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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Blacksburg System

One perk of getting your home security system installed professionally is that you rarely have to worry about it. With that being said, there may be a couple situations when you need to reset your alarms in Blacksburg. If you’re utilizing a smart command hub, resetting usually requires just a couple tap of a button following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Read The Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

A word to the wise before you try to reset your Blacksburg home security system, read your instruction manual ahead of time. You’ll never want to undermine your property’s defense because you hit a button in error. Also, your system may be different if you switched from a numerical keypad to a digital command hub. If there’s ever a time when you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Blacksburg Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm occurs because of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You are able to utilize the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield icon and submit your unique passcode to switch off the system when this occurs. You might get a call from your monitoring professionals, but simply inform them that you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm Following A Power Outage In Blacksburg

If power is lost due to lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you might start hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. This signifies that your security is running off the backup battery. To reset your equipment and stop the beeping, you must take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

However, if power is out for a longer period of time, you might need a full reset of your home’s security. Follow the instructions in the instruction manual -- normally by putting in your unique passcode and pressing the off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You may continue to notice the auxiliary power beeping, as it’s possible it won’t cease until your battery is fully charged. Call your security technician if you continue to have difficulties with your ADT controls 20 hours after power is restored.

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

Occasionally you must change a battery within one of your security devices. To do this, you should switch your system to "Test Mode" so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. After the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel from Test Mode and restore your usual settings. If the system doesn't notice the piece of equipment or the battery indicator remains on, you could need a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Blacksburg Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of Someone

Removing or adding personal codes can be completed on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't require a reset of your alarm after adding or removing users. But you should note, if you find yourself moving to a new house with an existing ADT system, you'll want to call your security specialists at (540) 212-4532 to set up a new contract. The technician will go on site to switch out components, place additional components (as required), and do a factory reset.

A Well-Designed Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Blacksburg is a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly devices and controls. If you’re ready to acquire your functional and powerful home protection system, contact (540) 212-4532 or send in the form below. We’ll be happy to help customize the ideal security system for your property.