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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Minneapolis System

One perk of getting your home security installed by professionals is that you rarely find a reason to worry about it. Even so, there could be a couple situations when you need to reset your alarms in Minneapolis. When using the ADT Command hub, resetting normally takes a couple taps of the touchscreen after common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Consult Your Instruction Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you start resetting your Minneapolis home security system, check your owner’s manual ahead of time. You don't want to damage your system because you hit a button in error. Also, your system might be different if you switched from a number pad to a digital command hub. And if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't be reluctant to contact your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Minneapolis Security System Due To A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs as a result of a sensor that was tripped by accident. You may utilize the control panel or access your ADT security app and hit the shield image and enter your credentials to deactivate the alarms in these situations. You could be contacted by your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but just tell them it was a false alarm.

Tips To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Minneapolis

If power is lost from a storm or other event, you could start hearing a repeated, high-pitched beep from your control panel. This signifies that the alarm is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and silence the constant chirping, you need to disarm/rearm the system.

Keep in mind, if power is out for prolonged time frame, you could need a full reset of your system. Heed the directions in your user’s handbook -- normally by putting in 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’s possible it won’t cease until your battery is fully charged. Call your home security agent if you keep having difficulties with your ADT controls at least 20 hours after the power is resumed.

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

On occasion you will have to replace a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. In order to accomplish this, you should change your home’s defense to test mode so you don't trigger a false alarm. When the you replace the old battery, remove the alarm from "Test Mode" and resume your usual settings. If the command center fails to notice the device or the battery indicator stays on, you might require a total reset of the system.

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

The addition and deletion of people can be accomplished on your ADT Command hub and your ADT mobile app. You shouldn't require a system reset when deleting or adding a user or code. However, if you move into a new property with an existing ADT system, you'll want to reach out to your security specialists at (612) 314-0605 to start a new contract. The technician will come out and upgrade components, place other devices (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is Only A Call Away

Resetting a home security system in Minneapolis can be difficult if it doesn’t have understandable equipment and instructions. If you’re ready to find your easy-to-use home security system, contact (612) 314-0605 or send in the form below. Our team is ready to customize the perfect security system for your residence.