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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Charlotte System

One perk of getting your security system set up professionally is that you rarely have to make major adjustments to it. However, there may be a few instances where you need to reset your alarms in Charlotte. If you use a smart command interface, a reset normally takes a few minor button tap after a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Consult Your Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you begin to reset your Charlotte home security system, check your owner’s manual prior to proceeding. You don't want to compromise your property’s defense as a result of touching a button in error. Additionally, your system could have changed if you upgraded from a number pad to a digital command hub. And if you can't reset your system, don't be reluctant to contact the experts.

Resetting Your Charlotte Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm occurs due to the accidental tripping of a sensor. You may use the control panel or bring up your ADT smartphone app and tap the shield icon and enter your unique passcode to deactivate the alarms in these situations. You could receive notification from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them you experienced a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Charlotte

If the power goes out due to lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you might start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your control panel. That indicates that your security is running off the battery backup. To reset your unit and halt the beeping, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

However, if power is out for an extended time, you may need a total reset of your system. Heed the instructions in the instruction manual -- normally by entering your PIN number and pressing the off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You might continue to notice chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it’s possible it won’t stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your security technician if you keep having issues with your ADT controls 20 hours after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you will have to replace a battery within one of your home security components. When this needs to be done, you will change your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off an accidental alarm. When the battery is replaced, change the system out of Test Mode and restore normal operations. If the system is unable to recognize the piece of equipment or the battery icon remains on, you could need a whole system reset.

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

Removing or adding users can be done on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't require a system reset after adding or removing codes. But you should note, if you move into a new home with an existing ADT system, you need to call your home security professional at (704) 980-0988 to establish a new contract. The installer will go on site to switch out equipment, place additional alarms or cameras (as required), and do a factory reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Charlotte will likely be frustrating if it isn’t equipped with user-friendly devices and controls. If the time has come to get your intuitive home security system, call (704) 980-0988 or submit the form below. Our specialists are pleased to help customize the right security system for your residence.