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March 07, 2022

How To Reset Your Tampa Home System

A nice benefit of having your home security hooked up professionally is that you seldom need to worry about it. However, there will likely be times when you need to reset your alarms in Tampa. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command hub, resetting typically requires just one or two tap of a button when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

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

One note of caution before you begin to reset your Tampa home security system, consult your instruction manual first. You don't want to compromise your property’s defense because you hit a button in error. Also, the process could be different if you moved from a number pad to a digital command hub. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't be reluctant to contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Tampa Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm happens as a result of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You may utilize the ADT Command touchscreen or bring up the ADT mobile app and touch the shield option and submit your credentials to deactivate the system in these situations. You could get a call from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just let them know you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Tampa

When you lose power due to lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you could start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your alarm’s central interface. That indicates that the alarm is using the backup battery. To reset the alarm and silence the steady beeps, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

However, if your power outage lasts for prolonged time frame, you might need a complete system reset. Heed the directions in your user’s handbook -- normally by putting in your code and hitting the on/off button two times -- and you should be back in business. You might continue to notice chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not cease until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you continue to have problems with your ADT equipment at least 20 hours after power is restored.

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

On occasion you will have to replace a battery in one of your security devices. When this needs to be done, you will set your alarm system to "Test Mode" so you don't trigger an accidental alarm. Once the battery is replaced, change the alarm panel from test mode and restore your usual settings. If the system doesn't register the component or the battery icon is still on, you could need a total reset of the system.

Tips to Reset Your Tampa Security System When Adding Or Removing A Code

Adding and deleting users can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You won’t need a resetting of your system when deleting or adding codes. However, if you relocate to a new home with an existing ADT alarm system, you'll want to reach out to your home security professional at (813) 355-0757 to establish a new contract. The installer will go on site to switch out outdated parts, place other components (if needed), and do a factory reset.

An Easy-To-Use Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Tampa is frustrating if it isn’t equipped with clear instructions and features. If you would like to acquire your functional and powerful alarm system, dial (813) 355-0757 or send in the form below. Our specialists are pleased to help customize the ideal security system for your needs.