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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Concord System

A nice benefit of getting your home security system hooked up by trained experts is that you rarely find a reason to concern yourself with it. Even so, there will likely be a few instances when you need to reset your alarms in Concord. If you use a smart command interface, a reset normally requires just a couple button tap following a false alarm, power outage, or battery change.

Read The Instruction Manual Before Trying to Reset Your Alarm Panel

A word to the wise before you try to reset your Concord home security system, read your manual prior to proceeding. You don't want to damage your home’s protection as a result of touching something incorrectly. In addition, the process may change if you switched from a numerical keypad to a modernized touchscreen interface. If there’s ever a time when you can't reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact the professionals.

Resetting Your Concord Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm occurs as a result of an accidentally tripped sensor. You are able to utilize the central hub or access your ADT smartphone app and hit the shield option and enter your credentials to turn off the system for these instances. You could receive notification from your security monitoring team, but just let them know you experienced a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Concord

If the power goes out due to lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may start to hear a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that the alarm is using the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and silence the constant chirping, you must disarm/rearm the system.

However, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you might need a total system reset. Follow the directions in the manual -- usually by putting in your unique passcode and tapping the on/off button two times -- and you should be back to normal. You could keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security agent if you are still having issues with your ADT controls 20 hours after the power is resumed.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Replacing A Battery

There will be infrequent times when you need to replace a battery powering one of your security devices. When this needs to be done, you should set your system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off an alarm by accident. Once the new battery is put in place, remove the alarm panel out of "Test Mode" and resume normal operations. If the command center doesn't register the component or the battery icon stays on, you might have to perform a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Concord Security System Following The Addition Or Deletion Of Someone

Adding and deleting personal codes can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT smartphone app. You shouldn't need a reset of your alarm after adding or removing codes. With that being said, if you find yourself moving to a new house with an existing ADT security system, you need to contact your security specialists at (603) 945-0837 to start a new contract. The technician will come out and switch out components, set up additional alarms or cameras (if needed), and reset the system for you.

A Well-Designed Security System Is The Right Choice

Figuring out how to reset a home security system in Concord will likely be frustrating if it doesn’t have user-friendly equipment and instructions. If you would like to find your easy-to-use home security system, call (603) 945-0837 or send in the form below. Our team is ready to customize the right security system for your needs.