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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Baltimore Home System

An important advantage of getting your security system installed professionally is that you seldom find a reason to make major adjustments to it. However, there may be a couple situations when you must reset your alarms in Baltimore. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command interface, your system reset normally takes a couple tap of a button following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Owner’s Manual Before Attempting An Alarm Reset

A word to the wise before you start resetting your Baltimore home security system, check your manual first. You’ll never want to compromise your property’s defense because you hit the wrong button. In addition, your system may change if you switched from a number pad to a modernized touchscreen interface. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Baltimore Security System After A False Alarm

Typically, a false alarm takes place because of the accidental tripping of a sensor. You may use the control panel or open your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield image and enter your security code to turn off the system for these instances. You may receive notification from your monitoring professionals, but simply inform them that you had a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Baltimore

If the power goes out from high winds or other factors, you might start hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your home’s defense is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your unit and halt the constant chirping, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

But please note, if you lose power for an extended time, you may need a complete system reset. Follow the instructions in the manual -- normally by entering your code and tapping the on/off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You might still hear the auxiliary power beeping, as it may not stop until your battery is fully charged. Contact your home security agent if you are still having difficulties with your ADT system a day after your power is back on.

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

Occasionally you need to change a battery in one of your security devices. To do this, you will change your alarm system to Test Mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. After the you replace the old battery, change the alarm from "Test Mode" and resume your usual settings. If the command center fails to recognize the component or the battery indicator is still on, you might require a full reset of your security system.

Resetting Your Baltimore Security System After Adding Or Deleting Someone

The addition and deletion of users can be done on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You should never have to perform a system reset following the addition or deletion of users. However, if you find yourself moving to a new property already equipped with an ADT security system, you'll want to contact your home security professional at (410) 934-3289 to start a new service. The installation tech will go on site to replace equipment, place more components (if needed), and do a factory reset.

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

Attempting to reset a home security system in Baltimore is difficult if it doesn’t have understandable devices and controls. If you would like to get your easy-to-use home security system, dial (410) 934-3289 or submit the form below. Our specialists are happy to design the ideal security system for your needs.