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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Security System In Ocala

One perk of getting your security system hooked up by trained experts is that you hardly ever have to worry about it. Even so, there will likely be a couple situations when you have to reset your alarms in Ocala. If you use a smart command panel, your system reset normally requires just a few minor button tap when you’ve experienced common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Read The Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

One note of caution before you try to reset your Ocala home security system, check your instruction manual first. You’ll never want to undermine your home’s protection as a result of touching a button in error. In addition, your system could change if you switched from a number pad to a digital command hub. If there’s ever a time when you’re unable to figure out how to reset your system, don't hesitate to call your trusted security specialists.

Resetting Your Ocala Home Security System Because Of A False Alarm

Generally, a false alarm takes place due to an accidentally tripped sensor. You can engage the central hub or bring up your ADT security app and touch the shield image and enter your security code to turn off the system in these situations. You might get a call from your 24-hour monitoring specialists, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm When Experiencing A Power Outage In Ocala

If the power goes out from lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you could begin hearing a beeping sound from your alarm’s central interface. This lets you know that your security is being powered by the secondary power source. To reset your equipment and silence the constant chirping, you should disarm/rearm the system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for an extended time, you may need a total system reset. Follow the instructions in the manual -- normally by putting in your unique passcode and tapping the on/off button twice -- and you should be back to normal. You might still hear the auxiliary power beeping, as it might not stop until your battery reaches a full charge. Reach out to your home security specialists if you are still having problems with your ADT equipment a day after power is restored.

How To Reset Your Home Security System After Changing A Battery

Occasionally you must change a battery powering one of your security devices. To do this, you want to switch your system to Test Mode so you avoid triggering an alarm by accident. Once the you replace the old battery, move the alarm panel from Test Mode and resume normal operations. If the command center is unable to register the piece of equipment or the battery icon stays on, you might need a total reset of the system.

Resetting Your Ocala Security System When Adding Or Removing A User

Adding and deleting users can be completed on the ADT Command panel and the ADT Control mobile app. You shouldn't require a system reset following the addition or deletion of users. However, if you relocate to a new home that already has an ADT security system, you'll want to reach out to your residential security experts at (352) 325-7261 to start a new contract. The installation tech will come out and replace equipment, set up more alarms or cameras (if necessary), and reset the system for you.

A User-Friendly Security System Can Be Yours Today

Resetting a home security system in Ocala will likely be a challenge if it isn’t equipped with clear equipment and instructions. If you’re ready to get your intuitive home protection system, contact (352) 325-7261 or complete the form below. Our specialists are ready to help customize the ideal security system for your residence.