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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Gainesville System

One perk of having your security system installed professionally is that you rarely need to worry about it. Even so, there may be a few instances when you have to reset your alarms in Gainesville. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command interface, your system reset typically takes a few minor tap of a button following occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Check Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Gainesville home security system, consult your manual first. You don't want to compromise your property’s defense as a result of touching something incorrectly. Additionally, control panels might be different if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. Keep in mind that if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the professionals.

Resetting Your Gainesville Security System Due To A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm occurs because of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You are able to use the control panel or access your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield image and type in your security code to turn off the system in these situations. You might get a call from your security monitoring team, but just let them know you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Gainesville

If the power goes out because of a storm or other event, you could start hearing a steady beep from your central command hub. This lets you know that your home’s defense is being powered by the backup battery. To reset the alarm and silence the beeping, you need to take steps to disarm and rearm your security.

But please note, if power is out for an extended time, you may need a total reset of your system. Follow the instructions in the manual -- normally by entering your code and hitting the off button twice -- and you should be back in business. You might keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not stop until your battery is fully charged. Call your security technician if you keep having issues with your ADT controls 20 hours after your power is back on.

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

There will be infrequent times when you need to replace a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you will switch your system to Test Mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. Once the new battery is put in place, change the system from test mode and restore your usual settings. If the control panel doesn't register the piece of equipment or the battery light stays on, you may require a whole system reset.

Reset Your Gainesville Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A User

The addition and deletion of users can be completed on your ADT Command interface and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't have to perform a resetting of your system when deleting or adding a user or code. With that being said, if you relocate to a new property already equipped with an ADT alarm system, you need to reach out to your residential security experts at (352) 325-7286 to set up a new contract. The installation tech will go on site to replace equipment, set up additional components (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A Well-Designed Security System Can Be Yours Today

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Gainesville can be a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly equipment and instructions. If you would like to find your easy-to-use alarm system, contact (352) 325-7286 or submit the form below. Our team is ready to help customize the right security system for your residence.