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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Raleigh System

One perk of having your home security hooked up by professionals is that you hardly ever have to worry about it. Even so, there could be a few instances when you need to reset your alarms in Raleigh. When using a smart command hub, resetting normally requires just a couple tap of a button following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

One note of caution before you start resetting your Raleigh home security system, consult your manual ahead of time. You’ll never want to undermine your home’s protection as a result of touching the wrong button. In addition, your system might change if you switched from a number pad to a fully digital system. If there’s ever a time when you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't worry as you can always reach out to the experts.

Resetting Your Raleigh Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place as a result of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You are able to engage the control panel or access your ADT security app and touch the shield option and type in your credentials to deactivate the alarms for these instances. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Raleigh

If power is lost from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you could start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your home’s defense is running off the battery backup. To reset the alarm and silence the steady beeps, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

But please note, if you lose power for prolonged time frame, you may need a total reset of your system. Heed the directives in your user’s handbook -- usually by submitting your code and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You could continue to notice chirps from the backup power, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security specialists if you continue to have issues with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after your power is back on.

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

There will be infrequent times when you need to change a battery powering one of the devices in your security installation. To do this, you should set your home’s defense to test mode so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. When the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm out of test mode and revert back to normal operations. If the command center doesn't register the piece of equipment or the battery light remains on, you might need a whole system reset.

Resetting Your Raleigh Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of A Code

Removing or adding personal codes can be done on your ADT Command hub and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't have to perform a reset of your alarm when deleting or adding a user or code. With that being said, if you move into a new house that already has an ADT system, you need to reach out to your home security professional at (919) 756-7929 to start a new contract. The installation tech will go on site to upgrade components, set up additional devices (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Raleigh can be a challenge if it fails to include user-friendly devices and controls. If you would like to acquire your functional and powerful alarm system, contact (919) 756-7929 or submit the form below. We’ll be pleased to design the right security system for your needs.