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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Erie System

An important advantage of getting your home security system hooked up by professionals is that you hardly ever have to make major adjustments to it. Even so, there could be a few instances where you must reset your alarms in Erie. If you’re utilizing a smart command interface, your system reset normally takes a couple taps of the touchscreen when you’ve experienced occurrences like battery changes, power outages, and false alarms.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Erie home security system, check your instruction manual prior to proceeding. You wouldn’t want to compromise your system because you hit a button in error. Additionally, control panels may have changed if you upgraded from a number pad to a fully digital system. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't hesitate to contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Erie Home Security System Due To A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm happens as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to utilize the control panel or access your ADT security app and touch the shield icon and submit your security code to deactivate the alarms for these instances. You could receive notification from your monitoring professionals, but just tell them you had a false alarm.

Resetting Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Erie

If power is lost from high winds or other factors, you may start to hear a beeping sound from your control panel. That indicates that your security is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and stop the beeping, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

However, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a complete reset of your system. Heed the instructions in your user’s handbook -- typically by entering your unique passcode and tapping the designated button twice -- and you should be back in business. You could continue to notice the auxiliary power beeping, as it may not cease until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you keep having problems with your ADT system a day after your power is back on.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you need to change a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. In order to accomplish this, you should set your home’s defense to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off a false alarm. After the new battery is put in place, remove the system out of test mode and resume normal operations. If the system is unable to register the component or the battery indicator remains on, you could require a whole system reset.

Tips to Reset Your Erie Security System When Adding Or Removing Someone

Removing or adding people can be accomplished on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't need a system reset when deleting or adding codes. With that being said, if you move into a new property already equipped with an ADT alarm system, you should contact your security specialists at (814) 212-8989 to set up a new service. The installation tech will come out and upgrade equipment, place more alarms or cameras (if needed), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Erie can be a challenge if it doesn’t have user-friendly devices and controls. If the time has come to find your easy-to-use home security system, call (814) 212-8989 or send in the form below. Our team is pleased to customize the right security system for your property.