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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Kansas City

A nice benefit of having your home security system installed by professionals is that you hardly ever have to worry about it. However, there could be a few instances when you have to reset your alarms in Kansas City. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command panel, resetting normally needs only a few minor button tap after occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Read The Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you begin to reset your Kansas City home security system, check your owner’s manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to undermine your home’s protection because you hit something incorrectly. Also, the process may have changed if you moved from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't be reluctant to reach out to the professionals.

Resetting Your Kansas City Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place because of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You can engage the central hub or bring up the ADT mobile app and hit the shield option and enter your credentials to deactivate the alarms when this occurs. You may receive notification from your security monitoring team, but simply inform them that you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Kansas City

When you lose power because of high winds or other factors, you may start hearing a beeping sound from your central command hub. This lets you know that the alarm is running off the backup battery. To reset your equipment and silence the steady beeps, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if power is out for an extended time, you may need a total system reset. Heed the instructions in the instruction manual -- normally by putting in your unique passcode and pressing the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You might still hear chirps from the backup power, as it may not end until your battery is fully charged. Reach out to your home security agent if you continue to have problems with your ADT controls a day after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

On occasion you must replace a battery powering one of your security devices. To do this, you will set your alarm system to Test Mode so you avoid triggering an accidental alarm. After the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm out of Test Mode and restore your usual settings. If the system fails to register the piece of equipment or the battery icon stays on, you might have to perform a total reset of the system.

Reset Your Kansas City Security System When Adding Or Removing A User

Removing or adding personal codes can be accomplished on the ADT Command panel and the ADT Control mobile app. You should never have to perform a system reset when deleting or adding a user or code. However, if you move into a new home that already has an ADT security system, you need to contact your home security professional at (816) 287-1177 to start a new service. The installation tech will visit your property to switch out outdated parts, set up other alarms or cameras (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Attempting to reset a home security system in Kansas City will likely be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear equipment and instructions. If the time has come to get your functional and powerful home security system, contact (816) 287-1177 or send in the form below. We’ll be happy to design the perfect security system for your property.