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March 01, 2022

How To Reset Your Memphis System

One perk of getting your home security set up by professionals is that you rarely need to worry about it. However, there will likely be a couple situations where you need to reset your alarms in Memphis. If you’re utilizing the ADT Command hub, your system reset usually takes a few minor taps of the touchscreen following common events like false alarms and battery changes.

Check Your Owner’s Manual Before Resetting Your Alarm

Here’s a simple yet valuable tip before you try to reset your Memphis home security system, read your instruction manual ahead of time. You’ll never want to damage your system because you hit the wrong button. In addition, the process may be different if you switched from a number pad to a fully digital system. Keep in mind that if you’re struggling to reset your system, don't worry as you can always contact the experts.

Resetting Your Memphis Home Security System After A False Alarm

Usually, a false alarm occurs because of an accidentally tripped sensor. You can engage the control panel or open the ADT mobile app and hit the shield option and type in your credentials to switch off the alarms when this occurs. You could get a call from your security monitoring team, but simply inform them that it was a false alarm.

How To Reset Your Alarm After A Power Outage In Memphis

If power is lost due to lighting, strong winds, or other reasons, you may start to hear a repeated, high-pitched beep from your central command hub. That indicates that your security is being powered by the battery backup. To reset your equipment and stop the steady beeps, you should deactivate and reactivate your system.

Keep in mind, if your power outage lasts for a longer period of time, you could need a total system reset. Heed the directions in the manual -- usually by entering your code and pressing the off button two times -- and you should be running fine. You could keep hearing chirping caused by the secondary power source, as it might not cease until your battery is fully charged. Reach out to your home security specialists if you keep having difficulties with your ADT controls 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 switch out a battery within one of the devices in your security installation. When this needs to be done, you want to set your system to "Test Mode" so you prevent setting off an accidental alarm. When the battery is replaced, move the alarm from test mode and revert back to your usual settings. If the control panel is unable to register the component or the battery light remains on, you could require a full reset of your security system.

Reset Your Memphis Security System After Adding Or Deleting A User

Adding and deleting personal codes can be done on the ADT Command panel and your ADT mobile app. You should never need a reset of your alarm following the addition or deletion of a user or code. With that being said, if you find yourself moving to a new home already equipped with an ADT system, you need to call your home security professional at (901) 250-6841 to start a new plan. The installer will come out and upgrade components, set up more devices (as required), and perform a full reset.

A User-Friendly Security System Is The Right Choice

Resetting a home security system in Memphis is frustrating if it fails to include understandable devices and controls. If you’re ready to get your intuitive home protection system, call (901) 250-6841 or submit the form below. Our specialists are happy to help customize the perfect security system for your needs.