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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Akron Home System

One perk of having your home security system set up by professionals is that you seldom find a reason to worry about it. With that being said, there will likely be times where you need to reset your alarms in Akron. If you’re utilizing a smart command panel, resetting normally takes a few minor button tap after occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Akron home security system, consult your instruction manual first. You wouldn’t want to compromise your system because you hit the wrong button. Additionally, control panels might have changed if you upgraded from a numbered keypad to a digital command hub. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't be reluctant to call the experts.

Resetting Your Akron Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to utilize the ADT Command touchscreen or open your ADT security app and touch the shield option and submit your unique passcode to switch off the alarms when this occurs. You might receive notification from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that you experienced a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Akron

When you lose power due to a storm or other event, you could start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your control panel. That indicates that your security is using the backup battery. To reset your unit and halt the beeping, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

But please note, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a total reset of your system. Heed the instructions in your user’s handbook -- typically by putting in your code and tapping the designated button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You may still hear chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it may not end until your battery reaches a full charge. Call your home security specialists if you keep having issues with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after power is restored.

Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

On occasion you must replace a battery in one of your home security components. In order to accomplish this, you want to change your system to test mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. When the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm panel from Test Mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the system doesn't register the device or the battery light is still on, you could have to perform a whole system reset.

Reset Your Akron Security System After Adding Or Deleting Someone

Removing or adding personal codes can be completed on your ADT Command hub and your ADT smartphone app. You should never have to perform a system reset following the addition or deletion of users. But you should note, if you move into a new home that already has an ADT alarm system, you'll want to contact your residential security experts at (330) 355-9089 to start a new service. The technician will visit your property to upgrade equipment, install other devices (if needed), and perform a full reset.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Is Only A Call Away

Attempting to reset a home security system in Akron can be frustrating if it fails to include clear equipment and instructions. If you’re ready to get your easy-to-use home security system, contact (330) 355-9089 or complete the form below. We’ll be happy to customize the right security system for your property.