode to switch off the alarms when this occurs. You might be contacted by your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Los Angeles

If the power goes out from a storm or other event, you might begin hearing a beeping sound from your central command hub. This lets you know that the alarm is being powered by the battery backup. To reset your equipment and stop the beeping, you must disarm/rearm the system.

Keep in mind, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you could need a complete reset of your system. Heed the directives in your user’s handbook -- typically by putting in your PIN number and pressing the designated button twice -- and you should be back in business. You may continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it may not cease until your battery reaches a full charge. Call your home security specialists if you are still having issues with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

When You Need To Reset Your Home Security System After Switching Out A Battery

On occasion you must change a battery within one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you want to change your home’s defense to "Test Mode" so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. After the new battery is put in place, change the system out of test mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the system doesn't notice the component or the battery light is still on, you may have to perform a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Los Angeles Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Removing or adding personal codes can be completed on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You should never have to perform a resetting of your system after adding or removing users. However, if you relocate to a new home with an existing ADT system, you need to reach out to your security specialists at (310) 421-1393 to establish a new contract. The installer will visit your property to upgrade outdated parts, install more alarms or cameras (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Los Angeles is a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly devices and controls. If the time has come to find your functional and powerful home protection system, call (310) 421-1393 or send in the form below. We’ll be happy to customize the right security system for your needs.